The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 81 99 78
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -21
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 8 5 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.83% 0.46% 2.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 0.53% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 30
Median salary £42,500 £32,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+32.81% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £35,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Manual 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
831 945 991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 85.85% 86.62% 88.25%
Number of salaries quoted 744 824 847
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%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Manual Testing Salary Trend in Kent

Manual 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 Manual Testing within the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 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 +28 3 £42,500 +41.66%
Chatham - 3 £42,500 - 2
Manual Testing
South East

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT jobs citing Manual 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 Manual Testing.

1 12 (75.00%) Finance
2 8 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (43.75%) Automated Testing
4 6 (37.50%) Test Scripting
5 5 (31.25%) Test Strategy
5 5 (31.25%) SDLC
5 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (31.25%) SQL
6 4 (25.00%) ISEB
6 4 (25.00%) Regression Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Banking
6 4 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (25.00%) System Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Release Management
7 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
7 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
7 3 (18.75%) QA
7 3 (18.75%) Project Management
8 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
8 2 (12.50%) Financial Institution
8 2 (12.50%) HTML
8 2 (12.50%) Java
8 2 (12.50%) MS Office
8 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
8 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 2 (12.50%) HP
8 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
8 2 (12.50%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (12.50%) Investment Banking

Manual 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 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) HP UFT
1 1 (6.25%) Selenium
1 1 (6.25%) TestComplete
General
1 12 (75.00%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Financial Institution
3 2 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
1 8 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Release Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Automation Tester
3 2 (12.50%) Test Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (12.50%) Hedge funds
2 2 (12.50%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (43.75%) Automated Testing
3 6 (37.50%) Test Scripting
4 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (31.25%) SDLC
4 5 (31.25%) Test Strategy
5 4 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 4 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (25.00%) System Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
6 3 (18.75%) Project Management
6 3 (18.75%) Release Management
7 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 2 (12.50%) Wealth Management
8 1 (6.25%) BDD
8 1 (6.25%) Line Management
8 1 (6.25%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) ISEB
2 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
3 2 (12.50%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) HP
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
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