The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 92 71 68
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -3
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 3 29 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.30% 2.49% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 3.01% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3 28 12
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,872
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -5.94%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £36,000
Automated Testing
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
837 964 587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 82.71% 82.89% 74.59%
Number of salaries quoted 709 845 520
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Kent

Automated Testing
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Kent region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells +25 3 £39,000 +4.00%
Automated Testing
South East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 16 (64.00%) Manual Testing
2 15 (60.00%) .NET
2 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (48.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (48.00%) Regression Testing
3 12 (48.00%) Citrix
3 12 (48.00%) MS Office
3 12 (48.00%) ASP.NET
3 12 (48.00%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (40.00%) SQL
4 10 (40.00%) ISEB
4 10 (40.00%) Software Testing
5 8 (32.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (32.00%) T-SQL
6 7 (28.00%) QA
7 6 (24.00%) Test Scripting
7 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
8 5 (20.00%) Test Strategy
8 5 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (20.00%) E-Commerce
8 5 (20.00%) Degree
8 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
9 4 (16.00%) Integration Testing
9 4 (16.00%) VB6
9 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (16.00%) Workflow
9 4 (16.00%) WinForms
9 4 (16.00%) VB
9 4 (16.00%) Windows
9 4 (16.00%) SaaS

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.00%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (48.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (48.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (12.00%) NUnit
1 3 (12.00%) Selenium
1 3 (12.00%) FitNesse
1 3 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.00%) JIRA
2 2 (8.00%) TestDirector
2 2 (8.00%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Tester
2 13 (52.00%) Software Tester
3 8 (32.00%) Senior Tester
3 8 (32.00%) Senior Software Tester
4 6 (24.00%) Automation Engineer
4 6 (24.00%) Test Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Test Manager
5 3 (12.00%) Test Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) QA Manager
6 2 (8.00%) QA Test Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Systems Tester
7 1 (4.00%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (60.00%) .NET
2 12 (48.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (16.00%) WinForms
4 3 (12.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (12.00%) HTML
4 3 (12.00%) XML
4 3 (12.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (48.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (12.00%) N-Tier
3 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) Manual Testing
2 12 (48.00%) Regression Testing
3 10 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 8 (32.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (24.00%) Test Scripting
6 5 (20.00%) Test Strategy
6 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 5 (20.00%) E-Commerce
7 4 (16.00%) Workflow
7 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (16.00%) Integration Testing
8 3 (12.00%) Scrum
8 3 (12.00%) SOA
8 3 (12.00%) OOP
8 3 (12.00%) OO
8 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (8.00%) V-Model
9 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (8.00%) Web Testing
10 1 (4.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) SQL
2 8 (32.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (16.00%) VB
3 4 (16.00%) VB6
4 3 (12.00%) C#
4 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) ISEB
2 5 (20.00%) Degree
2 5 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (8.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (28.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (48.00%) Citrix
3 2 (8.00%) HP
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