Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Northamptonshire > Northampton
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 35 38 33
Rank change year-on-year +3 -5 +5
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 51 37 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 6.83% 5.23% 7.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.31% 5.58% 8.07%
Number of salaries quoted 47 34 63
Northampton median annual salary £48,000 £41,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.66% +5.06% +6.76%
10th Percentile £34,450 £30,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £67,500 £53,750
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 698 663 830
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 93.44% 93.78% 91.01%
Number of salaries quoted 478 513 564
Northampton median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% -3.53% +1.98%
10th Percentile £27,500 £21,300 £26,075
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £59,275
Northamptonshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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 17 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Northampton

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 41 (80.39%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (54.90%) Microsoft
3 26 (50.98%) Team Foundation Server
4 25 (49.02%) .NET
5 24 (47.06%) Continuous Improvement
6 20 (39.22%) Finance
7 19 (37.25%) SQL Server
7 19 (37.25%) C#
8 18 (35.29%) SQL
9 17 (33.33%) MCP
9 17 (33.33%) JavaScript
9 17 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 17 (33.33%) MCPD
9 17 (33.33%) Octopus Deploy
10 15 (29.41%) Retail
10 15 (29.41%) Scrum
11 14 (27.45%) Java
11 14 (27.45%) .NET Framework
11 14 (27.45%) Event-Driven Architecture
12 13 (25.49%) SOLID
12 13 (25.49%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (25.49%) Selenium
12 13 (25.49%) MVC
13 12 (23.53%) DevOps
13 12 (23.53%) Coaching
14 11 (21.57%) Microservices
14 11 (21.57%) Web Services
14 11 (21.57%) Windows
15 10 (19.61%) SSDT
15 10 (19.61%) Analytics

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 10 (19.61%) NServiceBus
1 10 (19.61%) Sitefinity
2 8 (15.69%) SAS
3 4 (7.84%) CMS
4 1 (1.96%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.96%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 8 (15.69%) SPSS
2 1 (1.96%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 9 (17.65%) Google Cloud Platform
2 8 (15.69%) GitHub
3 2 (3.92%) AWS CodePipeline
4 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.96%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.96%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.96%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.96%) Route 53
4 1 (1.96%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) HTTP
2 1 (1.96%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.96%) Internet
2 1 (1.96%) SMPP
2 1 (1.96%) SMTP
2 1 (1.96%) SSL
2 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.96%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (37.25%) SQL Server
2 10 (19.61%) SSDT
3 8 (15.69%) BigQuery
3 8 (15.69%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (13.73%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (13.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (5.88%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.92%) Big Data
6 2 (3.92%) Data Lake
6 2 (3.92%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.96%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.96%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.96%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 26 (50.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (33.33%) Octopus Deploy
3 13 (25.49%) Selenium
4 9 (17.65%) Cucumber
5 6 (11.76%) SpecFlow
6 5 (9.80%) Git (software)
7 4 (7.84%) JUnit
8 3 (5.88%) Jenkins
9 2 (3.92%) MSTest
9 2 (3.92%) TeamCity
9 2 (3.92%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.96%) HP UFT
10 1 (1.96%) JBehave
10 1 (1.96%) MbUnit
10 1 (1.96%) Mercurial
10 1 (1.96%) Moq
10 1 (1.96%) NUnit
10 1 (1.96%) SonarQube
10 1 (1.96%) Subversion
10 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 20 (39.22%) Finance
2 15 (29.41%) Retail
3 6 (11.76%) Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Automotive
4 1 (1.96%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (58.82%) Developer
2 17 (33.33%) Applications Developer
3 14 (27.45%) .NET Developer
4 8 (15.69%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (15.69%) C# Developer
5 7 (13.73%) .NET Applications Developer
5 7 (13.73%) Digital Developer
6 6 (11.76%) Senior Applications Developer
6 6 (11.76%) Senior Developer
7 5 (9.80%) Java Developer
7 5 (9.80%) Software Manager
7 5 (9.80%) Software Test Manager
7 5 (9.80%) SQL Developer
7 5 (9.80%) Test Manager
8 4 (7.84%) VB.NET Developer
9 3 (5.88%) Analyst
9 3 (5.88%) C# Application Developer
9 3 (5.88%) Software Tester
9 3 (5.88%) Test Analyst
9 3 (5.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (49.02%) .NET
2 14 (27.45%) .NET Framework
3 11 (21.57%) Web Services
4 9 (17.65%) HTML
5 8 (15.69%) HTML5
6 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET
6 7 (13.73%) Entity Framework
6 7 (13.73%) Kendo UI
6 7 (13.73%) WinForms
7 5 (9.80%) Spring
8 3 (5.88%) Gherkin
8 3 (5.88%) Lambda Expressions
8 3 (5.88%) Spring Boot
8 3 (5.88%) Spring MVC
9 2 (3.92%) AngularJS
9 2 (3.92%) Elastic Stack
9 2 (3.92%) RESTful
10 1 (1.96%) Java EE
10 1 (1.96%) JSON
10 1 (1.96%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.96%) Augmented Reality
2 1 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.57%) Windows
2 3 (5.88%) Linux
3 1 (1.96%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.96%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (80.39%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (47.06%) Continuous Improvement
3 15 (29.41%) Scrum
4 14 (27.45%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 13 (25.49%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (25.49%) MVC
5 13 (25.49%) SOLID
6 12 (23.53%) Coaching
6 12 (23.53%) DevOps
7 11 (21.57%) Microservices
8 10 (19.61%) Analytics
9 9 (17.65%) Software Engineering
10 8 (15.69%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (15.69%) Multichannel Retail
11 7 (13.73%) Enterprise Architecture
11 7 (13.73%) Mentoring
12 6 (11.76%) E-Commerce
12 6 (11.76%) Incident Management
12 6 (11.76%) Project Management
12 6 (11.76%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 19 (37.25%) C#
2 18 (35.29%) SQL
3 17 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 14 (27.45%) Java
5 7 (13.73%) VB.NET
6 5 (9.80%) PowerShell
7 4 (7.84%) Java 8
8 3 (5.88%) Java 9
8 3 (5.88%) Python
9 1 (1.96%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.96%) R
9 1 (1.96%) Ruby
9 1 (1.96%) Scala
9 1 (1.96%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 17 (33.33%) MCP
1 17 (33.33%) MCPD
1 17 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (13.73%) ISEB
2 7 (13.73%) ISTQB
3 6 (11.76%) BC Cleared
3 6 (11.76%) DBS Check
3 6 (11.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Apache Flume
1 1 (1.96%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) Kibana
2 1 (1.96%) Ansible
2 1 (1.96%) logstash
2 1 (1.96%) Nagios
2 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.96%) Puppet
2 1 (1.96%) Terraform
Vendors
1 28 (54.90%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.69%) Google
2 8 (15.69%) Tableau
3 7 (13.73%) Infor
3 7 (13.73%) Talend
4 2 (3.92%) Cognizant
5 1 (1.96%) Cadence
5 1 (1.96%) SAP
5 1 (1.96%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.96%) WSO2