Period
to 27 July 2017

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 27 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Northamptonshire > Northampton
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 56 25
Rank change year-on-year +26 -31 +56
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 54 43 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 7.18% 3.93% 9.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.81% 4.23% 9.98%
Number of salaries quoted 35 22 121
Northampton median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.41% +5.71%
10th Percentile £25,125 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £53,650 £48,250 £55,000
Northamptonshire median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% -9.09% +10.00%

Test Automation 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 691 1016 1172
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton 91.89% 92.79% 90.29%
Number of salaries quoted 539 716 1035
Northampton median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,125 £24,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £60,000
Northamptonshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +13.33%

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 27 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Northampton

For the 6 months to 27 July 2017, IT jobs citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 45 (83.33%) Java
2 44 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (64.81%) TDD
4 26 (48.15%) OOP
4 26 (48.15%) OO
5 23 (42.59%) Finance
6 22 (40.74%) Cucumber
6 22 (40.74%) BDD
7 21 (38.89%) WebDriver
8 20 (37.04%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (33.33%) HTML
10 17 (31.48%) Scrum
10 17 (31.48%) Selenium
11 16 (29.63%) C#
12 15 (27.78%) JUnit
13 14 (25.93%) Web Services
13 14 (25.93%) Spring
13 14 (25.93%) Git (software)
13 14 (25.93%) SoapUI
13 14 (25.93%) SDLC
14 13 (24.07%) TestNG
14 13 (24.07%) CSS
15 12 (22.22%) SOAP
15 12 (22.22%) NUnit
15 12 (22.22%) Banking
15 12 (22.22%) Hibernate
15 12 (22.22%) JMeter
15 12 (22.22%) Ranorex
15 12 (22.22%) Java EE
15 12 (22.22%) FitNesse

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 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) Boomi
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.56%) Biml
1 3 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 3 (5.56%) Power BI
1 3 (5.56%) PowerPivot
1 3 (5.56%) SAP BW
1 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2016
1 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (3.70%) MySQL
3 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (40.74%) Cucumber
2 21 (38.89%) WebDriver
3 17 (31.48%) Selenium
4 15 (27.78%) JUnit
5 14 (25.93%) Git (software)
5 14 (25.93%) SoapUI
6 13 (24.07%) TestNG
7 12 (22.22%) FitNesse
7 12 (22.22%) JMeter
7 12 (22.22%) NUnit
7 12 (22.22%) Ranorex
8 11 (20.37%) SonarQube
8 11 (20.37%) Subversion
9 4 (7.41%) Talend Open Studio
9 4 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (5.56%) MSTest
10 3 (5.56%) SpecFlow
11 2 (3.70%) Eclipse
11 2 (3.70%) IntelliJ
11 2 (3.70%) LoadUI
General
1 23 (42.59%) Finance
2 12 (22.22%) Banking
3 9 (16.67%) Retail
4 2 (3.70%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (42.59%) Developer
2 16 (29.63%) Java Developer
3 9 (16.67%) QA Leader
3 9 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 9 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 8 (14.81%) Test Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) Java Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) Test Automation Engineer
6 6 (11.11%) Software Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) Developer in Test
7 5 (9.26%) Digital Developer
8 4 (7.41%) Analyst
8 4 (7.41%) Integration Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Software Integration Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Test Analyst
9 3 (5.56%) Agile Java Developer
9 3 (5.56%) Consultant
9 3 (5.56%) Java Consultant
9 3 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
9 3 (5.56%) Senior Java Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (33.33%) HTML
2 14 (25.93%) Spring
2 14 (25.93%) Web Services
3 13 (24.07%) CSS
4 12 (22.22%) Hibernate
4 12 (22.22%) Java EE
4 12 (22.22%) JSON
4 12 (22.22%) SOAP
5 10 (18.52%) XML
6 4 (7.41%) J2EE
6 4 (7.41%) XSD
6 4 (7.41%) XSLT
7 3 (5.56%) .NET
7 3 (5.56%) MDX
7 3 (5.56%) REST
8 2 (3.70%) Spring MVC
9 1 (1.85%) JPA
9 1 (1.85%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.37%) Computer Science
2 7 (12.96%) Social Media
3 3 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.85%) EPoS
4 1 (1.85%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.37%) Linux
1 11 (20.37%) Mac OS
1 11 (20.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (64.81%) TDD
3 26 (48.15%) OO
3 26 (48.15%) OOP
4 22 (40.74%) BDD
5 20 (37.04%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (31.48%) Scrum
7 14 (25.93%) SDLC
8 11 (20.37%) Continuous Delivery
8 11 (20.37%) Software Engineering
9 10 (18.52%) Open Source
10 9 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
10 9 (16.67%) QA Automation
11 8 (14.81%) Technical Architecture
12 7 (12.96%) Content Management
12 7 (12.96%) Test Strategy
13 6 (11.11%) Test Planning
14 5 (9.26%) Analytics
14 5 (9.26%) DevOps
14 5 (9.26%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 45 (83.33%) Java
2 16 (29.63%) C#
3 4 (7.41%) SQL
4 3 (5.56%) PowerShell
4 3 (5.56%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.85%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (20.37%) Computer Science Degree
1 11 (20.37%) Degree
2 3 (5.56%) ISEB
3 2 (3.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.37%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (7.41%) Cognizant
1 4 (7.41%) Talend
1 4 (7.41%) WSO2
2 3 (5.56%) Dell
2 3 (5.56%) SAP
3 1 (1.85%) HP
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle
3 1 (1.85%) Perforce
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Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + competitive, annual bonus
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