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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 65 52 47
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -5
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 4 8 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.73% 2.08% 4.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 2.72% 5.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 11
Average salary £22,000 £30,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% -29.41%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
454 294 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 82.55% 76.56% 81.05%
Number of salaries quoted 318 218 203
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £59,200
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Watford region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Watford

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) PhD
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) InstallShield
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Macrovision
3 1 (16.67%) CruiseControl
3 1 (16.67%) Subversion
3 1 (16.67%) Maven
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Statistics
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) Android
3 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile App

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (16.67%) InstallShield
2 1 (16.67%) CruiseControl
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
2 1 (16.67%) Maven
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) QA Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Software Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Web Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Graduate Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration and Release Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Graduate
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Release Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Release Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Statistics
1 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Android
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) PhD
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Macrovision