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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
South East / Kent
Rank 82 56 100
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +44
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 4 47 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.48% 4.20% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 4.60% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 4 47 8
Median salary £42,250 £36,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.36% +44.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £29,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £50,000 £29,950
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

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
742 1021 875
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 88.76% 91.16% 85.62%
Number of salaries quoted 587 881 787
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Kent region over the 3 months to 24 February 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
Chatham -5 2 £47,000 +4.44%
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £35,000 -
Automated Testing
South East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 Kent region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) HTML
2 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) Java
4 4 (40.00%) VB
4 4 (40.00%) Web Development
4 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (30.00%) HTML5
5 3 (30.00%) QA
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) Finance
5 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (30.00%) CSS
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (20.00%) MS Office
6 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (20.00%) VBScript
6 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
6 2 (20.00%) MVC
6 2 (20.00%) HP
6 2 (20.00%) HP UFT
6 2 (20.00%) Apple
6 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (20.00%) TDD
6 2 (20.00%) VB6

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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:

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (10.00%) MySQL
3 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) Bower
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) git-flow
2 1 (10.00%) MSTest
2 1 (10.00%) NCover
2 1 (10.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Web Developer
3 3 (30.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) .NET Web Developer
3 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (30.00%) C# Web Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) QC Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Software Tester
4 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Tester
5 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
1 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (30.00%) CSS
2 3 (30.00%) HTML5
3 2 (20.00%) WinForms
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (10.00%) Android SDK
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (10.00%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (10.00%) CSLA.NET
4 1 (10.00%) jQuery
4 1 (10.00%) JSON
4 1 (10.00%) LAMP
4 1 (10.00%) Laravel
4 1 (10.00%) Node.js
4 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) iPad
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (40.00%) Web Development
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Line Management
2 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (20.00%) MVC
2 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Scrum
2 2 (20.00%) SDLC
2 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (20.00%) System Testing
2 2 (20.00%) TDD
2 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Android Development
3 1 (10.00%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) C#
3 5 (50.00%) Java
4 4 (40.00%) VB
5 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (20.00%) VB6
6 2 (20.00%) VBScript
7 1 (10.00%) PHP
7 1 (10.00%) Python
7 1 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Apple
2 2 (20.00%) Facebook
2 2 (20.00%) Google
2 2 (20.00%) HP