Period
to 18 November 2018

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 18 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Northamptonshire > Northampton
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 30 38
Rank change year-on-year +2 +8 -10
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 65 44 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 7.93% 6.41% 6.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.63% 7.01% 6.93%
Number of salaries quoted 60 30 56
Northampton median annual salary £47,500 £40,250 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.01% +1.90% +6.76%
10th Percentile £34,750 £30,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £66,750 £50,625
Northamptonshire median annual salary £50,000 £41,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year +20.48% +5.06% +6.76%

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 753 628 938
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 91.83% 91.55% 92.69%
Number of salaries quoted 528 460 585
Northampton median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% - -4.02%
10th Percentile £26,775 £21,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £62,000
Northamptonshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% -4.02%

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 18 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Northampton

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, 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 53 (81.54%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (63.08%) Microsoft
3 38 (58.46%) Team Foundation Server
4 36 (55.38%) .NET
5 35 (53.85%) Continuous Improvement
6 33 (50.77%) Finance
7 28 (43.08%) SQL Server
8 27 (41.54%) SQL
9 26 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 26 (40.00%) MCP
9 26 (40.00%) MCPD
9 26 (40.00%) Octopus Deploy
10 25 (38.46%) JavaScript
11 24 (36.92%) C#
12 21 (32.31%) Event-Driven Architecture
13 19 (29.23%) SOLID
13 19 (29.23%) .NET Framework
14 18 (27.69%) Windows
15 17 (26.15%) Scrum
15 17 (26.15%) Coaching
16 16 (24.62%) SSDT
16 16 (24.62%) Retail
17 15 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
17 15 (23.08%) Java
17 15 (23.08%) Web Services
17 15 (23.08%) Sitefinity
17 15 (23.08%) NServiceBus
17 15 (23.08%) Microservices
17 15 (23.08%) DevOps
18 14 (21.54%) MVC

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 15 (23.08%) NServiceBus
1 15 (23.08%) Sitefinity
2 9 (13.85%) SAS
3 6 (9.23%) CMS
4 2 (3.08%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.54%) Apache
5 1 (1.54%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.54%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.54%) JBoss
5 1 (1.54%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (13.85%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.54%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 12 (18.46%) GitHub
2 10 (15.38%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.08%) AWS CodePipeline
3 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.54%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.54%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.54%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.54%) Route 53
4 1 (1.54%) SaaS
4 1 (1.54%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) HTTP
2 1 (1.54%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.54%) Internet
2 1 (1.54%) SMPP
2 1 (1.54%) SMTP
2 1 (1.54%) SSL
2 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.54%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (43.08%) SQL Server
2 16 (24.62%) SSDT
3 10 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (13.85%) BigQuery
4 9 (13.85%) BusinessObjects
4 9 (13.85%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.08%) Big Data
5 2 (3.08%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.08%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.54%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.54%) Data Lake
6 1 (1.54%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.54%) MySQL
6 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 38 (58.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (40.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 13 (20.00%) Selenium
4 11 (16.92%) Cucumber
5 8 (12.31%) SpecFlow
6 7 (10.77%) Git (software)
7 4 (6.15%) JUnit
8 3 (4.62%) Jenkins
8 3 (4.62%) SonarQube
8 3 (4.62%) Subversion
9 1 (1.54%) CA Release Automation
9 1 (1.54%) CircleCI
9 1 (1.54%) gulp
9 1 (1.54%) JBehave
9 1 (1.54%) JIRA
9 1 (1.54%) Moq
9 1 (1.54%) MSTest
9 1 (1.54%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio Coded UI
9 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 33 (50.77%) Finance
2 16 (24.62%) Retail
3 8 (12.31%) Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Law
4 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (64.62%) Developer
2 27 (41.54%) Applications Developer
3 18 (27.69%) .NET Developer
4 10 (15.38%) .NET Applications Developer
4 10 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
4 10 (15.38%) C# Developer
4 10 (15.38%) Digital Developer
5 9 (13.85%) Senior Applications Developer
5 9 (13.85%) Senior Developer
6 8 (12.31%) SQL Developer
7 7 (10.77%) VB.NET Developer
8 6 (9.23%) Java Developer
8 6 (9.23%) Test Manager
9 5 (7.69%) Software Manager
9 5 (7.69%) Software Test Manager
10 4 (6.15%) Analyst
10 4 (6.15%) Test Analyst
11 3 (4.62%) C# Application Developer
11 3 (4.62%) IT Analyst
12 2 (3.08%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (55.38%) .NET
2 19 (29.23%) .NET Framework
3 15 (23.08%) Web Services
4 13 (20.00%) HTML
5 11 (16.92%) WinForms
6 10 (15.38%) ASP.NET
6 10 (15.38%) Entity Framework
6 10 (15.38%) HTML5
6 10 (15.38%) Kendo UI
7 6 (9.23%) Spring
8 3 (4.62%) Elastic Stack
8 3 (4.62%) Gherkin
8 3 (4.62%) Hibernate
8 3 (4.62%) JSON
8 3 (4.62%) SOAP
8 3 (4.62%) XML
9 2 (3.08%) AngularJS
9 2 (3.08%) Kafka
9 2 (3.08%) Lambda Expressions
9 2 (3.08%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.54%) Augmented Reality
2 1 (1.54%) Public Cloud
2 1 (1.54%) User Experience
2 1 (1.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (27.69%) Windows
2 4 (6.15%) Linux
3 3 (4.62%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (81.54%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (53.85%) Continuous Improvement
3 21 (32.31%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 19 (29.23%) SOLID
5 17 (26.15%) Coaching
5 17 (26.15%) Scrum
6 15 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (23.08%) DevOps
6 15 (23.08%) Microservices
7 14 (21.54%) MVC
8 11 (16.92%) Analytics
8 11 (16.92%) Software Engineering
9 9 (13.85%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (13.85%) Enterprise Architecture
9 9 (13.85%) Incident Management
9 9 (13.85%) Mentoring
9 9 (13.85%) Multichannel Retail
9 9 (13.85%) Waterfall
10 8 (12.31%) Problem Management
10 8 (12.31%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (41.54%) SQL
2 25 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 24 (36.92%) C#
4 15 (23.08%) Java
5 11 (16.92%) VB.NET
6 9 (13.85%) PowerShell
7 4 (6.15%) Python
8 3 (4.62%) Java 8
9 2 (3.08%) Java 9
9 2 (3.08%) Ruby
10 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.54%) R
10 1 (1.54%) Scala
Qualifications
1 26 (40.00%) MCP
1 26 (40.00%) MCPD
1 26 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (20.00%) BC Cleared
2 13 (20.00%) DBS Check
2 13 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (12.31%) ISEB
3 8 (12.31%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) Apache Flume
1 1 (1.54%) Docker
1 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) Kibana
2 2 (3.08%) Ansible
2 2 (3.08%) logstash
2 2 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.08%) Puppet
3 1 (1.54%) Nagios
3 1 (1.54%) Rundeck
3 1 (1.54%) Terraform
Vendors
1 41 (63.08%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.85%) Google
2 9 (13.85%) Infor
2 9 (13.85%) Tableau
2 9 (13.85%) Talend
3 2 (3.08%) Cadence
4 1 (1.54%) Ab Initio
4 1 (1.54%) Cognizant
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle
4 1 (1.54%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.54%) VMware
4 1 (1.54%) WSO2