The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 67 74 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 10 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.86% 0.50% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.19% 0.58% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Average salary - £55,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Test Automation
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
456 518 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 84.92% 85.90% 80.94%
Number of salaries quoted 330 382 183
Average salary £45,000 £45,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.09% +7.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £59,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Watford region.

Test Automation Salary Trend in Watford

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 14 (87.50%) JavaScript
1 14 (87.50%) Subversion
1 14 (87.50%) WebSphere
2 13 (81.25%) Selenium
2 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (81.25%) SQL
2 13 (81.25%) Java
2 13 (81.25%) XML
2 13 (81.25%) UNIX
2 13 (81.25%) RESTful
2 13 (81.25%) Cucumber
3 12 (75.00%) Test Scripting
3 12 (75.00%) QA
4 11 (68.75%) Retail
4 11 (68.75%) Document Management
4 11 (68.75%) Flash
4 11 (68.75%) HTML
4 11 (68.75%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (68.75%) System Testing
4 11 (68.75%) WebDriver
5 10 (62.50%) DbVisualizer
5 10 (62.50%) Gherkin
5 10 (62.50%) Coaching
5 10 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (62.50%) J2EE
5 10 (62.50%) DB2
5 10 (62.50%) TDD
5 10 (62.50%) Automated Testing
6 9 (56.25%) BDD
7 5 (31.25%) Finance

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (87.50%) WebSphere
2 3 (18.75%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (6.25%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) DB2
1 10 (62.50%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 14 (87.50%) Subversion
2 13 (81.25%) Selenium
2 13 (81.25%) Cucumber
3 11 (68.75%) WebDriver
4 3 (18.75%) Maven
4 3 (18.75%) JIRA
4 3 (18.75%) HP UFT
4 3 (18.75%) SoapUI
5 1 (6.25%) Jasmine
5 1 (6.25%) Zephyr
5 1 (6.25%) Bugzilla
5 1 (6.25%) JUnit
5 1 (6.25%) TestNG
5 1 (6.25%) JBehave
General
1 11 (68.75%) Retail
2 5 (31.25%) Finance
3 3 (18.75%) Banking
3 3 (18.75%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Tester
1 10 (62.50%) Automation Tester
1 10 (62.50%) Selenium Tester
2 3 (18.75%) Java Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Senior Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Test Team Leader
3 2 (12.50%) Team Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) XML
1 13 (81.25%) RESTful
2 11 (68.75%) HTML
2 11 (68.75%) Flash
3 10 (62.50%) J2EE
3 10 (62.50%) Gherkin
4 3 (18.75%) XSD
4 3 (18.75%) DOM
4 3 (18.75%) XSLT
4 3 (18.75%) EJB
4 3 (18.75%) JDBC
4 3 (18.75%) JSP
4 3 (18.75%) Servlets
4 3 (18.75%) SOAP
4 3 (18.75%) Struts
4 3 (18.75%) Web Services
4 3 (18.75%) JAXB
4 3 (18.75%) SAX
4 3 (18.75%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (18.75%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (18.75%) Client/Server
2 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) UNIX
2 3 (18.75%) AIX
2 3 (18.75%) HPUX
2 3 (18.75%) Solaris
2 3 (18.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (75.00%) Test Scripting
3 11 (68.75%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (68.75%) System Testing
3 11 (68.75%) Document Management
4 10 (62.50%) Automated Testing
4 10 (62.50%) TDD
4 10 (62.50%) Coaching
5 9 (56.25%) BDD
6 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
6 3 (18.75%) Multithreading
6 3 (18.75%) OO
6 3 (18.75%) MVC
7 2 (12.50%) Time Management
7 2 (12.50%) V-Model
7 2 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Resource Management
8 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 13 (81.25%) SQL
2 13 (81.25%) Java
3 3 (18.75%) XPath
3 3 (18.75%) C
3 3 (18.75%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Sun Certification
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (75.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (18.75%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) VMware
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) hybris
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