The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 37 - 61
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 4 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 1.59% - 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% - 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £36,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%
Test Automation
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
239 359 419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 94.84% 90.89% 87.66%
Number of salaries quoted 193 316 340
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -8.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £31,600 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £62,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

The demand trend of job ads across the Luton region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Luton

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

Test Automation Salary Trend in Luton

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT jobs citing Test Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Luton region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Regression Testing
2 5 (83.33%) JIRA
2 5 (83.33%) BDD
2 5 (83.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (83.33%) Functional Testing
2 5 (83.33%) SpecFlow
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Virtual Environments
3 4 (66.67%) Mobile App
3 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (66.67%) Software Delivery
3 4 (66.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 4 (66.67%) SDLC
3 4 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 4 (66.67%) Time Management
3 4 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (66.67%) MVC
3 4 (66.67%) Ruby
3 4 (66.67%) Web Development
3 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 4 (66.67%) HP

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) JIRA
1 5 (83.33%) SpecFlow
2 4 (66.67%) HP UFT
2 4 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (33.33%) Selenium
4 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
4 1 (16.67%) Zephyr
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Tester
2 4 (66.67%) Automation Tester
3 1 (16.67%) QA Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
2 5 (83.33%) BDD
2 5 (83.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (83.33%) Functional Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Regression Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Testing
3 4 (66.67%) MVC
3 4 (66.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Project Management
3 4 (66.67%) SDLC
3 4 (66.67%) Software Delivery
3 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 4 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 4 (66.67%) Time Management
3 4 (66.67%) Virtual Environments
3 4 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 4 (66.67%) Web Development
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) HP