The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting 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 Scripting over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 35 42 50
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +8
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 3 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 1.33% 0.66% 2.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 0.81% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 12
Average salary £41,500 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.33% +9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Test Scripting
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
176 248 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 78.22% 82.12% 81.72%
Number of salaries quoted 150 238 358
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £27,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Luton

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

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Luton

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Luton region citing Test Scripting 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 Scripting.

1 11 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 11 (100.00%) JMeter
1 11 (100.00%) Selenium
2 9 (81.82%) Liferay
2 9 (81.82%) IIS
2 9 (81.82%) JBoss
2 9 (81.82%) Apache
2 9 (81.82%) Tomcat
2 9 (81.82%) QA
3 7 (63.64%) Performance Management
3 7 (63.64%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (45.45%) Problem Management
5 3 (27.27%) ITIL
6 2 (18.18%) SaaS
7 1 (9.09%) Nagios
7 1 (9.09%) Wiki
7 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
7 1 (9.09%) ColdFusion
7 1 (9.09%) CRM
7 1 (9.09%) Service Management
7 1 (9.09%) .NET
7 1 (9.09%) Performance Improvement
7 1 (9.09%) Windows
7 1 (9.09%) Linux
7 1 (9.09%) Java
7 1 (9.09%) VBScript
7 1 (9.09%) Internet
7 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
7 1 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (9.09%) Incident Management

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Luton region citing Test Scripting 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 Scripting. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (81.82%) IIS
1 9 (81.82%) JBoss
1 9 (81.82%) Apache
1 9 (81.82%) Tomcat
1 9 (81.82%) Liferay
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (100.00%) JMeter
1 11 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Analyst
1 11 (100.00%) Performance Analyst
2 9 (81.82%) Service Analyst
2 9 (81.82%) Service Performance Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Performance Test Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 7 (63.64%) Performance Management
3 5 (45.45%) Problem Management
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) CRM
5 1 (9.09%) Service Management
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (81.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle
1 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (9.09%) Nimsoft
1 1 (9.09%) Lumesse