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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 46 55 60
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +5
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 12 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.15% 2.74% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.71% 3.16% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 7
Average salary £48,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.94% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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
442 443 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 79.21% 86.69% 79.49%
Number of salaries quoted 387 314 245
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £62,500 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 13 February 2016.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Watford

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 16 (84.21%) Software Testing
2 13 (68.42%) Project Management
3 11 (57.89%) HP UFT
3 11 (57.89%) Java
3 11 (57.89%) SQL
3 11 (57.89%) Unix
3 11 (57.89%) Manual Testing
4 10 (52.63%) QA
4 10 (52.63%) PL/SQL
4 10 (52.63%) Regression Testing
5 9 (47.37%) IBM
5 9 (47.37%) Oracle
5 9 (47.37%) Oracle Database
5 9 (47.37%) Functional Testing
6 8 (42.11%) PuTTY
6 8 (42.11%) HP Quality Center
6 8 (42.11%) Toad
6 8 (42.11%) Telnet
6 8 (42.11%) SSH
7 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
7 6 (31.58%) Degree
7 6 (31.58%) Embedded C++
7 6 (31.58%) Electronics
7 6 (31.58%) C
7 6 (31.58%) C++
7 6 (31.58%) Linux
7 6 (31.58%) OO
7 6 (31.58%) Line Management
7 6 (31.58%) Embedded Software Development
8 4 (21.05%) HP

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (5.26%) MQSeries
1 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) PuTTY
1 8 (42.11%) SSH
1 8 (42.11%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) DB2
2 1 (5.26%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 11 (57.89%) HP UFT
2 8 (42.11%) Toad
3 4 (21.05%) Selenium
4 3 (15.79%) Cucumber
4 3 (15.79%) JIRA
5 1 (5.26%) LoadRunner
5 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (31.58%) Electronics
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Analyst
1 11 (57.89%) Test Analyst
2 10 (52.63%) Senior Analyst
2 10 (52.63%) Senior Test Analyst
3 6 (31.58%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) Embedded Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Developer
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Unix Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Developer in Test
6 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) QC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) HTML
1 2 (10.53%) XML
2 1 (5.26%) Flash
2 1 (5.26%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Unix
2 6 (31.58%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Software Testing
2 13 (68.42%) Project Management
3 11 (57.89%) Manual Testing
4 10 (52.63%) Regression Testing
5 9 (47.37%) Functional Testing
6 6 (31.58%) Embedded Software Development
6 6 (31.58%) Line Management
6 6 (31.58%) OO
6 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
7 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (15.79%) Scrum
9 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
9 2 (10.53%) Defect Management
9 2 (10.53%) Defect Tracking
9 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
9 2 (10.53%) System Testing
9 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
9 2 (10.53%) Test Management
9 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
10 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) Java
1 11 (57.89%) SQL
2 10 (52.63%) PL/SQL
3 6 (31.58%) C
3 6 (31.58%) C++
3 6 (31.58%) Embedded C++
4 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) ISEB
2 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (52.63%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (42.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) IBM
1 9 (47.37%) Oracle
2 4 (21.05%) HP
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