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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 109 90 76
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -14
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 1 13 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.087% 1.08% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 1.31% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 4
Average salary £40,000 £36,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% -9.37%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
985 993 529
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 85.36% 82.54% 69.70%
Number of salaries quoted 867 867 463
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,275 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 24 December 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
West Malling - 1 £40,000 -
Automated Testing
South East

Automated Testing
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (85.71%) Manual Testing
2 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) MS Office
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
2 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (28.57%) ISEB
3 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Web Testing
3 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Selenium
4 1 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Test Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Tester
2 3 (42.86%) Software Tester
2 3 (42.86%) Automation Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Tester
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Software Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Manual Testing
2 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
2 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Web Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) Citrix
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