The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Tester
Rank 137 - 125
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 2 0 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.092% - 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.094% - 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 14
Average salary £48,750 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +23.07%
Automation Tester
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2120 1952 1970
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 97.52% 96.73% 97.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1806 1564 1489
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Automation Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automation Tester in the job title across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Automation Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Automation Tester
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automation Tester across the Hertfordshire region.

Automation Tester Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Automation Tester
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Tester across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Automation Tester Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Automation Tester
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Tester within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(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
Harpenden - 1 £55,000 -
Automation Tester
East of England

Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited Automation Tester in their job title 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 with Automation Tester in their job title.

1 10 (90.91%) Selenium
2 9 (81.82%) Automation Testing
2 9 (81.82%) Java
3 8 (72.73%) HP UFT
3 8 (72.73%) LoadRunner
3 8 (72.73%) Scrum
3 8 (72.73%) Automated Testing
3 8 (72.73%) Software Engineering
3 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (72.73%) Cucumber
3 8 (72.73%) BDD
4 7 (63.64%) Test Strategy
4 7 (63.64%) ATDD
4 7 (63.64%) Performance Testing
4 7 (63.64%) TDD
4 7 (63.64%) Computer Science
4 7 (63.64%) Ruby
4 7 (63.64%) ISTQB
4 7 (63.64%) Degree
4 7 (63.64%) Extreme Programming
4 7 (63.64%) JMeter
4 7 (63.64%) Validation
4 7 (63.64%) Eclipse
4 7 (63.64%) ISEB
4 7 (63.64%) SQL
5 6 (54.55%) HTML
5 6 (54.55%) XML
5 6 (54.55%) Unix
5 6 (54.55%) HTTP
5 6 (54.55%) JSON

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited Automation Tester in their job title 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 with Automation Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (90.91%) Selenium
2 8 (72.73%) Cucumber
2 8 (72.73%) HP UFT
2 8 (72.73%) LoadRunner
3 7 (63.64%) Eclipse
3 7 (63.64%) JMeter
4 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
4 6 (54.55%) Subversion
5 1 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
5 1 (9.09%) NCover
5 1 (9.09%) NCrunch
5 1 (9.09%) NUnit
5 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
5 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
5 1 (9.09%) WinRunner
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) HTML
1 6 (54.55%) JSON
1 6 (54.55%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Computer Science
2 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Automation Testing
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) Automated Testing
2 8 (72.73%) BDD
2 8 (72.73%) Scrum
2 8 (72.73%) Software Engineering
3 7 (63.64%) ATDD
3 7 (63.64%) Extreme Programming
3 7 (63.64%) Performance Testing
3 7 (63.64%) TDD
3 7 (63.64%) Test Strategy
3 7 (63.64%) Validation
4 6 (54.55%) Test Automation
5 1 (9.09%) Build Automation
5 1 (9.09%) CRM
5 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) Java
2 7 (63.64%) Ruby
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Degree
1 7 (63.64%) ISEB
1 7 (63.64%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle