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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
Northamptonshire / Northampton
Rank 47 65 60
Rank change year-on-year +18 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 2 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 0.53% 1.26% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 1.39% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 9
Median salary £25,250 £23,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.44% +4.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,850 £23,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £26,650 £40,000 £24,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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

Process & Methodology Skills
Northampton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 335 502 471
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton 88.39% 90.29% 88.87%
Number of salaries quoted 283 360 426
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northampton citing Software Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Document Management
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server

Software Testing
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 2 (100.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) IT Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) IT Support
1 2 (100.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Document Management
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + 25 days hol + pension
Posted: 3 days ago