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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 139 - 153
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 10 0 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.42% - 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% - 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 9
Average salary £42,500 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,032 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+7.04% +6.15%
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
1834 1401 2367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 77.55% 74.72% 77.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1454 1072 2008
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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
(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
Royston - 1 £22,500 -
Watford - 1 - -
Automation Testing
East of England

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 26 (96.30%) QA
1 26 (96.30%) Selenium
2 23 (85.19%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (81.48%) Test Scripting
4 21 (77.78%) Java
4 21 (77.78%) TDD
4 21 (77.78%) BDD
4 21 (77.78%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (74.07%) QuickTest Pro
6 18 (66.67%) JavaScript
6 18 (66.67%) JBehave
7 17 (62.96%) J2EE
7 17 (62.96%) JUnit
7 17 (62.96%) Software Engineering
7 17 (62.96%) WebDriver
7 17 (62.96%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (40.74%) Test Automation
9 4 (14.81%) SQL
9 4 (14.81%) UNIX
9 4 (14.81%) Software Testing
10 3 (11.11%) Finance
10 3 (11.11%) Scrum
10 3 (11.11%) Banking
10 3 (11.11%) Automated Testing
10 3 (11.11%) ISTQB
10 3 (11.11%) Degree
11 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
11 2 (7.41%) JMeter
11 2 (7.41%) Ruby
11 2 (7.41%) JIRA

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) DB2
2 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (96.30%) Selenium
2 20 (74.07%) QuickTest Pro
3 18 (66.67%) JBehave
4 17 (62.96%) WebDriver
4 17 (62.96%) JUnit
5 2 (7.41%) JIRA
5 2 (7.41%) Cucumber
5 2 (7.41%) JMeter
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
1 3 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Test Engineer
2 11 (40.74%) Software Test Engineer
2 11 (40.74%) Software Engineer
3 8 (29.63%) QA Engineer
4 7 (25.93%) QA Automation Engineer
4 7 (25.93%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Agile Test Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) QA Leader
5 2 (7.41%) QA Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Tester
5 2 (7.41%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Graduate
6 1 (3.70%) Software Tester
6 1 (3.70%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (62.96%) J2EE
2 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (77.78%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (62.96%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.70%) EFT
3 1 (3.70%) E-Learning
3 1 (3.70%) Statistics
3 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) UNIX
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (85.19%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (81.48%) Test Scripting
3 21 (77.78%) BDD
3 21 (77.78%) TDD
4 17 (62.96%) Software Engineering
5 11 (40.74%) Test Automation
6 4 (14.81%) Software Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Scrum
7 3 (11.11%) Automated Testing
8 2 (7.41%) Manual Testing
8 2 (7.41%) Web Testing
8 2 (7.41%) Coaching
9 1 (3.70%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 21 (77.78%) Java
2 18 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (14.81%) SQL
4 2 (7.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) ISTQB
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (96.30%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) BT
1 1 (3.70%) Thunderhead