Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire with a requirement for Software Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Testing over the 6 months to 25 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 104 107
Rank change year-on-year +33 +3 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 19 11 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.75% 0.75% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.97% 0.83% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 21
Northamptonshire median annual salary £20,750 £22,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.68% -2.22% -25.00%
10th Percentile £19,125 £20,500 £20,250
90th Percentile £39,250 £75,000 £42,500
East Midlands median annual salary £36,301 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +3.72% - +4.48%

Software Testing 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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Northamptonshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 964 1329 1717
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 88.93% 91.15% 90.56%
Number of salaries quoted 743 883 1513
Northamptonshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £22,050 £24,050 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £59,900 £56,250
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,091 £40,000
% change year-on-year -4.97% +5.23% -

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

Job postings citing Software Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire.

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing in Northamptonshire

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Salary trend for Software Testing in Northamptonshire

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Testing in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Testing in Northamptonshire

Software 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 Software Testing within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 25 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton - 19 £20,750 -
Software Testing
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, IT jobs citing Software 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 Software Testing.

1 16 (84.21%) User Acceptance Testing
2 14 (73.68%) Windows 7
2 14 (73.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (73.68%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (73.68%) Windows 8
2 14 (73.68%) Windows Server
2 14 (73.68%) Computer Science Degree
2 14 (73.68%) SQL
2 14 (73.68%) SQL Server
2 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 14 (73.68%) Degree
2 14 (73.68%) Computer Science
3 10 (52.63%) Document Management
4 4 (21.05%) Manual Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.79%) Project Management
5 3 (15.79%) Retail
5 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
6 2 (10.53%) Finance
7 1 (5.26%) Release Management
7 1 (5.26%) OOP
7 1 (5.26%) OO
7 1 (5.26%) MySQL
7 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
7 1 (5.26%) PHP
7 1 (5.26%) Test Strategy
7 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
7 1 (5.26%) User Experience
7 1 (5.26%) Collaborative Working

Software 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:

Cloud Services
1 14 (73.68%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (73.68%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (15.79%) Retail
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Analyst
1 14 (73.68%) Support Analyst
2 10 (52.63%) IT Analyst
2 10 (52.63%) IT Support
2 10 (52.63%) IT Support Analyst
3 9 (47.37%) Graduate
3 9 (47.37%) Graduate Analyst
3 9 (47.37%) Graduate IT Analyst
3 9 (47.37%) Graduate IT Support
3 9 (47.37%) Graduate IT Support Analyst
3 9 (47.37%) Graduate Support Analyst
3 9 (47.37%) IT Graduate
4 5 (26.32%) Applications Support
4 5 (26.32%) Applications Support Analyst
5 4 (21.05%) Applications Engineer
5 4 (21.05%) Applications Support Engineer
5 4 (21.05%) Support Engineer
6 3 (15.79%) Test Leader
7 2 (10.53%) Software Analyst
7 2 (10.53%) Software Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (73.68%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Windows
1 14 (73.68%) Windows 7
1 14 (73.68%) Windows 8
1 14 (73.68%) Windows Server
1 14 (73.68%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (52.63%) Document Management
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (21.05%) Manual Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Project Management
4 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.26%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (5.26%) OO
5 1 (5.26%) OOP
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Release Management
5 1 (5.26%) Test Strategy
5 1 (5.26%) Time Management
5 1 (5.26%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (73.68%) Computer Science Degree
1 14 (73.68%) Degree
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Microsoft