Period
to 18 February 2019

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 18 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
Northamptonshire > Northampton
6 months to
18 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 71 60 -
Rank change year-on-year -11 - +106
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 6 17 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 0.83% 2.43% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 2.61% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 16 0
Northampton median annual salary £26,500 £20,250 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.86% - -
Northamptonshire median annual salary £38,250 £20,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year +88.89% -37.69% -

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 669 652 828
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 92.53% 93.01% 91.80%
Number of salaries quoted 447 541 587
Northampton median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £58,750
Northamptonshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.19% -1.18% +6.25%

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 18 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Software Testing in Northampton

For the 6 months to 18 February 2019, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Northampton region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) XML
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL V3
1 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 3 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (33.33%) Conflict Management
2 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 2 (33.33%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) Test Management
2 2 (33.33%) JIRA
2 2 (33.33%) ERP
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing

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:

Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Applications Support
1 3 (50.00%) Applications Support Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) ERP Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Test Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Software Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Defect Management
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL V3
1 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (33.33%) Conflict Management
2 2 (33.33%) ERP
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) Test Management
2 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB