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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 54 56 54
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 17 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.74% 0.27% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.39% 0.34% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 13 1 7
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +1.40%
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
501 296 350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 80.68% 78.72% 79.55%
Number of salaries quoted 365 220 243
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 26 November 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Watford

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 14 (70.00%) QA
2 12 (60.00%) ISEB
3 11 (55.00%) Regression Testing
3 11 (55.00%) Finance
4 9 (45.00%) Computer Science
4 9 (45.00%) ISTQB
5 8 (40.00%) Web Application Development
6 7 (35.00%) Test Scripting
7 6 (30.00%) Manual Testing
8 5 (25.00%) Java
9 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 4 (20.00%) SQL
9 4 (20.00%) J2EE
9 4 (20.00%) DB2
9 4 (20.00%) XML
9 4 (20.00%) UNIX
9 4 (20.00%) Flash
9 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
9 4 (20.00%) Retail
9 4 (20.00%) WebSphere
9 4 (20.00%) Degree
9 4 (20.00%) System Testing
9 4 (20.00%) HTML
9 4 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (20.00%) DbVisualizer
10 3 (15.00%) IBM
10 3 (15.00%) HP
10 3 (15.00%) QuickTest Pro
10 3 (15.00%) LoadRunner

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 4 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (15.00%) MQSeries
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) DB2
1 4 (20.00%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (15.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (10.00%) Subversion
2 2 (10.00%) Selenium
3 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.00%) Maven
3 1 (5.00%) InstallShield
3 1 (5.00%) CruiseControl
General
1 11 (55.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Tester
2 8 (40.00%) Senior Tester
3 5 (25.00%) Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) QA Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Graduate
5 1 (5.00%) Software Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Automation Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Configuration and Release Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Software Release Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Configuration Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Release Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) HTML
1 4 (20.00%) J2EE
1 4 (20.00%) XML
1 4 (20.00%) Flash
2 1 (5.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Statistics
3 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Regression Testing
2 8 (40.00%) Web Application Development
3 7 (35.00%) Test Scripting
4 6 (30.00%) Manual Testing
5 4 (20.00%) System Testing
5 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.00%) TDD
7 1 (5.00%) Document Management
7 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Release Management
7 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
7 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
7 1 (5.00%) BDD
7 1 (5.00%) Automation Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) Java
2 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) ISEB
2 9 (45.00%) ISTQB
3 4 (20.00%) Degree
3 4 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (5.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (70.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) IBM
1 3 (15.00%) HP
2 1 (5.00%) Macrovision