The first table below looks at the demand for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 132 120 138
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +18
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 12 36 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.48% 1.36% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 1.75% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 7 23 8
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £79,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1842 2056 1945
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 74.12% 77.53% 74.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1435 1706 1584
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Test Automation
East of England

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Welwyn Garden City +27 7 £46,250 -
Stevenage -9 1 £45,000 - 1
Watford - 1 £45,000 -
Test Automation
East of England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 18 (69.23%) Selenium
2 17 (65.38%) SQL
3 15 (57.69%) Test Scripting
3 15 (57.69%) Automated Testing
4 13 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 11 (42.31%) SOAP
5 11 (42.31%) Web Services
5 11 (42.31%) C#
5 11 (42.31%) .NET
5 11 (42.31%) QA
6 9 (34.62%) NUnit
6 9 (34.62%) WCF
6 9 (34.62%) Degree
6 9 (34.62%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (34.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (34.62%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (34.62%) Rhino Mocks
7 8 (30.77%) Moq
7 8 (30.77%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (30.77%) ISTQB
7 8 (30.77%) Software Testing
7 8 (30.77%) Windows
8 7 (26.92%) XML
8 7 (26.92%) Python
8 7 (26.92%) Workflow
8 7 (26.92%) WF
9 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
9 6 (23.08%) Test Strategy
9 6 (23.08%) Finance
9 6 (23.08%) Scrum

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
1 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Project
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.85%) HTTP
2 1 (3.85%) IPv4
2 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (34.62%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (34.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (34.62%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (69.23%) Selenium
2 9 (34.62%) NUnit
2 9 (34.62%) Rhino Mocks
3 8 (30.77%) Moq
4 6 (23.08%) Subversion
5 4 (15.38%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (11.54%) JIRA
7 1 (3.85%) Maven
7 1 (3.85%) JMeter
7 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
7 1 (3.85%) SoapUI
7 1 (3.85%) Mercurial
7 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
7 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
7 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
7 1 (3.85%) SpecFlow
7 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
7 1 (3.85%) LoadUI
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Banking
2 5 (19.23%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Multimedia
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Analyst
1 10 (38.46%) Test Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) Tester
3 6 (23.08%) Software Test Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Test Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) Software Tester
4 5 (19.23%) Test Specialist
4 5 (19.23%) Test Automation Specialist
4 5 (19.23%) Automation Specialist
5 3 (11.54%) Automation Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Design Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (42.31%) SOAP
1 11 (42.31%) Web Services
1 11 (42.31%) .NET
2 9 (34.62%) WCF
3 7 (26.92%) XML
3 7 (26.92%) WF
4 2 (7.69%) CSS
4 2 (7.69%) HTML
5 1 (3.85%) XSD
5 1 (3.85%) DOM
5 1 (3.85%) XSLT
5 1 (3.85%) JDBC
5 1 (3.85%) JAXB
5 1 (3.85%) SAX
5 1 (3.85%) Spring
5 1 (3.85%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.85%) Middleware
5 1 (3.85%) HTML5
5 1 (3.85%) REST
5 1 (3.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.54%) Equities
2 3 (11.54%) Fixed Income
2 3 (11.54%) Derivative
3 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Windows
2 6 (23.08%) UNIX
3 5 (19.23%) Linux
4 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Test Scripting
1 15 (57.69%) Automated Testing
2 8 (30.77%) Root Cause Analysis
2 8 (30.77%) Software Testing
3 7 (26.92%) Workflow
4 6 (23.08%) Test Strategy
4 6 (23.08%) Scrum
5 5 (19.23%) Change Management
5 5 (19.23%) Project Planning
5 5 (19.23%) Business Analysis
5 5 (19.23%) Scalability Testing
5 5 (19.23%) Manual Testing
6 4 (15.38%) Regression Testing
7 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
7 3 (11.54%) Web Testing
7 3 (11.54%) Test Management
7 3 (11.54%) Performance Testing
7 3 (11.54%) Compatibility Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (3.85%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 17 (65.38%) SQL
2 11 (42.31%) C#
3 7 (26.92%) Python
4 5 (19.23%) Perl
4 5 (19.23%) Tcl
5 4 (15.38%) Java
6 1 (3.85%) C
6 1 (3.85%) C++
6 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.85%) PHP
6 1 (3.85%) VBScript
6 1 (3.85%) Objective-C
6 1 (3.85%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) Degree
2 8 (30.77%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (42.31%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Agilent
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.54%) Google
4 1 (3.85%) JBoss
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Posted: 5 days ago
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