The first table below looks at the demand for Automation 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 Automation Testing over the 3 months to 28 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 of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 134 128 148
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +20
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 14 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.56% 0.42% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.55% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 14 4 3
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £27,500 £46,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £42,500 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -9.72%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1961 1634 1960
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 79.07% 77.11% 73.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1610 1237 1571
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £64,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Automation Testing
East of England

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automation Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Automation Testing
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Automation Testing Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Automation Testing
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Automation 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 Automation Testing within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
(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 -14 7 £40,000 - 1
Automation Testing
East of England

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 31 (100.00%) Selenium
2 27 (87.10%) Test Scripting
3 26 (83.87%) QA
4 24 (77.42%) Software Testing
5 22 (70.97%) Java
5 22 (70.97%) QuickTest Pro
6 19 (61.29%) Finance
6 19 (61.29%) Banking
6 19 (61.29%) SQL
6 19 (61.29%) UNIX
6 19 (61.29%) ISTQB
6 19 (61.29%) Degree
7 9 (29.03%) Automated Testing
7 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (22.58%) TDD
8 7 (22.58%) BDD
9 6 (19.35%) EFT
10 5 (16.13%) PhD
10 5 (16.13%) Statistics
10 5 (16.13%) Mathematics
10 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
11 4 (12.90%) Ruby
11 4 (12.90%) Data Validation
11 4 (12.90%) Cucumber
11 4 (12.90%) Validation
11 4 (12.90%) Scrum
11 4 (12.90%) Quality Management
11 4 (12.90%) OO
11 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
12 3 (9.68%) JUnit

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 31 (100.00%) Selenium
2 22 (70.97%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (12.90%) Cucumber
4 3 (9.68%) JUnit
4 3 (9.68%) JBehave
4 3 (9.68%) WebDriver
General
1 19 (61.29%) Finance
1 19 (61.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (64.52%) Test Engineer
2 9 (29.03%) Tester
2 9 (29.03%) Senior Test Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Graduate
4 4 (12.90%) Automation Tester
4 4 (12.90%) QA Leader
4 4 (12.90%) Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Test Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) QA Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) QA Automation Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Tester
6 1 (3.23%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) EFT
2 5 (16.13%) Statistics
2 5 (16.13%) Mathematics
2 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
3 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (61.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (87.10%) Test Scripting
2 24 (77.42%) Software Testing
3 9 (29.03%) Automated Testing
3 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (22.58%) TDD
4 7 (22.58%) BDD
5 4 (12.90%) Data Validation
5 4 (12.90%) Validation
5 4 (12.90%) Scrum
5 4 (12.90%) Quality Management
5 4 (12.90%) OO
6 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 22 (70.97%) Java
2 19 (61.29%) SQL
3 4 (12.90%) Ruby
4 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (61.29%) ISTQB
1 19 (61.29%) Degree
2 5 (16.13%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (83.87%) QA
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