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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Tester
Rank 147 150 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 7 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.29% 0.042% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.044% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Average salary £87,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
2301 2285 1913
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 94.46% 96.86% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1978 1879 1553
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 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 - 2 - -
Borehamwood - 1 £50,000 -
Automation Tester
East of England

Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 14 (100.00%) Selenium
2 13 (92.86%) Subversion
2 13 (92.86%) Automated Testing
2 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (92.86%) TDD
2 13 (92.86%) HTML
2 13 (92.86%) Java
2 13 (92.86%) SQL
2 13 (92.86%) XML
2 13 (92.86%) UNIX
2 13 (92.86%) Test Automation
2 13 (92.86%) Cucumber
2 13 (92.86%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (85.71%) BDD
4 9 (64.29%) RESTful
4 9 (64.29%) DbVisualizer
4 9 (64.29%) Gherkin
4 9 (64.29%) WebDriver
4 9 (64.29%) Coaching
4 9 (64.29%) Flash
4 9 (64.29%) J2EE
4 9 (64.29%) DB2
4 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
4 9 (64.29%) Retail
4 9 (64.29%) Document Management
4 9 (64.29%) WebSphere
4 9 (64.29%) QA
4 9 (64.29%) Test Scripting
4 9 (64.29%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (64.29%) System Testing

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 9 (64.29%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) DB2
1 9 (64.29%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 14 (100.00%) Selenium
2 13 (92.86%) Cucumber
2 13 (92.86%) Subversion
3 9 (64.29%) WebDriver
4 5 (35.71%) HP UFT
5 4 (28.57%) LoadRunner
5 4 (28.57%) JMeter
5 4 (28.57%) Eclipse
5 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (64.29%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (92.86%) HTML
1 13 (92.86%) XML
2 9 (64.29%) Flash
2 9 (64.29%) J2EE
2 9 (64.29%) RESTful
2 9 (64.29%) Gherkin
3 4 (28.57%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 13 (92.86%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (92.86%) TDD
1 13 (92.86%) Automated Testing
1 13 (92.86%) Test Automation
2 12 (85.71%) BDD
3 9 (64.29%) Coaching
3 9 (64.29%) Test Scripting
3 9 (64.29%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (64.29%) System Testing
3 9 (64.29%) Document Management
4 5 (35.71%) Automation Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Test Strategy
5 4 (28.57%) ATDD
5 4 (28.57%) Validation
5 4 (28.57%) Scrum
5 4 (28.57%) Extreme Programming
5 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 4 (28.57%) Performance Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) Java
1 13 (92.86%) SQL
2 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
3 4 (28.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) ISEB
1 5 (35.71%) ISTQB
2 4 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (64.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) HP
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