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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 49 50 55
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 11 9 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.14% 1.70% 2.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.39% 2.14% 3.30%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 6
Median salary £35,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London median salary £44,750 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +13.33%

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
460 421 455
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 89.32% 79.58% 87.67%
Number of salaries quoted 375 368 323
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
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
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 January 2017.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Watford

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 13 (92.86%) Java
1 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (85.71%) Finance
2 12 (85.71%) Scrum
2 12 (85.71%) Cucumber
3 11 (78.57%) Selenium
4 10 (71.43%) Regression Testing
4 10 (71.43%) Unix
4 10 (71.43%) HP UFT
4 10 (71.43%) Functional Testing
5 9 (64.29%) QA
5 9 (64.29%) Test Automation
6 7 (50.00%) WebDriver
6 7 (50.00%) Gherkin
6 7 (50.00%) BDD
6 7 (50.00%) Automation Testing
6 7 (50.00%) TDD
7 6 (42.86%) Spring
7 6 (42.86%) Hibernate
7 6 (42.86%) Linux
7 6 (42.86%) Tomcat
7 6 (42.86%) Agile Testing
7 6 (42.86%) Test Management
7 6 (42.86%) Test Scripting
7 6 (42.86%) Manual Testing
8 5 (35.71%) Kanban
8 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (35.71%) Confluence
8 5 (35.71%) RESTful
8 5 (35.71%) Atlassian

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 6 (42.86%) Tomcat
2 5 (35.71%) Confluence
3 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (85.71%) Cucumber
2 11 (78.57%) Selenium
3 10 (71.43%) HP UFT
4 7 (50.00%) WebDriver
5 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
5 5 (35.71%) JIRA
5 5 (35.71%) JUnit
5 5 (35.71%) Maven
5 5 (35.71%) SoapUI
6 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (85.71%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Analyst
1 11 (78.57%) Test Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Financial Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Test Automation Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Test Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Finance Systems Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Software Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 6 (42.86%) Hibernate
2 6 (42.86%) Spring
3 5 (35.71%) RESTful
4 1 (7.14%) Java EE
4 1 (7.14%) Middleware
4 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Data Integration
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.14%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Unix
2 6 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (85.71%) Scrum
3 10 (71.43%) Functional Testing
3 10 (71.43%) Regression Testing
4 9 (64.29%) Test Automation
5 7 (50.00%) Automation Testing
5 7 (50.00%) BDD
5 7 (50.00%) TDD
6 6 (42.86%) Agile Testing
6 6 (42.86%) Manual Testing
6 6 (42.86%) Test Management
6 6 (42.86%) Test Scripting
7 5 (35.71%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (35.71%) Integration Testing
7 5 (35.71%) Kanban
7 5 (35.71%) Software Testing
7 5 (35.71%) System Integration Testing
8 4 (28.57%) Exploratory Testing
8 4 (28.57%) Smoke Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) C#
2 5 (35.71%) PL/SQL
2 5 (35.71%) Python
2 5 (35.71%) Shell Script
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (64.29%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Atlassian
1 5 (35.71%) HP
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) IBM