The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Tester
Rank - 139 153
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 0 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.094% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.10% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Average salary - £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2385 1997 2555
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.74% 94.29% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1987 1578 2044
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Automation Tester
East of England

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 25 July 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 6 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 6 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 6 (66.67%) Selenium
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) PhD
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Statistics
3 4 (44.44%) Mathematics
3 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
3 4 (44.44%) Automation Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 3 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (33.33%) Linux
4 3 (33.33%) UNIX
4 3 (33.33%) Java
4 3 (33.33%) VBScript
4 3 (33.33%) VB
5 2 (22.22%) .NET
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (22.22%) SOAP
5 2 (22.22%) Web Services
5 2 (22.22%) C#
5 2 (22.22%) Workflow
5 2 (22.22%) NUnit
5 2 (22.22%) QA
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (22.22%) WCF

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Selenium
2 3 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (22.22%) NUnit
3 2 (22.22%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (22.22%) Moq
4 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) SOAP
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
1 2 (22.22%) WCF
1 2 (22.22%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Statistics
1 4 (44.44%) Mathematics
1 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 6 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Automation Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Workflow
4 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) VBScript
2 3 (33.33%) VB
2 3 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA