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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank - 43 45
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton - 0.37% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.43% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £40,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
178 230 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 82.79% 85.19% 87.71%
Number of salaries quoted 154 159 243
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 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Luton region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
1 4 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (75.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (75.00%) SpecFlow
2 3 (75.00%) Gherkin
2 3 (75.00%) GitHub
2 3 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) MSMQ
3 1 (25.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Confluence

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Luton region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) GitHub
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) SpecFlow
2 3 (75.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) MSMQ
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VB
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Atlassian
Luton, Bedfordshire
Tui
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 16 days ago