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

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 50 47 71
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +24
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 8 18 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.64% 3.65% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.98% 4.47% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 3
Median salary £41,250 £50,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% +100.00%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,674 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.01% +19.06%
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
405 403 524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 82.82% 81.74% 85.34%
Number of salaries quoted 339 283 395
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £34,066 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £57,500 £65,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 12 (54.55%) Software Testing
2 11 (50.00%) HP
3 10 (45.45%) Project Management
3 10 (45.45%) HP Quality Center
4 9 (40.91%) Retail
4 9 (40.91%) Regression Testing
4 9 (40.91%) HP UFT
4 9 (40.91%) Java
4 9 (40.91%) SQL
4 9 (40.91%) Unix
5 8 (36.36%) IBM
6 7 (31.82%) Test Scripting
6 7 (31.82%) Manual Testing
6 7 (31.82%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (27.27%) Line Management
7 6 (27.27%) QA
7 6 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (27.27%) Volume Testing
7 6 (27.27%) Embedded Software Development
7 6 (27.27%) Functional Testing
7 6 (27.27%) Oracle Database
7 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
7 6 (27.27%) Degree
7 6 (27.27%) Embedded C++
7 6 (27.27%) ISEB
7 6 (27.27%) EPoS
7 6 (27.27%) Electronics
7 6 (27.27%) PL/SQL
7 6 (27.27%) OO

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 (13.64%) MQSeries
1 3 (13.64%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) PuTTY
1 4 (18.18%) SSH
1 4 (18.18%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle Database
2 3 (13.64%) DB2
2 3 (13.64%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 9 (40.91%) HP UFT
2 4 (18.18%) Toad
3 3 (13.64%) Cucumber
3 3 (13.64%) LoadRunner
3 3 (13.64%) Selenium
4 2 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 9 (40.91%) Retail
2 6 (27.27%) Electronics
3 3 (13.64%) Finance
4 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Analyst
1 16 (72.73%) Test Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Embedded Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Senior Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Senior Test Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) C++ Software Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Software Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) SQL Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Unix Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Finance Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) Flash
1 3 (13.64%) HTML
1 3 (13.64%) J2EE
1 3 (13.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) EPoS
2 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Unix
2 3 (13.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Software Testing
2 10 (45.45%) Project Management
3 9 (40.91%) Regression Testing
4 7 (31.82%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (31.82%) Manual Testing
4 7 (31.82%) Test Scripting
5 6 (27.27%) Embedded Software Development
5 6 (27.27%) Functional Testing
5 6 (27.27%) Line Management
5 6 (27.27%) OO
5 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 6 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (27.27%) Volume Testing
6 4 (18.18%) System Testing
7 3 (13.64%) Defect Tracking
7 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
7 3 (13.64%) Presales
8 2 (9.09%) Data Modelling
8 2 (9.09%) Defect Management
8 2 (9.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) Java
1 9 (40.91%) SQL
2 6 (27.27%) C
2 6 (27.27%) C++
2 6 (27.27%) Embedded C++
2 6 (27.27%) PL/SQL
3 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Degree
1 6 (27.27%) ISEB
1 6 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (45.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) HP
2 8 (36.36%) IBM
3 6 (27.27%) Oracle
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