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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 48 46 52
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 4 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 1.15% 1.15% 2.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 1.35% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 9
Average salary £41,500 £28,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.21% -6.66%
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
282 296 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 81.27% 85.06% 75.60%
Number of salaries quoted 190 275 267
Average salary £47,500 £43,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 October 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 12 (92.31%) JMeter
1 12 (92.31%) Service Delivery
1 12 (92.31%) Selenium
2 9 (69.23%) IIS
2 9 (69.23%) JBoss
2 9 (69.23%) Apache
2 9 (69.23%) Tomcat
2 9 (69.23%) QA
2 9 (69.23%) Liferay
3 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (38.46%) Problem Management
4 5 (38.46%) Performance Management
5 4 (30.77%) ITIL
6 3 (23.08%) SaaS
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
7 2 (15.38%) Windows
7 2 (15.38%) Advertising
8 1 (7.69%) Scrum
8 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
8 1 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (7.69%) Knowledge Management
8 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
8 1 (7.69%) Linux
8 1 (7.69%) Service Management
8 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
8 1 (7.69%) CRM
8 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
8 1 (7.69%) ColdFusion

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (69.23%) IIS
1 9 (69.23%) JBoss
1 9 (69.23%) Apache
1 9 (69.23%) Tomcat
1 9 (69.23%) Liferay
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (92.31%) JMeter
1 12 (92.31%) Selenium
General
1 2 (15.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Analyst
1 12 (92.31%) Performance Analyst
2 10 (76.92%) Service Analyst
2 10 (76.92%) Service Performance Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Performance Test Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Service Delivery
2 5 (38.46%) Problem Management
2 5 (38.46%) Performance Management
3 4 (30.77%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) CRM
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management
4 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
4 1 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Line Management
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C#
1 1 (7.69%) C++
1 1 (7.69%) Java
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
1 1 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (69.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle
1 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (7.69%) Nimsoft
1 1 (7.69%) Lumesse
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