The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for Automated Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 101 116 128
Rank change year-on-year +15 +12  
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 39 42 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.81% 1.65% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 1.92% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 33 38 9
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -15.78%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,050 £29,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Automated Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1897 2193 1869
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 87.95% 86.30% 81.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1574 1760 1458
Median salary £48,500 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.73% +4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Automated Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Automated Testing in Hertfordshire

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for Automated Testing in Hertfordshire

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automated Testing in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Automated Testing in Hertfordshire

Automated Testing
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hatfield +32 11 £60,000 +50.00% 2
Watford -5 10 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Stevenage - 6 £41,250 -
Potters Bar - 4 £50,750 -
Letchworth - 1 £33,500 -
Automated Testing
East of England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing Automated Testing 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 81 (78.64%) Selenium
2 78 (75.73%) SQL
3 66 (64.08%) Agile Software Development
4 62 (60.19%) Microsoft
5 57 (55.34%) Finance
6 48 (46.60%) Manual Testing
7 47 (45.63%) Continuous Integration
7 47 (45.63%) Oracle
8 46 (44.66%) JIRA
9 44 (42.72%) C#
9 44 (42.72%) Git (software)
10 37 (35.92%) Linux
11 35 (33.98%) CSS
11 35 (33.98%) HTML
11 35 (33.98%) JavaScript
11 35 (33.98%) .NET
11 35 (33.98%) MS Excel
11 35 (33.98%) MVC
12 34 (33.01%) Degree
12 34 (33.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 33 (32.04%) SOA
13 33 (32.04%) Computer Science
13 33 (32.04%) Subversion
14 32 (31.07%) NUnit
14 32 (31.07%) Middleware
14 32 (31.07%) ASP.NET
14 32 (31.07%) ASP.NET MVC
14 32 (31.07%) HTML5
14 32 (31.07%) jQuery
14 32 (31.07%) AngularJS

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 31 (30.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 31 (30.10%) SharePoint
2 30 (29.13%) Oracle Service Bus
3 14 (13.59%) Tomcat
4 11 (10.68%) Confluence
5 2 (1.94%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.97%) Apache
6 1 (0.97%) Drupal
6 1 (0.97%) IIS
6 1 (0.97%) JBoss
6 1 (0.97%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 35 (33.98%) MS Excel
2 26 (25.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 31 (30.10%) Amazon AWS
1 31 (30.10%) Office 365
2 4 (3.88%) SaaS
3 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.97%) HTTP
1 1 (0.97%) HTTPS
1 1 (0.97%) Internet
1 1 (0.97%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.71%) Oracle Database
2 7 (6.80%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.88%) OLTP
3 4 (3.88%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (3.88%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.94%) MySQL
4 2 (1.94%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.97%) DB2
5 1 (0.97%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.97%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.97%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 81 (78.64%) Selenium
2 46 (44.66%) JIRA
3 44 (42.72%) Git (software)
4 34 (33.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 33 (32.04%) Subversion
6 32 (31.07%) NUnit
7 31 (30.10%) Jasmine
7 31 (30.10%) MSTest
8 23 (22.33%) TeamCity
9 19 (18.45%) Cucumber
10 15 (14.56%) WebDriver
11 14 (13.59%) Visual Studio Team System
12 12 (11.65%) HP UFT
12 12 (11.65%) Maven
13 11 (10.68%) JUnit
13 11 (10.68%) SoapUI
14 6 (5.83%) Jenkins
15 5 (4.85%) Oracle APEX
16 4 (3.88%) JBehave
16 4 (3.88%) Zephyr
General
1 57 (55.34%) Finance
2 30 (29.13%) Advertising
3 28 (27.18%) Banking
4 2 (1.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (42.72%) Analyst
1 44 (42.72%) Test Analyst
2 42 (40.78%) Developer
3 24 (23.30%) Automation Test Analyst
4 21 (20.39%) Senior Developer
5 18 (17.48%) Manual Test Analyst
6 16 (15.53%) .NET Developer
7 12 (11.65%) C# .NET Developer
7 12 (11.65%) C# Developer
7 12 (11.65%) Senior .NET Developer
7 12 (11.65%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 12 (11.65%) Senior C# Developer
8 11 (10.68%) ASP.NET Developer
8 11 (10.68%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 11 (10.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 11 (10.68%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 11 (10.68%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 11 (10.68%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (4.85%) PL/SQL Developer
9 5 (4.85%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (33.98%) .NET
1 35 (33.98%) CSS
1 35 (33.98%) HTML
2 32 (31.07%) AngularJS
2 32 (31.07%) ASP.NET
2 32 (31.07%) ASP.NET MVC
2 32 (31.07%) ASP.NET Web API
2 32 (31.07%) HTML5
2 32 (31.07%) jQuery
2 32 (31.07%) Middleware
2 32 (31.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 31 (30.10%) CSS3
3 31 (30.10%) KnockoutJS
4 17 (16.50%) PhoneGap
5 16 (15.53%) Gherkin
6 13 (12.62%) Hibernate
6 13 (12.62%) Spring
7 12 (11.65%) RESTful
8 7 (6.80%) SOAP
8 7 (6.80%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 33 (32.04%) Computer Science
2 31 (30.10%) User Experience
3 26 (25.24%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.91%) EPoS
5 2 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.94%) Fintech
6 1 (0.97%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 37 (35.92%) Linux
2 13 (12.62%) Unix
3 6 (5.83%) Windows
4 1 (0.97%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (64.08%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (46.60%) Manual Testing
3 47 (45.63%) Continuous Integration
4 35 (33.98%) MVC
5 33 (32.04%) SOA
6 32 (31.07%) DevOps
7 31 (30.10%) Continuous Deployment
7 31 (30.10%) Translating Business Requirements
7 31 (30.10%) User Acceptance Testing
8 30 (29.13%) ITIL
8 30 (29.13%) OO
8 30 (29.13%) OOD
8 30 (29.13%) Refactoring
8 30 (29.13%) SOLID
9 27 (26.21%) Open Source
10 26 (25.24%) Mobile Application Development
11 23 (22.33%) Mobile Development
12 19 (18.45%) Scrum
13 18 (17.48%) Test Automation
14 17 (16.50%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 78 (75.73%) SQL
2 44 (42.72%) C#
3 35 (33.98%) JavaScript
4 26 (25.24%) Java
5 10 (9.71%) PL/SQL
6 7 (6.80%) Python
6 7 (6.80%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.88%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.91%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.91%) VB
8 3 (2.91%) XAML
9 1 (0.97%) AWK
9 1 (0.97%) Perl
9 1 (0.97%) PHP
9 1 (0.97%) VBA
Qualifications
1 34 (33.01%) Degree
2 31 (30.10%) ISTQB
3 30 (29.13%) ISEB
4 2 (1.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (27.18%) QA
2 2 (1.94%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 20 (19.42%) Puppet
Vendors
1 62 (60.19%) Microsoft
2 47 (45.63%) Oracle
3 31 (30.10%) Xamarin
4 25 (24.27%) Salesforce.com
4 25 (24.27%) Sitecore
5 11 (10.68%) Atlassian
6 5 (4.85%) HP
7 2 (1.94%) IBM
Watford, Hertfordshire
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + good range of benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Networking People
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: 3 days ago