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 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 Watford region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 67 53 43
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -10
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 6 2 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.03% 0.57% 4.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% 0.73% 5.94%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 10
Average salary £25,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
449 274 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 77.15% 77.62% 82.79%
Number of salaries quoted 332 228 192
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
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 18 April 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Watford

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 12 (100.00%) Selenium
2 8 (66.67%) SQL
3 7 (58.33%) Finance
3 7 (58.33%) Test Scripting
3 7 (58.33%) Banking
3 7 (58.33%) Investment Banking
3 7 (58.33%) ISTQB
4 6 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 6 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 5 (41.67%) Manual Testing
5 5 (41.67%) Business Analysis
5 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
5 5 (41.67%) XML
6 4 (33.33%) PhD
6 4 (33.33%) Mathematics
6 4 (33.33%) Fixed Income
6 4 (33.33%) Equities
6 4 (33.33%) Derivative
6 4 (33.33%) Statistics
6 4 (33.33%) Automation Testing
7 3 (25.00%) QA
7 3 (25.00%) Scrum
7 3 (25.00%) Java
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 2 (16.67%) Oracle
8 2 (16.67%) Linux
8 2 (16.67%) ISEB
8 2 (16.67%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
2 1 (8.33%) SpecFlow
2 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (8.33%) LoadUI
2 1 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (8.33%) JMeter
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
1 7 (58.33%) Banking
1 7 (58.33%) Investment Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Tester
2 7 (58.33%) Analyst
2 7 (58.33%) Test Analyst
3 5 (41.67%) Software Test Analyst
3 5 (41.67%) Software Tester
4 4 (33.33%) Graduate
4 4 (33.33%) Automation Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Test Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) XML
2 2 (16.67%) GWT
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (8.33%) Middleware
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) .NET
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 4 (33.33%) Fixed Income
2 4 (33.33%) Equities
2 4 (33.33%) Derivative
2 4 (33.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) UNIX
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Test Scripting
2 6 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 6 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 5 (41.67%) Manual Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Business Analysis
3 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (33.33%) Automation Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Scrum
6 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
6 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
7 1 (8.33%) Stress Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (8.33%) SOA
7 1 (8.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) VBScript
3 1 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) ISTQB
2 4 (33.33%) PhD
3 2 (16.67%) ISEB
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) JBoss