The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Luton region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 53 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 4 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 0.92% 0.23% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 0.28% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Average salary £48,750 £28,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+71.05% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Processes & Methodologies Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
382 363 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 87.41% 82.13% 58.27%
Number of salaries quoted 341 300 204
Average salary £45,000 £48,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.21% +4.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Automated Testing
Bedfordshire

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 28 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) QA
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) Android
3 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (50.00%) BDD
3 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (50.00%) SpecFlow
3 2 (50.00%) Selenium IDE
3 2 (50.00%) FitNesse
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) JUnit
4 1 (25.00%) NUnit
4 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (25.00%) MSTest
4 1 (25.00%) RSpec

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) FitNesse
2 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (25.00%) MSTest
3 1 (25.00%) RSpec
3 1 (25.00%) JUnit
3 1 (25.00%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) QA Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) QA Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) QA Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Android
1 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft