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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 123 129 133
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 18 34 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.90% 1.40% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 1.65% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 16 21 14
Median salary £42,500 £44,500 £30,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.49% +44.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £25,650
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
1664 2066 2083
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 83.66% 84.88% 83.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1383 1731 1725
Median salary £50,000 £49,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +2.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Watford +9 8 £56,250 +18.42%
Royston -3 1 £42,500 - 1
Harpenden -14 1 £60,000 +9.09%
Hitchin - 1 £28,500 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £52,500 -
Automated Testing
East of England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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 24 (41.38%) Software Testing
2 23 (39.66%) Software Engineering
2 23 (39.66%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (37.93%) HP
4 21 (36.21%) Selenium
5 18 (31.03%) HP UFT
5 18 (31.03%) Project Management
6 17 (29.31%) Degree
7 16 (27.59%) Electronics
7 16 (27.59%) C
7 16 (27.59%) C++
7 16 (27.59%) Line Management
8 15 (25.86%) Embedded C++
9 14 (24.14%) Finance
9 14 (24.14%) Scrum
10 13 (22.41%) SQL
10 13 (22.41%) XML
10 13 (22.41%) Linux
10 13 (22.41%) Test Scripting
11 12 (20.69%) Manual Testing
11 12 (20.69%) SC Cleared
11 12 (20.69%) Security Cleared
11 12 (20.69%) Embedded C
12 11 (18.97%) ISEB
12 11 (18.97%) HTML
12 11 (18.97%) Retail
12 11 (18.97%) JIRA
13 10 (17.24%) JavaScript
13 10 (17.24%) BDD
14 9 (15.52%) Automation 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 6 (10.34%) NServiceBus
2 5 (8.62%) WebSphere
3 4 (6.90%) MQSeries
4 3 (5.17%) Confluence
5 1 (1.72%) IIS
5 1 (1.72%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.72%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.45%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.34%) Wireshark
2 2 (3.45%) PuTTY
2 2 (3.45%) SSH
2 2 (3.45%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.34%) MongoDB
1 6 (10.34%) NoSQL
1 6 (10.34%) RavenDB
2 4 (6.90%) DB2
2 4 (6.90%) DbVisualizer
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (36.21%) Selenium
2 18 (31.03%) HP UFT
3 11 (18.97%) JIRA
4 7 (12.07%) Subversion
5 6 (10.34%) Fiddler
5 6 (10.34%) NUnit
5 6 (10.34%) TeamCity
6 5 (8.62%) Cucumber
7 4 (6.90%) Jenkins
7 4 (6.90%) LoadRunner
8 2 (3.45%) Toad
8 2 (3.45%) Xcode
9 1 (1.72%) Appium
9 1 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.72%) Calabash
9 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.72%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.72%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (27.59%) Electronics
2 14 (24.14%) Finance
3 11 (18.97%) Retail
4 2 (3.45%) Games
5 1 (1.72%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (31.03%) Software Engineer
2 17 (29.31%) Analyst
2 17 (29.31%) Test Analyst
3 16 (27.59%) C++ Software Engineer
4 15 (25.86%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 15 (25.86%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 15 (25.86%) Embedded Engineer
4 15 (25.86%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 8 (13.79%) Tester
6 7 (12.07%) Developer
7 6 (10.34%) C# Developer
8 5 (8.62%) .NET Developer
8 5 (8.62%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (6.90%) E-Commerce Analyst
9 4 (6.90%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
9 4 (6.90%) Lead Developer
9 4 (6.90%) SQL Analyst
9 4 (6.90%) Unix Analyst
10 3 (5.17%) QA Tester
10 3 (5.17%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.41%) XML
2 11 (18.97%) HTML
3 9 (15.52%) .NET
4 8 (13.79%) ASP.NET
5 7 (12.07%) JSON
5 7 (12.07%) SOAP
6 6 (10.34%) .NET Framework
6 6 (10.34%) Ajax
6 6 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (10.34%) CSS
6 6 (10.34%) Entity Framework
6 6 (10.34%) jQuery
6 6 (10.34%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 6 (10.34%) MSMQ
6 6 (10.34%) Razor View Engine
6 6 (10.34%) RESTful
6 6 (10.34%) SignalR
6 6 (10.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (10.34%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (10.34%) EPoS
2 3 (5.17%) iPad
2 3 (5.17%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.45%) Mathematics
3 2 (3.45%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.41%) Linux
2 6 (10.34%) Unix
3 3 (5.17%) Android
3 3 (5.17%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.45%) Windows
4 2 (3.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (41.38%) Software Testing
2 23 (39.66%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (39.66%) Software Engineering
3 18 (31.03%) Project Management
4 16 (27.59%) Line Management
5 14 (24.14%) Scrum
6 13 (22.41%) Test Scripting
7 12 (20.69%) Manual Testing
8 10 (17.24%) BDD
9 9 (15.52%) Automation Testing
9 9 (15.52%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (15.52%) Integration Testing
9 9 (15.52%) TDD
9 9 (15.52%) V-Model
10 8 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (13.79%) Functional Testing
11 7 (12.07%) Unit Testing
12 6 (10.34%) Regression Testing
12 6 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (10.34%) Volume Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (27.59%) C
1 16 (27.59%) C++
2 15 (25.86%) Embedded C++
3 13 (22.41%) SQL
4 12 (20.69%) Embedded C
5 10 (17.24%) JavaScript
6 9 (15.52%) Java
7 8 (13.79%) C#
8 6 (10.34%) PowerShell
8 6 (10.34%) T-SQL
9 3 (5.17%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.72%) Ruby
10 1 (1.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (29.31%) Degree
2 12 (20.69%) SC Cleared
2 12 (20.69%) Security Cleared
3 11 (18.97%) ISEB
4 7 (12.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (6.90%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.34%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (13.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (37.93%) HP
2 6 (10.34%) IBM
3 3 (5.17%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.72%) Apple
4 1 (1.72%) Google
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle
4 1 (1.72%) Perforce
4 1 (1.72%) Twitter
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