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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 34 43 51
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +8
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 3 2 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 1.21% 0.67% 2.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 0.81% 3.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 14
Average salary £41,500 £26,250 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.09% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,300 £21,250 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,300 £31,250 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
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
205 246 437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 83.00% 82.27% 79.89%
Number of salaries quoted 146 230 401
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £75,000
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
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 30 January 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Luton

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (87.50%) Selenium
2 6 (75.00%) Performance Management
2 6 (75.00%) Liferay
2 6 (75.00%) JBoss
2 6 (75.00%) Apache
2 6 (75.00%) Tomcat
2 6 (75.00%) IIS
2 6 (75.00%) Service Delivery
2 6 (75.00%) JMeter
3 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (62.50%) QA
4 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
6 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 1 (12.50%) ERP
6 1 (12.50%) ETL
6 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 1 (12.50%) HP
6 1 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
6 1 (12.50%) OLAP
6 1 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (12.50%) VBA

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 6 (75.00%) Liferay
1 6 (75.00%) JBoss
1 6 (75.00%) Apache
1 6 (75.00%) Tomcat
1 6 (75.00%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 1 (12.50%) OLAP
2 1 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) OLAP Cube
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Selenium
2 6 (75.00%) JMeter
3 1 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
3 1 (12.50%) JIRA
3 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
1 6 (75.00%) Performance Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Service Performance Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Service Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) MI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
2 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Performance Management
1 6 (75.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) ERP
4 1 (12.50%) ETL
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Line Management
4 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) HP
1 1 (12.50%) Infor
1 1 (12.50%) Lumesse