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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 40 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 16 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 3.66% 1.53% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.92% 1.76% -
Number of salaries quoted 14 1 0
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
408 227 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 93.36% 86.97% 84.53%
Number of salaries quoted 361 191 179
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £35,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £60,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Luton region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Luton

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 20 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (63.64%) Project Management
2 14 (63.64%) Continuous Improvement
2 14 (63.64%) Test Strategy
2 14 (63.64%) Agile Testing
3 13 (59.09%) BDD
3 13 (59.09%) Test Scripting
3 13 (59.09%) Regression Testing
3 13 (59.09%) Scrum
3 13 (59.09%) SDLC
4 12 (54.55%) Software Delivery
4 12 (54.55%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 12 (54.55%) Virtual Environments
4 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
4 12 (54.55%) Waterfall
4 12 (54.55%) Functional Testing
5 8 (36.36%) SpecFlow
5 8 (36.36%) C#
5 8 (36.36%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (31.82%) .NET
6 7 (31.82%) RESTful
6 7 (31.82%) Time Management
6 7 (31.82%) QA
7 6 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (27.27%) Mobile App
7 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
7 6 (27.27%) MS Excel

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 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) SpecFlow
2 6 (27.27%) HP UFT
2 6 (27.27%) JIRA
2 6 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (9.09%) Selenium
3 2 (9.09%) WebDriver
4 1 (4.55%) JMeter
General
1 2 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Tester
2 10 (45.45%) Automation Tester
3 6 (27.27%) Test Manager
4 5 (22.73%) Performance Manager
4 5 (22.73%) Performance Test Manager
4 5 (22.73%) Technical Manager
5 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (4.55%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Developer in Test
5 1 (4.55%) Lead Tester
5 1 (4.55%) QA Automation Tester
5 1 (4.55%) QA Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Software QA Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Software Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Test Automation Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Test Automation Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) .NET
1 7 (31.82%) RESTful
2 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
2 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (27.27%) Mobile App
3 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (63.64%) Agile Testing
2 14 (63.64%) Continuous Improvement
2 14 (63.64%) Project Management
2 14 (63.64%) Test Strategy
3 13 (59.09%) BDD
3 13 (59.09%) Regression Testing
3 13 (59.09%) Scrum
3 13 (59.09%) SDLC
3 13 (59.09%) Test Scripting
4 12 (54.55%) Functional Testing
4 12 (54.55%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 12 (54.55%) Software Delivery
4 12 (54.55%) Virtual Environments
4 12 (54.55%) Waterfall
5 8 (36.36%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (31.82%) Time Management
7 6 (27.27%) MVC
7 6 (27.27%) Web Development
8 5 (22.73%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) C#
2 6 (27.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) AWS Certification
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) ISEB
2 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (31.82%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) SDET
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) HP