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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
South East / Kent
Rank 58 82 92
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +10
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 29 20 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.52% 1.77% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.97% 1.94% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 27 19 16
Median salary £37,500 £34,500 £42,375
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -18.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,500 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £51,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
731 1030 880
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 88.61% 91.23% 85.52%
Number of salaries quoted 577 890 793
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £28,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,333 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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
Chatham +3 12 £31,250 -26.47%
Dover - 7 £47,500 -
West Malling - 4 £28,000 -
Maidstone - 3 £37,500 - 1
Tunbridge Wells +20 2 £35,000 -
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 28 (48.28%) Test Strategy
2 25 (43.10%) People Management
2 25 (43.10%) Process Improvement
3 24 (41.38%) Mentoring
4 23 (39.66%) Supplier Management
5 22 (37.93%) Project Management
6 21 (36.21%) HP
6 21 (36.21%) Selenium
6 21 (36.21%) User Acceptance Testing
7 18 (31.03%) Test Management
7 18 (31.03%) ISTQB
7 18 (31.03%) Line Management
7 18 (31.03%) HP Quality Center
7 18 (31.03%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (31.03%) HP UFT
8 16 (27.59%) Finance
9 15 (25.86%) Microsoft
9 15 (25.86%) LoadRunner
9 15 (25.86%) C#
9 15 (25.86%) JIRA
10 14 (24.14%) .NET
10 14 (24.14%) Quality Management
11 13 (22.41%) Test Automation
11 13 (22.41%) Functional Testing
12 12 (20.69%) QA
12 12 (20.69%) VB
12 12 (20.69%) HTML
12 12 (20.69%) SQL Server
12 12 (20.69%) Windows
12 12 (20.69%) MS Excel

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 12 (20.69%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (3.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 10 (17.24%) Oracle Database
2 10 (17.24%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (36.21%) Selenium
2 18 (31.03%) HP UFT
3 15 (25.86%) JIRA
3 15 (25.86%) LoadRunner
4 3 (5.17%) WebDriver
5 2 (3.45%) SpecFlow
5 2 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (27.59%) Finance
2 10 (17.24%) Legal
3 9 (15.52%) Banking
4 1 (1.72%) Electronics
4 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.72%) Marketing
4 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (37.93%) Test Manager
2 11 (18.97%) Analyst
2 11 (18.97%) Test Analyst
3 10 (17.24%) C# Developer
3 10 (17.24%) Developer
4 7 (12.07%) .NET Developer
4 7 (12.07%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (12.07%) Test Leader
5 5 (8.62%) Team Leader
5 5 (8.62%) Test Team Leader
6 4 (6.90%) QA Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) QA Test Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) Tester
7 3 (5.17%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) C# Software Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Manual Test Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Senior Test Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (24.14%) .NET
2 12 (20.69%) ASP.NET
2 12 (20.69%) HTML
3 11 (18.97%) Web Services
4 10 (17.24%) CSS
4 10 (17.24%) SOAP
4 10 (17.24%) XHTML
4 10 (17.24%) XML
4 10 (17.24%) XSLT
5 2 (3.45%) HTML5
5 2 (3.45%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.17%) iPad
2 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.72%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.69%) Linux
1 12 (20.69%) Windows
2 10 (17.24%) Solaris
2 10 (17.24%) Unix
2 10 (17.24%) Windows 2000 Server
2 10 (17.24%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (48.28%) Test Strategy
2 25 (43.10%) People Management
2 25 (43.10%) Process Improvement
3 24 (41.38%) Mentoring
4 23 (39.66%) Supplier Management
5 22 (37.93%) Project Management
6 21 (36.21%) User Acceptance Testing
7 18 (31.03%) Line Management
7 18 (31.03%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (31.03%) Test Management
8 14 (24.14%) Quality Management
9 13 (22.41%) Functional Testing
9 13 (22.41%) Test Automation
10 10 (17.24%) Change Control
10 10 (17.24%) OO
10 10 (17.24%) OOA/OOD
10 10 (17.24%) Open Source
10 10 (17.24%) Test Planning
10 10 (17.24%) UML
11 9 (15.52%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.86%) C#
2 12 (20.69%) VB
3 10 (17.24%) ECMAScript
3 10 (17.24%) Java
3 10 (17.24%) JavaScript
3 10 (17.24%) PHP
3 10 (17.24%) VB.NET
4 7 (12.07%) VBScript
5 5 (8.62%) SQL
6 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.45%) VB6
Qualifications
1 18 (31.03%) ISTQB
2 11 (18.97%) Degree
2 11 (18.97%) ISEB
3 2 (3.45%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (20.69%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) Docker
1 2 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 18 (31.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (36.21%) HP
2 15 (25.86%) Microsoft
3 10 (17.24%) Oracle
3 10 (17.24%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.45%) Apple
4 2 (3.45%) Facebook
5 1 (1.72%) SAP
Dartford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago