The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 83 70 86
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +16
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 15 24 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.51% 2.47% 1.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 2.97% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 8 22 15
Median salary £36,250 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £25,000 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £42,250 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Software 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
880 807 998
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 88.53% 83.11% 85.15%
Number of salaries quoted 771 718 823
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,650 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Kent

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Kent region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Kent

Software 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 Software Testing within the Kent region over the 3 months to 24 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
Dover +1 2 - -
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT jobs citing Software 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 Software Testing.

1 22 (62.86%) ISEB
2 15 (42.86%) ISTQB
3 14 (40.00%) Test Strategy
4 13 (37.14%) Finance
5 12 (34.29%) HP
5 12 (34.29%) HP Quality Center
5 12 (34.29%) System Testing
6 11 (31.43%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (31.43%) SDLC
6 11 (31.43%) MS Office
7 10 (28.57%) SQL
7 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 10 (28.57%) Test Scripting
8 9 (25.71%) Line Management
8 9 (25.71%) Banking
9 8 (22.86%) Automated Testing
9 8 (22.86%) Manual Testing
10 7 (20.00%) Regression Testing
11 6 (17.14%) Mathematics
11 6 (17.14%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (17.14%) System Integration Testing
12 5 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 5 (14.29%) QA
12 5 (14.29%) Selenium
12 5 (14.29%) Test Management
12 5 (14.29%) Windows
13 4 (11.43%) Linux
13 4 (11.43%) HP UFT
13 4 (11.43%) C++
13 4 (11.43%) ISEB Practitioner

Software 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 11 (31.43%) MS Office
2 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) MySQL
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Selenium
2 4 (11.43%) HP UFT
2 4 (11.43%) JIRA
3 2 (5.71%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (37.14%) Finance
2 9 (25.71%) Banking
3 4 (11.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (60.00%) Analyst
2 14 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 10 (28.57%) Test Manager
4 7 (20.00%) Applications Support
4 7 (20.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 7 (20.00%) Support Analyst
5 5 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) Applications Consultant
6 4 (11.43%) Applications Support Consultant
6 4 (11.43%) Consultant
6 4 (11.43%) Support Consultant
6 4 (11.43%) Tester
7 2 (5.71%) Banking Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Financial Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Graduate
7 2 (5.71%) Software Tester
7 2 (5.71%) Test Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Trainee
7 2 (5.71%) Trainee Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) .NET
1 3 (8.57%) HTML
1 3 (8.57%) XML
2 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Mathematics
2 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.71%) Economics
4 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Windows
2 4 (11.43%) Linux
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) Test Strategy
2 12 (34.29%) System Testing
3 11 (31.43%) SDLC
3 11 (31.43%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 9 (25.71%) Line Management
6 8 (22.86%) Automated Testing
6 8 (22.86%) Manual Testing
7 7 (20.00%) Regression Testing
8 6 (17.14%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (17.14%) System Integration Testing
9 5 (14.29%) Test Management
10 4 (11.43%) Project Planning
10 4 (11.43%) Test Automation
11 3 (8.57%) Automation Testing
11 3 (8.57%) Integration Testing
11 3 (8.57%) Mentoring
11 3 (8.57%) People Management
11 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (8.57%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (28.57%) SQL
2 4 (11.43%) C++
3 3 (8.57%) Java
4 2 (5.71%) C#
5 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.86%) VB
5 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.86%) VB6
5 1 (2.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (62.86%) ISEB
2 15 (42.86%) ISTQB
3 5 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (11.43%) Degree
4 4 (11.43%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (34.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) HP
2 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle
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