The table below looks at the statistics for Automation Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Testing
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 100 142 150
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +8
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 36 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.76% 0.40% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.03% 0.48% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 31 6 3
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -23.52%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1774 1891 1717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 86.71% 84.38% 83.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1478 1568 1357
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hertfordshire region citing Automation Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 23 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Testing within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +22 23 £35,000 +51.35%
Harpenden +5 8 £35,000 -36.36% 1
Hoddesdon - 1 £35,000 -
Stevenage - 1 £35,000 -
Automation Testing
East of England

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT jobs citing Automation Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Automation Testing.

1 57 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (77.27%) QA
3 50 (75.76%) Selenium
4 32 (48.48%) Java
4 32 (48.48%) Software Testing
4 32 (48.48%) Finance
5 31 (46.97%) Scrum
6 28 (42.42%) SQL
6 28 (42.42%) Functional Testing
7 26 (39.39%) WebDriver
8 24 (36.36%) C#
9 23 (34.85%) HP UFT
10 22 (33.33%) Unix
11 21 (31.82%) BDD
12 20 (30.30%) Cucumber
12 20 (30.30%) Test Automation
12 20 (30.30%) Linux
12 20 (30.30%) Python
13 17 (25.76%) ISTQB
13 17 (25.76%) Git (software)
13 17 (25.76%) JIRA
13 17 (25.76%) Integration Testing
13 17 (25.76%) Gherkin
14 16 (24.24%) Test Scripting
14 16 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (24.24%) Automated Testing
14 16 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
15 15 (22.73%) TDD
16 14 (21.21%) JUnit
16 14 (21.21%) Regression Testing

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (21.21%) Confluence
2 13 (19.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (7.58%) MS Excel
1 5 (7.58%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.58%) SaaS
2 3 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 50 (75.76%) Selenium
2 26 (39.39%) WebDriver
3 23 (34.85%) HP UFT
4 20 (30.30%) Cucumber
5 17 (25.76%) Git (software)
5 17 (25.76%) JIRA
6 14 (21.21%) JUnit
7 13 (19.70%) Maven
7 13 (19.70%) SoapUI
8 9 (13.64%) Robot Framework
9 8 (12.12%) Jenkins
10 6 (9.09%) JBehave
10 6 (9.09%) TeamCity
11 3 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (4.55%) FitNesse
11 3 (4.55%) Mockito
11 3 (4.55%) Moq
11 3 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (3.03%) Appium
12 2 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 32 (48.48%) Finance
2 5 (7.58%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (4.55%) Back Office
3 3 (4.55%) Retail
4 1 (1.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 42 (63.64%) Analyst
1 42 (63.64%) Test Analyst
2 14 (21.21%) QA Analyst
2 14 (21.21%) QA Test Analyst
3 11 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
3 11 (16.67%) Test Manager
4 6 (9.09%) QA Leader
4 6 (9.09%) Test Automation Manager
4 6 (9.09%) Tester
5 5 (7.58%) QA Manager
5 5 (7.58%) QA Tester
6 4 (6.06%) Agile Test Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) Automation Test Lead
7 3 (4.55%) QA Test Manager
7 3 (4.55%) Test Leader
8 2 (3.03%) Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Software Tester
8 2 (3.03%) Technical Leader
8 2 (3.03%) Transformation Manager
8 2 (3.03%) XML Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (25.76%) Gherkin
2 13 (19.70%) Hibernate
2 13 (19.70%) RESTful
2 13 (19.70%) Spring
3 7 (10.61%) XML
4 2 (3.03%) JSON
4 2 (3.03%) Reactive Extensions
4 2 (3.03%) REST
5 1 (1.52%) .NET
5 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.52%) BBC
3 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 22 (33.33%) Unix
2 20 (30.30%) Linux
3 1 (1.52%) Android
3 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (48.48%) Software Testing
3 31 (46.97%) Scrum
4 28 (42.42%) Functional Testing
5 21 (31.82%) BDD
6 20 (30.30%) Test Automation
7 17 (25.76%) Integration Testing
8 16 (24.24%) Automated Testing
8 16 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (24.24%) Test Scripting
9 15 (22.73%) TDD
10 14 (21.21%) Kanban
10 14 (21.21%) Regression Testing
10 14 (21.21%) System Integration Testing
11 13 (19.70%) Continuous Delivery
12 11 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
12 11 (16.67%) Test Strategy
13 10 (15.15%) Agile Testing
14 8 (12.12%) Manual Testing
15 7 (10.61%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 32 (48.48%) Java
2 28 (42.42%) SQL
3 24 (36.36%) C#
4 20 (30.30%) Python
5 8 (12.12%) Shell Script
6 4 (6.06%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.03%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (25.76%) ISTQB
2 7 (10.61%) ISEB
3 2 (3.03%) Degree
3 2 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (77.27%) QA
2 2 (3.03%) SDET
Vendors
1 14 (21.21%) Atlassian
2 5 (7.58%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle
4 1 (1.52%) HP
4 1 (1.52%) Virgin Media
4 1 (1.52%) Xamarin
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago