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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 110 111 126
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +15
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 27 17 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.32% 0.88% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 1.17% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 16 14 37
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,300 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
1636 1454 2171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 80.20% 75.61% 77.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1264 1088 1820
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015. 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
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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
Watford -5 14 £42,500 -
St Albans - 5 £55,000 - 1
Royston - 2 £45,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £25,000 -
Automated Testing
East of England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 24 (50.00%) QA
2 23 (47.92%) SQL
3 22 (45.83%) ISEB
4 19 (39.58%) Regression Testing
5 18 (37.50%) Manual Testing
6 17 (35.42%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (33.33%) UNIX
8 15 (31.25%) HTML
8 15 (31.25%) E-Commerce
9 14 (29.17%) XML
9 14 (29.17%) Java
9 14 (29.17%) Degree
10 13 (27.08%) IBM
10 13 (27.08%) Finance
11 12 (25.00%) Retail
11 12 (25.00%) WebSphere
11 12 (25.00%) Flash
11 12 (25.00%) JavaScript
11 12 (25.00%) J2EE
11 12 (25.00%) DB2
11 12 (25.00%) System Testing
11 12 (25.00%) DbVisualizer
11 12 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 11 (22.92%) MQSeries
12 11 (22.92%) QuickTest Pro
12 11 (22.92%) LoadRunner
12 11 (22.92%) HP
12 11 (22.92%) ISTQB
13 10 (20.83%) .NET

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 12 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 11 (22.92%) MQSeries
3 2 (4.17%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.00%) DB2
1 12 (25.00%) DbVisualizer
2 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (22.92%) QuickTest Pro
1 11 (22.92%) LoadRunner
2 10 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (20.83%) Cucumber
3 8 (16.67%) SpecFlow
3 8 (16.67%) NUnit
3 8 (16.67%) TeamCity
4 5 (10.42%) Subversion
5 4 (8.33%) Selenium
6 3 (6.25%) JIRA
7 2 (4.17%) Ant
7 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
7 2 (4.17%) Maven
7 2 (4.17%) Jenkins
7 2 (4.17%) Hudson
8 1 (2.08%) WebDriver
8 1 (2.08%) RubyMine
8 1 (2.08%) Calabash
General
1 13 (27.08%) Finance
2 12 (25.00%) Retail
3 4 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (66.67%) Tester
2 16 (33.33%) Senior Tester
3 12 (25.00%) Software Tester
4 11 (22.92%) Analyst
5 8 (16.67%) Test Engineer
5 8 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
5 8 (16.67%) Software Engineer
5 8 (16.67%) QA Analyst
5 8 (16.67%) Senior Software Tester
6 6 (12.50%) Test Analyst
7 5 (10.42%) Support Analyst
7 5 (10.42%) QA Leader
8 4 (8.33%) Software Integration Engineer
8 4 (8.33%) Junior
8 4 (8.33%) Integration Engineer
9 3 (6.25%) Software Test Analyst
10 2 (4.17%) Junior Test Analyst
10 2 (4.17%) Build Manager
10 2 (4.17%) Junior Tester
10 2 (4.17%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (31.25%) HTML
2 14 (29.17%) XML
3 12 (25.00%) Flash
3 12 (25.00%) J2EE
4 10 (20.83%) .NET
5 3 (6.25%) CSS
6 2 (4.17%) Web Services
6 2 (4.17%) Middleware
6 2 (4.17%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (2.08%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 17 (35.42%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (33.33%) UNIX
2 4 (8.33%) Windows
2 4 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (39.58%) Regression Testing
2 18 (37.50%) Manual Testing
3 16 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (31.25%) E-Commerce
5 12 (25.00%) System Testing
6 8 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 8 (16.67%) Web Application Development
7 7 (14.58%) Test Automation
8 6 (12.50%) Scrum
9 5 (10.42%) Software Testing
9 5 (10.42%) Test Management
9 5 (10.42%) Test Strategy
10 4 (8.33%) BDD
11 3 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (6.25%) TDD
12 2 (4.17%) Waterfall
12 2 (4.17%) Change Management
12 2 (4.17%) Release Management
12 2 (4.17%) Performance Testing
12 2 (4.17%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (47.92%) SQL
2 14 (29.17%) Java
3 12 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.33%) Ruby
5 2 (4.17%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.17%) C
5 2 (4.17%) C#
5 2 (4.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 22 (45.83%) ISEB
2 14 (29.17%) Degree
3 12 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (22.92%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (27.08%) IBM
2 11 (22.92%) HP
3 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.33%) Oracle
5 2 (4.17%) CA
Welwyn Garden City
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + be - excellent bonus + bens
Posted: 17 hours ago