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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 42 48 56
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +8
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 20 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.82% 1.68% 2.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.37% 2.07% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 20 10 12
Median salary £42,500 £36,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.05% -20.00%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
458 482 445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 87.57% 80.87% 87.77%
Number of salaries quoted 363 417 319
Median salary £54,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £72,500
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 25 February 2017.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Watford

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 30 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
1 30 (93.75%) Cucumber
2 29 (90.63%) Finance
3 26 (81.25%) Java
4 24 (75.00%) Scrum
5 23 (71.88%) BDD
6 22 (68.75%) TDD
6 22 (68.75%) QA
6 22 (68.75%) Selenium
7 20 (62.50%) Gherkin
8 18 (56.25%) Test Scripting
9 16 (50.00%) WebDriver
10 14 (43.75%) Regression Testing
10 14 (43.75%) Automated Testing
11 13 (40.63%) Automation Testing
12 12 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
12 12 (37.50%) Git (software)
12 12 (37.50%) Functional Testing
12 12 (37.50%) JUnit
13 11 (34.38%) Unix
13 11 (34.38%) HP UFT
13 11 (34.38%) Hibernate
13 11 (34.38%) Spring
13 11 (34.38%) Maven
13 11 (34.38%) Atlassian
13 11 (34.38%) Software Testing
13 11 (34.38%) Kanban
13 11 (34.38%) Test Strategy
13 11 (34.38%) JIRA
13 11 (34.38%) Confluence

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 11 (34.38%) Confluence
2 10 (31.25%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 30 (93.75%) Cucumber
2 22 (68.75%) Selenium
3 16 (50.00%) WebDriver
4 12 (37.50%) Git (software)
4 12 (37.50%) JUnit
5 11 (34.38%) HP UFT
5 11 (34.38%) JIRA
5 11 (34.38%) Maven
6 10 (31.25%) SoapUI
7 6 (18.75%) JBehave
8 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
9 2 (6.25%) NeoLoad
10 1 (3.13%) NUnit
10 1 (3.13%) SpecFlow
10 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
10 1 (3.13%) Zephyr
General
1 29 (90.63%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Games
2 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (56.25%) Analyst
1 18 (56.25%) Test Analyst
2 11 (34.38%) Automation Test Analyst
3 8 (25.00%) Developer
3 8 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 7 (21.88%) Developer in Test
5 6 (18.75%) Java Developer
5 6 (18.75%) Java Software Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Agile Test Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Test Automation Manager
7 3 (9.38%) Test Manager
8 2 (6.25%) Coordinator
8 2 (6.25%) QA Leader
8 2 (6.25%) QA Manager
8 2 (6.25%) QA Test Manager
8 2 (6.25%) Senior Manager
8 2 (6.25%) Senior QA Manager
8 2 (6.25%) Senior Test Manager
8 2 (6.25%) Test Coordinator
8 2 (6.25%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (62.50%) Gherkin
2 11 (34.38%) Hibernate
2 11 (34.38%) Spring
3 10 (31.25%) RESTful
4 2 (6.25%) JSON
4 2 (6.25%) REST
4 2 (6.25%) XML
5 1 (3.13%) .NET
5 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Fintech
1 2 (6.25%) NHS
2 1 (3.13%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 11 (34.38%) Unix
2 7 (21.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (75.00%) Scrum
3 23 (71.88%) BDD
4 22 (68.75%) TDD
5 18 (56.25%) Test Scripting
6 14 (43.75%) Automated Testing
6 14 (43.75%) Regression Testing
7 13 (40.63%) Automation Testing
8 12 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
8 12 (37.50%) Functional Testing
9 11 (34.38%) Kanban
9 11 (34.38%) Software Testing
9 11 (34.38%) System Integration Testing
9 11 (34.38%) Test Strategy
10 10 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (31.25%) Integration Testing
10 10 (31.25%) Manual Testing
11 9 (28.13%) Agile Testing
11 9 (28.13%) ATDD
12 5 (15.63%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (81.25%) Java
2 8 (25.00%) C#
2 8 (25.00%) SQL
3 7 (21.88%) Python
3 7 (21.88%) Shell Script
4 4 (12.50%) PL/SQL
5 3 (9.38%) Ruby
6 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (68.75%) QA
2 9 (28.13%) SDET
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Atlassian
2 4 (12.50%) HP
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.25%) Telerik
4 1 (3.13%) Virgin Media
4 1 (3.13%) Xamarin
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