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 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 117 114 133
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +19
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 26 22 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.25% 1.05% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 1.39% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 13 18 25
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
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
1620 1587 2102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 78.19% 75.90% 78.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1267 1192 1770
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 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
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 February 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 February 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
(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
Watford +3 13 - -
St Albans - 6 £55,000 - 1
Rickmansworth - 1 £44,500 -
Royston - 1 £45,000 -
Automated Testing
East of England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 29 (59.18%) SQL
2 25 (51.02%) QA
3 22 (44.90%) ISEB
4 21 (42.86%) Regression Testing
5 20 (40.82%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (38.78%) Java
7 18 (36.73%) IBM
7 18 (36.73%) UNIX
8 17 (34.69%) J2EE
8 17 (34.69%) DB2
8 17 (34.69%) WebSphere
8 17 (34.69%) Manual Testing
9 16 (32.65%) LoadRunner
9 16 (32.65%) HTML
9 16 (32.65%) E-Commerce
10 14 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (28.57%) System Testing
10 14 (28.57%) Degree
10 14 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 13 (26.53%) DbVisualizer
11 13 (26.53%) Retail
11 13 (26.53%) XML
11 13 (26.53%) QuickTest Pro
11 13 (26.53%) Flash
11 13 (26.53%) JavaScript
12 12 (24.49%) MQSeries
12 12 (24.49%) HP
12 12 (24.49%) Finance
13 11 (22.45%) .NET
14 10 (20.41%) Team Foundation Server

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 17 (34.69%) WebSphere
2 12 (24.49%) MQSeries
3 4 (8.16%) Drupal
3 4 (8.16%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (8.16%) JBoss
3 4 (8.16%) Apache
3 4 (8.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Office
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) HTTP
1 4 (8.16%) HTTPS
1 4 (8.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (34.69%) DB2
2 13 (26.53%) DbVisualizer
3 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (32.65%) LoadRunner
2 13 (26.53%) QuickTest Pro
3 10 (20.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (20.41%) Cucumber
4 9 (18.37%) SpecFlow
4 9 (18.37%) TeamCity
4 9 (18.37%) NUnit
5 5 (10.20%) Selenium
6 4 (8.16%) JMeter
7 3 (6.12%) Subversion
8 1 (2.04%) JIRA
8 1 (2.04%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (26.53%) Retail
2 12 (24.49%) Finance
3 4 (8.16%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.04%) Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (67.35%) Tester
2 17 (34.69%) Senior Tester
3 11 (22.45%) Analyst
4 10 (20.41%) Software Tester
5 9 (18.37%) Senior Software Tester
6 8 (16.33%) QA Analyst
7 7 (14.29%) Test Engineer
7 7 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
7 7 (14.29%) Software Engineer
8 6 (12.24%) Test Analyst
8 6 (12.24%) QA Leader
9 5 (10.20%) Support Analyst
10 4 (8.16%) Technical Specialist
10 4 (8.16%) Integration Engineer
10 4 (8.16%) Software Integration Engineer
11 3 (6.12%) Software Test Analyst
12 2 (4.08%) Junior Test Analyst
12 2 (4.08%) Junior Analyst
12 2 (4.08%) Automation Analyst
12 2 (4.08%) Development Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (34.69%) J2EE
2 16 (32.65%) HTML
3 13 (26.53%) XML
3 13 (26.53%) Flash
4 11 (22.45%) .NET
5 3 (6.12%) CSS
6 2 (4.08%) Web Services
7 1 (2.04%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 20 (40.82%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (16.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (36.73%) UNIX
2 9 (18.37%) Linux
3 8 (16.33%) Windows
4 4 (8.16%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.86%) Regression Testing
2 17 (34.69%) Manual Testing
3 16 (32.65%) E-Commerce
4 14 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (28.57%) System Testing
5 8 (16.33%) Web Application Development
6 7 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 6 (12.24%) Test Management
7 6 (12.24%) Test Scripting
7 6 (12.24%) Scrum
7 6 (12.24%) Test Strategy
8 5 (10.20%) Software Testing
9 4 (8.16%) Performance Testing
9 4 (8.16%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (8.16%) BDD
9 4 (8.16%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (8.16%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (8.16%) Test Planning
10 3 (6.12%) TDD
10 3 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 29 (59.18%) SQL
2 19 (38.78%) Java
3 13 (26.53%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.16%) Perl
4 4 (8.16%) PHP
4 4 (8.16%) AWK
5 3 (6.12%) Ruby
6 2 (4.08%) C#
6 2 (4.08%) C++
7 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (44.90%) ISEB
2 14 (28.57%) Degree
2 14 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (18.37%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (51.02%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (36.73%) IBM
2 12 (24.49%) HP
3 6 (12.24%) Oracle
4 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
5 4 (8.16%) Sun
St. Albans
The People Network
Salary: £24000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Share options
Posted: 2 days ago
Ware, Hertfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago