The median annual salary for a Automation Tester was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Tester
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 136 150 155
Rank change year-on-year +14 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 7 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.32% 0.23% 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.24% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 0
Median salary £42,500 £30,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.66% -  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £35,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year +19.71% -10.12%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2115 2462 2236
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 96.18% 95.72% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1780 2030 1797
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Automation Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire that featured Automation Tester in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Automation Tester in Hertfordshire

Automation Tester
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for Automation Tester in Hertfordshire

Automation Tester
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Tester within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Royston - 4 £42,500 -
Watford - 2 £47,500 - 1
Letchworth - 1 £35,000 - 1
Automation Tester
East of England

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Automation Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hertfordshire region featuring Automation Tester in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) Selenium
2 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (94.12%) Scrum
3 14 (82.35%) Test Scripting
4 10 (58.82%) Test Automation
4 10 (58.82%) Regression Testing
5 9 (52.94%) C#
5 9 (52.94%) SilkTest
5 9 (52.94%) Ranorex
6 7 (41.18%) Cucumber
6 7 (41.18%) Finance
7 6 (35.29%) WebDriver
8 5 (29.41%) Ruby
8 5 (29.41%) Manual Testing
9 3 (17.65%) QA
9 3 (17.65%) JIRA
9 3 (17.65%) Java
10 2 (11.76%) Automation Testing
10 2 (11.76%) BDD
10 2 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
10 2 (11.76%) Kanban
10 2 (11.76%) TDD
11 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
11 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
11 1 (5.88%) Atlassian
11 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
11 1 (5.88%) E-business
11 1 (5.88%) JMeter
11 1 (5.88%) SQL
11 1 (5.88%) VB

Automation Tester Skill Set
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 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (100.00%) Selenium
2 9 (52.94%) Ranorex
2 9 (52.94%) SilkTest
3 7 (41.18%) Cucumber
4 6 (35.29%) WebDriver
5 3 (17.65%) JIRA
6 1 (5.88%) JBehave
6 1 (5.88%) JMeter
6 1 (5.88%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Gherkin
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (94.12%) Scrum
2 14 (82.35%) Test Scripting
3 10 (58.82%) Regression Testing
3 10 (58.82%) Test Automation
4 5 (29.41%) Manual Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Automation Testing
5 2 (11.76%) BDD
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (11.76%) Kanban
5 2 (11.76%) TDD
6 1 (5.88%) E-business
6 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) C#
2 5 (29.41%) Ruby
3 3 (17.65%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Atlassian
1 1 (5.88%) HP
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle
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