The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Luton with a requirement for Agile Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Agile Testing over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Testing
Bedfordshire / Luton
Rank - 43 50
Permanent jobs citing Agile Testing 0 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton - 0.62% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.66% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Median salary - - £58,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  

Agile Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Luton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Luton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 246 303 337
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 95.72% 93.81% 88.22%
Number of salaries quoted 161 201 210
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +22.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,850 £38,800 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £79,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Agile Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Luton citing Agile Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Testing in Luton

Agile Testing
Salary Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Agile Testing in Luton.

Salary trend for Agile Testing in Luton

Agile Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing Agile Testing 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 Agile Testing.

1 8 (100.00%) Scrum
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) BDD
2 7 (87.50%) Test Strategy
2 7 (87.50%) Test Scripting
2 7 (87.50%) Waterfall
2 7 (87.50%) Regression Testing
2 7 (87.50%) Test Automation
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
3 6 (75.00%) C#
3 6 (75.00%) Project Management
3 6 (75.00%) Functional Testing
3 6 (75.00%) Software Delivery
3 6 (75.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 6 (75.00%) SDLC
3 6 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (75.00%) Virtual Environments
4 5 (62.50%) RESTful
5 4 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (37.50%) SpecFlow
6 3 (37.50%) Time Management
6 3 (37.50%) MVC
6 3 (37.50%) .NET
6 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
7 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 2 (25.00%) HP
7 2 (25.00%) HP UFT
7 2 (25.00%) Ruby
7 2 (25.00%) Web Development

Agile Testing
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 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) SpecFlow
2 2 (25.00%) HP UFT
2 2 (25.00%) JIRA
2 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Tester
2 5 (62.50%) Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) QA Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) QA Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Software QA Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) RESTful
2 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) BDD
1 8 (100.00%) Scrum
2 7 (87.50%) Regression Testing
2 7 (87.50%) Test Automation
2 7 (87.50%) Test Scripting
2 7 (87.50%) Test Strategy
2 7 (87.50%) Waterfall
3 6 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (75.00%) Functional Testing
3 6 (75.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 6 (75.00%) Project Management
3 6 (75.00%) SDLC
3 6 (75.00%) Software Delivery
3 6 (75.00%) Virtual Environments
4 4 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (37.50%) MVC
5 3 (37.50%) Time Management
6 2 (25.00%) Web Development
7 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft