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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
South East / Kent
Rank 62 80 102
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +22
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 24 18 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.91% 1.74% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.20% 1.91% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 24 18 12
Median salary £43,750 £34,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.73% -19.41%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
751 942 965
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 90.92% 91.19% 87.81%
Number of salaries quoted 607 836 863
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 £31,500 £28,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,500 £55,000
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 19 January 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 19 January 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 -5 10 £42,000 -1.17% 1
Dover - 8 £47,500 -
West Malling - 2 £28,000 -
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 31 (54.39%) Process Improvement
1 31 (54.39%) Test Strategy
2 29 (50.88%) People Management
3 28 (49.12%) Supplier Management
4 27 (47.37%) Mentoring
4 27 (47.37%) Project Management
5 25 (43.86%) HP
6 24 (42.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 24 (42.11%) Line Management
6 24 (42.11%) Test Management
7 22 (38.60%) HP Quality Center
8 21 (36.84%) ISTQB
9 19 (33.33%) Selenium
9 19 (33.33%) HP UFT
10 18 (31.58%) User Acceptance Testing
11 16 (28.07%) JIRA
11 16 (28.07%) LoadRunner
11 16 (28.07%) Finance
12 15 (26.32%) Quality Management
13 12 (21.05%) ISEB
14 11 (19.30%) Banking
15 10 (17.54%) Legal
15 10 (17.54%) Degree
15 10 (17.54%) Test Automation
15 10 (17.54%) Test Planning
16 9 (15.79%) Functional Testing
16 9 (15.79%) QA
16 9 (15.79%) Configuration Management
16 9 (15.79%) Microsoft
16 9 (15.79%) Linux

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 8 (14.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.51%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.28%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.53%) Oracle Database
2 6 (10.53%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 19 (33.33%) HP UFT
1 19 (33.33%) Selenium
2 16 (28.07%) JIRA
2 16 (28.07%) LoadRunner
3 2 (3.51%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (28.07%) Finance
2 11 (19.30%) Banking
3 10 (17.54%) Legal
4 1 (1.75%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.75%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (52.63%) Test Manager
2 11 (19.30%) Analyst
3 10 (17.54%) Test Analyst
4 6 (10.53%) C# Developer
4 6 (10.53%) Developer
4 6 (10.53%) Test Leader
5 5 (8.77%) Team Leader
5 5 (8.77%) Test Team Leader
6 3 (5.26%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (5.26%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Manual Test Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Senior Test Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Software Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Technical Support
6 3 (5.26%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.79%) .NET
2 6 (10.53%) ASP.NET
2 6 (10.53%) CSS
2 6 (10.53%) HTML
2 6 (10.53%) SOAP
2 6 (10.53%) Web Services
2 6 (10.53%) XHTML
2 6 (10.53%) XML
2 6 (10.53%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
1 1 (1.75%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.79%) Linux
2 7 (12.28%) Windows
3 6 (10.53%) Solaris
3 6 (10.53%) Unix
3 6 (10.53%) Windows 2000 Server
3 6 (10.53%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (54.39%) Process Improvement
1 31 (54.39%) Test Strategy
2 29 (50.88%) People Management
3 28 (49.12%) Supplier Management
4 27 (47.37%) Mentoring
4 27 (47.37%) Project Management
5 24 (42.11%) Line Management
5 24 (42.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (42.11%) Test Management
6 18 (31.58%) User Acceptance Testing
7 15 (26.32%) Quality Management
8 10 (17.54%) Test Automation
8 10 (17.54%) Test Planning
9 9 (15.79%) Configuration Management
9 9 (15.79%) Functional Testing
10 8 (14.04%) Load Testing
10 8 (14.04%) Test Scripting
11 7 (12.28%) SDLC
12 6 (10.53%) Change Control
12 6 (10.53%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.28%) C#
1 7 (12.28%) VB
1 7 (12.28%) VB.NET
2 6 (10.53%) ECMAScript
2 6 (10.53%) Java
2 6 (10.53%) JavaScript
2 6 (10.53%) PHP
3 5 (8.77%) SQL
4 3 (5.26%) VBScript
5 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.75%) VB6
Qualifications
1 21 (36.84%) ISTQB
2 12 (21.05%) ISEB
3 10 (17.54%) Degree
4 3 (5.26%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 22 (38.60%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 25 (43.86%) HP
2 9 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 7 (12.28%) Oracle
4 6 (10.53%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.75%) Xceptor
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