The first table below looks at the demand for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 128 102 117
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +15
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 20 35 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.81% 1.65% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 2.14% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 14 18 28
Average salary £30,750 £35,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.38% -21.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,650 £30,000 £38,200
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £47,250 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1961 1634 1960
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 79.07% 77.11% 73.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1610 1237 1571
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £64,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Automated Testing
East of England

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Hertfordshire region.

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Automated Testing
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
St Albans - 5 £27,000 - 2
Hitchin -1 4 - -
Watford -34 4 £37,000 +13.84% 1
Welwyn Garden City +10 2 - -
Hemel Hempstead -16 1 £25,500 -
Automated Testing
East of England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing.

1 18 (48.65%) Selenium
2 16 (43.24%) QA
3 15 (40.54%) Test Scripting
3 15 (40.54%) Finance
4 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
5 12 (32.43%) SQL
6 11 (29.73%) .NET
6 11 (29.73%) C#
6 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (24.32%) Automation Testing
8 8 (21.62%) Manual Testing
8 8 (21.62%) WCF
8 8 (21.62%) Software Testing
8 8 (21.62%) Scrum
8 8 (21.62%) Banking
9 7 (18.92%) ISTQB
10 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (16.22%) Test Automation
10 6 (16.22%) BDD
10 6 (16.22%) Rhino Mocks
10 6 (16.22%) TDD
10 6 (16.22%) NUnit
10 6 (16.22%) Telecoms
10 6 (16.22%) SOAP
10 6 (16.22%) Web Services
11 5 (13.51%) Windows
11 5 (13.51%) PhD
11 5 (13.51%) E-Commerce

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 18 (48.65%) Selenium
2 6 (16.22%) Rhino Mocks
2 6 (16.22%) NUnit
3 5 (13.51%) Moq
4 4 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (10.81%) Cucumber
5 3 (8.11%) Jenkins
6 2 (5.41%) SpecFlow
6 2 (5.41%) Maven
6 2 (5.41%) Subversion
7 1 (2.70%) Ant
7 1 (2.70%) InstallShield
7 1 (2.70%) CruiseControl
7 1 (2.70%) Hudson
7 1 (2.70%) JIRA
7 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (40.54%) Finance
2 8 (21.62%) Banking
3 6 (16.22%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.41%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (5.41%) Marketing
4 2 (5.41%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.70%) Retail
5 1 (2.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Tester
2 9 (24.32%) Analyst
2 9 (24.32%) Test Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Automation Tester
4 5 (13.51%) Graduate
4 5 (13.51%) Software Tester
5 4 (10.81%) Test Automation Specialist
5 4 (10.81%) QA Leader
5 4 (10.81%) Automation Specialist
5 4 (10.81%) Test Specialist
6 3 (8.11%) Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Test Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Designer
7 2 (5.41%) Test Leader
7 2 (5.41%) Junior Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Junior Test Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (5.41%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.41%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (29.73%) .NET
2 8 (21.62%) WCF
3 6 (16.22%) SOAP
3 6 (16.22%) Web Services
4 5 (13.51%) WF
5 2 (5.41%) GWT
5 2 (5.41%) REST
5 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.70%) XML
6 1 (2.70%) Middleware
6 1 (2.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Statistics
1 5 (13.51%) Mathematics
1 5 (13.51%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.70%) Equities
3 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.70%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Linux
3 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) Test Scripting
2 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (24.32%) Automation Testing
4 8 (21.62%) Manual Testing
4 8 (21.62%) Software Testing
4 8 (21.62%) Scrum
5 6 (16.22%) Test Automation
5 6 (16.22%) BDD
5 6 (16.22%) TDD
6 5 (13.51%) E-Commerce
6 5 (13.51%) Workflow
6 5 (13.51%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (8.11%) Data Security
7 3 (8.11%) Data Analysis
7 3 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (8.11%) Waterfall
7 3 (8.11%) Test Strategy
7 3 (8.11%) System Testing
8 2 (5.41%) Release Management
8 2 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 12 (32.43%) SQL
2 11 (29.73%) C#
3 4 (10.81%) Ruby
3 4 (10.81%) Java
4 2 (5.41%) C
5 1 (2.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) ISTQB
2 5 (13.51%) PhD
2 5 (13.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (10.81%) ISEB
4 3 (8.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (43.24%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) Oracle
2 1 (2.70%) IBM
2 1 (2.70%) CA
2 1 (2.70%) Macrovision
Hertfordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London, London, Hounslow, Slough,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £35-50,000 + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Albans
The People Network
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
St. Albans
The People Network
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Share options
Posted: 26 days ago