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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 53 43 44
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 7 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 1.47% 0.88% 2.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% 1.17% 3.35%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 2
Average salary £52,500 £27,500 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+90.90% -25.17%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
400 256 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 84.03% 75.52% 72.70%
Number of salaries quoted 320 225 239
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (50.00%) C#
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) .NET
2 6 (50.00%) IIS
2 6 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (50.00%) XML
2 6 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Web Development
2 6 (50.00%) QA
2 6 (50.00%) Selenium
2 6 (50.00%) Subversion
2 6 (50.00%) Release Management
2 6 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 6 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 6 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (50.00%) Web Application Development
2 6 (50.00%) Server Monitoring
3 5 (41.67%) Software Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Selenium IDE
4 4 (33.33%) Android
4 4 (33.33%) WebDriver
4 4 (33.33%) Apple iOS
4 4 (33.33%) jQuery
4 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 4 (33.33%) MVC
4 4 (33.33%) Windows

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (50.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 6 (50.00%) Subversion
1 6 (50.00%) Selenium
1 6 (50.00%) TeamCity
1 6 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 4 (33.33%) Selenium IDE
3 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 2 (16.67%) SpecFlow
3 2 (16.67%) FitNesse
4 1 (8.33%) NUnit
4 1 (8.33%) MSTest
4 1 (8.33%) RSpec
4 1 (8.33%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Release Manager
2 4 (33.33%) QA Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) QA Leader
3 2 (16.67%) Test Manager
4 1 (8.33%) QA Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) .NET
1 6 (50.00%) XML
2 4 (33.33%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
1 4 (33.33%) Android
1 4 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 6 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (50.00%) Web Development
1 6 (50.00%) Release Management
1 6 (50.00%) Load Testing
1 6 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (50.00%) Web Application Development
1 6 (50.00%) Server Monitoring
2 5 (41.67%) Software Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 4 (33.33%) MVC
4 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 2 (16.67%) BDD
5 1 (8.33%) OO
5 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) C#
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft