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 24 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 118 155 146
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -9
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 16 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.78% 0.21% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 0.25% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 16 3 10
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £27,200 £39,750
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £58,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
1736 1992 2172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 84.85% 82.35% 81.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1438 1609 1779
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 - 8 £50,000 -
Letchworth - 2 £30,500 - 1
Automation Testing
East of England

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 26 (76.47%) Test Scripting
2 24 (70.59%) HP
2 24 (70.59%) HP UFT
3 22 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (61.76%) Test Automation
5 20 (58.82%) Selenium
5 20 (58.82%) Finance
6 19 (55.88%) SQL
7 18 (52.94%) QA
8 17 (50.00%) Functional Testing
9 15 (44.12%) Cucumber
9 15 (44.12%) BDD
9 15 (44.12%) JIRA
10 14 (41.18%) REST
10 14 (41.18%) Test Management
10 14 (41.18%) API Testing
11 12 (35.29%) VB
11 12 (35.29%) SOAP
11 12 (35.29%) SoapUI
11 12 (35.29%) WebDriver
11 12 (35.29%) Waterfall
12 10 (29.41%) Agile Testing
12 10 (29.41%) Software Testing
13 8 (23.53%) NHS
14 7 (20.59%) Banking
15 6 (17.65%) Automated Testing
15 6 (17.65%) Integration Testing
15 6 (17.65%) Project Management
15 6 (17.65%) V-Model
16 5 (14.71%) HP Quality Center

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:

Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
1 4 (11.76%) MS Office
2 3 (8.82%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) LAN
1 1 (2.94%) VoIP
1 1 (2.94%) WAN
1 1 (2.94%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) Data Mining
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 24 (70.59%) HP UFT
2 20 (58.82%) Selenium
3 15 (44.12%) Cucumber
3 15 (44.12%) JIRA
4 12 (35.29%) SoapUI
4 12 (35.29%) WebDriver
5 3 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (5.88%) SpecFlow
General
1 20 (58.82%) Finance
2 7 (20.59%) Banking
3 3 (8.82%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Analyst
1 13 (38.24%) Test Analyst
2 12 (35.29%) Automation Test Analyst
3 9 (26.47%) Tester
4 5 (14.71%) Consultant
4 5 (14.71%) Test Automation Consultant
4 5 (14.71%) Test Consultant
5 4 (11.76%) QA Tester
6 3 (8.82%) Automation Tester
7 2 (5.88%) Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Developer in Test
7 2 (5.88%) Manual Tester
7 2 (5.88%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Software Tester
8 1 (2.94%) IT Manager
8 1 (2.94%) IT Services Manager
8 1 (2.94%) QA Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Software Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (41.18%) REST
2 12 (35.29%) SOAP
3 4 (11.76%) XML
4 2 (5.88%) .NET
4 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (5.88%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) NHS
2 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Windows
2 3 (8.82%) Linux
3 1 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (76.47%) Test Scripting
2 22 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (61.76%) Test Automation
4 17 (50.00%) Functional Testing
5 15 (44.12%) BDD
6 14 (41.18%) API Testing
6 14 (41.18%) Test Management
7 12 (35.29%) Waterfall
8 10 (29.41%) Agile Testing
8 10 (29.41%) Software Testing
9 6 (17.65%) Automated Testing
9 6 (17.65%) Integration Testing
9 6 (17.65%) Project Management
9 6 (17.65%) V-Model
10 5 (14.71%) Test Planning
10 5 (14.71%) Time Management
11 3 (8.82%) Translating Business Requirements
12 2 (5.88%) Manual Testing
12 2 (5.88%) TDD
12 2 (5.88%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 19 (55.88%) SQL
2 12 (35.29%) VB
3 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.82%) C#
5 1 (2.94%) Java
5 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) ISEB
1 3 (8.82%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (52.94%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (70.59%) HP
2 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle
4 1 (2.94%) Apple
4 1 (2.94%) IBM
4 1 (2.94%) Xamarin
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