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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 113 120 93
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -27
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 38 22 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.57% 0.94% 2.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.92% 1.17% 2.66%
Number of salaries quoted 33 13 21
Average salary £45,000 £31,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £75,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £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
1979 1888 1540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 81.91% 81.06% 76.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1703 1536 1206
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 £31,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
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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
Watford -2 10 £45,000 +2.27% 1
Harpenden - 7 £55,000 -
Rickmansworth - 4 £43,500 -
Royston -9 3 £42,500 +88.88%
St Albans -14 3 £82,500 +200.00% 1
Hemel Hempstead +7 2 £52,500 +105.88% 1
Welwyn Garden City -3 1 £23,000 -
Automated Testing
East of England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 47 (70.15%) SQL
2 40 (59.70%) Java
3 38 (56.72%) HTML
4 35 (52.24%) UNIX
5 32 (47.76%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (47.76%) Analytical Skills
6 31 (46.27%) Subversion
7 30 (44.78%) System Testing
8 29 (43.28%) QA
8 29 (43.28%) JavaScript
9 27 (40.30%) HP UFT
10 23 (34.33%) XML
11 22 (32.84%) J2EE
11 22 (32.84%) DB2
11 22 (32.84%) WebSphere
11 22 (32.84%) Manual Testing
12 20 (29.85%) Regression Testing
13 19 (28.36%) Flash
13 19 (28.36%) Selenium
13 19 (28.36%) Retail
13 19 (28.36%) DbVisualizer
14 18 (26.87%) Test Automation
15 17 (25.37%) IBM
15 17 (25.37%) Git (software)
16 15 (22.39%) Software Testing
17 14 (20.90%) HP
17 14 (20.90%) LoadRunner
17 14 (20.90%) HTML5
17 14 (20.90%) Cucumber
18 13 (19.40%) Finance

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 22 (32.84%) WebSphere
2 9 (13.43%) MQSeries
3 7 (10.45%) NServiceBus
4 3 (4.48%) Drupal
4 3 (4.48%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (4.48%) JBoss
4 3 (4.48%) Apache
4 3 (4.48%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.49%) Node.js
Applications
1 10 (14.93%) MS Office
2 7 (10.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.46%) HTTP
1 5 (7.46%) Telnet
1 5 (7.46%) SSH
1 5 (7.46%) PuTTY
2 3 (4.48%) HTTPS
2 3 (4.48%) Internet
3 1 (1.49%) LAN
3 1 (1.49%) VoIP
3 1 (1.49%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (32.84%) DB2
2 19 (28.36%) DbVisualizer
3 7 (10.45%) Oracle Database
4 5 (7.46%) MongoDB
5 3 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.49%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.49%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 31 (46.27%) Subversion
2 27 (40.30%) HP UFT
3 19 (28.36%) Selenium
4 17 (25.37%) Git (software)
5 14 (20.90%) LoadRunner
5 14 (20.90%) Cucumber
6 10 (14.93%) WebDriver
7 8 (11.94%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (11.94%) Visual Studio
7 8 (11.94%) TeamCity
8 5 (7.46%) JIRA
8 5 (7.46%) JMeter
8 5 (7.46%) Toad
8 5 (7.46%) Talend Open Studio
9 2 (2.99%) Firebug
9 2 (2.99%) PHPUnit
9 2 (2.99%) Eclipse
9 2 (2.99%) Xdebug
10 1 (1.49%) SoapUI
10 1 (1.49%) Xcode
General
1 19 (28.36%) Retail
2 13 (19.40%) Finance
3 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.48%) Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (32.84%) Tester
1 22 (32.84%) Analyst
2 19 (28.36%) Test Analyst
3 18 (26.87%) Developer
4 12 (17.91%) Software Engineer
4 12 (17.91%) Senior Analyst
4 12 (17.91%) Senior Test Analyst
4 12 (17.91%) Automation Tester
5 10 (14.93%) Selenium Tester
5 10 (14.93%) Senior Developer
6 8 (11.94%) .NET Developer
7 7 (10.45%) C# Developer
7 7 (10.45%) C# Software Engineer
7 7 (10.45%) Senior Software Engineer
7 7 (10.45%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (10.45%) Senior C# Developer
7 7 (10.45%) Senior .NET Developer
7 7 (10.45%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (10.45%) .NET Software Engineer
7 7 (10.45%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (56.72%) HTML
2 23 (34.33%) XML
3 22 (32.84%) J2EE
4 19 (28.36%) Flash
5 14 (20.90%) HTML5
6 10 (14.93%) RESTful
6 10 (14.93%) Gherkin
7 8 (11.94%) Entity Framework
7 8 (11.94%) .NET
7 8 (11.94%) ASP.NET
7 8 (11.94%) CSS
7 8 (11.94%) .NET Framework
7 8 (11.94%) WCF
7 8 (11.94%) LINQ
7 8 (11.94%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (10.45%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (10.45%) Kendo UI
8 7 (10.45%) SignalR
8 7 (10.45%) Web Services
8 7 (10.45%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 32 (47.76%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.46%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.48%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.99%) IVR
5 1 (1.49%) Social Media
5 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.49%) Xbox
5 1 (1.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (52.24%) UNIX
2 11 (16.42%) Linux
3 6 (8.96%) Windows
4 4 (5.97%) Android
4 4 (5.97%) Apple iOS
5 3 (4.48%) Windows 8
5 3 (4.48%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (47.76%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (44.78%) System Testing
3 22 (32.84%) Manual Testing
4 20 (29.85%) Regression Testing
5 18 (26.87%) Test Automation
6 15 (22.39%) Software Testing
7 12 (17.91%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (17.91%) Software Engineering
7 12 (17.91%) TDD
8 11 (16.42%) Scrum
8 11 (16.42%) Project Management
8 11 (16.42%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (16.42%) Mentoring
9 10 (14.93%) Coaching
9 10 (14.93%) BDD
9 10 (14.93%) Test Scripting
9 10 (14.93%) E-Commerce
9 10 (14.93%) Document Management
10 8 (11.94%) MVC
10 8 (11.94%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (70.15%) SQL
2 40 (59.70%) Java
3 29 (43.28%) JavaScript
4 10 (14.93%) C#
5 8 (11.94%) PL/SQL
6 7 (10.45%) PowerShell
7 6 (8.96%) Ruby
8 5 (7.46%) PHP
9 3 (4.48%) Perl
9 3 (4.48%) AWK
10 1 (1.49%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 10 (14.93%) ISEB
2 8 (11.94%) Degree
3 6 (8.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (5.97%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (43.28%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 8 (11.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (25.37%) IBM
2 14 (20.90%) HP
3 10 (14.93%) Microsoft
4 8 (11.94%) Oracle
5 7 (10.45%) Telerik
5 7 (10.45%) Google
6 5 (7.46%) Facebook
6 5 (7.46%) Talend
7 3 (4.48%) Sun
8 2 (2.99%) Zend
9 1 (1.49%) Apple
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SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £42,000 to £45,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £120000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £120000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
St. Albans
The People Network
Salary: £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago