The table below looks at the statistics for Software 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 Software Testing over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 36 - 41
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 2 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 0.90% - 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% - 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Average salary £63,750 - £40,250
90% offered a salary of more than £58,750 - £34,050
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 - £46,450
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Software 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
185 251 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 82.96% 83.95% 87.66%
Number of salaries quoted 155 173 247
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Luton

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Luton

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Luton region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Luton

Software Testing
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Luton region citing Software 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 Software Testing.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
3 1 (33.33%) JMeter
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Appium
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Java

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Luton region citing Software 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 Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Appium
2 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
2 1 (33.33%) JMeter
2 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) QA Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) QA Leader
1 1 (33.33%) QA Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA