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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 103 101 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 5 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.46% 0.36% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.42% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 0
Average salary £23,000 £37,625 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.87% -
UK excluding London average 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
928 949 506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 84.52% 84.88% 70.67%
Number of salaries quoted 821 809 448
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 26 January 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the Kent region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. 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
Tunbridge Wells - 3 £22,500 - 2
West Malling - 1 £40,000 -
Tonbridge - 1 £28,000 - 1
Manual Testing
South East

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Kent region citing Manual 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 Manual Testing.

1 7 (77.78%) Automated Testing
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) QA
3 5 (55.56%) Software Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Degree
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (44.44%) WinForms
4 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
4 4 (44.44%) Windows
4 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
4 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (33.33%) Selenium
5 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 3 (33.33%) VB
5 3 (33.33%) Citrix
5 3 (33.33%) Workflow
5 3 (33.33%) VB6
6 2 (22.22%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (22.22%) C#
6 2 (22.22%) SOAP
6 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
6 2 (22.22%) ISEB
6 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
6 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Usability Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Security Testing

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Kent region citing Manual 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 Manual Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
2 2 (22.22%) SoapUI
2 2 (22.22%) SpecFlow
2 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 2 (22.22%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Software Tester
1 3 (33.33%) Test Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Tester
2 2 (22.22%) QA Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Junior
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Principle Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) QA Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Junior Tester
3 1 (11.11%) QA Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Software Manager
3 1 (11.11%) QA Test Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Junior Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
2 4 (44.44%) WinForms
3 2 (22.22%) SOAP
4 1 (11.11%) Silverlight
4 1 (11.11%) HTML5
4 1 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Automated Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Software Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
4 3 (33.33%) Workflow
5 2 (22.22%) User Stories
5 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
5 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Usability Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Security Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Web Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
6 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 3 (33.33%) VB
2 3 (33.33%) VB6
3 2 (22.22%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (22.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 3 (33.33%) Citrix
Tonbridge, Kent
IT Connections
Salary: to £28,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Pension, Gym Membership, Health
Posted: 4 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago