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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 124 141 148
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +7
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 20 15 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.80% 0.56% 0.038%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 0.72% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 20 15 1
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -38.09%
UK excluding London average salary £35,375 £34,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.79% -0.71%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1852 2087 1950
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 73.76% 77.41% 74.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1450 1729 1585
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
Watford - 18 £41,250 - 1
Stevenage - 2 £35,000 -
Automation Testing
East of England

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 19 (86.36%) Selenium
1 19 (86.36%) Test Scripting
2 18 (81.82%) Software Testing
3 17 (77.27%) SQL
3 17 (77.27%) QuickTest Pro
4 15 (68.18%) Java
4 15 (68.18%) QA
5 14 (63.64%) UNIX
5 14 (63.64%) ISTQB
5 14 (63.64%) Degree
5 14 (63.64%) Finance
5 14 (63.64%) Banking
6 4 (18.18%) Data Validation
6 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (18.18%) Validation
6 4 (18.18%) Mathematics
6 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
6 4 (18.18%) Statistics
6 4 (18.18%) Automated Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Quality Management
6 4 (18.18%) OO
6 4 (18.18%) PhD
7 3 (13.64%) Oracle
7 3 (13.64%) VBScript
7 3 (13.64%) VB
8 2 (9.09%) EFT
9 1 (4.55%) J2EE
9 1 (4.55%) JUnit
9 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
9 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Development Applications
1 19 (86.36%) Selenium
2 17 (77.27%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (4.55%) WATIR
3 1 (4.55%) JBehave
3 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.55%) JUnit
General
1 14 (63.64%) Finance
1 14 (63.64%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Test Engineer
2 12 (54.55%) Tester
3 11 (50.00%) Senior Test Engineer
4 7 (31.82%) Automation Tester
5 4 (18.18%) Graduate
5 4 (18.18%) Analyst
6 3 (13.64%) Test Analyst
6 3 (13.64%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (13.64%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (9.09%) Senior Tester
8 1 (4.55%) QA Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) QA Analyst
8 1 (4.55%) Automation Analyst
8 1 (4.55%) QA Automation Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Statistics
1 4 (18.18%) Mathematics
1 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.09%) EFT
3 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (86.36%) Test Scripting
2 18 (81.82%) Software Testing
3 4 (18.18%) Data Validation
3 4 (18.18%) OO
3 4 (18.18%) Quality Management
3 4 (18.18%) Validation
3 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (18.18%) Automated Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.55%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) SQL
2 15 (68.18%) Java
3 3 (13.64%) VBScript
3 3 (13.64%) VB
4 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (63.64%) ISTQB
1 14 (63.64%) Degree
2 4 (18.18%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (68.18%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle
Watford, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life
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