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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 120 136 100
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -36
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 32 16 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.34% 0.63% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 0.78% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 16 11 25
Average salary £43,500 £30,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.00% -29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £25,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £75,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
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
1923 2050 1828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 80.23% 80.36% 80.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1572 1685 1393
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 £31,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £75,000
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 7 July 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 7 July 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 +35.13%
Rickmansworth - 4 £43,500 -
Hemel Hempstead -8 3 £52,500 +105.88% 2
Royston - 2 £42,500 - 1
Automated Testing
East of England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 41 (69.49%) Java
1 41 (69.49%) SQL
2 35 (59.32%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (55.93%) System Testing
4 31 (52.54%) HTML
4 31 (52.54%) UNIX
5 30 (50.85%) DB2
5 30 (50.85%) J2EE
5 30 (50.85%) WebSphere
6 28 (47.46%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (45.76%) QA
8 25 (42.37%) JavaScript
9 24 (40.68%) XML
10 23 (38.98%) Flash
10 23 (38.98%) HP UFT
10 23 (38.98%) Retail
10 23 (38.98%) DbVisualizer
11 22 (37.29%) Subversion
12 21 (35.59%) IBM
12 21 (35.59%) Regression Testing
13 20 (33.90%) LoadRunner
14 18 (30.51%) Selenium
15 17 (28.81%) Manual Testing
15 17 (28.81%) Test Automation
16 15 (25.42%) HP
16 15 (25.42%) Linux
16 15 (25.42%) E-Commerce
17 14 (23.73%) Cucumber
18 13 (22.03%) MQSeries
19 12 (20.34%) ISEB

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (50.85%) WebSphere
2 13 (22.03%) MQSeries
3 7 (11.86%) Drupal
3 7 (11.86%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (11.86%) JBoss
3 7 (11.86%) Apache
3 7 (11.86%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.69%) Node.js
Applications
1 9 (15.25%) MS Office
2 6 (10.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (11.86%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.86%) HTTP
1 7 (11.86%) HTTPS
1 7 (11.86%) Internet
2 1 (1.69%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (50.85%) DB2
2 23 (38.98%) DbVisualizer
3 5 (8.47%) MongoDB
4 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.69%) MySQL
5 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 23 (38.98%) HP UFT
2 22 (37.29%) Subversion
3 20 (33.90%) LoadRunner
4 18 (30.51%) Selenium
5 14 (23.73%) Cucumber
6 10 (16.95%) WebDriver
7 7 (11.86%) Git (software)
7 7 (11.86%) JMeter
8 5 (8.47%) JIRA
8 5 (8.47%) Talend Open Studio
9 2 (3.39%) TeamCity
9 2 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (3.39%) PHPUnit
9 2 (3.39%) SpecFlow
9 2 (3.39%) Xdebug
9 2 (3.39%) Firebug
9 2 (3.39%) NUnit
10 1 (1.69%) Xcode
General
1 23 (38.98%) Retail
2 11 (18.64%) Finance
3 4 (6.78%) Banking
4 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (45.76%) Tester
2 17 (28.81%) Analyst
3 14 (23.73%) Test Analyst
4 10 (16.95%) Automation Tester
4 10 (16.95%) Selenium Tester
5 9 (15.25%) Developer
6 8 (13.56%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (13.56%) Senior Test Analyst
7 6 (10.17%) Software Engineer
7 6 (10.17%) Test Engineer
8 5 (8.47%) Automation Analyst
8 5 (8.47%) QA Analyst
8 5 (8.47%) Software Test Analyst
8 5 (8.47%) Java Developer
8 5 (8.47%) Software Test Engineer
9 4 (6.78%) Technical Specialist
10 3 (5.08%) Performance Analyst
11 2 (3.39%) Senior PHP Developer
11 2 (3.39%) Agile Test Analyst
11 2 (3.39%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (52.54%) HTML
2 30 (50.85%) J2EE
3 24 (40.68%) XML
4 23 (38.98%) Flash
5 10 (16.95%) RESTful
5 10 (16.95%) Gherkin
6 8 (13.56%) CSS
7 7 (11.86%) Web Services
8 6 (10.17%) HTML5
9 5 (8.47%) CSS3
9 5 (8.47%) Spring
10 3 (5.08%) iOS SDK
11 2 (3.39%) REST
11 2 (3.39%) Symfony
11 2 (3.39%) Hibernate
11 2 (3.39%) SOAP
11 2 (3.39%) .NET
11 2 (3.39%) Laravel
11 2 (3.39%) Android SDK
12 1 (1.69%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 35 (59.32%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.08%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.39%) IVR
4 1 (1.69%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.69%) Xbox
4 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (52.54%) UNIX
2 15 (25.42%) Linux
3 10 (16.95%) Windows
4 7 (11.86%) AIX
5 4 (6.78%) Android
5 4 (6.78%) Apple iOS
6 3 (5.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (55.93%) System Testing
2 28 (47.46%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (35.59%) Regression Testing
4 17 (28.81%) Test Automation
4 17 (28.81%) Manual Testing
5 15 (25.42%) E-Commerce
6 11 (18.64%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (16.95%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (16.95%) Test Scripting
7 10 (16.95%) TDD
7 10 (16.95%) Document Management
7 10 (16.95%) Mentoring
7 10 (16.95%) Coaching
8 9 (15.25%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (13.56%) BDD
10 7 (11.86%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (11.86%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (11.86%) Performance Testing
10 7 (11.86%) Time Management
10 7 (11.86%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (69.49%) Java
1 41 (69.49%) SQL
2 25 (42.37%) JavaScript
3 9 (15.25%) PHP
4 7 (11.86%) Perl
4 7 (11.86%) AWK
5 5 (8.47%) Ruby
6 1 (1.69%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (20.34%) ISEB
2 11 (18.64%) Degree
2 11 (18.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (45.76%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (35.59%) IBM
2 15 (25.42%) HP
3 9 (15.25%) Microsoft
4 8 (13.56%) Oracle
5 7 (11.86%) Sun
5 7 (11.86%) Google
6 5 (8.47%) Facebook
6 5 (8.47%) Talend
7 2 (3.39%) Zend
8 1 (1.69%) Apple
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