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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 44 49 54
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 8 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 2.06% 1.76% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.17% 2.03% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 2
Median salary £65,000 £45,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+44.44% +30.43%
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
369 344 367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 94.86% 86.43% 89.51%
Number of salaries quoted 259 250 327
Median salary £59,750 £46,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+29.89% -1.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

The demand trend of job ads across the Luton region citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 5 May 2016.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Luton

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT jobs citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Luton region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Software Testing
3 5 (62.50%) JIRA
3 5 (62.50%) Release Management
3 5 (62.50%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (62.50%) Waterfall
3 5 (62.50%) Non-Functional Testing
3 5 (62.50%) LoadRunner
3 5 (62.50%) Shell Script
3 5 (62.50%) ClearQuest
3 5 (62.50%) Java
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) Unix
3 5 (62.50%) MS Office
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) HP
4 4 (50.00%) HP UFT
4 4 (50.00%) JMeter
4 4 (50.00%) Finance
4 4 (50.00%) SoapUI
4 4 (50.00%) Selenium
4 4 (50.00%) HP ASE
4 4 (50.00%) Degree
4 4 (50.00%) ISTQB
5 2 (25.00%) QA
5 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Project Management
5 2 (25.00%) ISEB

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Finacle
1 1 (12.50%) Temenos T24
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) DB2
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
1 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) ClearQuest
1 5 (62.50%) JIRA
1 5 (62.50%) LoadRunner
2 4 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 4 (50.00%) JMeter
2 4 (50.00%) Selenium
2 4 (50.00%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Test Analyst
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Test Analyst
3 4 (50.00%) Financial Analyst
3 4 (50.00%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
3 4 (50.00%) Service Analyst
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Analyst
3 4 (50.00%) Unix Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) QA Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) QA Tester
4 2 (25.00%) Software Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Software QA Tester
4 2 (25.00%) Software Tester
4 2 (25.00%) Tester
4 2 (25.00%) UAT Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) UAT Tester
5 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
5 1 (12.50%) QA Automation Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) QA Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Software Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Non-Functional Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Release Management
3 5 (62.50%) Waterfall
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) CRM
5 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
5 1 (12.50%) ERP
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
1 5 (62.50%) Shell Script
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
1 4 (50.00%) HP ASE
1 4 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (12.50%) Temenos
4 1 (12.50%) Unisys