The first table below looks at the demand for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Welwyn Garden City region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Welwyn Garden City region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 20 31 28
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -3
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 2 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 2.25% 0.63% 3.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.23% 0.73% 4.32%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 4
Average salary - £34,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -35.23%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Welwyn Garden City
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
62 137 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 69.66% 86.16% 84.76%
Number of salaries quoted 46 121 123
Average salary £44,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £58,750 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Automated Testing
Hertfordshire

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Welwyn Garden City region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Welwyn Garden City

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Welwyn Garden City region.

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Welwyn Garden City

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Welwyn Garden City region citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing.

1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) WCF
2 5 (71.43%) QA
2 5 (71.43%) Selenium
2 5 (71.43%) NUnit
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) SOAP
2 5 (71.43%) Web Services
2 5 (71.43%) Rhino Mocks
3 4 (57.14%) Moq
3 4 (57.14%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) Workflow
3 4 (57.14%) WF
4 2 (28.57%) SpecFlow
4 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
4 2 (28.57%) BDD
4 2 (28.57%) REST
4 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) Marketing
5 1 (14.29%) WebDriver

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Welwyn Garden City region citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Selenium
1 5 (71.43%) NUnit
1 5 (71.43%) Rhino Mocks
2 4 (57.14%) Moq
3 2 (28.57%) SpecFlow
3 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (28.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Test Automation Specialist
1 3 (42.86%) Test Specialist
1 3 (42.86%) Automation Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) Automation Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Solutions Designer
2 2 (28.57%) Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Developer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Designer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) WCF
2 5 (71.43%) SOAP
2 5 (71.43%) Web Services
3 4 (57.14%) WF
4 2 (28.57%) REST
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
1 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
2 4 (57.14%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (57.14%) Workflow
3 2 (28.57%) BDD
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) QA