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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 130 137 130
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 9 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.41% 0.30% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.36% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 9
Average salary £32,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,875 £42,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £42,500 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Automation Testing
East of England

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
1795 1662 1595
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 82.57% 82.36% 78.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1509 1292 1183
Average salary £52,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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 +11 2 £23,125 -
Harpenden - 1 £55,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £40,000 -
Automation Testing
East of England

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 20 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (74.07%) Selenium
2 17 (62.96%) HP UFT
3 15 (55.56%) Automated Testing
3 15 (55.56%) Test Scripting
4 12 (44.44%) SQL
5 11 (40.74%) Java
5 11 (40.74%) XML
5 11 (40.74%) QA
5 11 (40.74%) BDD
5 11 (40.74%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (37.04%) Software Engineering
6 10 (37.04%) TDD
7 9 (33.33%) Computer Science
7 9 (33.33%) Degree
7 9 (33.33%) LoadRunner
7 9 (33.33%) Integration Testing
7 9 (33.33%) Test Automation
8 8 (29.63%) Cucumber
8 8 (29.63%) HP
8 8 (29.63%) Software Testing
8 8 (29.63%) ISTQB
8 8 (29.63%) JMeter
8 8 (29.63%) Finance
9 7 (25.93%) Validation
9 7 (25.93%) Scrum
9 7 (25.93%) Extreme Programming
9 7 (25.93%) JSON
9 7 (25.93%) Ruby
9 7 (25.93%) Performance Testing

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 3 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 20 (74.07%) Selenium
2 17 (62.96%) HP UFT
3 9 (33.33%) LoadRunner
4 8 (29.63%) Cucumber
4 8 (29.63%) JMeter
5 7 (25.93%) Eclipse
5 7 (25.93%) Git (software)
6 6 (22.22%) Subversion
7 3 (11.11%) JBehave
7 3 (11.11%) WebDriver
8 2 (7.41%) JUnit
9 1 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
9 1 (3.70%) JIRA
9 1 (3.70%) NCover
9 1 (3.70%) NCrunch
9 1 (3.70%) NUnit
9 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
9 1 (3.70%) WinRunner
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Tester
2 9 (33.33%) Automation Tester
3 8 (29.63%) Selenium Tester
4 5 (18.52%) QA Tester
5 4 (14.81%) Automation Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) QA Automation Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) QA Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Java Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Developer in Test
7 2 (7.41%) QA Automation Tester
7 2 (7.41%) Software Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Test Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Finance Systems Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) QA Test Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Systems Integration Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Test Automation Consultant
8 1 (3.70%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (40.74%) XML
2 7 (25.93%) JSON
3 6 (22.22%) HTML
4 2 (7.41%) J2EE
5 1 (3.70%) Behat
5 1 (3.70%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (3.70%) Gherkin
5 1 (3.70%) REST
5 1 (3.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.70%) Fintech
4 1 (3.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Unix
2 2 (7.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (55.56%) Automated Testing
2 15 (55.56%) Test Scripting
3 11 (40.74%) BDD
4 10 (37.04%) Software Engineering
4 10 (37.04%) TDD
5 9 (33.33%) Integration Testing
5 9 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 8 (29.63%) Software Testing
7 7 (25.93%) ATDD
7 7 (25.93%) Extreme Programming
7 7 (25.93%) Performance Testing
7 7 (25.93%) Scrum
7 7 (25.93%) Test Strategy
7 7 (25.93%) Validation
7 7 (25.93%) V-Model
8 6 (22.22%) Translating Business Requirements
9 3 (11.11%) Functional Testing
10 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (7.41%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) SQL
2 11 (40.74%) Java
3 7 (25.93%) Ruby
4 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.70%) C#
5 1 (3.70%) PHP
5 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) Degree
2 8 (29.63%) ISTQB
3 7 (25.93%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (40.74%) QA
2 2 (7.41%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) HP
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle
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