The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 106 110 138
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +28
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 36 43 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.60% 1.67% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.84% 1.95% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 36 33 18
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £29,300 £40,250
10% offered a salary of more than £71,250 £63,000 £57,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
1959 2204 1958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 86.87% 85.56% 84.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1638 1762 1531
Median salary £47,500 £51,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.86% +2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hertfordshire region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Hertfordshire region.

Test Automation Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Test Automation
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 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 +11 20 £42,500 +18.05% 2
Royston +2 5 £42,500 -
Hertford - 3 £25,000 -
Hemel Hempstead 0 1 £26,500 -7.01%
Letchworth - 1 £32,500 -
Harpenden - 1 £42,500 -
Test Automation
East of England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT jobs citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 56 (84.85%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (62.12%) Selenium
3 37 (56.06%) Scrum
4 35 (53.03%) Finance
5 33 (50.00%) Cucumber
5 33 (50.00%) BDD
6 32 (48.48%) Java
7 31 (46.97%) QA
8 30 (45.45%) Test Scripting
9 27 (40.91%) Regression Testing
10 25 (37.88%) Gherkin
11 24 (36.36%) Test Strategy
11 24 (36.36%) TDD
12 22 (33.33%) JIRA
12 22 (33.33%) WebDriver
13 20 (30.30%) Automation Testing
14 19 (28.79%) C#
15 18 (27.27%) Automated Testing
16 15 (22.73%) Git (software)
16 15 (22.73%) Manual Testing
16 15 (22.73%) JUnit
16 15 (22.73%) Continuous Delivery
17 14 (21.21%) System Integration Testing
17 14 (21.21%) Hibernate
17 14 (21.21%) Tomcat
17 14 (21.21%) Kanban
17 14 (21.21%) Confluence
17 14 (21.21%) Spring
17 14 (21.21%) Maven
17 14 (21.21%) Software Testing

Test Automation
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 14 (21.21%) Confluence
1 14 (21.21%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.58%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.58%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.06%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.03%) MySQL
3 2 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 41 (62.12%) Selenium
2 33 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 22 (33.33%) JIRA
3 22 (33.33%) WebDriver
4 15 (22.73%) Git (software)
4 15 (22.73%) JUnit
5 14 (21.21%) Maven
6 13 (19.70%) SoapUI
7 11 (16.67%) HP UFT
8 9 (13.64%) JBehave
8 9 (13.64%) Ranorex
8 9 (13.64%) SilkTest
9 6 (9.09%) Jenkins
9 6 (9.09%) Robot Framework
10 4 (6.06%) TeamCity
11 3 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (4.55%) FitNesse
11 3 (4.55%) JMeter
11 3 (4.55%) Mockito
11 3 (4.55%) Moq
General
1 35 (53.03%) Finance
2 7 (10.61%) Retail
3 1 (1.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (34.85%) Analyst
2 22 (33.33%) Tester
3 21 (31.82%) Test Analyst
4 15 (22.73%) Software Tester
5 12 (18.18%) Automation Test Analyst
6 9 (13.64%) Automation Tester
6 9 (13.64%) Regression Tester
6 9 (13.64%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 9 (13.64%) Selenium Tester
6 9 (13.64%) Test Manager
7 8 (12.12%) Developer
7 8 (12.12%) Software Developer
8 7 (10.61%) Developer in Test
8 7 (10.61%) Test Automation Manager
9 6 (9.09%) Java Developer
9 6 (9.09%) Java Software Developer
9 6 (9.09%) Test Leader
10 5 (7.58%) QA Manager
10 5 (7.58%) QA Test Manager
10 5 (7.58%) SAP Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (37.88%) Gherkin
2 14 (21.21%) Hibernate
2 14 (21.21%) Spring
3 13 (19.70%) RESTful
4 4 (6.06%) REST
4 4 (6.06%) Web Services
5 2 (3.03%) JSON
5 2 (3.03%) SOAP
5 2 (3.03%) XML
6 1 (1.52%) .NET
6 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.03%) Fintech
2 2 (3.03%) NHS
3 1 (1.52%) BBC
3 1 (1.52%) Device Driver
3 1 (1.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.67%) Unix
2 9 (13.64%) Linux
3 1 (1.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (84.85%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (56.06%) Scrum
3 33 (50.00%) BDD
4 30 (45.45%) Test Scripting
5 27 (40.91%) Regression Testing
6 24 (36.36%) TDD
6 24 (36.36%) Test Strategy
7 20 (30.30%) Automation Testing
8 18 (27.27%) Automated Testing
9 15 (22.73%) Continuous Delivery
9 15 (22.73%) Manual Testing
10 14 (21.21%) Kanban
10 14 (21.21%) Software Testing
10 14 (21.21%) System Integration Testing
11 13 (19.70%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (19.70%) Functional Testing
11 13 (19.70%) Integration Testing
12 12 (18.18%) ATDD
13 9 (13.64%) Agile Testing
13 9 (13.64%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 32 (48.48%) Java
2 19 (28.79%) C#
3 13 (19.70%) SQL
4 7 (10.61%) Python
4 7 (10.61%) Shell Script
5 5 (7.58%) PowerShell
6 4 (6.06%) PL/SQL
6 4 (6.06%) Ruby
7 1 (1.52%) C
7 1 (1.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (10.61%) ISEB
1 7 (10.61%) ISTQB
2 4 (6.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (46.97%) QA
2 9 (13.64%) SDET
3 1 (1.52%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 6 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (21.21%) Atlassian
2 10 (15.15%) HP
3 5 (7.58%) Oracle
3 5 (7.58%) SAP
4 2 (3.03%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.03%) Telerik
5 1 (1.52%) Virgin Media
5 1 (1.52%) Xamarin
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