The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Luton with a requirement for Manual Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
Bedfordshire / Luton
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 - 54
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 2 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton 0.96% - 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% - 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Median salary - - £35,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

Manual 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 188 279 376
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 90.38% 93.31% 90.82%
Number of salaries quoted 100 230 329
Median salary £50,000 £60,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +30.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

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

Job vacancy trend for Manual Testing in Luton

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Luton

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

Salary trend for Manual Testing in Luton

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT jobs citing Manual 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 Manual Testing.

1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) ISEB
3 2 (40.00%) CA
3 2 (40.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (40.00%) Code Coverage
3 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) PHP
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Unix
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) Retail
3 2 (40.00%) Validation
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (40.00%) Open Source
3 2 (40.00%) Confluence
3 2 (40.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) High Availability
3 2 (40.00%) Process Improvement

Manual Testing
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Robot Framework
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) QA Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (40.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) Auto-Scaling
3 2 (40.00%) Code Coverage
3 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) High Availability
3 2 (40.00%) Open Source
3 2 (40.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Validation
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Perl
1 2 (40.00%) PHP
1 2 (40.00%) Python
1 2 (40.00%) Ruby
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (40.00%) AWS Certification
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Docker
1 2 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) CA
1 2 (40.00%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft