The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 93 97 126
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +29
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 43 47 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.03% 2.17% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.28% 2.55% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 25 45 21
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
Automated Testing
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1889 1841 2022
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 88.98% 85.00% 82.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1565 1525 1647
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hertfordshire region citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 10 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Welwyn Garden City +10 13 - -
Watford -4 10 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Bishop's Stortford - 5 £60,000 -
Stevenage - 4 £40,000 -
Borehamwood -7 2 £40,000 -
Hitchin - 2 £33,750 -
Hemel Hempstead +4 1 £50,000 +5.26%
Royston +2 1 £42,500 -
Harpenden -14 1 £60,000 +4.34%
Automated Testing
East of England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT jobs citing Automated Testing 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 49 (74.24%) Selenium
2 45 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (56.06%) Finance
4 36 (54.55%) SQL
5 35 (53.03%) Manual Testing
6 32 (48.48%) JIRA
7 26 (39.39%) Microsoft
7 26 (39.39%) ISEB
8 24 (36.36%) ISTQB
9 20 (30.30%) Scrum
10 19 (28.79%) Banking
10 19 (28.79%) QA
10 19 (28.79%) User Acceptance Testing
11 18 (27.27%) Test Scripting
11 18 (27.27%) MS Excel
12 17 (25.76%) MS Visio
13 16 (24.24%) Web Services
13 16 (24.24%) Java
13 16 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (22.73%) HP UFT
15 14 (21.21%) Test Automation
15 14 (21.21%) Automation Testing
16 13 (19.70%) Functional Testing
17 12 (18.18%) HP
17 12 (18.18%) Oracle
18 11 (16.67%) C#
18 11 (16.67%) Cucumber
19 10 (15.15%) BDD
19 10 (15.15%) Oracle Database
19 10 (15.15%) PL/SQL

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.06%) Confluence
1 4 (6.06%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.03%) IIS
2 2 (3.03%) NServiceBus
2 2 (3.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.03%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.52%) MQSeries
Applications
1 18 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 17 (25.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.03%) Office 365
1 2 (3.03%) SaaS
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.15%) Oracle Database
2 5 (7.58%) OLTP
2 5 (7.58%) Oracle Database 10g
2 5 (7.58%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (6.06%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.03%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.03%) MySQL
4 2 (3.03%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.03%) RavenDB
4 2 (3.03%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.52%) DB2
5 1 (1.52%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 49 (74.24%) Selenium
2 32 (48.48%) JIRA
3 15 (22.73%) HP UFT
4 11 (16.67%) Cucumber
5 10 (15.15%) Subversion
6 7 (10.61%) Jenkins
6 7 (10.61%) WebDriver
7 6 (9.09%) Git (software)
7 6 (9.09%) Oracle APEX
7 6 (9.09%) TeamCity
7 6 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 5 (7.58%) Robot Framework
9 4 (6.06%) Appium
9 4 (6.06%) NUnit
10 3 (4.55%) JUnit
10 3 (4.55%) Maven
10 3 (4.55%) SoapUI
11 2 (3.03%) Calabash
11 2 (3.03%) Jasmine
11 2 (3.03%) MSTest
General
1 37 (56.06%) Finance
2 19 (28.79%) Banking
3 2 (3.03%) Legal
3 2 (3.03%) Retail
4 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (51.52%) Analyst
1 34 (51.52%) Test Analyst
2 13 (19.70%) Developer
3 12 (18.18%) Automation Test Analyst
4 10 (15.15%) Manual Test Analyst
5 6 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
5 6 (9.09%) PL/SQL Developer
5 6 (9.09%) SQL Developer
5 6 (9.09%) Test Automation Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) Test Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) .NET Developer
6 5 (7.58%) Applications Developer
6 5 (7.58%) Oracle Applications Developer
6 5 (7.58%) QA Automation Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) QA Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) QA Leader
6 5 (7.58%) QA Test Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) Software QA Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) Software Test Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (24.24%) Web Services
2 8 (12.12%) Gherkin
2 8 (12.12%) SOAP
3 7 (10.61%) HTML
4 6 (9.09%) .NET
4 6 (9.09%) CSS
5 5 (7.58%) RESTful
6 4 (6.06%) AngularJS
6 4 (6.06%) ASP.NET
6 4 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (6.06%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (6.06%) Hibernate
6 4 (6.06%) HTML5
6 4 (6.06%) jQuery
6 4 (6.06%) Spring
6 4 (6.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (6.06%) XML
7 3 (4.55%) Middleware
7 3 (4.55%) REST
8 2 (3.03%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.06%) Computer Science
1 4 (6.06%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.55%) Data Integration
3 2 (3.03%) EPoS
3 2 (3.03%) User Experience
4 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.52%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.12%) Unix
2 6 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (53.03%) Manual Testing
3 20 (30.30%) Scrum
4 19 (28.79%) User Acceptance Testing
5 18 (27.27%) Test Scripting
6 16 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (21.21%) Automation Testing
7 14 (21.21%) Test Automation
8 13 (19.70%) Functional Testing
9 10 (15.15%) BDD
9 10 (15.15%) Regression Testing
9 10 (15.15%) TDD
10 9 (13.64%) Integration Testing
11 8 (12.12%) Non-Functional Testing
11 8 (12.12%) Software Testing
11 8 (12.12%) Translating Business Requirements
12 7 (10.61%) Mentoring
13 6 (9.09%) Change Control
13 6 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
13 6 (9.09%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 36 (54.55%) SQL
2 16 (24.24%) Java
3 11 (16.67%) C#
4 10 (15.15%) PL/SQL
5 8 (12.12%) Ruby
6 7 (10.61%) JavaScript
7 4 (6.06%) T-SQL
8 3 (4.55%) PowerShell
8 3 (4.55%) Python
8 3 (4.55%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.03%) XAML
10 1 (1.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (39.39%) ISEB
2 24 (36.36%) ISTQB
3 7 (10.61%) Degree
4 5 (7.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (28.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (39.39%) Microsoft
2 12 (18.18%) HP
2 12 (18.18%) Oracle
3 3 (4.55%) Atlassian
4 2 (3.03%) IBM
4 2 (3.03%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.52%) Sitecore
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