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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 105 126 146
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +20
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 27 33 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.33% 1.36% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 1.65% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 25 17 9
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,300 £36,500 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £53,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
1721 1996 2167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 84.69% 82.45% 82.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1427 1617 1780
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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
Watford +13 11 £42,500 -15.00%
Hemel Hempstead +21 8 £38,750 -13.88%
Harpenden - 3 £60,000 -
Hitchin - 1 £28,500 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £52,500 -
Automated Testing
East of England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 37 (52.86%) Software Testing
2 33 (47.14%) Software Engineering
3 29 (41.43%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (34.29%) SQL
5 23 (32.86%) Project Management
6 21 (30.00%) JIRA
6 21 (30.00%) Selenium
7 20 (28.57%) Scrum
7 20 (28.57%) XML
8 19 (27.14%) Degree
9 18 (25.71%) Manual Testing
9 18 (25.71%) SOAP
9 18 (25.71%) C
9 18 (25.71%) C++
9 18 (25.71%) HTML
9 18 (25.71%) .NET
9 18 (25.71%) Electronics
9 18 (25.71%) HP
9 18 (25.71%) Line Management
10 17 (24.29%) BDD
10 17 (24.29%) HP UFT
10 17 (24.29%) Embedded C++
10 17 (24.29%) C#
10 17 (24.29%) JavaScript
10 17 (24.29%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (22.86%) TDD
11 16 (22.86%) ASP.NET
12 15 (21.43%) JSON
12 15 (21.43%) Unit Testing
13 14 (20.00%) WCF

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 14 (20.00%) NServiceBus
2 4 (5.71%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.29%) Confluence
3 3 (4.29%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.43%) CMS
4 1 (1.43%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.43%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.00%) Wireshark
2 5 (7.14%) PuTTY
2 5 (7.14%) SSH
2 5 (7.14%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.57%) MongoDB
1 13 (18.57%) NoSQL
1 13 (18.57%) RavenDB
2 4 (5.71%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.29%) DB2
3 3 (4.29%) DbVisualizer
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (30.00%) JIRA
1 21 (30.00%) Selenium
2 17 (24.29%) HP UFT
3 14 (20.00%) Fiddler
3 14 (20.00%) NUnit
3 14 (20.00%) TeamCity
4 13 (18.57%) Subversion
5 5 (7.14%) Cucumber
5 5 (7.14%) Toad
6 4 (5.71%) Jenkins
7 3 (4.29%) JIRA Agile
7 3 (4.29%) JMeter
7 3 (4.29%) LoadRunner
8 2 (2.86%) Xcode
9 1 (1.43%) Appium
9 1 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.43%) Calabash
9 1 (1.43%) MSTest
9 1 (1.43%) NCrunch
9 1 (1.43%) SoapUI
General
1 18 (25.71%) Electronics
2 11 (15.71%) Finance
3 10 (14.29%) Retail
4 2 (2.86%) Games
5 1 (1.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (38.57%) Software Engineer
2 18 (25.71%) C++ Software Engineer
3 17 (24.29%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 17 (24.29%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 17 (24.29%) Embedded Engineer
3 17 (24.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 16 (22.86%) Analyst
4 16 (22.86%) Developer
4 16 (22.86%) Test Analyst
5 15 (21.43%) C# Developer
6 14 (20.00%) .NET Developer
6 14 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 11 (15.71%) Tester
8 9 (12.86%) Senior Developer
9 8 (11.43%) C# Software Developer
9 8 (11.43%) Senior .NET Developer
9 8 (11.43%) Senior .NET Software Developer
9 8 (11.43%) Senior C# Developer
9 8 (11.43%) Senior C# Software Developer
9 8 (11.43%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (28.57%) XML
2 18 (25.71%) .NET
2 18 (25.71%) HTML
2 18 (25.71%) SOAP
3 16 (22.86%) ASP.NET
4 15 (21.43%) JSON
5 14 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 14 (20.00%) Ajax
5 14 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 14 (20.00%) CSS
5 14 (20.00%) Entity Framework
5 14 (20.00%) HTML5
5 14 (20.00%) jQuery
5 14 (20.00%) MSMQ
5 14 (20.00%) Ninject
5 14 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
5 14 (20.00%) Razor View Engine
5 14 (20.00%) RESTful
5 14 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 14 (20.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.57%) EPoS
2 5 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.29%) iPad
3 3 (4.29%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.86%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.86%) Physics
5 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.57%) Linux
2 8 (11.43%) Unix
3 3 (4.29%) Android
3 3 (4.29%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.86%) Windows
4 2 (2.86%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (52.86%) Software Testing
2 33 (47.14%) Software Engineering
3 29 (41.43%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (32.86%) Project Management
5 20 (28.57%) Scrum
6 18 (25.71%) Line Management
6 18 (25.71%) Manual Testing
7 17 (24.29%) BDD
7 17 (24.29%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (22.86%) TDD
9 15 (21.43%) Unit Testing
10 14 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
10 14 (20.00%) MVC
11 10 (14.29%) Functional Testing
11 10 (14.29%) Test Scripting
12 8 (11.43%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (11.43%) Regression Testing
13 6 (8.57%) Automation Testing
13 6 (8.57%) Embedded Software Development
13 6 (8.57%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 24 (34.29%) SQL
2 18 (25.71%) C
2 18 (25.71%) C++
3 17 (24.29%) C#
3 17 (24.29%) Embedded C++
3 17 (24.29%) JavaScript
4 14 (20.00%) Java
4 14 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 13 (18.57%) PowerShell
6 12 (17.14%) Embedded C
7 4 (5.71%) PL/SQL
8 3 (4.29%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (27.14%) Degree
2 12 (17.14%) SC Cleared
2 12 (17.14%) Security Cleared
3 11 (15.71%) ISEB
4 7 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (5.71%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (15.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (25.71%) HP
2 8 (11.43%) IBM
3 4 (5.71%) Oracle
4 2 (2.86%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.43%) Apple
5 1 (1.43%) Google
5 1 (1.43%) Perforce
5 1 (1.43%) Twitter
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago