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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 91 87 115
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +28
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 40 52 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.98% 2.52% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.28% 3.02% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 36 51 18
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%

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
1758 1723 1717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 87.07% 83.64% 84.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1446 1460 1339
Median salary £48,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.61% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £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 24 January 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 24 January 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 - 12 £40,000 -
Watford -1 11 £35,000 -27.08% 1
Welwyn Garden City +1 3 - -
Hitchin - 3 £32,500 -
Letchworth - 2 £32,750 -
Potters Bar - 2 £50,750 - 1
Automated Testing
East of England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 56 (69.14%) Selenium
2 53 (65.43%) Finance
3 48 (59.26%) SQL
3 48 (59.26%) Manual Testing
4 47 (58.02%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (54.32%) JIRA
6 35 (43.21%) ISEB
7 34 (41.98%) Microsoft
7 34 (41.98%) ISTQB
8 30 (37.04%) Banking
8 30 (37.04%) User Acceptance Testing
9 28 (34.57%) QA
10 27 (33.33%) MS Excel
11 26 (32.10%) MS Visio
12 22 (27.16%) Java
13 20 (24.69%) Scrum
14 17 (20.99%) Test Scripting
15 16 (19.75%) Continuous Integration
15 16 (19.75%) Oracle
15 16 (19.75%) Test Automation
16 15 (18.52%) Web Services
17 14 (17.28%) Functional Testing
18 13 (16.05%) Cucumber
18 13 (16.05%) Automation Testing
18 13 (16.05%) HP UFT
18 13 (16.05%) C#
19 12 (14.81%) Regression Testing
20 11 (13.58%) PL/SQL
20 11 (13.58%) Linux
20 11 (13.58%) Software Testing

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 8 (9.88%) Tomcat
2 5 (6.17%) Confluence
3 2 (2.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.23%) IIS
4 1 (1.23%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 27 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 26 (32.10%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.94%) SaaS
2 2 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.47%) Office 365
3 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.23%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.58%) Oracle Database
2 6 (7.41%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.17%) OLTP
3 5 (6.17%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (6.17%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.47%) MySQL
4 2 (2.47%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.23%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.23%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.23%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 56 (69.14%) Selenium
2 44 (54.32%) JIRA
3 13 (16.05%) Cucumber
3 13 (16.05%) HP UFT
4 9 (11.11%) WebDriver
5 8 (9.88%) Git (software)
5 8 (9.88%) Subversion
6 6 (7.41%) Oracle APEX
6 6 (7.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 5 (6.17%) Jenkins
7 5 (6.17%) JUnit
7 5 (6.17%) Maven
7 5 (6.17%) Robot Framework
7 5 (6.17%) SoapUI
7 5 (6.17%) TeamCity
8 4 (4.94%) Appium
9 3 (3.70%) NUnit
9 3 (3.70%) Zephyr
10 2 (2.47%) Calabash
10 2 (2.47%) JMeter
General
1 53 (65.43%) Finance
2 30 (37.04%) Banking
3 3 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.47%) Legal
5 1 (1.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (51.85%) Analyst
1 42 (51.85%) Test Analyst
2 22 (27.16%) Automation Test Analyst
3 18 (22.22%) Manual Test Analyst
4 15 (18.52%) Developer
5 7 (8.64%) Tester
6 6 (7.41%) .NET Developer
6 6 (7.41%) Oracle Developer
6 6 (7.41%) PL/SQL Developer
6 6 (7.41%) QA Leader
6 6 (7.41%) Software Tester
6 6 (7.41%) SQL Developer
7 5 (6.17%) Applications Developer
7 5 (6.17%) Oracle Applications Developer
7 5 (6.17%) Test Automation Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) Test Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) QA Automation Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) QA Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Software Test Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.52%) Web Services
2 10 (12.35%) Gherkin
3 8 (9.88%) Hibernate
3 8 (9.88%) SOAP
3 8 (9.88%) Spring
4 6 (7.41%) .NET
4 6 (7.41%) CSS
4 6 (7.41%) HTML
4 6 (7.41%) RESTful
5 4 (4.94%) XML
6 3 (3.70%) AngularJS
6 3 (3.70%) ASP.NET
6 3 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (3.70%) HTML5
6 3 (3.70%) Java EE
6 3 (3.70%) jQuery
6 3 (3.70%) REST
6 3 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (3.70%) WinForms
6 3 (3.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.94%) Computer Science
1 4 (4.94%) Data Integration
1 4 (4.94%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.70%) EPoS
2 3 (3.70%) Fintech
3 2 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.58%) Linux
2 10 (12.35%) Unix
3 3 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (59.26%) Manual Testing
2 47 (58.02%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (37.04%) User Acceptance Testing
4 20 (24.69%) Scrum
5 17 (20.99%) Test Scripting
6 16 (19.75%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (19.75%) Test Automation
7 14 (17.28%) Functional Testing
8 13 (16.05%) Automation Testing
9 12 (14.81%) Regression Testing
10 11 (13.58%) Software Testing
11 10 (12.35%) BDD
11 10 (12.35%) TDD
12 9 (11.11%) Integration Testing
12 9 (11.11%) Test Management
13 8 (9.88%) Non-Functional Testing
14 7 (8.64%) Mentoring
15 6 (7.41%) Coaching
15 6 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
15 6 (7.41%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (59.26%) SQL
2 22 (27.16%) Java
3 13 (16.05%) C#
4 11 (13.58%) PL/SQL
5 7 (8.64%) Ruby
6 6 (7.41%) JavaScript
7 5 (6.17%) Python
7 5 (6.17%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.70%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.70%) VB
8 3 (3.70%) XAML
9 2 (2.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 35 (43.21%) ISEB
2 34 (41.98%) ISTQB
3 7 (8.64%) Degree
4 5 (6.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (34.57%) QA
2 2 (2.47%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 34 (41.98%) Microsoft
2 16 (19.75%) Oracle
3 8 (9.88%) HP
4 5 (6.17%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.47%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.23%) IBM
6 1 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.23%) Sitecore
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Including Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago