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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 83 100 79
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -21
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 3 3 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.31% 0.27% 2.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.32% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 29
Median salary £42,500 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -14.28%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
841 933 1015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 88.06% 84.66% 86.02%
Number of salaries quoted 738 808 886
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £28,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
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 30 June 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 +22 2 £40,000 +33.33%
Chatham - 1 £42,500 -
Manual Testing
South East

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 15 (78.95%) Finance
2 13 (68.42%) Automated Testing
3 11 (57.89%) SDLC
4 9 (47.37%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (47.37%) System Testing
5 8 (42.11%) Test Scripting
6 7 (36.84%) Test Strategy
6 7 (36.84%) SQL
6 7 (36.84%) ISEB
7 6 (31.58%) Regression Testing
7 6 (31.58%) ISTQB
7 6 (31.58%) System Integration Testing
8 4 (21.05%) Line Management
8 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
8 4 (21.05%) QA
8 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (15.79%) Banking
10 2 (10.53%) Project Planning
10 2 (10.53%) Mathematics
10 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
10 2 (10.53%) Project Management
10 2 (10.53%) HTML
10 2 (10.53%) Java
10 2 (10.53%) MS Office
10 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
10 2 (10.53%) HP
10 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning

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 (10.53%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) HP UFT
1 1 (5.26%) Selenium
1 1 (5.26%) TestComplete
General
1 15 (78.95%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Analyst
1 15 (78.95%) Test Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Senior Test Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Tester
3 2 (10.53%) Automation Tester
3 2 (10.53%) Banking Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Financial Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Release Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Financial Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (10.53%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.26%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Automated Testing
2 11 (57.89%) SDLC
3 9 (47.37%) System Testing
3 9 (47.37%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (42.11%) Test Scripting
5 7 (36.84%) Test Strategy
6 6 (31.58%) Regression Testing
6 6 (31.58%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (21.05%) Line Management
7 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
8 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
8 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Project Management
8 2 (10.53%) Project Planning
8 2 (10.53%) Release Management
9 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) ISEB
2 6 (31.58%) ISTQB
3 2 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (5.26%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) HP
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft