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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 55 93 102
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +9
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 46 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.20% 0.87% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.67% 1.00% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 46 9 6
Average salary £38,000 £25,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.00% -46.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £35,600 £50,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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
985 897 1010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 89.87% 86.25% 87.98%
Number of salaries quoted 861 803 857
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Kent region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram 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 12 February 2016. 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
Folkestone - 6 £36,000 -
West Malling -13 2 £61,250 +53.12%
Chatham - 2 £45,000 -
Maidstone - 1 £42,500 -
Sittingbourne - 1 £47,500 -
Automated Testing
South East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 44 (64.71%) Finance
2 34 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 28 (41.18%) Test Automation
4 19 (27.94%) SQL
5 18 (26.47%) Line Management
6 16 (23.53%) C#
6 16 (23.53%) Manual Testing
7 15 (22.06%) Use Case
7 15 (22.06%) Microsoft
8 14 (20.59%) Project Management
8 14 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (19.12%) Change Management
9 13 (19.12%) HP UFT
9 13 (19.12%) JavaScript
9 13 (19.12%) System Testing
9 13 (19.12%) SDLC
10 12 (17.65%) QA
10 12 (17.65%) .NET
11 11 (16.18%) HTML
11 11 (16.18%) C
11 11 (16.18%) CSS
11 11 (16.18%) ISTQB
11 11 (16.18%) PowerShell
12 10 (14.71%) RESTful
12 10 (14.71%) Test Strategy
12 10 (14.71%) Banking
13 9 (13.24%) Regression Testing
13 9 (13.24%) ISEB
13 9 (13.24%) Degree
14 8 (11.76%) Software Testing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 7 (10.29%) MS Office
2 3 (4.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.35%) MySQL
1 5 (7.35%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.41%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 13 (19.12%) HP UFT
2 6 (8.82%) Jasmine
3 5 (7.35%) MSTest
3 5 (7.35%) NUnit
4 4 (5.88%) Moq
4 4 (5.88%) Protractor
4 4 (5.88%) Selenium
5 2 (2.94%) TestComplete
6 1 (1.47%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.47%) SpecFlow
General
1 44 (64.71%) Finance
2 10 (14.71%) Banking
3 3 (4.41%) Legal
4 1 (1.47%) Advertising
4 1 (1.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (36.76%) Analyst
2 24 (35.29%) Test Analyst
3 14 (20.59%) Test Engineer
4 13 (19.12%) Automation Engineer
4 13 (19.12%) Test Automation Engineer
5 12 (17.65%) Automation Test Lead
6 11 (16.18%) Automation Analyst
6 11 (16.18%) Developer
7 10 (14.71%) Automation Test Analyst
8 8 (11.76%) .NET Developer
8 8 (11.76%) C# Developer
8 8 (11.76%) Lead Test Analyst
9 6 (8.82%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (8.82%) Technical Leader
9 6 (8.82%) Test Manager
10 5 (7.35%) Test Leader
11 4 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (5.88%) Senior Developer
11 4 (5.88%) Senior Test Analyst
12 3 (4.41%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.65%) .NET
2 11 (16.18%) CSS
2 11 (16.18%) HTML
3 10 (14.71%) RESTful
4 6 (8.82%) AngularJS
4 6 (8.82%) ASP.NET
4 6 (8.82%) CSS3
4 6 (8.82%) HTML5
4 6 (8.82%) JSON
4 6 (8.82%) Web Services
5 5 (7.35%) .NET Framework
5 5 (7.35%) Entity Framework
5 5 (7.35%) J2EE
5 5 (7.35%) OAuth
5 5 (7.35%) Sass
5 5 (7.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (4.41%) Middleware
7 2 (2.94%) EJB
7 2 (2.94%) Hibernate
7 2 (2.94%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.82%) Mathematics
2 5 (7.35%) N-Tier
3 4 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.41%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.35%) Linux
2 4 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 28 (41.18%) Test Automation
3 18 (26.47%) Line Management
4 16 (23.53%) Manual Testing
5 15 (22.06%) Use Case
6 14 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (20.59%) Project Management
7 13 (19.12%) Change Management
7 13 (19.12%) SDLC
7 13 (19.12%) System Testing
8 10 (14.71%) Test Strategy
9 9 (13.24%) Regression Testing
10 8 (11.76%) Software Testing
11 7 (10.29%) Capacity Planning
12 6 (8.82%) Mentoring
12 6 (8.82%) SOA
12 6 (8.82%) Unit Testing
12 6 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
13 5 (7.35%) Functional Testing
13 5 (7.35%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 19 (27.94%) SQL
2 16 (23.53%) C#
3 13 (19.12%) JavaScript
4 11 (16.18%) C
4 11 (16.18%) PowerShell
5 5 (7.35%) Java
5 5 (7.35%) Scala
5 5 (7.35%) TypeScript
6 3 (4.41%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (16.18%) ISTQB
2 9 (13.24%) Degree
2 9 (13.24%) ISEB
3 5 (7.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.94%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (17.65%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (10.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (22.06%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.29%) HP
3 3 (4.41%) Oracle
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