Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northampton with a requirement for Test Strategy skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Strategy over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Strategy
Northamptonshire > Northampton
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 71 83
Rank change year-on-year 0 +12 +10
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 5 25 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 0.72% 2.51% 2.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 2.73% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 5 18 34
Northampton median annual salary £35,000 £39,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.39% -12.22% -5.26%
10th Percentile £29,050 £38,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £47,250 £54,875 £53,375
Northamptonshire median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -17.65% -5.56% -11.76%

Test Strategy 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 625 916 1334
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 90.45% 91.78% 91.12%
Number of salaries quoted 464 566 1186
Northampton median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,674
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.02% +4.19%
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £61,000 £56,875
Northamptonshire median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +2.50% -3.61% +3.75%

Test Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Strategy in Northampton

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

Salary trend for Test Strategy in Northampton

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in Northampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Strategy in Northampton over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Strategy in Northampton

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Test Strategy 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 Strategy.

1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (60.00%) Open Source
2 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (60.00%) BDD
2 3 (60.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (60.00%) Ranorex
2 3 (60.00%) Test Planning
2 3 (60.00%) SDET
2 3 (60.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) FitNesse
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) NUnit
2 3 (60.00%) JMeter
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) JUnit
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) OOP
2 3 (60.00%) OO
2 3 (60.00%) TestNG
3 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) Web Testing

Test Strategy
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:

Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (60.00%) FitNesse
1 3 (60.00%) JMeter
1 3 (60.00%) JUnit
1 3 (60.00%) NUnit
1 3 (60.00%) Ranorex
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
1 3 (60.00%) SoapUI
1 3 (60.00%) TestNG
1 3 (60.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Developer in Test
2 1 (20.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) BDD
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) OO
2 3 (60.00%) OOP
2 3 (60.00%) Open Source
2 3 (60.00%) SDET
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Test Planning
3 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Management
4 1 (20.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA