The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 50 51 53
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 5 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 1.26% 0.95% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 1.07% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 1
Average salary £31,500 £48,750 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.38% +71.05%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Automated Testing
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Luton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
335 374 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 84.38% 88.84% 81.99%
Number of salaries quoted 231 333 297
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £35,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Luton

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

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Luton

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Luton region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Luton

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Luton region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing.

1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) Test Scripting
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (33.33%) CSS3
4 2 (33.33%) Release Management
4 2 (33.33%) Line Management
4 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
4 2 (33.33%) QA
4 2 (33.33%) HTML5
4 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 2 (33.33%) C
4 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) UML
4 2 (33.33%) MS Office
4 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 2 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (33.33%) VB
4 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 2 (33.33%) HTML

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Luton region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 2 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Tester
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Software Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Technical Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) HTML5
3 2 (33.33%) CSS3
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
1 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Test Scripting
2 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Release Management
3 2 (33.33%) UML
3 2 (33.33%) Line Management
3 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Testing
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) VB
2 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 2 (33.33%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) HP
Luton, Bedfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
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