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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 51 67 69
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +2
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 4 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.88% 1.88% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 2.13% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 3
Median salary £70,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+55.55% +2.27%
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
386 516 467
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 84.46% 88.05% 88.61%
Number of salaries quoted 328 408 327
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £75,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 11 (91.67%) HP
2 8 (66.67%) Retail
3 6 (50.00%) HP UFT
4 5 (41.67%) EPoS
4 5 (41.67%) ISEB
4 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
4 5 (41.67%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (41.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Volume Testing
4 5 (41.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (25.00%) Test Management
5 3 (25.00%) Functional Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (25.00%) DbVisualizer
5 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (25.00%) People Management
5 3 (25.00%) Presales
5 3 (25.00%) Confluence
5 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
5 3 (25.00%) BDD
5 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (25.00%) Manual Testing
5 3 (25.00%) System Testing
5 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
5 3 (25.00%) JIRA
5 3 (25.00%) Selenium
5 3 (25.00%) Flash

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 3 (25.00%) Confluence
1 3 (25.00%) MQSeries
1 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) DB2
1 3 (25.00%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (25.00%) JIRA
2 3 (25.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 8 (66.67%) Retail
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Analyst
1 8 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Portfolio Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Portfolio Test Manager
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Test Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Unix Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Flash
1 3 (25.00%) HTML
1 3 (25.00%) J2EE
1 3 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) EPoS
2 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
1 5 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (41.67%) Volume Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) BDD
2 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (25.00%) People Management
2 3 (25.00%) Presales
2 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Scrum
2 3 (25.00%) System Testing
2 3 (25.00%) TDD
2 3 (25.00%) Test Management
2 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Java
1 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) C
2 1 (8.33%) C++
2 1 (8.33%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) ISEB
1 5 (41.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) HP
2 3 (25.00%) IBM