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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 54 59 52
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 11 1 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.94% 0.21% 3.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.10% 0.26% 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 19
Median salary £35,000 - £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
524 388 553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 92.25% 82.73% 85.87%
Number of salaries quoted 446 320 415
Median salary £54,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of job ads across the Watford region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Watford region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Watford

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, IT jobs citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 12 (75.00%) Finance
1 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 11 (68.75%) Selenium
3 10 (62.50%) SQL
4 9 (56.25%) Scrum
5 8 (50.00%) Test Scripting
5 8 (50.00%) WebDriver
6 7 (43.75%) Functional Testing
6 7 (43.75%) QA
6 7 (43.75%) HP UFT
7 6 (37.50%) Java
7 6 (37.50%) Manual Testing
7 6 (37.50%) Automation Testing
7 6 (37.50%) BDD
8 5 (31.25%) Test Management
8 5 (31.25%) JIRA
8 5 (31.25%) Automated Testing
8 5 (31.25%) Unix
8 5 (31.25%) Regression Testing
8 5 (31.25%) HP
8 5 (31.25%) Agile Testing
9 4 (25.00%) NeoLoad
9 4 (25.00%) NHS
9 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 4 (25.00%) Telerik
9 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (25.00%) SoapUI
10 3 (18.75%) REST

Test Automation
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 (18.75%) Confluence
2 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 11 (68.75%) Selenium
3 8 (50.00%) WebDriver
4 7 (43.75%) HP UFT
5 5 (31.25%) JIRA
6 4 (25.00%) NeoLoad
6 4 (25.00%) SoapUI
7 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
8 2 (12.50%) JUnit
8 2 (12.50%) Maven
9 1 (6.25%) NUnit
9 1 (6.25%) SpecFlow
9 1 (6.25%) Zephyr
General
1 12 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Games
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Analyst
1 11 (68.75%) Test Analyst
2 8 (50.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Coordinator
3 4 (25.00%) Test Coordinator
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.25%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Gherkin
1 3 (18.75%) REST
2 2 (12.50%) Hibernate
2 2 (12.50%) RESTful
2 2 (12.50%) SOAP
2 2 (12.50%) Spring
3 1 (6.25%) .NET
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (6.25%) JSON
3 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) NHS
2 3 (18.75%) Data Integration
3 1 (6.25%) BBC
3 1 (6.25%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Unix
2 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) Scrum
3 8 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 7 (43.75%) Functional Testing
5 6 (37.50%) Automation Testing
5 6 (37.50%) BDD
5 6 (37.50%) Manual Testing
6 5 (31.25%) Agile Testing
6 5 (31.25%) Automated Testing
6 5 (31.25%) Regression Testing
6 5 (31.25%) Test Management
7 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (18.75%) API Testing
8 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
8 3 (18.75%) Exploratory Testing
8 3 (18.75%) Kanban
8 3 (18.75%) Smoke Testing
8 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
8 3 (18.75%) System Integration Testing
8 3 (18.75%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) SQL
2 6 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (18.75%) C#
3 3 (18.75%) PL/SQL
3 3 (18.75%) Ruby
4 2 (12.50%) Python
4 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 2 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (43.75%) QA
2 2 (12.50%) SDET
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) HP
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Telerik
3 3 (18.75%) Atlassian
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) Virgin Media
4 1 (6.25%) Xamarin
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