Period
to 22 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northampton with a requirement for Test Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Automation over the 6 months to 22 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Northamptonshire > Northampton
6 months to
22 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 29 28 33
Rank change year-on-year -1 +5 +6
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 30 69 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 6.56% 8.16% 6.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.54% 8.90% 7.18%
Number of salaries quoted 20 57 38
Northampton median annual salary £57,500 £43,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.18% +24.29% -11.39%
10th Percentile £36,125 £34,750 £25,125
90th Percentile £87,500 £62,500 £57,500
Northamptonshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +25.00% +1.27%

Test Automation 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 398 775 682
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 87.09% 91.61% 94.20%
Number of salaries quoted 312 554 502
Northampton median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £58,750
Northamptonshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

Job postings citing Test Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northampton.

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Northampton

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

Salary trend for Test Automation in Northampton

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Northampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Northampton over the 6 months to 22 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Northampton

For the 6 months to 22 October 2019, IT jobs citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 23 (76.67%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (66.67%) Retail
3 19 (63.33%) Python
4 16 (53.33%) ERP
4 16 (53.33%) SAP
5 14 (46.67%) Windows
6 13 (43.33%) AWS
6 13 (43.33%) AngularJS
7 12 (40.00%) Software Engineering
7 12 (40.00%) Scrum
7 12 (40.00%) Web Services
8 11 (36.67%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (36.67%) E-Commerce
8 11 (36.67%) Analytics
8 11 (36.67%) Tableau
8 11 (36.67%) Google
9 10 (33.33%) Machine Learning
9 10 (33.33%) Azure
9 10 (33.33%) DevOps
9 10 (33.33%) BigQuery
9 10 (33.33%) GCP
9 10 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
9 10 (33.33%) Data Lake
10 9 (30.00%) Deployment Automation
10 9 (30.00%) C#
10 9 (30.00%) .NET
10 9 (30.00%) Jenkins
10 9 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (26.67%) Data Integration

Test Automation
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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (23.33%) SAS
2 1 (3.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) SPSS
2 4 (13.33%) CATIA
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (26.67%) SAP ERP
2 4 (13.33%) ENOVIA
3 3 (10.00%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 13 (43.33%) AWS
2 10 (33.33%) Azure
2 10 (33.33%) GCP
3 1 (3.33%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (3.33%) Google Sheets
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (33.33%) BigQuery
1 10 (33.33%) Data Lake
1 10 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (13.33%) MySQL
4 3 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (30.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (26.67%) Octopus Deploy
2 8 (26.67%) Selenium
2 8 (26.67%) WebDriver
3 2 (6.67%) JIRA
4 1 (3.33%) Bitbucket
4 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
General
1 20 (66.67%) Retail
2 3 (10.00%) Aerospace
2 3 (10.00%) Automotive
3 1 (3.33%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Law
3 1 (3.33%) Legal
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Developer
2 9 (30.00%) Business Developer
2 9 (30.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 9 (30.00%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
2 9 (30.00%) Senior Developer
3 8 (26.67%) Architect
4 7 (23.33%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (20.00%) Backend Developer
5 6 (20.00%) Senior Backend Developer
6 5 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (10.00%) Hybris Developer
7 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (10.00%) Senior SQL Developer
7 3 (10.00%) SQL BI Developer
7 3 (10.00%) SQL Developer
8 2 (6.67%) AWS Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Azure Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Lead
9 1 (3.33%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (43.33%) AngularJS
2 12 (40.00%) Web Services
3 9 (30.00%) .NET
4 8 (26.67%) .NET Core
4 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 8 (26.67%) Node.js
4 8 (26.67%) React
4 8 (26.67%) WebSockets
5 4 (13.33%) CSS
5 4 (13.33%) HTML
6 3 (10.00%) J2EE
6 3 (10.00%) JSP
6 3 (10.00%) REST
6 3 (10.00%) Spring
6 3 (10.00%) Spring MVC
6 3 (10.00%) Vue.js
7 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
7 1 (3.33%) LINQ
7 1 (3.33%) RESTful
7 1 (3.33%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (46.67%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) Linux
3 5 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (76.67%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (53.33%) ERP
3 12 (40.00%) Scrum
3 12 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 11 (36.67%) Analytics
4 11 (36.67%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (36.67%) E-Commerce
5 10 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
5 10 (33.33%) DevOps
5 10 (33.33%) Machine Learning
6 9 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (30.00%) Deployment Automation
7 8 (26.67%) Continuous Deployment
7 8 (26.67%) Data Integration
7 8 (26.67%) Multichannel Retail
7 8 (26.67%) Waterfall
8 5 (16.67%) Benchmarking
8 5 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (16.67%) ITIL
9 4 (13.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (63.33%) Python
2 9 (30.00%) C#
3 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 4 (13.33%) MATLAB
4 4 (13.33%) SQL
5 3 (10.00%) R
6 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.33%) C
6 1 (3.33%) PHP
6 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.33%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Ansible
1 1 (3.33%) Kubernetes
1 1 (3.33%) Nagios
1 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.33%) Puppet
1 1 (3.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (53.33%) SAP
2 11 (36.67%) Google
2 11 (36.67%) Tableau
3 8 (26.67%) Sitecore
4 3 (10.00%) hybris
5 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.33%) New Relic