The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 62 73 88
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +15
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 23 28 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.93% 2.51% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.19% 2.85% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 22 27 22
Median salary £43,750 £45,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +34.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £32,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
System 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
720 983 1049
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 91.84% 88.08% 88.15%
Number of salaries quoted 622 877 907
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

System Testing
Salary Trend in Kent

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

System Testing Salary Trend in Kent

System Testing
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing System Testing across the Kent region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

System Testing Salary Histogram in Kent

System 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 System Testing within the Kent region over the 3 months to 4 December 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
West Malling +6 4 £50,000 +11.11%
Folkestone -1 3 £42,500 +13.33%
Chatham - 3 £42,500 -
System Testing
South East

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT jobs citing System 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 System Testing.

1 37 (72.55%) Finance
2 26 (50.98%) Degree
3 22 (43.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (43.14%) Penetration Testing
3 22 (43.14%) PCI DSS
3 22 (43.14%) SIEM
3 22 (43.14%) Cybersecurity
3 22 (43.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 22 (43.14%) Secure Coding
3 22 (43.14%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 22 (43.14%) Information Security
4 21 (41.18%) CEH
4 21 (41.18%) CREST Certified
5 19 (37.25%) C#
6 18 (35.29%) Regression Testing
7 17 (33.33%) SQL
7 17 (33.33%) ISEB
7 17 (33.33%) SANS
7 17 (33.33%) OSCP
7 17 (33.33%) Time Management
7 17 (33.33%) ISTQB
8 12 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (23.53%) HP
9 11 (21.57%) MS Office
9 11 (21.57%) XML
9 11 (21.57%) HP Quality Center
9 11 (21.57%) SDLC
10 10 (19.61%) Automation Testing
10 10 (19.61%) SoapUI
10 10 (19.61%) REST

System 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 (21.57%) MS Office
2 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) DTS
2 1 (1.96%) MySQL
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (19.61%) SoapUI
3 9 (17.65%) Ranorex
3 9 (17.65%) Robot Framework
4 3 (5.88%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (3.92%) MSBuild
5 2 (3.92%) NUnit
General
1 37 (72.55%) Finance
2 9 (17.65%) Marketing
3 6 (11.76%) Banking
4 2 (3.92%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.92%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (41.18%) Consultant
1 21 (41.18%) IT Consultant
1 21 (41.18%) IT Security Consultant
1 21 (41.18%) Security Consultant
2 16 (31.37%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 12 (23.53%) Analyst
4 10 (19.61%) Senior Analyst
5 9 (17.65%) Senior Test Analyst
5 9 (17.65%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
5 9 (17.65%) Senior Test Engineer
5 9 (17.65%) Test Analyst
5 9 (17.65%) Test Automation Engineer
5 9 (17.65%) Test Engineer
6 7 (13.73%) Developer
7 6 (11.76%) .NET Developer
7 6 (11.76%) WPF Developer
8 5 (9.80%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (9.80%) C# Developer
8 5 (9.80%) C# WPF Developer
8 5 (9.80%) Manual Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.57%) XML
2 10 (19.61%) REST
2 10 (19.61%) SOAP
3 9 (17.65%) .NET
4 6 (11.76%) WPF
5 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET
5 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (9.80%) WinForms
6 1 (1.96%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.96%) Caliburn.Micro
6 1 (1.96%) CSS
6 1 (1.96%) HTML
6 1 (1.96%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Computer Science
1 9 (17.65%) Health Informatics
1 9 (17.65%) Informatics
2 2 (3.92%) Hedge funds
3 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.73%) Windows
2 6 (11.76%) Linux
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (43.14%) Cybersecurity
1 22 (43.14%) Information Security
1 22 (43.14%) Malware Detection/Protection
1 22 (43.14%) Penetration Testing
1 22 (43.14%) Secure Coding
1 22 (43.14%) SIEM
1 22 (43.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 18 (35.29%) Regression Testing
3 17 (33.33%) Time Management
4 11 (21.57%) SDLC
5 10 (19.61%) Automation Testing
5 10 (19.61%) Performance Testing
6 9 (17.65%) ETL
6 9 (17.65%) Resource Management
6 9 (17.65%) Unit Testing
7 7 (13.73%) Process Improvement
7 7 (13.73%) Systems Analysis
8 6 (11.76%) MVC
9 5 (9.80%) CRM
9 5 (9.80%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (37.25%) C#
2 17 (33.33%) SQL
3 6 (11.76%) VB.NET
4 4 (7.84%) C
5 2 (3.92%) R
6 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (50.98%) Degree
2 21 (41.18%) CEH
2 21 (41.18%) CREST Certified
3 17 (33.33%) ISEB
3 17 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 17 (33.33%) OSCP
3 17 (33.33%) SANS
4 9 (17.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (7.84%) CISSP
6 1 (1.96%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (43.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 22 (43.14%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 11 (21.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (23.53%) HP
2 8 (15.69%) Oracle
3 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.96%) Thunderhead
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