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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Testing
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 93 125 133
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +8
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 36 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.79% 0.64% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 0.76% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 35 12 6
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 £36,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.84% -2.00%

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
1752 1716 1708
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 87.21% 83.99% 83.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1435 1453 1335
Median salary £48,750 £53,100 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.19% +6.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £34,000
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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +16 21 £35,000 +64.70%
Harpenden +15 8 £35,000 -36.36% 1
Hemel Hempstead +9 1 £27,500 -31.25%
Stevenage - 1 £35,000 -
Automation Testing
East of England

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 46 (80.70%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (73.68%) Selenium
3 35 (61.40%) QA
4 29 (50.88%) SQL
4 29 (50.88%) Finance
5 26 (45.61%) HP UFT
6 25 (43.86%) Java
7 23 (40.35%) Linux
7 23 (40.35%) Scrum
8 21 (36.84%) Functional Testing
9 20 (35.09%) Unix
10 19 (33.33%) C#
11 18 (31.58%) Python
11 18 (31.58%) Software Testing
11 18 (31.58%) Test Scripting
12 17 (29.82%) Analytical Skills
13 16 (28.07%) JIRA
14 14 (24.56%) WebDriver
15 13 (22.81%) Automated Testing
15 13 (22.81%) Test Automation
15 13 (22.81%) ISTQB
16 12 (21.05%) Cucumber
17 11 (19.30%) BDD
17 11 (19.30%) Test Strategy
17 11 (19.30%) Git (software)
17 11 (19.30%) Integration Testing
17 11 (19.30%) Continuous Integration
17 11 (19.30%) Manual Testing
18 10 (17.54%) Gherkin
19 9 (15.79%) TDD

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 7 (12.28%) Confluence
2 6 (10.53%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.53%) SaaS
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 42 (73.68%) Selenium
2 26 (45.61%) HP UFT
3 16 (28.07%) JIRA
4 14 (24.56%) WebDriver
5 12 (21.05%) Cucumber
6 11 (19.30%) Git (software)
7 8 (14.04%) Robot Framework
8 7 (12.28%) Jenkins
8 7 (12.28%) JUnit
9 6 (10.53%) Maven
9 6 (10.53%) SoapUI
10 5 (8.77%) TeamCity
11 3 (5.26%) Appium
11 3 (5.26%) Calabash
11 3 (5.26%) Subversion
12 2 (3.51%) FitNesse
13 1 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 1 (1.75%) JBehave
13 1 (1.75%) SpecFlow
13 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (50.88%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Back Office
3 2 (3.51%) Retail
4 1 (1.75%) Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.75%) Games
4 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (63.16%) Analyst
1 36 (63.16%) Test Analyst
2 14 (24.56%) QA Analyst
2 14 (24.56%) QA Test Analyst
3 9 (15.79%) Automation Test Analyst
4 8 (14.04%) Tester
5 7 (12.28%) QA Leader
5 7 (12.28%) Software Tester
5 7 (12.28%) Test Manager
6 6 (10.53%) Test Automation Manager
7 5 (8.77%) Manual Tester
8 3 (5.26%) Automation Test Lead
8 3 (5.26%) QA Manager
8 3 (5.26%) QA Test Manager
8 3 (5.26%) Technical Leader
8 3 (5.26%) Test Leader
9 2 (3.51%) Manual Test Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) QA Team Leader
9 2 (3.51%) Software Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.54%) Gherkin
2 6 (10.53%) Hibernate
2 6 (10.53%) RESTful
2 6 (10.53%) Spring
3 3 (5.26%) XML
4 2 (3.51%) JSON
4 2 (3.51%) REST
5 1 (1.75%) .NET
5 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (29.82%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.75%) BBC
2 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.75%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (1.75%) NHS
2 1 (1.75%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 23 (40.35%) Linux
2 20 (35.09%) Unix
3 5 (8.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (80.70%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (40.35%) Scrum
3 21 (36.84%) Functional Testing
4 18 (31.58%) Software Testing
4 18 (31.58%) Test Scripting
5 13 (22.81%) Automated Testing
5 13 (22.81%) Test Automation
6 11 (19.30%) BDD
6 11 (19.30%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (19.30%) Integration Testing
6 11 (19.30%) Manual Testing
6 11 (19.30%) Test Strategy
7 9 (15.79%) TDD
8 8 (14.04%) Agile Testing
8 8 (14.04%) Regression Testing
8 8 (14.04%) System Integration Testing
9 7 (12.28%) Kanban
10 6 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (10.53%) Non-Functional Testing
11 5 (8.77%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (50.88%) SQL
2 25 (43.86%) Java
3 19 (33.33%) C#
4 18 (31.58%) Python
5 6 (10.53%) Shell Script
6 4 (7.02%) PowerShell
7 3 (5.26%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.51%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (22.81%) ISTQB
2 8 (14.04%) ISEB
3 3 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.51%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (61.40%) QA
2 2 (3.51%) SDET
Vendors
1 7 (12.28%) Atlassian
1 7 (12.28%) Oracle
2 6 (10.53%) HP
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.75%) SAP
3 1 (1.75%) Virgin Media
3 1 (1.75%) Xamarin
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