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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 47 63 37
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -26
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 5 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 1.36% 0.22% 3.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 0.25% 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 11
Average salary £45,000 £36,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.28% +32.72%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
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
318 396 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 86.18% 87.03% 82.07%
Number of salaries quoted 266 329 260
Average salary £47,250 £49,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% +3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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
Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Luton region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Luton

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 7 (77.78%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (66.67%) C#
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) Automated Testing
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
4 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
5 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 3 (33.33%) Line Management
6 2 (22.22%) SDLC
6 2 (22.22%) HTML5
6 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
6 2 (22.22%) CSS3
6 2 (22.22%) Finance
6 2 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
6 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
6 2 (22.22%) JIRA
6 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
6 2 (22.22%) QA
6 2 (22.22%) Release Management
6 2 (22.22%) Client/Server
6 2 (22.22%) VSS/SourceSafe

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 2 (22.22%) MS Office
3 1 (11.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Infor M3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) OLAP
3 1 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 1 (11.11%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
2 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (22.22%) JIRA
2 2 (22.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
3 1 (11.11%) ClearQuest
3 1 (11.11%) Selenium
3 1 (11.11%) NUnit
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Tester
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Software Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Technical Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) MI Developer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 2 (22.22%) HTML5
3 2 (22.22%) CSS3
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
3 2 (22.22%) CSS
3 2 (22.22%) HTML
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
1 2 (22.22%) Client/Server
2 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
2 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (55.56%) Automated Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 3 (33.33%) Line Management
3 2 (22.22%) SDLC
3 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Release Management
3 2 (22.22%) UML
4 1 (11.11%) ERP
4 1 (11.11%) ETL
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) VB
3 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
3 2 (22.22%) C
4 1 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Infor