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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 49 48 59
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +11
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 8 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 2.33% 0.56% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.88% 0.67% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 3
Average salary - £41,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.76%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
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
278 300 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 81.05% 83.80% 76.94%
Number of salaries quoted 190 279 272
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £27,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (93.33%) Web Development
3 9 (60.00%) MVC
3 9 (60.00%) .NET
3 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 9 (60.00%) Windows
4 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET
4 8 (53.33%) Scrum
4 8 (53.33%) Ruby
4 8 (53.33%) JIRA
4 8 (53.33%) Marketing
4 8 (53.33%) WATIR
4 8 (53.33%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (53.33%) Software Architecture
4 8 (53.33%) Cucumber
4 8 (53.33%) BDD
4 8 (53.33%) Test Planning
5 6 (40.00%) Web Application Development
5 6 (40.00%) Server Monitoring
5 6 (40.00%) Load Testing
5 6 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (40.00%) TeamCity
5 6 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (40.00%) Release Management
5 6 (40.00%) SQL
5 6 (40.00%) Subversion
5 6 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
5 6 (40.00%) XML
5 6 (40.00%) IIS

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (40.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) JIRA
1 8 (53.33%) WATIR
1 8 (53.33%) Cucumber
2 6 (40.00%) TeamCity
2 6 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (40.00%) Subversion
3 1 (6.67%) Selenium
3 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
3 1 (6.67%) Selenium IDE
General
1 8 (53.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Test Analyst
1 8 (53.33%) Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Release Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Test Manager
4 1 (6.67%) QA Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) .NET
2 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET
2 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (40.00%) XML
4 1 (6.67%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Android
2 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (93.33%) Web Development
3 9 (60.00%) MVC
4 8 (53.33%) Scrum
4 8 (53.33%) Test Planning
4 8 (53.33%) Software Architecture
4 8 (53.33%) BDD
5 6 (40.00%) Web Application Development
5 6 (40.00%) Server Monitoring
5 6 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
5 6 (40.00%) Configuration Management
5 6 (40.00%) Regression Testing
5 6 (40.00%) Release Management
5 6 (40.00%) Load Testing
5 6 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Ruby
2 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (53.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft