Period
to 18 January 2018

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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 26 49
Rank change year-on-year -18 +23 +5
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 1 58 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton 0.32% 8.70% 2.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 9.18% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1 52 7
Luton median annual salary £32,000 £57,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -44.35% +21.05% +5.56%
Bedfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £52,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -23.81% +50.00% -10.26%

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 268 632 432
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton 86.17% 94.75% 89.81%
Number of salaries quoted 239 544 376
Luton median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £83,375 £73,750
Bedfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +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 18 January 2018, 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 1 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Karma Test Runner
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Test Planning

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 1 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (100.00%) Karma Test Runner
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center