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 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 79 84 93
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +9
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 18 11 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.71% 1.14% 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.92% 1.41% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 17 9 18
Median salary £45,000 £27,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+63.63% -24.13%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +15.71%
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
936 780 1043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 88.89% 81.17% 85.99%
Number of salaries quoted 813 700 838
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £63,200
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 6 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Kent region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Maidstone - 1 £25,000 -
Automated Testing
South East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, 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 46 (69.70%) Finance
2 32 (48.48%) SQL
3 27 (40.91%) C#
4 25 (37.88%) Microsoft
5 24 (36.36%) JavaScript
6 22 (33.33%) HTML
6 22 (33.33%) .NET
6 22 (33.33%) CSS
7 20 (30.30%) Test Scripting
8 19 (28.79%) Manual Testing
9 17 (25.76%) ASP.NET
10 15 (22.73%) Windows
10 15 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (21.21%) QA
11 14 (21.21%) SDLC
12 13 (19.70%) Dynamics CRM
12 13 (19.70%) ISTQB
12 13 (19.70%) Web Development
12 13 (19.70%) System Testing
12 13 (19.70%) CRM
13 11 (16.67%) Test Strategy
14 10 (15.15%) ISEB
14 10 (15.15%) Test Automation
14 10 (15.15%) Banking
15 9 (13.64%) Degree
15 9 (13.64%) RESTful
15 9 (13.64%) HP UFT
15 9 (13.64%) Regression Testing
16 8 (12.12%) Software Testing
16 8 (12.12%) Line Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.52%) CMS
1 1 (1.52%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (10.61%) MS Office
2 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (19.70%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.09%) MySQL
2 4 (6.06%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.55%) DataStage
4 1 (1.52%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (13.64%) HP UFT
2 7 (10.61%) Selenium
3 6 (9.09%) Jasmine
4 4 (6.06%) MSTest
4 4 (6.06%) NUnit
4 4 (6.06%) TestComplete
5 3 (4.55%) Moq
5 3 (4.55%) Protractor
6 1 (1.52%) Bower
6 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.52%) gulp
6 1 (1.52%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.52%) SpecFlow
General
1 46 (69.70%) Finance
2 10 (15.15%) Banking
3 3 (4.55%) Legal
4 1 (1.52%) Advertising
4 1 (1.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (33.33%) Analyst
1 22 (33.33%) Developer
2 21 (31.82%) Test Analyst
3 19 (28.79%) .NET Developer
3 19 (28.79%) C# Developer
4 17 (25.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (19.70%) .NET Web Developer
5 13 (19.70%) ASP.NET Developer
5 13 (19.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 13 (19.70%) C# Web Developer
5 13 (19.70%) Web Developer
6 7 (10.61%) Test Automation Engineer
6 7 (10.61%) Test Engineer
7 6 (9.09%) Technical Leader
7 6 (9.09%) Test Manager
8 4 (6.06%) Automation Test Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) Senior Test Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) Tester
9 3 (4.55%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (33.33%) .NET
1 22 (33.33%) CSS
1 22 (33.33%) HTML
2 17 (25.76%) ASP.NET
3 9 (13.64%) RESTful
4 7 (10.61%) JSON
5 6 (9.09%) AngularJS
6 5 (7.58%) CSS3
6 5 (7.58%) HTML5
6 5 (7.58%) J2EE
6 5 (7.58%) OAuth
6 5 (7.58%) Sass
6 5 (7.58%) Web Services
7 4 (6.06%) .NET Framework
7 4 (6.06%) Entity Framework
7 4 (6.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (3.03%) EJB
8 2 (3.03%) Hibernate
8 2 (3.03%) JSF
8 2 (3.03%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) Mathematics
2 5 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.06%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (6.06%) N-Tier
4 3 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (22.73%) Windows
2 5 (7.58%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (30.30%) Test Scripting
2 19 (28.79%) Manual Testing
3 15 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (21.21%) SDLC
5 13 (19.70%) CRM
5 13 (19.70%) System Testing
5 13 (19.70%) Web Development
6 11 (16.67%) Test Strategy
7 10 (15.15%) Test Automation
8 9 (13.64%) Regression Testing
9 8 (12.12%) Line Management
9 8 (12.12%) Software Testing
10 7 (10.61%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (10.61%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (9.09%) Change Management
11 6 (9.09%) Functional Testing
11 6 (9.09%) Mentoring
11 6 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
11 6 (9.09%) TDD
12 5 (7.58%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 32 (48.48%) SQL
2 27 (40.91%) C#
3 24 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 6 (9.09%) C
4 6 (9.09%) Java
4 6 (9.09%) PowerShell
5 5 (7.58%) Scala
6 4 (6.06%) TypeScript
7 3 (4.55%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.52%) PHP
8 1 (1.52%) Python
8 1 (1.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (19.70%) ISTQB
2 10 (15.15%) ISEB
3 9 (13.64%) Degree
4 6 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (4.55%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (21.21%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (10.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (37.88%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.61%) HP
3 3 (4.55%) Oracle
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