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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 53 94 86
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -8
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 34 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.98% 0.86% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.70% 1.01% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 31 9 9
Median salary £42,500 £32,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -20.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,350 £36,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,500 £65,000
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
723 890 881
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 84.56% 84.60% 89.08%
Number of salaries quoted 645 820 715
Median salary £44,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.14% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 29 September 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 29 September 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
Chatham - 8 £50,000 - 1
Dover - 2 £51,250 -
West Malling - 2 £34,500 -
Maidstone -11 1 £30,000 -11.76%
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 28 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 28 (50.00%) People Management
2 26 (46.43%) Mentoring
2 26 (46.43%) Test Management
2 26 (46.43%) Supplier Management
2 26 (46.43%) Project Management
3 23 (41.07%) Stakeholder Management
3 23 (41.07%) Line Management
4 19 (33.93%) HP
4 19 (33.93%) HP Quality Center
5 18 (32.14%) ISTQB
6 15 (26.79%) Selenium
7 13 (23.21%) ISEB
8 12 (21.43%) HP UFT
8 12 (21.43%) LoadRunner
8 12 (21.43%) JIRA
9 11 (19.64%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (19.64%) SDLC
10 10 (17.86%) .NET
11 9 (16.07%) Quality Management
11 9 (16.07%) Load Testing
11 9 (16.07%) Test Scripting
11 9 (16.07%) Finance
12 8 (14.29%) Test Automation
12 8 (14.29%) ITIL
13 7 (12.50%) SQL
13 7 (12.50%) MS Excel
13 7 (12.50%) Configuration Management
13 7 (12.50%) Degree
14 6 (10.71%) Legal

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.57%) CMS
3 1 (1.79%) Xceptor
Applications
1 7 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.36%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.71%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (7.14%) Wireless
3 2 (3.57%) DNS
3 2 (3.57%) Firewall
3 2 (3.57%) Internet
3 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.36%) Relational Database
1 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (26.79%) Selenium
2 12 (21.43%) HP UFT
2 12 (21.43%) JIRA
2 12 (21.43%) LoadRunner
3 2 (3.57%) Gatling
3 2 (3.57%) JMeter
3 2 (3.57%) TestNG
3 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (16.07%) Finance
2 6 (10.71%) Legal
3 5 (8.93%) Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Dutch Language
4 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.79%) German Language
4 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Italian Language
4 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (57.14%) Test Manager
2 6 (10.71%) Analyst
3 5 (8.93%) Support Engineer
3 5 (8.93%) Test Leader
4 4 (7.14%) Team Leader
4 4 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
4 4 (7.14%) Technical Support
4 4 (7.14%) Technical Support Engineer
4 4 (7.14%) Test Team Leader
5 3 (5.36%) Applications Support
5 3 (5.36%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (5.36%) Release Manager
5 3 (5.36%) Support Analyst
5 3 (5.36%) Test Analyst
6 2 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (3.57%) Automation Tester
6 2 (3.57%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 2 (3.57%) Selenium Tester
6 2 (3.57%) Tester
7 1 (1.79%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.86%) .NET
2 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET
2 3 (5.36%) HTML
3 2 (3.57%) Ajax
4 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (1.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.57%) Wiki
3 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.79%) Hedge funds
3 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.71%) Linux
1 6 (10.71%) Windows
2 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (50.00%) People Management
1 28 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 26 (46.43%) Mentoring
2 26 (46.43%) Project Management
2 26 (46.43%) Supplier Management
2 26 (46.43%) Test Management
3 23 (41.07%) Line Management
3 23 (41.07%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (19.64%) SDLC
4 11 (19.64%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (16.07%) Load Testing
5 9 (16.07%) Quality Management
5 9 (16.07%) Test Scripting
6 8 (14.29%) ITIL
6 8 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 7 (12.50%) Configuration Management
8 5 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (8.93%) Process Improvement
8 5 (8.93%) Test Planning
9 4 (7.14%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.50%) SQL
2 6 (10.71%) Java
3 5 (8.93%) VB
4 4 (7.14%) C#
5 3 (5.36%) T-SQL
5 3 (5.36%) VB.NET
5 3 (5.36%) VB6
6 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.57%) Perl
6 2 (3.57%) VBScript
7 1 (1.79%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (32.14%) ISTQB
2 13 (23.21%) ISEB
3 7 (12.50%) Degree
4 5 (8.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (5.36%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) QA
1 3 (5.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 19 (33.93%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 19 (33.93%) HP
2 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.36%) Oracle
4 2 (3.57%) Google
Gillingham, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
Chatham, Kent
SLS Services Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday