The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Luton with a requirement for Test Scripting skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Bedfordshire / Luton
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 48 48
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 0 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton - 1.77% 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.87% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 7
Median salary - £65,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +44.44%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +5.63% +1.42%  

Test Scripting 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 237 375 358
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 94.80% 94.70% 88.18%
Number of salaries quoted 148 257 249
Median salary £49,500 £59,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.80% +32.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £40,000 £32,500
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 Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in Luton

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Luton

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

Salary trend for Test Scripting in Luton

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, IT jobs citing Test Scripting 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 Scripting.

1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) Selenium
2 4 (57.14%) BDD
3 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
3 3 (42.86%) SDLC
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) QA
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) Ruby
4 2 (28.57%) Web Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 2 (28.57%) RESTful
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Virtual Environments
4 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Robot Framework
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) Software Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
5 1 (14.29%) Big Data
5 1 (14.29%) iPad

Test Scripting
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 (14.29%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Selenium
2 2 (28.57%) Robot Framework
3 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (14.29%) Subversion
3 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Tester
2 3 (42.86%) Automation Tester
2 3 (42.86%) QA Leader
3 2 (28.57%) Test Leader
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Lead
4 1 (14.29%) Functional QA Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) QA Automation Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) QA Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) QA Manager
4 1 (14.29%) QA Test Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) QA Test Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) RESTful
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (14.29%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) BDD
3 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) SDLC
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 2 (28.57%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) Software Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
4 2 (28.57%) Virtual Environments
4 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
4 2 (28.57%) Web Testing
5 1 (14.29%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) Ruby
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA