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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 35 45 55
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +10
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 1 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 0.41% 0.33% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.41% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 10
Average salary £40,000 - £27,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +6.41%
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
203 241 444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 82.52% 80.60% 80.73%
Number of salaries quoted 149 227 408
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 24 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Testing

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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.

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