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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 145 145 142
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 4 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.18% 0.35% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.45% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 5
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +18.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £57,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £36,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +7.35%
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
1710 1988 1973
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 76.14% 77.87% 80.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1351 1596 1555
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015. 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
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £21,500 -
Hertford - 1 £60,000 -
St Albans - 1 £50,000 - 2
Automation Testing
East of England

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) SAP
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (40.00%) Test Planning
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) iPad
3 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
3 1 (20.00%) ATDD
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) Bugzilla
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) .NET

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (20.00%) Bugzilla
3 1 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (20.00%) JUnit
3 1 (20.00%) NUnit
3 1 (20.00%) JBehave
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) iPad
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (20.00%) Spread Betting
2 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (20.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (40.00%) TDD
1 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (40.00%) BDD
1 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (40.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (20.00%) ATDD
2 1 (20.00%) User Stories
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Release Management
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) SAP
1 2 (40.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
St. Albans
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Bishop's Stortford
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
St. Albans
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 24 days ago