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

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 52 65 76
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +11
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 14 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.65% 0.74% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.17% 0.92% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 14 0 1
Median salary £46,250 - £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
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
441 434 479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 83.52% 79.93% 82.30%
Number of salaries quoted 360 316 372
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £34,066 £30,000
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%

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 May 2016.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Watford

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 21 (87.50%) SQL
1 21 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (83.33%) Cucumber
3 18 (75.00%) QA
3 18 (75.00%) Finance
4 17 (70.83%) HP
4 17 (70.83%) HP UFT
4 17 (70.83%) Selenium
4 17 (70.83%) Test Management
4 17 (70.83%) Functional Testing
5 12 (50.00%) Scrum
5 12 (50.00%) Data Modelling
5 12 (50.00%) Unix
5 12 (50.00%) Oracle
5 12 (50.00%) Java
5 12 (50.00%) PL/SQL
5 12 (50.00%) Regression Testing
5 12 (50.00%) Oracle Database
6 10 (41.67%) Automation Testing
6 10 (41.67%) IBM
7 9 (37.50%) Agile Testing
7 9 (37.50%) BDD
8 8 (33.33%) REST
8 8 (33.33%) Data Integration
8 8 (33.33%) API Testing
9 7 (29.17%) JIRA
9 7 (29.17%) Test Scripting
10 6 (25.00%) Software Testing
10 6 (25.00%) Linux
11 5 (20.83%) SOAP

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (83.33%) Cucumber
2 17 (70.83%) HP UFT
2 17 (70.83%) Selenium
3 7 (29.17%) JIRA
4 5 (20.83%) SoapUI
4 5 (20.83%) WebDriver
5 3 (12.50%) NeoLoad
6 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
6 2 (8.33%) SpecFlow
7 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (75.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Analyst
1 15 (62.50%) Test Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Automation Test Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Coordinator
3 3 (12.50%) Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Developer in Test
3 3 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Test Coordinator
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Leader
4 2 (8.33%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.17%) PHP Developer
5 1 (4.17%) QA Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) REST
2 5 (20.83%) SOAP
3 3 (12.50%) Gherkin
4 2 (8.33%) .NET
4 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (4.17%) Behat
5 1 (4.17%) JSON
5 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Data Integration
2 3 (12.50%) NHS
3 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Unix
2 6 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (70.83%) Functional Testing
2 17 (70.83%) Test Management
3 12 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 12 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 12 (50.00%) Scrum
4 10 (41.67%) Automation Testing
5 9 (37.50%) Agile Testing
5 9 (37.50%) BDD
6 8 (33.33%) API Testing
7 7 (29.17%) Test Scripting
8 6 (25.00%) Software Testing
9 5 (20.83%) Waterfall
10 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
11 3 (12.50%) TDD
11 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
12 2 (8.33%) Automated Testing
12 2 (8.33%) Defect Management
12 2 (8.33%) Defect Tracking
12 2 (8.33%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (87.50%) SQL
2 12 (50.00%) Java
2 12 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 5 (20.83%) VB
4 4 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 3 (12.50%) C#
6 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (75.00%) QA
2 2 (8.33%) ISO 8583
2 2 (8.33%) ISO20022
3 1 (4.17%) SDET
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) HP
2 12 (50.00%) Oracle
3 10 (41.67%) IBM
4 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (12.50%) Telerik
5 1 (4.17%) Xamarin
Watford, Hertfordshire
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Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 18 days ago