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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tester
Bedfordshire / Luton
Rank 39 32 35
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 9 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 3.03% 1.38% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.19% 1.51% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 1
Median salary £55,000 - £37,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,250 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.42% -

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
282 199 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 94.95% 91.71% 94.86%
Number of salaries quoted 247 167 175
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +20.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,734 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 18 January 2017.

Tester Salary Histogram in Luton

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 22 (95.65%) BDD
2 19 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (73.91%) C#
3 17 (73.91%) Test Strategy
4 15 (65.22%) SQL Server
4 15 (65.22%) Test Scripting
5 14 (60.87%) Ruby
6 13 (56.52%) RESTful
7 12 (52.17%) Scrum
7 12 (52.17%) Agile Testing
8 11 (47.83%) Waterfall
8 11 (47.83%) SDLC
8 11 (47.83%) Project Management
9 10 (43.48%) JIRA
9 10 (43.48%) SpecFlow
9 10 (43.48%) Test Automation
10 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (39.13%) Mobile App
10 9 (39.13%) HP Quality Center
10 9 (39.13%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (39.13%) Web Development
10 9 (39.13%) HP
10 9 (39.13%) Regression Testing
10 9 (39.13%) HP UFT
10 9 (39.13%) MVC
10 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET
10 9 (39.13%) .NET
11 8 (34.78%) Functional Testing
11 8 (34.78%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (34.78%) Software Delivery

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 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (65.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) JIRA
1 10 (43.48%) SpecFlow
2 9 (39.13%) HP UFT
2 9 (39.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (26.09%) Selenium
4 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (56.52%) RESTful
2 9 (39.13%) .NET
2 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET
2 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Mobile App
2 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (95.65%) BDD
2 19 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (73.91%) Test Strategy
4 15 (65.22%) Test Scripting
5 12 (52.17%) Agile Testing
5 12 (52.17%) Scrum
6 11 (47.83%) Project Management
6 11 (47.83%) SDLC
6 11 (47.83%) Waterfall
7 10 (43.48%) Test Automation
8 9 (39.13%) MVC
8 9 (39.13%) Regression Testing
8 9 (39.13%) Web Development
9 8 (34.78%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (34.78%) Functional Testing
9 8 (34.78%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 8 (34.78%) Software Delivery
9 8 (34.78%) Virtual Environments
10 7 (30.43%) Coaching
10 7 (30.43%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 17 (73.91%) C#
2 14 (60.87%) Ruby
3 1 (4.35%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) ISEB
1 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (39.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) HP
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