The median annual salary for an Automation Tester was £41,250 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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

Automation Tester
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 144 166
Rank change year-on-year +9 +22  
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 7 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.34% 0.087% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.091% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 1
Median salary £41,250 £35,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.19% -29.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,125 £35,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% -  

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 2026 2199 2784
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 97.45% 96.19% 97.51%
Number of salaries quoted 7702 8045 12357
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Automation Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings that featured Automation Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

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
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automation Tester in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram 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 28 June 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
Watford - 4 £47,500 -
Letchworth - 2 £34,250 -
St Albans - 1 £35,000 -
Automation Tester
East of England

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 14 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 13 (92.86%) Selenium
3 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (71.43%) Scrum
4 10 (71.43%) QA
5 9 (64.29%) JIRA
5 9 (64.29%) Java
6 7 (50.00%) Finance
6 7 (50.00%) BDD
7 6 (42.86%) C#
7 6 (42.86%) Regression Testing
7 6 (42.86%) TDD
8 5 (35.71%) Unix
8 5 (35.71%) Cucumber
8 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
8 5 (35.71%) Kanban
8 5 (35.71%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (35.71%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (28.57%) JBehave
9 4 (28.57%) WebDriver
9 4 (28.57%) Ranorex
9 4 (28.57%) Gherkin
9 4 (28.57%) Linux
9 4 (28.57%) SilkTest
10 3 (21.43%) SQL
10 3 (21.43%) Oracle
10 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
10 3 (21.43%) Windows
10 3 (21.43%) SaaS
11 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center

Automation Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (92.86%) Selenium
2 9 (64.29%) JIRA
3 5 (35.71%) Cucumber
4 4 (28.57%) JBehave
4 4 (28.57%) Ranorex
4 4 (28.57%) SilkTest
4 4 (28.57%) WebDriver
5 2 (14.29%) JMeter
5 2 (14.29%) LoadRunner
6 1 (7.14%) HP UFT
6 1 (7.14%) Zephyr
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Unix
2 4 (28.57%) Linux
3 3 (21.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (71.43%) Scrum
4 7 (50.00%) BDD
5 6 (42.86%) Regression Testing
5 6 (42.86%) TDD
6 5 (35.71%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (35.71%) Kanban
6 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
7 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (14.29%) E-business
7 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
7 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
8 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
8 1 (7.14%) Functional Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) VB
5 1 (7.14%) Python
5 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (71.43%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) Atlassian
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