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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 47 52 52
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 13 8 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.53% 1.53% 4.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.82% 1.92% 4.64%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 19
Median salary £35,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
461 416 453
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 89.69% 79.69% 87.62%
Number of salaries quoted 375 364 321
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £35,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 17 January 2017.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Watford

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (84.21%) Cucumber
2 15 (78.95%) Finance
3 14 (73.68%) Selenium
4 13 (68.42%) Scrum
5 12 (63.16%) Java
6 10 (52.63%) Test Scripting
6 10 (52.63%) WebDriver
6 10 (52.63%) Functional Testing
7 9 (47.37%) BDD
7 9 (47.37%) Automated Testing
7 9 (47.37%) QA
7 9 (47.37%) SQL
7 9 (47.37%) Unix
7 9 (47.37%) HP UFT
7 9 (47.37%) Regression Testing
8 8 (42.11%) TDD
8 8 (42.11%) Gherkin
8 8 (42.11%) Automation Testing
9 7 (36.84%) Agile Testing
9 7 (36.84%) Git (software)
9 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (36.84%) Manual Testing
9 7 (36.84%) JUnit
10 6 (31.58%) C#
10 6 (31.58%) Kanban
10 6 (31.58%) Atlassian
10 6 (31.58%) Hibernate
10 6 (31.58%) Spring
10 6 (31.58%) Maven

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 6 (31.58%) Confluence
2 5 (26.32%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (84.21%) Cucumber
2 14 (73.68%) Selenium
3 10 (52.63%) WebDriver
4 9 (47.37%) HP UFT
5 7 (36.84%) Git (software)
5 7 (36.84%) JUnit
6 6 (31.58%) JIRA
6 6 (31.58%) Maven
7 5 (26.32%) SoapUI
8 3 (15.79%) NeoLoad
9 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
10 1 (5.26%) NUnit
10 1 (5.26%) SpecFlow
10 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
10 1 (5.26%) Zephyr
General
1 15 (78.95%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Games
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Analyst
1 13 (68.42%) Test Analyst
2 9 (47.37%) Automation Test Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Coordinator
3 3 (15.79%) Test Coordinator
4 2 (10.53%) Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Developer in Test
5 1 (5.26%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) Gherkin
2 6 (31.58%) Hibernate
2 6 (31.58%) Spring
3 5 (26.32%) RESTful
4 2 (10.53%) JSON
4 2 (10.53%) REST
4 2 (10.53%) XML
5 1 (5.26%) .NET
5 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Data Integration
2 3 (15.79%) NHS
3 1 (5.26%) BBC
3 1 (5.26%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Unix
2 5 (26.32%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (68.42%) Scrum
3 10 (52.63%) Functional Testing
3 10 (52.63%) Test Scripting
4 9 (47.37%) Automated Testing
4 9 (47.37%) BDD
4 9 (47.37%) Regression Testing
5 8 (42.11%) Automation Testing
5 8 (42.11%) TDD
6 7 (36.84%) Agile Testing
6 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (36.84%) Manual Testing
7 6 (31.58%) Kanban
7 6 (31.58%) Software Testing
7 6 (31.58%) System Integration Testing
8 5 (26.32%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (26.32%) Integration Testing
9 4 (21.05%) Data Modelling
9 4 (21.05%) Exploratory Testing
9 4 (21.05%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) Java
2 9 (47.37%) SQL
3 6 (31.58%) C#
4 5 (26.32%) Python
4 5 (26.32%) Shell Script
5 4 (21.05%) PL/SQL
6 3 (15.79%) Ruby
7 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (47.37%) QA
2 3 (15.79%) SDET
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Atlassian
2 4 (21.05%) HP
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.79%) Telerik
4 1 (5.26%) Virgin Media
4 1 (5.26%) Xamarin