The table below looks at the statistics for Manual 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 Manual 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
Manual Testing
Rank 54 - 53
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 0.25% - 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% - 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £30,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Manual 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%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Luton

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

Manual Testing Salary Trend in Luton

Manual Testing
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Luton region citing Manual 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 Manual Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Testing
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Luton region citing Manual 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 Manual Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) HP