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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 104 116 133
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +17
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 31 38 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.54% 1.61% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 1.90% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 24 37 14
Median salary £42,500 £52,500 £29,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% +79.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £87,500 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +14.28%
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
1744 2004 1940
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 86.81% 85.17% 83.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1453 1723 1590
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £71,000 £72,500
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 1 October 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 1 October 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
Royston -4 8 £42,500 -
St Albans +9 3 £45,000 -45.45%
Hemel Hempstead +3 3 £50,000 +5.26%
Welwyn Garden City +3 3 - -
Watford +1 3 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Bishop's Stortford - 2 - -
Borehamwood - 1 £40,000 - 1
Automated Testing
East of England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 35 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (48.21%) Selenium
3 19 (33.93%) HP
4 18 (32.14%) Finance
5 17 (30.36%) ISEB
5 17 (30.36%) JIRA
5 17 (30.36%) Test Scripting
6 16 (28.57%) Manual Testing
7 15 (26.79%) HP UFT
7 15 (26.79%) Scrum
8 14 (25.00%) SQL
9 13 (23.21%) Web Services
10 12 (21.43%) Degree
10 12 (21.43%) Software Testing
11 11 (19.64%) QA
12 10 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (17.86%) Retail
12 10 (17.86%) Java
13 9 (16.07%) XML
13 9 (16.07%) Subversion
13 9 (16.07%) Software Engineering
13 9 (16.07%) ISTQB
13 9 (16.07%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (16.07%) Functional Testing
13 9 (16.07%) Non-Functional Testing
13 9 (16.07%) Automation Testing
13 9 (16.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 8 (14.29%) V-Model
14 8 (14.29%) BDD
14 8 (14.29%) Integration Testing

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 (7.14%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.36%) Confluence
2 3 (5.36%) MQSeries
2 3 (5.36%) NServiceBus
3 1 (1.79%) IIS
3 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) MS Excel
1 3 (5.36%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.79%) PuTTY
2 1 (1.79%) SSH
2 1 (1.79%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.36%) DB2
1 3 (5.36%) DbVisualizer
1 3 (5.36%) MongoDB
1 3 (5.36%) NoSQL
1 3 (5.36%) OLTP
1 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database
1 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (5.36%) RavenDB
2 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.79%) MySQL
3 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (48.21%) Selenium
2 17 (30.36%) JIRA
3 15 (26.79%) HP UFT
4 9 (16.07%) Subversion
5 4 (7.14%) Cucumber
5 4 (7.14%) Jenkins
5 4 (7.14%) NUnit
5 4 (7.14%) TeamCity
5 4 (7.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (5.36%) Fiddler
6 3 (5.36%) LoadRunner
6 3 (5.36%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (5.36%) Robot Framework
7 2 (3.57%) Appium
7 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
7 2 (3.57%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.79%) Calabash
8 1 (1.79%) MSTest
8 1 (1.79%) TestRail
General
1 18 (32.14%) Finance
2 10 (17.86%) Retail
3 7 (12.50%) Electronics
4 5 (8.93%) Banking
5 2 (3.57%) Legal
6 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (37.50%) Analyst
1 21 (37.50%) Test Analyst
2 9 (16.07%) Developer
3 7 (12.50%) C++ Software Engineer
3 7 (12.50%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 7 (12.50%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 7 (12.50%) Embedded Engineer
3 7 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 7 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) Test Automation Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) Test Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) Tester
5 5 (8.93%) Automation Tester
5 5 (8.93%) QA Automation Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) QA Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) QA Test Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Software QA Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Software Test Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) C# Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (23.21%) Web Services
2 9 (16.07%) XML
3 8 (14.29%) HTML
3 8 (14.29%) SOAP
4 5 (8.93%) .NET
5 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET
5 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (7.14%) CSS
5 4 (7.14%) HTML5
5 4 (7.14%) jQuery
5 4 (7.14%) JSON
5 4 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (5.36%) Entity Framework
6 3 (5.36%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 3 (5.36%) Ninject
6 3 (5.36%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (5.36%) Razor View Engine
6 3 (5.36%) RESTful
6 3 (5.36%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (8.93%) EPoS
2 4 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.79%) Fintech
4 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.50%) Linux
2 4 (7.14%) Unix
3 1 (1.79%) Android
3 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (30.36%) Test Scripting
3 16 (28.57%) Manual Testing
4 15 (26.79%) Scrum
5 12 (21.43%) Software Testing
6 10 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (16.07%) Automation Testing
7 9 (16.07%) Functional Testing
7 9 (16.07%) Non-Functional Testing
7 9 (16.07%) Software Engineering
7 9 (16.07%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (14.29%) BDD
8 8 (14.29%) Integration Testing
8 8 (14.29%) Project Management
8 8 (14.29%) V-Model
9 7 (12.50%) Line Management
9 7 (12.50%) System Testing
9 7 (12.50%) TDD
9 7 (12.50%) Test Automation
9 7 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.00%) SQL
2 10 (17.86%) Java
3 8 (14.29%) C
3 8 (14.29%) Ruby
4 7 (12.50%) C++
4 7 (12.50%) Embedded C++
4 7 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 6 (10.71%) Embedded C
6 5 (8.93%) C#
7 4 (7.14%) PowerShell
8 3 (5.36%) PL/SQL
8 3 (5.36%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.79%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (30.36%) ISEB
2 12 (21.43%) Degree
3 9 (16.07%) ISTQB
3 9 (16.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (10.71%) SC Cleared
4 6 (10.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (19.64%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (10.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (33.93%) HP
2 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.14%) IBM
3 4 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (1.79%) Apple
4 1 (1.79%) Google
4 1 (1.79%) Perforce
4 1 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.79%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.79%) Xamarin
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Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, benefits
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Borehamwood
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Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per year
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