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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 97 120 118
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -2
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 48 26 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.21% 1.31% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.67% 1.60% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 46 13 13
Average salary £48,000 £55,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.72% +29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £36,500 £41,300
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +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
1796 1628 1614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 82.54% 81.81% 78.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1514 1261 1199
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 13 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(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
Harpenden - 20 £57,500 -
Watford +9 12 £48,000 +12.94% 2
Borehamwood - 3 £40,000 -
Royston +4 2 £42,500 -5.55%
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £43,750 -
St Albans -5 1 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Automated Testing
East of England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 51 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (57.47%) SQL
3 41 (47.13%) HTML
4 40 (45.98%) C#
4 40 (45.98%) Software Testing
5 39 (44.83%) Software Engineering
6 37 (42.53%) Selenium
7 35 (40.23%) Subversion
8 34 (39.08%) JIRA
8 34 (39.08%) JavaScript
8 34 (39.08%) .NET
9 33 (37.93%) MVC
9 33 (37.93%) .NET Framework
10 32 (36.78%) HTML5
10 32 (36.78%) Entity Framework
11 31 (35.63%) ASP.NET MVC
11 31 (35.63%) BDD
11 31 (35.63%) WCF
11 31 (35.63%) Scrum
11 31 (35.63%) ASP.NET
11 31 (35.63%) XML
12 30 (34.48%) JSON
12 30 (34.48%) TDD
12 30 (34.48%) TeamCity
13 29 (33.33%) NServiceBus
14 28 (32.18%) Ninject
14 28 (32.18%) Manual Testing
14 28 (32.18%) Java
15 25 (28.74%) HP UFT
15 25 (28.74%) ASP.NET Web API

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 29 (33.33%) NServiceBus
2 3 (3.45%) CMS
3 1 (1.15%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.15%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (26.44%) Wireshark
2 8 (9.20%) PuTTY
2 8 (9.20%) SSH
2 8 (9.20%) Telnet
3 6 (6.90%) HTTP
4 1 (1.15%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.69%) MongoDB
1 18 (20.69%) NoSQL
1 18 (20.69%) RavenDB
2 9 (10.34%) Oracle Database
3 8 (9.20%) SQL Server
4 5 (5.75%) MySQL
4 5 (5.75%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.15%) DB2
5 1 (1.15%) DbVisualizer
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 37 (42.53%) Selenium
2 35 (40.23%) Subversion
3 34 (39.08%) JIRA
4 30 (34.48%) TeamCity
5 25 (28.74%) HP UFT
6 24 (27.59%) NUnit
7 23 (26.44%) Fiddler
8 17 (19.54%) JMeter
9 15 (17.24%) Git (software)
10 12 (13.79%) Cucumber
11 9 (10.34%) LoadRunner
11 9 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (9.20%) Toad
12 8 (9.20%) Visual Studio
13 7 (8.05%) Eclipse
14 5 (5.75%) Appium
14 5 (5.75%) Jenkins
14 5 (5.75%) MSTest
14 5 (5.75%) NCover
14 5 (5.75%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (18.39%) Finance
2 7 (8.05%) Electronics
3 2 (2.30%) Marketing
3 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (41.38%) Developer
2 31 (35.63%) .NET Developer
2 31 (35.63%) C# Developer
3 29 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 24 (27.59%) Software Engineer
5 23 (26.44%) ASP.NET Developer
5 23 (26.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 22 (25.29%) C# Software Developer
6 22 (25.29%) Senior Developer
7 21 (24.14%) .NET Software Developer
7 21 (24.14%) Senior .NET Developer
7 21 (24.14%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 21 (24.14%) Senior C# Developer
8 20 (22.99%) Senior .NET Software Developer
8 20 (22.99%) Senior Software Developer
9 19 (21.84%) .NET Software Engineer
9 19 (21.84%) C# Software Engineer
9 19 (21.84%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 18 (20.69%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
10 18 (20.69%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (47.13%) HTML
2 34 (39.08%) .NET
3 33 (37.93%) .NET Framework
4 32 (36.78%) Entity Framework
4 32 (36.78%) HTML5
5 31 (35.63%) ASP.NET
5 31 (35.63%) ASP.NET MVC
5 31 (35.63%) WCF
5 31 (35.63%) XML
6 30 (34.48%) JSON
7 28 (32.18%) Ninject
8 25 (28.74%) ASP.NET Web API
9 24 (27.59%) jQuery
9 24 (27.59%) SignalR
9 24 (27.59%) SOAP
10 23 (26.44%) Ajax
10 23 (26.44%) CSS
10 23 (26.44%) MSMQ
10 23 (26.44%) RabbitMQ
10 23 (26.44%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.09%) Computer Science
2 10 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.60%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.60%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.30%) Social Media
5 1 (1.15%) Fintech
5 1 (1.15%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.15%) Physics
5 1 (1.15%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (19.54%) Unix
2 7 (8.05%) Linux
3 1 (1.15%) Android
3 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.15%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (45.98%) Software Testing
3 39 (44.83%) Software Engineering
4 33 (37.93%) MVC
5 31 (35.63%) BDD
5 31 (35.63%) Scrum
6 30 (34.48%) TDD
7 28 (32.18%) Manual Testing
8 24 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (26.44%) Dependency Injection
9 23 (26.44%) Unit Testing
10 17 (19.54%) Test Strategy
11 16 (18.39%) DevOps
11 16 (18.39%) Test Automation
12 15 (17.24%) Automation Testing
12 15 (17.24%) Project Management
13 14 (16.09%) Test Scripting
14 13 (14.94%) Regression Testing
15 12 (13.79%) Functional Testing
15 12 (13.79%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (57.47%) SQL
2 40 (45.98%) C#
3 34 (39.08%) JavaScript
4 28 (32.18%) Java
5 24 (27.59%) PowerShell
6 23 (26.44%) T-SQL
7 10 (11.49%) PL/SQL
7 10 (11.49%) Ruby
8 7 (8.05%) C++
8 7 (8.05%) Embedded C++
9 6 (6.90%) C
10 2 (2.30%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (21.84%) Degree
2 16 (18.39%) ISEB
3 13 (14.94%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (20.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (9.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (12.64%) HP
2 10 (11.49%) Oracle
3 9 (10.34%) IBM
4 6 (6.90%) Telerik
5 2 (2.30%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.15%) Xamarin
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