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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 51 63 73
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +10
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 8 19 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.69% 3.42% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 3.81% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 4
Median salary £56,250 £47,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% +28.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £51,700
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
389 499 524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 82.42% 89.75% 89.57%
Number of salaries quoted 334 369 373
Median salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £58,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
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 27 July 2016.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Watford

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, 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 13 (72.22%) HP
2 10 (55.56%) Retail
3 8 (44.44%) HP UFT
4 7 (38.89%) Test Scripting
4 7 (38.89%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (38.89%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (33.33%) Volume Testing
5 6 (33.33%) ISEB
5 6 (33.33%) EPoS
5 6 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (27.78%) Regression Testing
6 5 (27.78%) Java
6 5 (27.78%) SQL
6 5 (27.78%) Unix
6 5 (27.78%) IBM
6 5 (27.78%) Manual Testing
7 4 (22.22%) System Testing
7 4 (22.22%) Selenium
7 4 (22.22%) DbVisualizer
7 4 (22.22%) Cucumber
7 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
7 4 (22.22%) WebSphere
7 4 (22.22%) Flash
7 4 (22.22%) MQSeries
7 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
7 4 (22.22%) J2EE
7 4 (22.22%) DB2
7 4 (22.22%) XML
7 4 (22.22%) JavaScript

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 4 (22.22%) MQSeries
1 4 (22.22%) WebSphere
2 3 (16.67%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) PuTTY
1 1 (5.56%) SSH
1 1 (5.56%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) DB2
1 4 (22.22%) DbVisualizer
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) HP UFT
2 4 (22.22%) Cucumber
2 4 (22.22%) LoadRunner
2 4 (22.22%) Selenium
3 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 3 (16.67%) JIRA
4 1 (5.56%) Toad
General
1 10 (55.56%) Retail
2 4 (22.22%) Finance
3 3 (16.67%) Electronics
4 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Analyst
1 12 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Unix Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Embedded Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Portfolio Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Portfolio Test Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Test Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Flash
1 4 (22.22%) HTML
1 4 (22.22%) J2EE
1 4 (22.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) EPoS
2 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Continuous Improvement
1 7 (38.89%) Test Scripting
2 6 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (33.33%) Volume Testing
3 5 (27.78%) Manual Testing
3 5 (27.78%) Regression Testing
4 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 4 (22.22%) Functional Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Presales
4 4 (22.22%) Project Management
4 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
4 4 (22.22%) System Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (16.67%) BDD
5 3 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
5 3 (16.67%) Line Management
5 3 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (16.67%) People Management
5 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 3 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Java
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 3 (16.67%) C
3 3 (16.67%) C++
3 3 (16.67%) Embedded C++
4 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) ISEB
1 6 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) HP
2 5 (27.78%) IBM
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle