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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 54 74 68
Rank change year-on-year +20 -6  
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 5 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.91% 0.95% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 1.07% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 9
Median salary £28,500 £23,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.27% +4.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,550 £23,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,000 £24,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

Software 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 480 655 647
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 87.75% 88.87% 88.15%
Number of salaries quoted 406 481 575
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 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

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
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 3 months to 23 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 +19 2 £25,250 +7.44% 1
Corby - 1 - -
Software Testing
East Midlands

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
1 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) C
3 2 (33.33%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 2 (33.33%) Physics
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Document Management
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (16.67%) Slack
4 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) SoapUI

Software Testing
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (16.67%) G Suite
2 1 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) JMeter
1 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
1 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Graduate
2 2 (33.33%) Graduate Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Graduate Software Developer
2 2 (33.33%) IT Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) IT Support
2 2 (33.33%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (33.33%) Document Management
2 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 2 (33.33%) Physics
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) DSDM
3 1 (16.67%) Kanban
3 1 (16.67%) Logistics
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) C
2 2 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Google
2 1 (16.67%) HP
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