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

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 79 98 108
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +10
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 7 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.89% 0.18% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.21% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 4
Median salary £45,000 £38,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% -2.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £35,300 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £41,700 £59,250
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
722 974 1048
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 91.86% 88.47% 88.14%
Number of salaries quoted 620 868 909
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £29,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Kent region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram 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 8 December 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 - 3 £45,000 -
Chatham - 2 £45,000 -
West Malling - 1 - -
Manual Testing
South East

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 19 (82.61%) Finance
2 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (39.13%) Banking
3 9 (39.13%) Business Analysis
3 9 (39.13%) Project Management
3 9 (39.13%) Release Management
3 9 (39.13%) Test Scripting
3 9 (39.13%) SDLC
4 8 (34.78%) Test Strategy
4 8 (34.78%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (34.78%) QA
4 8 (34.78%) iPad
4 8 (34.78%) Software Engineering
5 7 (30.43%) Regression Testing
5 7 (30.43%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (21.74%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (17.39%) Project Planning
7 4 (17.39%) People Management
7 4 (17.39%) Line Management
8 3 (13.04%) ISEB
8 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
8 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
8 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
8 3 (13.04%) Coaching
8 3 (13.04%) ISTQB
9 2 (8.70%) System Testing
9 2 (8.70%) Wealth Management
9 2 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (8.70%) Hedge funds

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 (8.70%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
General
1 19 (82.61%) Finance
2 9 (39.13%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Financial Institution
3 2 (8.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Release Manager
2 5 (21.74%) Test Leader
3 4 (17.39%) Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Test Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Test Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) QA Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Test Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Lead Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) QA Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Financial Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Service Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Software Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.35%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (34.78%) Enterprise Software
1 8 (34.78%) iPad
2 2 (8.70%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) Business Analysis
2 9 (39.13%) Project Management
2 9 (39.13%) Release Management
2 9 (39.13%) SDLC
2 9 (39.13%) Test Scripting
3 8 (34.78%) Software Engineering
3 8 (34.78%) Test Strategy
4 7 (30.43%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (30.43%) Regression Testing
5 5 (21.74%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Line Management
6 4 (17.39%) People Management
6 4 (17.39%) Project Planning
7 3 (13.04%) Coaching
7 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
7 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
8 2 (8.70%) Automated Testing
8 2 (8.70%) Automation Testing
8 2 (8.70%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) ISEB
1 3 (13.04%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.35%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (34.78%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) HP