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

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 90 90 95
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 7 5 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.66% 0.52% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.64% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 15
Median salary £36,750 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -6.66%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
936 780 1043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 88.89% 81.17% 85.99%
Number of salaries quoted 813 700 838
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £63,200
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 6 May 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 +2 2 £43,000 +59.25%
Chatham -7 1 £42,500 -22.72%
Manual Testing
South East

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 20 (86.96%) Finance
2 19 (82.61%) Automated Testing
3 14 (60.87%) System Testing
4 13 (56.52%) SDLC
5 12 (52.17%) Test Scripting
6 11 (47.83%) Test Strategy
6 11 (47.83%) ISEB
7 9 (39.13%) SQL
7 9 (39.13%) ISTQB
8 8 (34.78%) Software Testing
8 8 (34.78%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (34.78%) Banking
9 7 (30.43%) MS Office
9 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
9 7 (30.43%) HP
9 7 (30.43%) Regression Testing
9 7 (30.43%) HP Quality Center
9 7 (30.43%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (26.09%) Line Management
10 6 (26.09%) System Integration Testing
10 6 (26.09%) Mathematics
10 6 (26.09%) QA
11 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (17.39%) Project Planning
12 3 (13.04%) Java
12 3 (13.04%) ISEB Practitioner
13 2 (8.70%) Integration Testing
13 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
13 2 (8.70%) HTML
13 2 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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 7 (30.43%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Selenium
2 1 (4.35%) HP UFT
2 1 (4.35%) TestComplete
General
1 20 (86.96%) Finance
2 8 (34.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (78.26%) Analyst
1 18 (78.26%) Test Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Senior Test Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Tester
4 3 (13.04%) Test Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Automation Tester
5 2 (8.70%) Banking Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Financial Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (82.61%) Automated Testing
2 14 (60.87%) System Testing
3 13 (56.52%) SDLC
4 12 (52.17%) Test Scripting
5 11 (47.83%) Test Strategy
6 8 (34.78%) Software Testing
6 8 (34.78%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (30.43%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (30.43%) Regression Testing
8 6 (26.09%) Line Management
8 6 (26.09%) System Integration Testing
9 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (17.39%) Project Planning
10 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
10 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (8.70%) Integration Testing
11 1 (4.35%) Automation Testing
11 1 (4.35%) BDD
11 1 (4.35%) Non-Functional Testing
11 1 (4.35%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) ISEB
2 9 (39.13%) ISTQB
3 3 (13.04%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) HP
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft