The median annual salary for a Tester was £39,250 in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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

Tester
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 - 77
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 2 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.36% - 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% - 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 8
Median salary £39,250 - £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £38,650 - £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £39,850 - £37,200
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 Northamptonshire. 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
Northamptonshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 544 724 751
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 97.67% 98.24% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 471 554 665
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Tester in Northamptonshire

Tester
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Salary trend for Tester in Northamptonshire

Tester
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Tester within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 30 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
Corby - 1 £38,500 - 1
Wellingborough - 1 £40,000 - 1
Tester
East Midlands

Tester Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 30 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 Northamptonshire region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Black-Box Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) DTS
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (25.00%) Control-M
2 1 (25.00%) Smartcard
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Back Office
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum

Tester Skill Set
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 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) DTS
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (25.00%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Black-Box Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Control-M
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Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Burton Latimer, Northamptonshire
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Kettering, Northamptonshire
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Wellingborough, Northamptonshire
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Posted: 22 days ago
Corby, Northamptonshire
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