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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 118 89 113
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +24
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 22 41 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.91% 2.02% 1.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 2.66% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 13 21 46
Average salary £31,500 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% -27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £30,000 £37,875
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £42,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
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
1919 1543 2131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 79.66% 75.94% 74.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1561 1195 1701
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 21 August 2014.

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 21 August 2014. 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
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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
Hitchin -4 6 - -
St Albans - 4 £27,250 -
Watford -21 3 £44,000 +46.66% 1
Welwyn Garden City - 2 - -
Hemel Hempstead -13 1 £25,500 -
Royston - 1 £22,500 - 1
Automated Testing
East of England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 15 (48.39%) Finance
2 10 (32.26%) Selenium
3 9 (29.03%) QA
4 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (25.81%) Test Scripting
4 8 (25.81%) Manual Testing
5 7 (22.58%) Automation Testing
6 6 (19.35%) C#
6 6 (19.35%) SQL
6 6 (19.35%) .NET
6 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
6 6 (19.35%) E-Commerce
6 6 (19.35%) Telecoms
6 6 (19.35%) Banking
6 6 (19.35%) ISTQB
6 6 (19.35%) BDD
7 5 (16.13%) Scrum
7 5 (16.13%) TDD
7 5 (16.13%) Ruby
7 5 (16.13%) Cucumber
7 5 (16.13%) Jenkins
8 4 (12.90%) C
8 4 (12.90%) Oracle
8 4 (12.90%) Subversion
8 4 (12.90%) Maven
8 4 (12.90%) JIRA
8 4 (12.90%) WCF
8 4 (12.90%) Release Management
9 3 (9.68%) Ant
9 3 (9.68%) WebLogic

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 3 (9.68%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (32.26%) Selenium
2 5 (16.13%) Cucumber
2 5 (16.13%) Jenkins
3 4 (12.90%) Subversion
3 4 (12.90%) Maven
3 4 (12.90%) JIRA
4 3 (9.68%) Hudson
4 3 (9.68%) Git (software)
4 3 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (9.68%) Ant
5 2 (6.45%) NUnit
5 2 (6.45%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (6.45%) SpecFlow
6 1 (3.23%) RubyMine
6 1 (3.23%) Calabash
6 1 (3.23%) Moq
6 1 (3.23%) CruiseControl
6 1 (3.23%) InstallShield
General
1 15 (48.39%) Finance
2 6 (19.35%) Banking
2 6 (19.35%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Tester
2 7 (22.58%) Analyst
2 7 (22.58%) Test Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Software Tester
4 4 (12.90%) QA Leader
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Build Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Automation Tester
5 3 (9.68%) Graduate
6 2 (6.45%) Solutions Designer
6 2 (6.45%) Junior
6 2 (6.45%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Designer
6 2 (6.45%) Test Leader
7 1 (3.23%) Junior Software Tester
7 1 (3.23%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) .NET
2 4 (12.90%) WCF
3 3 (9.68%) XML
3 3 (9.68%) Middleware
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (6.45%) REST
4 2 (6.45%) SOAP
4 2 (6.45%) Web Services
5 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.23%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
1 3 (9.68%) Statistics
1 3 (9.68%) Mathematics
1 3 (9.68%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
1 1 (3.23%) Android
1 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (25.81%) Test Scripting
1 8 (25.81%) Manual Testing
2 7 (22.58%) Automation Testing
3 6 (19.35%) BDD
3 6 (19.35%) E-Commerce
4 5 (16.13%) Scrum
4 5 (16.13%) TDD
5 4 (12.90%) Release Management
6 3 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (9.68%) Data Analysis
6 3 (9.68%) Software Testing
6 3 (9.68%) Data Security
6 3 (9.68%) Change Management
6 3 (9.68%) Change Control
6 3 (9.68%) Test Strategy
6 3 (9.68%) System Testing
6 3 (9.68%) Waterfall
7 2 (6.45%) User Stories
7 2 (6.45%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) C#
1 6 (19.35%) SQL
2 5 (16.13%) Ruby
3 4 (12.90%) C
4 2 (6.45%) Java
5 1 (3.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) ISTQB
2 3 (9.68%) PhD
2 3 (9.68%) ISEB
2 3 (9.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (9.68%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (6.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (29.03%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle
2 3 (9.68%) CA
3 1 (3.23%) Macrovision
3 1 (3.23%) IBM
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