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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 98 104 119
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +15
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 37 45 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.82% 2.01% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.10% 2.38% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 35 41 14
Median salary £37,500 £48,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.87% -12.72%
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +3.89%

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
1765 1889 1712
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 86.77% 84.33% 83.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1473 1564 1356
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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
Stevenage - 11 £40,000 -
Watford -5 9 £35,000 -27.08% 1
Potters Bar - 4 £50,750 -
Hitchin - 3 £32,500 -
Letchworth - 2 £32,750 -
Automated Testing
East of England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 58 (70.73%) Finance
2 54 (65.85%) Selenium
3 52 (63.41%) Manual Testing
4 49 (59.76%) SQL
5 47 (57.32%) JIRA
6 45 (54.88%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (41.46%) ISTQB
8 33 (40.24%) QA
8 33 (40.24%) Microsoft
8 33 (40.24%) ISEB
9 31 (37.80%) User Acceptance Testing
10 30 (36.59%) Banking
11 27 (32.93%) MS Excel
12 26 (31.71%) Java
12 26 (31.71%) MS Visio
13 21 (25.61%) Scrum
14 18 (21.95%) Test Automation
15 17 (20.73%) Test Scripting
15 17 (20.73%) Continuous Integration
15 17 (20.73%) Cucumber
15 17 (20.73%) Oracle
16 15 (18.29%) Software Testing
16 15 (18.29%) Functional Testing
16 15 (18.29%) Automation Testing
17 14 (17.07%) BDD
17 14 (17.07%) Gherkin
17 14 (17.07%) Regression Testing
17 14 (17.07%) TDD
17 14 (17.07%) C#
17 14 (17.07%) Linux

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 13 (15.85%) Tomcat
2 9 (10.98%) Confluence
3 2 (2.44%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.22%) Apache
4 1 (1.22%) Drupal
4 1 (1.22%) IIS
4 1 (1.22%) JBoss
4 1 (1.22%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 27 (32.93%) MS Excel
2 26 (31.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.88%) SaaS
2 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.22%) HTTP
1 1 (1.22%) HTTPS
1 1 (1.22%) Internet
1 1 (1.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.41%) Oracle Database
2 7 (8.54%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.10%) OLTP
3 5 (6.10%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (6.10%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.44%) MySQL
4 2 (2.44%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.22%) DB2
5 1 (1.22%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.22%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.22%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 54 (65.85%) Selenium
2 47 (57.32%) JIRA
3 17 (20.73%) Cucumber
4 13 (15.85%) HP UFT
4 13 (15.85%) WebDriver
5 11 (13.41%) Git (software)
6 9 (10.98%) JUnit
6 9 (10.98%) Maven
6 9 (10.98%) SoapUI
7 6 (7.32%) Oracle APEX
8 5 (6.10%) Jenkins
8 5 (6.10%) Robot Framework
8 5 (6.10%) Subversion
8 5 (6.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 4 (4.88%) Appium
9 4 (4.88%) TeamCity
9 4 (4.88%) Zephyr
10 3 (3.66%) JMeter
11 2 (2.44%) JBehave
11 2 (2.44%) NUnit
General
1 58 (70.73%) Finance
2 30 (36.59%) Banking
3 3 (3.66%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.44%) Legal
5 1 (1.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (53.66%) Analyst
1 44 (53.66%) Test Analyst
2 24 (29.27%) Automation Test Analyst
3 18 (21.95%) Manual Test Analyst
4 14 (17.07%) Developer
5 7 (8.54%) Tester
6 6 (7.32%) Oracle Developer
6 6 (7.32%) PL/SQL Developer
6 6 (7.32%) QA Leader
6 6 (7.32%) SQL Developer
7 5 (6.10%) .NET Developer
7 5 (6.10%) Applications Developer
7 5 (6.10%) Oracle Applications Developer
7 5 (6.10%) QA Manager
7 5 (6.10%) Software Tester
7 5 (6.10%) Test Manager
8 3 (3.66%) Java Developer
8 3 (3.66%) Test Automation Engineer
8 3 (3.66%) Test Automation Manager
8 3 (3.66%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.07%) Gherkin
2 12 (14.63%) Hibernate
2 12 (14.63%) Spring
2 12 (14.63%) Web Services
3 10 (12.20%) RESTful
4 8 (9.76%) SOAP
5 5 (6.10%) .NET
5 5 (6.10%) CSS
5 5 (6.10%) HTML
6 4 (4.88%) XML
7 3 (3.66%) Java EE
7 3 (3.66%) REST
7 3 (3.66%) WinForms
7 3 (3.66%) WPF
8 2 (2.44%) AngularJS
8 2 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (2.44%) HTML5
8 2 (2.44%) jQuery
8 2 (2.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.66%) Computer Science
1 3 (3.66%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (3.66%) EPoS
1 3 (3.66%) Fintech
2 1 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.22%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.07%) Linux
2 12 (14.63%) Unix
3 5 (6.10%) Windows
4 1 (1.22%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (63.41%) Manual Testing
2 45 (54.88%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (37.80%) User Acceptance Testing
4 21 (25.61%) Scrum
5 18 (21.95%) Test Automation
6 17 (20.73%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (20.73%) Test Scripting
7 15 (18.29%) Automation Testing
7 15 (18.29%) Functional Testing
7 15 (18.29%) Software Testing
8 14 (17.07%) BDD
8 14 (17.07%) Regression Testing
8 14 (17.07%) TDD
9 12 (14.63%) Test Management
10 11 (13.41%) Integration Testing
10 11 (13.41%) System Integration Testing
11 10 (12.20%) Non-Functional Testing
12 9 (10.98%) Continuous Delivery
12 9 (10.98%) Kanban
13 8 (9.76%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (59.76%) SQL
2 26 (31.71%) Java
3 14 (17.07%) C#
4 11 (13.41%) PL/SQL
5 7 (8.54%) Python
5 7 (8.54%) Shell Script
6 5 (6.10%) JavaScript
7 4 (4.88%) Ruby
8 3 (3.66%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.66%) VB
8 3 (3.66%) XAML
9 1 (1.22%) AWK
9 1 (1.22%) Perl
9 1 (1.22%) PHP
9 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 34 (41.46%) ISTQB
2 33 (40.24%) ISEB
3 6 (7.32%) Degree
4 5 (6.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (40.24%) QA
2 2 (2.44%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 33 (40.24%) Microsoft
2 17 (20.73%) Oracle
3 9 (10.98%) Atlassian
4 6 (7.32%) HP
5 2 (2.44%) IBM
6 1 (1.22%) Xamarin
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