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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 126 103 104
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +1
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 19 25 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.81% 1.26% 2.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 1.66% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 15 12 67
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £30,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £47,250 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
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
1825 1502 2380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 77.66% 75.97% 77.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1484 1207 1939
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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
Watford -3 10 £22,000 -
Royston - 4 £33,750 -
Hitchin -14 2 - -
Automated Testing
East of England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 20 (51.28%) Manual Testing
2 19 (48.72%) QA
2 19 (48.72%) Finance
3 17 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (25.64%) ISTQB
5 9 (23.08%) Test Scripting
5 9 (23.08%) SQL
6 7 (17.95%) Scrum
6 7 (17.95%) ISEB
6 7 (17.95%) E-Commerce
6 7 (17.95%) BDD
6 7 (17.95%) Selenium
7 6 (15.38%) Ruby
7 6 (15.38%) Cucumber
7 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
7 6 (15.38%) TDD
8 5 (12.82%) Banking
8 5 (12.82%) Telecoms
8 5 (12.82%) Jenkins
8 5 (12.82%) Automation Testing
8 5 (12.82%) Coaching
8 5 (12.82%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (12.82%) Computer Science
8 5 (12.82%) Subversion
9 4 (10.26%) Degree
9 4 (10.26%) JIRA
9 4 (10.26%) Maven
9 4 (10.26%) Release Management
9 4 (10.26%) System Testing
9 4 (10.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (7.69%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.56%) DbVisualizer
4 1 (2.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (17.95%) Selenium
2 6 (15.38%) Cucumber
3 5 (12.82%) Jenkins
3 5 (12.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (12.82%) Subversion
4 4 (10.26%) Maven
4 4 (10.26%) JIRA
5 3 (7.69%) Ant
5 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
5 3 (7.69%) Hudson
6 2 (5.13%) SpecFlow
7 1 (2.56%) RubyMine
7 1 (2.56%) Calabash
7 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.56%) InstallShield
7 1 (2.56%) CruiseControl
General
1 19 (48.72%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Telecoms
2 5 (12.82%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Marketing
3 2 (5.13%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) Tester
2 10 (25.64%) Analyst
3 8 (20.51%) Software Tester
4 6 (15.38%) Software Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Test Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) Support Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) Test Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Software Test Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) QA Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Senior Tester
6 4 (10.26%) QA Leader
7 3 (7.69%) Build Manager
7 3 (7.69%) Senior Test Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) Junior
8 2 (5.13%) Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Solutions Designer
8 2 (5.13%) Junior Tester
8 2 (5.13%) Integration Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Software Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) .NET
1 4 (10.26%) XML
2 3 (7.69%) Middleware
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (5.13%) WCF
3 2 (5.13%) REST
4 1 (2.56%) HTML
4 1 (2.56%) RESTful
4 1 (2.56%) Flash
4 1 (2.56%) J2EE
4 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.56%) Statistics
4 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) UNIX
2 2 (5.13%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Linux
3 1 (2.56%) Android
3 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) Manual Testing
2 17 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (23.08%) Test Scripting
4 7 (17.95%) E-Commerce
4 7 (17.95%) BDD
4 7 (17.95%) Scrum
5 6 (15.38%) TDD
6 5 (12.82%) Automation Testing
6 5 (12.82%) Coaching
7 4 (10.26%) Web Application Development
7 4 (10.26%) System Testing
7 4 (10.26%) Regression Testing
7 4 (10.26%) Release Management
8 3 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (7.69%) Data Analysis
8 3 (7.69%) Software Testing
8 3 (7.69%) Data Security
8 3 (7.69%) Change Management
8 3 (7.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) SQL
2 6 (15.38%) Ruby
3 4 (10.26%) C
3 4 (10.26%) C#
4 3 (7.69%) Java
5 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (25.64%) ISTQB
2 7 (17.95%) ISEB
3 4 (10.26%) Degree
3 4 (10.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (7.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (2.56%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (48.72%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (10.26%) Oracle
2 3 (7.69%) CA
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.56%) Macrovision
4 1 (2.56%) IBM
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