The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Luton with a requirement for Test Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Automation
Bedfordshire / Luton
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 54 -
Rank change year-on-year +21 -  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 8 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton 3.15% 0.51% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.29% 0.54% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Median salary - £50,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Test Automation 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 243 371 361
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 95.67% 94.64% 88.05%
Number of salaries quoted 150 256 243
Median salary £50,000 £57,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.04% +27.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £40,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Luton

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Luton

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

Salary trend for Test Automation in Luton

For the 6 months to 24 April 2017, IT jobs citing Test Automation 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 Automation.

1 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (82.35%) Test Strategy
2 10 (58.82%) Continuous Improvement
2 10 (58.82%) QA
3 9 (52.94%) ISEB
3 9 (52.94%) Functional Testing
3 9 (52.94%) Non-Functional Testing
3 9 (52.94%) Waterfall
3 9 (52.94%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 9 (52.94%) SDLC
4 8 (47.06%) Defect Management
5 7 (41.18%) DevOps
5 7 (41.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 7 (41.18%) Retail
5 7 (41.18%) ISTQB
6 6 (35.29%) Degree
6 6 (35.29%) JIRA
6 6 (35.29%) Resource Management
6 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
6 6 (35.29%) Selenium
6 6 (35.29%) Test Management
6 6 (35.29%) JMeter
6 6 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (35.29%) Bugzilla
6 6 (35.29%) Scrum
6 6 (35.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (35.29%) Test Planning
6 6 (35.29%) Automation Testing
6 6 (35.29%) CA Agile Central
6 6 (35.29%) Testopia

Test Automation
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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Bugzilla
1 6 (35.29%) JIRA
1 6 (35.29%) JMeter
1 6 (35.29%) Selenium
1 6 (35.29%) Testopia
2 1 (5.88%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (41.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Test Leader
2 6 (35.29%) Automation Test Lead
3 5 (29.41%) Tester
4 4 (23.53%) Test Manager
5 3 (17.65%) Automation Tester
5 3 (17.65%) Performance Manager
5 3 (17.65%) Performance Test Manager
5 3 (17.65%) Technical Manager
5 3 (17.65%) Technical Test Manager
6 2 (11.76%) Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Test Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Lead Tester
7 1 (5.88%) QA Automation Tester
7 1 (5.88%) QA Tester
7 1 (5.88%) Software QA Tester
7 1 (5.88%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) RESTful
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
2 6 (35.29%) Virtual Team
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (82.35%) Test Strategy
2 10 (58.82%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (52.94%) Functional Testing
3 9 (52.94%) Non-Functional Testing
3 9 (52.94%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 9 (52.94%) SDLC
3 9 (52.94%) Waterfall
4 8 (47.06%) Defect Management
5 7 (41.18%) DevOps
6 6 (35.29%) Automation Testing
6 6 (35.29%) Contract Management
6 6 (35.29%) Resource Management
6 6 (35.29%) Scorecard
6 6 (35.29%) Scrum
6 6 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (35.29%) System Integration Testing
6 6 (35.29%) Test Management
6 6 (35.29%) Test Planning
6 6 (35.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) C#
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) ISEB
2 7 (41.18%) ISTQB
3 6 (35.29%) Degree
4 1 (5.88%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (58.82%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) PMO
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) CA Agile Central
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