The median annual salary for a Tester was - in advertised job vacancies in Northampton during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Tester
Northamptonshire / Northampton
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 60
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 0 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton - - 1.65%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 9
Median salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Northampton. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Northampton
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 367 549 528
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton 96.83% 98.21% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 313 403 472
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northampton that featured Tester in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Tester in Northampton

Tester
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

Salary trend for Tester in Northampton

Tester Skill Set
Top 19 Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Northampton region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Black-Box Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) DTS
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (50.00%) Control-M
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science

Tester Skill Set
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 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DTS
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Black-Box Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Control-M
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