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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 48 57 46
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 6 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 1.48% 0.23% 2.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% 0.26% 3.02%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 11
Average salary £38,250 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.69% +18.18%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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
342 381 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 84.44% 88.40% 81.98%
Number of salaries quoted 228 340 301
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £35,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £72,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 21 April 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Luton

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 6 (60.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (30.00%) QA
4 3 (30.00%) Selenium
4 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (30.00%) Performance Management
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (20.00%) Liferay
5 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Line Management
5 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (20.00%) JBoss
5 2 (20.00%) Apache
5 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
5 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (20.00%) IIS
5 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (20.00%) JIRA
5 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 2 (20.00%) IIS
1 2 (20.00%) JBoss
1 2 (20.00%) Apache
1 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (20.00%) Liferay
2 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Project
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Infor M3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (10.00%) OLAP
3 1 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (30.00%) Selenium
2 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (20.00%) JMeter
2 2 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (10.00%) NUnit
3 1 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (10.00%) ClearQuest
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Tester
3 1 (10.00%) MI Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Service Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (10.00%) HTML5
4 1 (10.00%) CSS3
4 1 (10.00%) CSS
4 1 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Management
2 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (20.00%) Line Management
3 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) UML
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) ERP
4 1 (10.00%) ETL
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Release Management
4 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (10.00%) VBA
4 1 (10.00%) VB
4 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Infor