The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northampton with a requirement for System Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Testing
Northamptonshire / Northampton
Rank 48 - 63
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 2 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 0.52% - 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% - 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 6
Median salary £40,000 - £47,250
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% -  

System 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 340 509 484
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton 88.77% 90.57% 88.48%
Number of salaries quoted 284 366 434
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%  

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

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

Job vacancy trend for System Testing in Northampton

System Testing
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

Salary trend for System Testing in Northampton

System Testing
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing System 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 System Testing.

1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 6 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) ISEB
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (66.67%) Gherkin
2 4 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 4 (66.67%) Coaching
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (33.33%) ERP
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) Infor M3

System 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Infor M3
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Test Leader
2 2 (33.33%) Team Leader
2 2 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Coaching
2 4 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 4 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 2 (33.33%) ERP
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (66.67%) ISEB
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft