The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Luton region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 43 32 41
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 18 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 4.07% 1.17% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.31% 1.24% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 18 0 1
Median salary £55,000 - £37,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Tester
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Luton region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
418 242 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 94.57% 94.53% 94.44%
Number of salaries quoted 368 198 210
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,734 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

The demand trend of job ads across the Luton region that featured Tester in the job title.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Tester
Salary Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Tester across the Luton region.

Tester Salary Trend in Luton

Tester
Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the Luton region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

Tester Salary Histogram in Luton

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Luton region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 35 (92.11%) BDD
2 34 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (78.95%) Test Strategy
4 22 (57.89%) SpecFlow
5 21 (55.26%) SQL Server
6 20 (52.63%) Ruby
6 20 (52.63%) Waterfall
7 19 (50.00%) Test Scripting
7 19 (50.00%) Regression Testing
7 19 (50.00%) Scrum
8 18 (47.37%) C#
8 18 (47.37%) Agile Testing
8 18 (47.37%) SDLC
9 17 (44.74%) Project Management
10 16 (42.11%) E-Commerce
10 16 (42.11%) JIRA
11 15 (39.47%) MVC
11 15 (39.47%) HP
11 15 (39.47%) HP UFT
11 15 (39.47%) .NET
11 15 (39.47%) ASP.NET
11 15 (39.47%) Mobile App
11 15 (39.47%) ASP.NET MVC
11 15 (39.47%) HP Quality Center
11 15 (39.47%) Web Development
11 15 (39.47%) Team Foundation Server
12 14 (36.84%) Test Automation
12 14 (36.84%) RESTful
12 14 (36.84%) Functional Testing
13 12 (31.58%) Continuous Improvement

Tester Skill Set
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 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (55.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.26%) RDBMS
2 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (57.89%) SpecFlow
2 16 (42.11%) JIRA
3 15 (39.47%) HP UFT
3 15 (39.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (15.79%) JMeter
4 6 (15.79%) Selenium
5 4 (10.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (39.47%) .NET
1 15 (39.47%) ASP.NET
1 15 (39.47%) ASP.NET MVC
2 14 (36.84%) RESTful
3 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 15 (39.47%) Mobile App
2 10 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (92.11%) BDD
2 34 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (78.95%) Test Strategy
4 20 (52.63%) Waterfall
5 19 (50.00%) Regression Testing
5 19 (50.00%) Scrum
5 19 (50.00%) Test Scripting
6 18 (47.37%) Agile Testing
6 18 (47.37%) SDLC
7 17 (44.74%) Project Management
8 16 (42.11%) E-Commerce
9 15 (39.47%) MVC
9 15 (39.47%) Web Development
10 14 (36.84%) Functional Testing
10 14 (36.84%) Test Automation
11 12 (31.58%) Continuous Improvement
11 12 (31.58%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 12 (31.58%) Software Delivery
11 12 (31.58%) Virtual Environments
12 9 (23.68%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 20 (52.63%) Ruby
2 18 (47.37%) C#
3 6 (15.79%) Java
4 3 (7.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) ISEB
1 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 15 (39.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (39.47%) HP
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle
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