Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 22 52
Rank change year-on-year -30 +30 +11
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 5 65 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton 1.25% 9.13% 2.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 9.70% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4 56 12
Luton median annual salary £31,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -43.64% +22.22% -
10th Percentile £26,625 £35,000 £32,100
90th Percentile £32,350 £68,250 £57,500
Bedfordshire median annual salary £32,000 £52,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -39.05% +61.54% -16.67%

Test Automation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Luton with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Luton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 346 670 576
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton 86.50% 94.10% 92.46%
Number of salaries quoted 239 561 499
Luton median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £86,000 £75,000
Bedfordshire median annual salary £49,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -2.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

Job postings citing Test Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Luton.

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 17 November 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 5 (100.00%) Selenium
2 4 (80.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (80.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (80.00%) HP UFT
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Karma Test Runner
3 3 (60.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (60.00%) Test Planning
3 3 (60.00%) Functional Testing
3 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (40.00%) QA
5 1 (20.00%) DevOps
5 1 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (20.00%) SDLC
5 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
5 1 (20.00%) QA Automation
5 1 (20.00%) SDET
5 1 (20.00%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (20.00%) Testopia
5 1 (20.00%) Virtual Team
5 1 (20.00%) Contract Management
5 1 (20.00%) Scorecard
5 1 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) Retail
5 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (20.00%) Bugzilla
5 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

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:

Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
2 4 (80.00%) HP UFT
2 4 (80.00%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (20.00%) Bugzilla
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) JMeter
3 1 (20.00%) Testopia
3 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Automation Tester
1 3 (60.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Test Lead
2 1 (20.00%) Junior
2 1 (20.00%) Junior QA Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) QA Automation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) UAT Lead
2 1 (20.00%) UAT Manager
2 1 (20.00%) UAT Test Lead
2 1 (20.00%) UAT Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (60.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Test Planning
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Contract Management
4 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) QA Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (20.00%) SDET
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Management
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (60.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) CA Agile Central
1 1 (20.00%) HP