The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Luton region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 58 45 48
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 1 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 0.23% 2.48% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 3.03% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 2
Average salary £32,500 £27,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -24.13%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
376 363 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 87.24% 81.76% 57.66%
Number of salaries quoted 335 300 202
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Test Scripting
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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 27 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (80.00%) Systems Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Animation
4 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (20.00%) Game Development
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) FogBugz
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (20.00%) Bugzilla
4 1 (20.00%) Games
4 1 (20.00%) 3ds Max
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Photoshop

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) 3ds Max
1 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) FogBugz
1 1 (20.00%) Bugzilla
General
1 1 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (20.00%) IT Graduate
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Test Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Graduate
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Systems Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Game Development
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA