The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 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 Watford region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 72 42 55
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +13
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 4 18 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.69% 5.57% 2.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 7.11% 2.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 3
Average salary £37,000 £32,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.84% -24.41%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
497 253 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 85.25% 78.33% 76.33%
Number of salaries quoted 348 185 175
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Automated Testing
Hertfordshire

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 29 July 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Watford

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 8 (80.00%) Selenium
2 7 (70.00%) Software Testing
2 7 (70.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (50.00%) Automation Testing
3 5 (50.00%) PhD
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) Statistics
4 4 (40.00%) Finance
5 3 (30.00%) Scrum
5 3 (30.00%) Java
5 3 (30.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (20.00%) Linux
6 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
6 2 (20.00%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (20.00%) ISEB
6 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
6 2 (20.00%) Banking
6 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
6 2 (20.00%) QA
6 2 (20.00%) GWT
6 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (10.00%) Release Management
7 1 (10.00%) Derivative
7 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
7 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) InstallShield
2 1 (10.00%) CruiseControl
2 1 (10.00%) Subversion
2 1 (10.00%) Maven
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Graduate
1 5 (50.00%) Tester
2 4 (40.00%) Automation Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Release Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Release Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Configuration Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Software Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Web Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration and Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) GWT
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Statistics
1 5 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (10.00%) Equities
2 1 (10.00%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Android
2 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Software Testing
1 7 (70.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Automation Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Java
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) PhD
2 2 (20.00%) ISEB
2 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Macrovision
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