The table below looks at the statistics for Automation Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Testing
South East / Kent
Rank 75 95 95
Rank change year-on-year
+20 0
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 10 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.18% 0.73% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 0.79% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 8
Median salary £42,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%

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
756 1007 879
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 88.84% 91.46% 85.51%
Number of salaries quoted 592 869 790
Median salary £45,000 £41,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region citing Automation Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automation Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Automation Testing
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Kent region.

Automation Testing Salary Trend in Kent

Automation Testing
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Kent region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Kent

Automation 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 Automation Testing within the Kent region over the 3 months to 20 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 -2 7 £42,000 -6.66%
Automation Testing
South East

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT jobs citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 14 (73.68%) SDLC
2 12 (63.16%) HP
2 12 (63.16%) ISEB
2 12 (63.16%) Regression Testing
3 11 (57.89%) Finance
3 11 (57.89%) ISTQB
3 11 (57.89%) SQL
3 11 (57.89%) HP Quality Center
4 10 (52.63%) Test Strategy
5 9 (47.37%) Test Scripting
5 9 (47.37%) HP UFT
6 7 (36.84%) System Testing
7 6 (31.58%) Manual Testing
7 6 (31.58%) Functional Testing
8 5 (26.32%) ETL
8 5 (26.32%) Marketing
8 5 (26.32%) C#
8 5 (26.32%) MS Office
8 5 (26.32%) SOAP
8 5 (26.32%) XML
8 5 (26.32%) Ranorex
8 5 (26.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (26.32%) Robot Framework
8 5 (26.32%) Health Informatics
8 5 (26.32%) SoapUI
8 5 (26.32%) REST
8 5 (26.32%) Performance Testing
8 5 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (26.32%) Degree
8 5 (26.32%) Resource Management

Automation 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 (5.26%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (47.37%) HP UFT
2 5 (26.32%) Ranorex
2 5 (26.32%) Robot Framework
2 5 (26.32%) SoapUI
2 5 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.26%) Bugzilla
3 1 (5.26%) JIRA
3 1 (5.26%) JIRA Agile
General
1 11 (57.89%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Marketing
3 3 (15.79%) Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Analyst
2 11 (57.89%) Test Analyst
3 8 (42.11%) Automation Test Analyst
4 6 (31.58%) Test Engineer
5 5 (26.32%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
5 5 (26.32%) Senior Test Engineer
5 5 (26.32%) Test Automation Engineer
6 4 (21.05%) Manual Test Analyst
6 4 (21.05%) QC Analyst
7 3 (15.79%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (15.79%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (15.79%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (10.53%) Automation Analyst
9 1 (5.26%) Junior
9 1 (5.26%) Junior Analyst
9 1 (5.26%) Junior Automation Test Analyst
9 1 (5.26%) Junior Test Analyst
9 1 (5.26%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) REST
1 5 (26.32%) SOAP
1 5 (26.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) SDLC
2 12 (63.16%) Regression Testing
3 10 (52.63%) Test Strategy
4 9 (47.37%) Test Scripting
5 7 (36.84%) System Testing
6 6 (31.58%) Functional Testing
6 6 (31.58%) Manual Testing
7 5 (26.32%) ETL
7 5 (26.32%) Health Informatics
7 5 (26.32%) Informatics
7 5 (26.32%) Performance Testing
7 5 (26.32%) Resource Management
8 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (21.05%) System Integration Testing
9 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
10 2 (10.53%) Automated Testing
10 2 (10.53%) Defect Management
10 2 (10.53%) Line Management
10 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
10 2 (10.53%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) SQL
2 5 (26.32%) C#
3 2 (10.53%) Java
3 2 (10.53%) VB
3 2 (10.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) ISEB
2 11 (57.89%) ISTQB
3 5 (26.32%) Degree
3 5 (26.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (57.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) HP
2 1 (5.26%) Telerik
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