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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 53 48 59
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +11
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 10 14 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.87% 2.36% 2.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 2.93% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 0
Median salary £35,000 £48,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.08% -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

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
470 478 453
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 87.85% 80.74% 87.96%
Number of salaries quoted 375 418 325
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of job ads across the Watford region citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 February 2017, IT jobs citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 19 (95.00%) Java
2 18 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (85.00%) Finance
3 17 (85.00%) Scrum
3 17 (85.00%) Cucumber
4 16 (80.00%) Selenium
5 15 (75.00%) Regression Testing
6 14 (70.00%) QA
6 14 (70.00%) Test Automation
7 13 (65.00%) Functional Testing
8 12 (60.00%) BDD
8 12 (60.00%) WebDriver
8 12 (60.00%) Automation Testing
8 12 (60.00%) Gherkin
8 12 (60.00%) TDD
8 12 (60.00%) HP UFT
8 12 (60.00%) Tomcat
8 12 (60.00%) Unix
9 11 (55.00%) Hibernate
9 11 (55.00%) Spring
10 10 (50.00%) Maven
10 10 (50.00%) Atlassian
10 10 (50.00%) JIRA
10 10 (50.00%) Integration Testing
10 10 (50.00%) Software Testing
10 10 (50.00%) JUnit
10 10 (50.00%) Confluence
10 10 (50.00%) SoapUI
10 10 (50.00%) RESTful
10 10 (50.00%) Kanban

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (60.00%) Tomcat
2 10 (50.00%) Confluence
3 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (5.00%) Apache
4 1 (5.00%) Drupal
4 1 (5.00%) JBoss
4 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) HTTP
1 1 (5.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 17 (85.00%) Cucumber
2 16 (80.00%) Selenium
3 12 (60.00%) HP UFT
3 12 (60.00%) WebDriver
4 10 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 10 (50.00%) JIRA
4 10 (50.00%) JUnit
4 10 (50.00%) Maven
4 10 (50.00%) SoapUI
5 3 (15.00%) JBehave
6 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
7 1 (5.00%) JMeter
7 1 (5.00%) LoadRunner
7 1 (5.00%) The Grinder
General
1 17 (85.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Analyst
1 16 (80.00%) Test Analyst
2 7 (35.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Test Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Test Automation Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Developer
5 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Finance Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Junior
5 1 (5.00%) Junior Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Software Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) Gherkin
2 11 (55.00%) Hibernate
2 11 (55.00%) Spring
3 10 (50.00%) RESTful
4 1 (5.00%) J2EE
4 1 (5.00%) Java EE
4 1 (5.00%) Middleware
4 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (5.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Unix
2 9 (45.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) AIX
3 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (85.00%) Scrum
3 15 (75.00%) Regression Testing
4 14 (70.00%) Test Automation
5 13 (65.00%) Functional Testing
6 12 (60.00%) Automation Testing
6 12 (60.00%) BDD
6 12 (60.00%) TDD
7 10 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 10 (50.00%) Integration Testing
7 10 (50.00%) Kanban
7 10 (50.00%) Software Testing
7 10 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
8 9 (45.00%) Manual Testing
9 8 (40.00%) Agile Testing
9 8 (40.00%) Test Scripting
10 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (30.00%) Test Management
12 4 (20.00%) Data Integration
12 4 (20.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) Java
2 7 (35.00%) C#
2 7 (35.00%) Python
2 7 (35.00%) Shell Script
3 6 (30.00%) SQL
4 5 (25.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.00%) AWK
5 1 (5.00%) Perl
5 1 (5.00%) PHP
5 1 (5.00%) VB
5 1 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (70.00%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Atlassian
2 6 (30.00%) Oracle
3 5 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (10.00%) IBM