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

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 63 92 79
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -13
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 24 10 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.46% 0.91% 1.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.85% 1.06% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 22 10 21
Median salary £38,000 £35,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.29% +2.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £27,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
841 947 976
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 86.34% 86.64% 88.09%
Number of salaries quoted 746 824 836
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
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 24 July 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 24 July 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
Tunbridge Wells +21 2 £45,000 +25.87%
Chatham - 2 £47,500 -
Automated Testing
South East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 33 (70.21%) Finance
2 32 (68.09%) HTML
3 30 (63.83%) CSS
4 29 (61.70%) SQL
5 26 (55.32%) C#
5 26 (55.32%) JavaScript
5 26 (55.32%) .NET
6 25 (53.19%) Microsoft
7 24 (51.06%) CRM
7 24 (51.06%) ASP.NET
8 23 (48.94%) Windows
9 22 (46.81%) Web Development
9 22 (46.81%) Dynamics CRM
10 12 (25.53%) Selenium
11 9 (19.15%) TDD
11 9 (19.15%) CMS
11 9 (19.15%) Java
12 8 (17.02%) XML
12 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (17.02%) JSON
12 8 (17.02%) Manual Testing
12 8 (17.02%) Sass
12 8 (17.02%) AngularJS
13 7 (14.89%) Bower
13 7 (14.89%) Node.js
13 7 (14.89%) Laravel
13 7 (14.89%) Front End Development
13 7 (14.89%) React
13 7 (14.89%) gulp
13 7 (14.89%) jQuery

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 9 (19.15%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 22 (46.81%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.89%) Intranet
2 2 (4.26%) DNS
2 2 (4.26%) Firewall
2 2 (4.26%) Internet
2 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.89%) MySQL
1 7 (14.89%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (25.53%) Selenium
2 7 (14.89%) Bower
2 7 (14.89%) Git (software)
2 7 (14.89%) gulp
3 2 (4.26%) Gatling
3 2 (4.26%) HP UFT
3 2 (4.26%) JMeter
3 2 (4.26%) LoadRunner
3 2 (4.26%) TestComplete
3 2 (4.26%) TestNG
3 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.13%) Jasmine
4 1 (2.13%) MSTest
4 1 (2.13%) NUnit
4 1 (2.13%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.13%) SpecFlow
General
1 33 (70.21%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Banking
2 2 (4.26%) Financial Institution
2 2 (4.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (65.96%) Developer
2 24 (51.06%) .NET Developer
3 23 (48.94%) C# .NET Developer
3 23 (48.94%) C# Developer
4 22 (46.81%) .NET Web Developer
4 22 (46.81%) ASP.NET Developer
4 22 (46.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 22 (46.81%) C# Web Developer
4 22 (46.81%) Web Developer
5 8 (17.02%) Analyst
6 7 (14.89%) Graduate
6 7 (14.89%) Graduate Developer
6 7 (14.89%) Graduate PHP Developer
6 7 (14.89%) HTML Developer
6 7 (14.89%) Junior
6 7 (14.89%) Junior Developer
6 7 (14.89%) Junior PHP Developer
6 7 (14.89%) MySQL Developer
6 7 (14.89%) PHP Developer
6 7 (14.89%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (68.09%) HTML
2 30 (63.83%) CSS
3 26 (55.32%) .NET
4 24 (51.06%) ASP.NET
5 8 (17.02%) AngularJS
5 8 (17.02%) JSON
5 8 (17.02%) Sass
5 8 (17.02%) XML
6 7 (14.89%) CodeIgniter
6 7 (14.89%) jQuery
6 7 (14.89%) LAMP
6 7 (14.89%) Laravel
6 7 (14.89%) Node.js
6 7 (14.89%) React
7 2 (4.26%) Ajax
8 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.13%) CSS3
8 1 (2.13%) Entity Framework
8 1 (2.13%) Gherkin
8 1 (2.13%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.26%) Hedge funds
2 1 (2.13%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 23 (48.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (51.06%) CRM
2 22 (46.81%) Web Development
3 9 (19.15%) TDD
4 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (17.02%) Manual Testing
5 7 (14.89%) Content Management
5 7 (14.89%) Front End Development
5 7 (14.89%) MVC
5 7 (14.89%) OOP
6 5 (10.64%) Test Scripting
6 5 (10.64%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (8.51%) Functional Testing
7 4 (8.51%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (8.51%) Test Automation
8 3 (6.38%) Defect Management
8 3 (6.38%) Scrum
8 3 (6.38%) SDLC
8 3 (6.38%) Software Testing
8 3 (6.38%) Test Management
9 2 (4.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 29 (61.70%) SQL
2 26 (55.32%) C#
2 26 (55.32%) JavaScript
3 9 (19.15%) Java
4 7 (14.89%) PHP
4 7 (14.89%) Python
4 7 (14.89%) Ruby
5 2 (4.26%) Perl
5 2 (4.26%) VB
5 2 (4.26%) VBScript
6 1 (2.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) ISEB
2 5 (10.64%) ISTQB
3 3 (6.38%) Degree
3 3 (6.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (4.26%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (53.19%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.26%) HP