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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Tester
Rank - 120 -
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 0 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.32% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 0
Average salary - £33,750 -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.89% +2.14%
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
2153 1828 2826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 94.55% 96.82% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1742 1393 2426
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) Hudson
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) DbVisualizer
2 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Firebug
2 1 (50.00%) Fiddler
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Retail

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
1 1 (50.00%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) Hudson
2 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (50.00%) Firebug
2 1 (50.00%) Fiddler
2 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) Flash
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Document Management
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA