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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 121 145 117
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -28
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 28 9 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.25% 0.35% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 0.45% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 24
Average salary £47,500 £26,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+79.24% -41.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £24,400 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £47,000 £50,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+18.57% -
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
1710 1988 1973
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 76.14% 77.87% 80.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1351 1596 1555
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +20 18 £50,000 +100.00%
Rickmansworth - 2 £47,500 -
Royston - 1 £35,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £37,500 -
Automated Testing
East of England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 40 (72.73%) SQL
2 36 (65.45%) Java
3 33 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (58.18%) HTML
5 30 (54.55%) DB2
5 30 (54.55%) J2EE
5 30 (54.55%) WebSphere
6 27 (49.09%) System Testing
6 27 (49.09%) UNIX
7 23 (41.82%) XML
7 23 (41.82%) JavaScript
7 23 (41.82%) Flash
7 23 (41.82%) Retail
7 23 (41.82%) DbVisualizer
8 22 (40.00%) QA
8 22 (40.00%) IBM
8 22 (40.00%) LoadRunner
9 20 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (34.55%) QuickTest Pro
10 19 (34.55%) Regression Testing
11 17 (30.91%) E-Commerce
12 16 (29.09%) Subversion
12 16 (29.09%) Cucumber
13 15 (27.27%) HP
13 15 (27.27%) MQSeries
14 14 (25.45%) Selenium
15 13 (23.64%) ISEB
16 12 (21.82%) Degree
16 12 (21.82%) Manual Testing
16 12 (21.82%) Test Automation

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 30 (54.55%) WebSphere
2 15 (27.27%) MQSeries
3 7 (12.73%) Drupal
3 7 (12.73%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (12.73%) JBoss
3 7 (12.73%) Apache
3 7 (12.73%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) MS Excel
1 3 (5.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (12.73%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.73%) Internet
1 7 (12.73%) HTTP
1 7 (12.73%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.82%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (54.55%) DB2
2 23 (41.82%) DbVisualizer
3 5 (9.09%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 22 (40.00%) LoadRunner
2 19 (34.55%) QuickTest Pro
3 16 (29.09%) Subversion
3 16 (29.09%) Cucumber
4 14 (25.45%) Selenium
5 8 (14.55%) NUnit
5 8 (14.55%) TeamCity
5 8 (14.55%) WebDriver
5 8 (14.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (14.55%) SpecFlow
6 7 (12.73%) JMeter
7 5 (9.09%) Git (software)
7 5 (9.09%) Talend Open Studio
8 4 (7.27%) JIRA
9 2 (3.64%) Firebug
10 1 (1.82%) Xcode
General
1 23 (41.82%) Retail
2 5 (9.09%) Finance
3 4 (7.27%) Banking
4 3 (5.45%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 33 (60.00%) Tester
2 11 (20.00%) Analyst
3 8 (14.55%) Test Analyst
3 8 (14.55%) Senior Tester
3 8 (14.55%) Software Tester
3 8 (14.55%) Automation Tester
3 8 (14.55%) Senior Software Tester
3 8 (14.55%) Selenium Tester
4 6 (10.91%) QA Leader
4 6 (10.91%) Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Software Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Java Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Test Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Senior Test Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Software Test Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Technical Specialist
6 4 (7.27%) QA Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Software Test Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (58.18%) HTML
2 30 (54.55%) J2EE
3 23 (41.82%) XML
3 23 (41.82%) Flash
4 9 (16.36%) CSS
5 8 (14.55%) .NET
5 8 (14.55%) RESTful
5 8 (14.55%) Gherkin
6 5 (9.09%) Spring
6 5 (9.09%) CSS3
6 5 (9.09%) HTML5
7 3 (5.45%) Web Services
8 2 (3.64%) Hibernate
8 2 (3.64%) iOS SDK
9 1 (1.82%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 33 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.82%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 27 (49.09%) UNIX
2 11 (20.00%) Linux
3 10 (18.18%) Windows
4 7 (12.73%) AIX
5 2 (3.64%) Windows 8
5 2 (3.64%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.64%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (49.09%) System Testing
2 20 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (34.55%) Regression Testing
4 17 (30.91%) E-Commerce
5 12 (21.82%) Manual Testing
5 12 (21.82%) Test Automation
6 8 (14.55%) TDD
6 8 (14.55%) BDD
6 8 (14.55%) Document Management
6 8 (14.55%) Test Scripting
6 8 (14.55%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (14.55%) Coaching
7 7 (12.73%) Test Planning
7 7 (12.73%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (12.73%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (12.73%) Performance Testing
7 7 (12.73%) Test Strategy
7 7 (12.73%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (10.91%) Software Testing
8 6 (10.91%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (72.73%) SQL
2 36 (65.45%) Java
3 23 (41.82%) JavaScript
4 7 (12.73%) AWK
4 7 (12.73%) Perl
4 7 (12.73%) PHP
5 3 (5.45%) Ruby
6 1 (1.82%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 13 (23.64%) ISEB
2 12 (21.82%) Degree
2 12 (21.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (40.00%) IBM
2 15 (27.27%) HP
3 7 (12.73%) Sun
3 7 (12.73%) Oracle
4 6 (10.91%) Google
5 5 (9.09%) Facebook
5 5 (9.09%) Talend
5 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.82%) Apple
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