Period
to 24 February 2018

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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
Northamptonshire > Northampton
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 - 106
Rank change year-on-year - +106 -15
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 16 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 2.25% - 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.54% - 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 15 0 7
Northampton median annual salary £20,250 - £32,500
10th Percentile £19,125 - £21,150
90th Percentile £39,250 - £39,900
Northamptonshire median annual salary £20,250 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -37.69% - +16.07%

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 631 830 1,168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 88.62% 91.11% 90.75%
Number of salaries quoted 519 592 917
Northampton median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £23,950 £25,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £58,625 £55,000
Northamptonshire median annual salary £41,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.76% +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 24 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Testing in Northampton

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, 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 14 (87.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 12 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 12 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (75.00%) Windows 8
2 12 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 12 (75.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 12 (75.00%) SQL
2 12 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (75.00%) Degree
2 12 (75.00%) Computer Science
3 8 (50.00%) Document Management
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) Retail
4 3 (18.75%) Project Management
4 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
4 3 (18.75%) Manual Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Finance
6 1 (6.25%) Release Management
6 1 (6.25%) OOP
6 1 (6.25%) OO
6 1 (6.25%) MySQL
6 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 1 (6.25%) PHP
6 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
6 1 (6.25%) Collaborative Working
6 1 (6.25%) Time Management
6 1 (6.25%) Ext JS

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 12 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (18.75%) Retail
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Analyst
1 12 (75.00%) Support Analyst
2 8 (50.00%) Graduate
2 8 (50.00%) Graduate Analyst
2 8 (50.00%) Graduate IT Analyst
2 8 (50.00%) Graduate IT Support
2 8 (50.00%) Graduate IT Support Analyst
2 8 (50.00%) Graduate Support Analyst
2 8 (50.00%) IT Analyst
2 8 (50.00%) IT Graduate
2 8 (50.00%) IT Support
2 8 (50.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Applications Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Applications Support
3 4 (25.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Applications Support Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Test Leader
5 2 (12.50%) Software Support Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Software Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (75.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
1 12 (75.00%) Windows 7
1 12 (75.00%) Windows 8
1 12 (75.00%) Windows Server
1 12 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (50.00%) Document Management
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) Manual Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Project Management
3 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
4 1 (6.25%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (6.25%) OO
4 1 (6.25%) OOP
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Release Management
4 1 (6.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 12 (75.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Microsoft