Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northampton with a requirement for Software Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Testing over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
Northamptonshire > Northampton
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 - 95
Rank change year-on-year - +95 +7
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 19 0 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 2.73% - 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.02% - 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 18 0 21
Northampton median annual salary £20,750 - £22,500
10th Percentile £19,125 - £20,250
90th Percentile £39,250 - £42,500
Northamptonshire median annual salary £20,750 £22,000 £22,750
% change year-on-year -5.68% -3.30% -24.17%

Software Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Northampton with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Northampton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 630 925 1322
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 90.52% 91.95% 91.11%
Number of salaries quoted 464 567 1183
Northampton median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,674
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.02% +4.19%
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,950 £56,250
Northamptonshire median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +2.50% -3.61% +3.75%

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

Job postings citing Software Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northampton.

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing in Northampton

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing in Northampton.

Salary trend for Software Testing in Northampton

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Northampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Testing in Northampton over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Testing in Northampton

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Northampton region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 16 (84.21%) User Acceptance Testing
2 14 (73.68%) Windows 7
2 14 (73.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (73.68%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (73.68%) Windows 8
2 14 (73.68%) Windows Server
2 14 (73.68%) Computer Science Degree
2 14 (73.68%) SQL
2 14 (73.68%) SQL Server
2 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 14 (73.68%) Degree
2 14 (73.68%) Computer Science
3 10 (52.63%) Document Management
4 4 (21.05%) Manual Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.79%) Project Management
5 3 (15.79%) Retail
5 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
6 2 (10.53%) Finance
7 1 (5.26%) Release Management
7 1 (5.26%) OOP
7 1 (5.26%) OO
7 1 (5.26%) MySQL
7 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
7 1 (5.26%) PHP
7 1 (5.26%) Test Strategy
7 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
7 1 (5.26%) User Experience
7 1 (5.26%) Collaborative Working

Software Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 14 (73.68%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (73.68%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (15.79%) Retail
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Analyst
1 14 (73.68%) Support Analyst
2 10 (52.63%) IT Analyst
2 10 (52.63%) IT Support
2 10 (52.63%) IT Support Analyst
3 9 (47.37%) Graduate
3 9 (47.37%) Graduate Analyst
3 9 (47.37%) Graduate IT Analyst
3 9 (47.37%) Graduate IT Support
3 9 (47.37%) Graduate IT Support Analyst
3 9 (47.37%) Graduate Support Analyst
3 9 (47.37%) IT Graduate
4 5 (26.32%) Applications Support
4 5 (26.32%) Applications Support Analyst
5 4 (21.05%) Applications Engineer
5 4 (21.05%) Applications Support Engineer
5 4 (21.05%) Support Engineer
6 3 (15.79%) Test Leader
7 2 (10.53%) Software Analyst
7 2 (10.53%) Software Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (73.68%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Windows
1 14 (73.68%) Windows 7
1 14 (73.68%) Windows 8
1 14 (73.68%) Windows Server
1 14 (73.68%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (52.63%) Document Management
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (21.05%) Manual Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Project Management
4 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.26%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (5.26%) OO
5 1 (5.26%) OOP
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Release Management
5 1 (5.26%) Test Strategy
5 1 (5.26%) Time Management
5 1 (5.26%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (73.68%) Computer Science Degree
1 14 (73.68%) Degree
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Microsoft