The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire with a requirement for Automated Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 82 74
Rank change year-on-year +33 -8  
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 12 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 2.12% 0.13% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.41% 0.15% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 7
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +42.85%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Automated Testing 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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Northamptonshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 498 665 689
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 88.14% 88.67% 88.11%
Number of salaries quoted 421 490 610
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £60,750 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Automated Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Automated Testing in Northamptonshire

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing in Northamptonshire.

Salary trend for Automated Testing in Northamptonshire

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automated Testing in Northamptonshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Automated Testing in Northamptonshire

Automated Testing
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +30 9 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Corby - 1 £38,500 -
Wellingborough - 1 £40,000 -
Automated Testing
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing Automated Testing 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (47.83%) TDD
3 10 (43.48%) Java
3 10 (43.48%) Windows
4 8 (34.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (34.78%) Gherkin
5 7 (30.43%) Test Strategy
5 7 (30.43%) OOP
5 7 (30.43%) OO
6 6 (26.09%) XML
6 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
6 6 (26.09%) ISEB
6 6 (26.09%) JSON
6 6 (26.09%) SDLC
7 5 (21.74%) SonarQube
7 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
7 5 (21.74%) SpecFlow
7 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (21.74%) Mac OS
7 5 (21.74%) Java EE
7 5 (21.74%) Subversion
7 5 (21.74%) Spring
7 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
7 5 (21.74%) Hibernate
7 5 (21.74%) Linux
7 5 (21.74%) .NET
7 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
7 5 (21.74%) HTML
7 5 (21.74%) SOAP
7 5 (21.74%) Web Services

Automated Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) SSDT
3 1 (4.35%) Big Data
3 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.35%) DTS
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.35%) OLAP
3 1 (4.35%) Power BI
3 1 (4.35%) PowerPivot
3 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
2 5 (21.74%) SonarQube
2 5 (21.74%) SpecFlow
2 5 (21.74%) Subversion
3 4 (17.39%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (13.04%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (8.70%) Cucumber
5 2 (8.70%) FitNesse
5 2 (8.70%) JMeter
5 2 (8.70%) JUnit
5 2 (8.70%) NUnit
5 2 (8.70%) Ranorex
5 2 (8.70%) Selenium
5 2 (8.70%) SoapUI
5 2 (8.70%) TestNG
5 2 (8.70%) WebDriver
6 1 (4.35%) MSTest
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Java Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Automation Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Development Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) IT Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Senior Automation Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Senior Development Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Senior IT Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Software Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Test Leader
4 3 (13.04%) Integration Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Software Integration Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Tester
5 2 (8.70%) Digital Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Test Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Web Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Web Applications Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) Gherkin
2 6 (26.09%) JSON
2 6 (26.09%) XML
3 5 (21.74%) .NET
3 5 (21.74%) Hibernate
3 5 (21.74%) HTML
3 5 (21.74%) Java EE
3 5 (21.74%) SOAP
3 5 (21.74%) Spring
3 5 (21.74%) Web Services
4 3 (13.04%) XSD
4 3 (13.04%) XSLT
5 2 (8.70%) CSS
6 1 (4.35%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Social Media
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.35%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Linux
2 5 (21.74%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (47.83%) TDD
3 7 (30.43%) OO
3 7 (30.43%) OOP
3 7 (30.43%) Test Strategy
4 6 (26.09%) SDLC
5 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
6 4 (17.39%) Coaching
6 4 (17.39%) ETL
6 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
6 4 (17.39%) Scrum
6 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (17.39%) System Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Microservices
8 2 (8.70%) API Testing
8 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (8.70%) Manual Testing
8 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
8 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) Java
2 2 (8.70%) C#
2 2 (8.70%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) ISEB
2 4 (17.39%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Control-M
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Talend
2 3 (13.04%) WSO2
3 2 (8.70%) Cognizant
4 1 (4.35%) TOWER Software
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 11 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Northamptonshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Market Standards
Posted: 14 days ago
Northamptonshire
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago