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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 102 124 139
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +15
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 35 16 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.65% 0.74% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.85% 0.87% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 33 15 10
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -23.52%
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
1890 1829 2010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 88.98% 84.72% 82.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1565 1514 1640
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £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 9 December 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Testing within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 9 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +11 20 £35,000 +60.00% 3
Harpenden +8 8 £35,000 -36.36% 1
Hemel Hempstead +6 2 £38,750 -3.12%
Automation Testing
East of England

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 45 (76.27%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (72.88%) Selenium
3 33 (55.93%) SQL
4 32 (54.24%) QA
5 31 (52.54%) Finance
6 28 (47.46%) HP UFT
7 24 (40.68%) Linux
8 22 (37.29%) JIRA
9 21 (35.59%) Test Scripting
10 20 (33.90%) Java
11 19 (32.20%) Scrum
11 19 (32.20%) Functional Testing
12 16 (27.12%) Unix
12 16 (27.12%) Software Testing
12 16 (27.12%) Test Strategy
13 15 (25.42%) WebDriver
13 15 (25.42%) Manual Testing
13 15 (25.42%) C#
13 15 (25.42%) Analytical Skills
14 14 (23.73%) Python
14 14 (23.73%) Automated Testing
15 12 (20.34%) HP
15 12 (20.34%) Oracle
15 12 (20.34%) ISTQB
15 12 (20.34%) Test Automation
15 12 (20.34%) Cucumber
16 11 (18.64%) BDD
16 11 (18.64%) Integration Testing
17 10 (16.95%) SQL Server
17 10 (16.95%) Windows

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 5 (8.47%) Confluence
2 4 (6.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.47%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.95%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 43 (72.88%) Selenium
2 28 (47.46%) HP UFT
3 22 (37.29%) JIRA
4 15 (25.42%) WebDriver
5 12 (20.34%) Cucumber
6 8 (13.56%) Git (software)
7 7 (11.86%) Robot Framework
7 7 (11.86%) SoapUI
8 6 (10.17%) Jenkins
9 4 (6.78%) JUnit
9 4 (6.78%) Maven
9 4 (6.78%) TeamCity
10 3 (5.08%) Appium
10 3 (5.08%) Calabash
10 3 (5.08%) Subversion
11 2 (3.39%) FitNesse
12 1 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (1.69%) JBehave
12 1 (1.69%) Moq
12 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (52.54%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Banking
3 2 (3.39%) Back Office
3 2 (3.39%) Retail
4 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.69%) Games
4 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (61.02%) Analyst
1 36 (61.02%) Test Analyst
2 13 (22.03%) Tester
3 12 (20.34%) QA Analyst
3 12 (20.34%) QA Test Analyst
3 12 (20.34%) Software Tester
4 10 (16.95%) Automation Test Analyst
4 10 (16.95%) Manual Tester
5 6 (10.17%) QA Leader
6 5 (8.47%) Test Automation Manager
6 5 (8.47%) Test Manager
7 3 (5.08%) Technical Leader
8 2 (3.39%) Automation Test Lead
8 2 (3.39%) Manual Test Analyst
8 2 (3.39%) QA Manager
8 2 (3.39%) QA Team Leader
8 2 (3.39%) QA Test Manager
8 2 (3.39%) QA Tester
8 2 (3.39%) Team Leader
8 2 (3.39%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.86%) Gherkin
2 4 (6.78%) Hibernate
2 4 (6.78%) REST
2 4 (6.78%) RESTful
2 4 (6.78%) Spring
3 3 (5.08%) SOAP
4 2 (3.39%) XML
5 1 (1.69%) .NET
5 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.69%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.42%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.69%) BBC
2 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.69%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (1.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 24 (40.68%) Linux
2 16 (27.12%) Unix
3 10 (16.95%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (76.27%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (35.59%) Test Scripting
3 19 (32.20%) Functional Testing
3 19 (32.20%) Scrum
4 16 (27.12%) Software Testing
4 16 (27.12%) Test Strategy
5 15 (25.42%) Manual Testing
6 14 (23.73%) Automated Testing
7 12 (20.34%) Test Automation
8 11 (18.64%) BDD
8 11 (18.64%) Integration Testing
9 8 (13.56%) V-Model
10 7 (11.86%) Agile Testing
10 7 (11.86%) API Testing
10 7 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (11.86%) Translating Business Requirements
11 6 (10.17%) System Integration Testing
11 6 (10.17%) TDD
11 6 (10.17%) Test Management
12 5 (8.47%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 33 (55.93%) SQL
2 20 (33.90%) Java
3 15 (25.42%) C#
4 14 (23.73%) Python
5 4 (6.78%) Shell Script
6 3 (5.08%) T-SQL
6 3 (5.08%) VB
7 2 (3.39%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.39%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (20.34%) ISTQB
2 7 (11.86%) ISEB
3 3 (5.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (54.24%) QA
2 2 (3.39%) SDET
Vendors
1 12 (20.34%) HP
1 12 (20.34%) Oracle
2 5 (8.47%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.69%) SAP
3 1 (1.69%) Virgin Media
3 1 (1.69%) Xamarin
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