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 24 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 36 51 63
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +12
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 11 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 3.57% 1.73% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.86% 1.97% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 4
Median salary £65,000 £45,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+44.44% +15.38%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
Test Scripting
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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
285 356 444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 92.53% 87.90% 88.62%
Number of salaries quoted 229 311 374
Median salary £60,000 £46,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.43% -7.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £62,500 £75,000
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 24 June 2016.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Luton

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (71.43%) HP
3 9 (64.29%) HP UFT
3 9 (64.29%) LoadRunner
3 9 (64.29%) Shell Script
3 9 (64.29%) Finance
3 9 (64.29%) Java
3 9 (64.29%) SQL
3 9 (64.29%) Unix
3 9 (64.29%) Waterfall
3 9 (64.29%) Software Testing
3 9 (64.29%) JIRA
3 9 (64.29%) Non-Functional Testing
4 8 (57.14%) SoapUI
4 8 (57.14%) Selenium
4 8 (57.14%) Release Management
4 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 8 (57.14%) MS Office
4 8 (57.14%) ClearQuest
5 7 (50.00%) ISTQB
5 7 (50.00%) JMeter
5 7 (50.00%) Degree
5 7 (50.00%) HP ASE
6 4 (28.57%) Regression Testing
7 3 (21.43%) Project Management
7 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
8 2 (14.29%) DB2
8 2 (14.29%) MySQL
8 2 (14.29%) RDBMS

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 8 (57.14%) MS Office
2 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Finacle
1 1 (7.14%) Temenos T24
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) DB2
2 2 (14.29%) MySQL
2 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) HP UFT
1 9 (64.29%) JIRA
1 9 (64.29%) LoadRunner
2 8 (57.14%) ClearQuest
2 8 (57.14%) Selenium
2 8 (57.14%) SoapUI
3 7 (50.00%) JMeter
4 1 (7.14%) SpecFlow
4 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Retail
2 2 (14.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Analyst
2 10 (71.43%) Test Analyst
3 9 (64.29%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
4 8 (57.14%) Financial Analyst
4 8 (57.14%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
4 8 (57.14%) Service Analyst
5 7 (50.00%) Agile Test Analyst
5 7 (50.00%) SQL Analyst
5 7 (50.00%) Unix Analyst
6 3 (21.43%) Tester
7 2 (14.29%) Automation Tester
7 2 (14.29%) QA Analyst
7 2 (14.29%) QA Tester
7 2 (14.29%) Software Analyst
7 2 (14.29%) Software QA Tester
7 2 (14.29%) Software Tester
7 2 (14.29%) UAT Analyst
7 2 (14.29%) UAT Tester
8 1 (7.14%) QA Automation Analyst
8 1 (7.14%) QA Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) Fintech
1 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) Non-Functional Testing
2 9 (64.29%) Software Testing
2 9 (64.29%) Waterfall
3 8 (57.14%) Release Management
4 4 (28.57%) Regression Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Project Management
6 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
6 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Agile Testing
7 1 (7.14%) BDD
7 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (7.14%) Defect Management
7 1 (7.14%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Presales
7 1 (7.14%) SDLC
7 1 (7.14%) Software Delivery
7 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
7 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
7 1 (7.14%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) Java
1 9 (64.29%) Shell Script
1 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) C
2 1 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Degree
1 7 (50.00%) HP ASE
1 7 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (14.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (71.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) HP
2 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) IBM
4 1 (7.14%) Temenos
4 1 (7.14%) Unisys