The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Watford region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 72 - 60
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.17% - 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% - 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £45,000 - £28,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
449 274 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 77.15% 77.62% 82.79%
Number of salaries quoted 332 228 192
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Test Automation
Hertfordshire

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 18 April 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) XML
2 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 6 (85.71%) Automated Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Selenium
3 5 (71.43%) Business Analysis
3 5 (71.43%) Investment Banking
3 5 (71.43%) Banking
3 5 (71.43%) Manual Testing
3 5 (71.43%) ISTQB
4 3 (42.86%) Fixed Income
4 3 (42.86%) Equities
4 3 (42.86%) Derivative
5 2 (28.57%) Java
6 1 (14.29%) Stress Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
6 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
6 1 (14.29%) Java EE
6 1 (14.29%) XPath
6 1 (14.29%) Degree
6 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
6 1 (14.29%) QA
6 1 (14.29%) Spring MVC
6 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
6 1 (14.29%) Scrum
6 1 (14.29%) Subversion
6 1 (14.29%) Spring
6 1 (14.29%) Maven

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
1 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
1 1 (14.29%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) Subversion
2 1 (14.29%) Maven
2 1 (14.29%) JMeter
2 1 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
2 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
2 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) LoadUI
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) Investment Banking
2 5 (71.43%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Software Test Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Software Tester
1 5 (71.43%) Tester
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 1 (14.29%) Java EE
2 1 (14.29%) Spring MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
2 1 (14.29%) Spring
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) JDBC
2 1 (14.29%) SOAP
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) XSD
2 1 (14.29%) DOM
2 1 (14.29%) XSLT
2 1 (14.29%) JAXB
2 1 (14.29%) SAX
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware
2 1 (14.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Fixed Income
1 3 (42.86%) Equities
1 3 (42.86%) Derivative
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Automated Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Business Analysis
2 5 (71.43%) Manual Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Stress Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) XPath
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) ISTQB
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) JBoss
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft