The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 50 61 65
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +4
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 15 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.94% 2.00% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.51% 2.62% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 2
Average salary - £42,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.16%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Automated Testing
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
427 344 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 83.73% 76.27% 84.58%
Number of salaries quoted 303 245 305
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £30,000 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Watford region.

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Watford

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region citing Automated 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 Automated Testing.

1 21 (65.63%) ISEB
2 20 (62.50%) Regression Testing
3 19 (59.38%) Java
3 19 (59.38%) SQL
3 19 (59.38%) J2EE
3 19 (59.38%) DB2
3 19 (59.38%) WebSphere
4 17 (53.13%) LoadRunner
4 17 (53.13%) IBM
5 15 (46.88%) E-Commerce
5 15 (46.88%) QA
6 14 (43.75%) System Testing
6 14 (43.75%) DbVisualizer
6 14 (43.75%) Retail
6 14 (43.75%) Flash
6 14 (43.75%) HTML
6 14 (43.75%) JavaScript
6 14 (43.75%) XML
6 14 (43.75%) UNIX
6 14 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (40.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 13 (40.63%) Degree
8 12 (37.50%) HP
8 12 (37.50%) MQSeries
8 12 (37.50%) QuickTest Pro
9 9 (28.13%) Finance
9 9 (28.13%) ISTQB
10 8 (25.00%) Computer Science
10 8 (25.00%) Web Application Development
11 7 (21.88%) Test Scripting

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region citing Automated 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 Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (59.38%) WebSphere
2 12 (37.50%) MQSeries
3 5 (15.63%) JBoss
3 5 (15.63%) Apache
3 5 (15.63%) Tomcat
3 5 (15.63%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (15.63%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) Internet
1 5 (15.63%) HTTP
1 5 (15.63%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (59.38%) DB2
2 14 (43.75%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 17 (53.13%) LoadRunner
2 12 (37.50%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (15.63%) JMeter
4 2 (6.25%) Subversion
4 2 (6.25%) WebDriver
4 2 (6.25%) Cucumber
4 2 (6.25%) Selenium
General
1 14 (43.75%) Retail
2 9 (28.13%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (75.00%) Tester
2 8 (25.00%) Senior Tester
3 6 (18.75%) Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Support Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) QA Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (6.25%) Performance Tester
6 2 (6.25%) Automation Tester
7 1 (3.13%) Selenium Tester
7 1 (3.13%) Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (59.38%) J2EE
2 14 (43.75%) Flash
2 14 (43.75%) HTML
2 14 (43.75%) XML
3 2 (6.25%) RESTful
4 1 (3.13%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 14 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (43.75%) UNIX
2 5 (15.63%) Windows
2 5 (15.63%) AIX
2 5 (15.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) Regression Testing
2 15 (46.88%) E-Commerce
3 14 (43.75%) System Testing
4 8 (25.00%) Web Application Development
5 7 (21.88%) Test Scripting
6 5 (15.63%) Manual Testing
6 5 (15.63%) Performance Testing
6 5 (15.63%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (15.63%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (15.63%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (15.63%) Test Planning
7 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.25%) TDD
7 2 (6.25%) Document Management
7 2 (6.25%) Test Automation
7 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.25%) Coaching
8 1 (3.13%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (59.38%) Java
1 19 (59.38%) SQL
2 14 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 5 (15.63%) Perl
3 5 (15.63%) PHP
3 5 (15.63%) AWK
4 1 (3.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (65.63%) ISEB
2 13 (40.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 13 (40.63%) Degree
3 9 (28.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (46.88%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (53.13%) IBM
2 12 (37.50%) HP
3 5 (15.63%) Sun
3 5 (15.63%) Oracle
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