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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 73 97 104
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +7
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 28 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.55% 1.07% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.84% 1.25% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 27 11 8
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £35,577 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-11.05% +2.56%
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
987 882 1005
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 89.81% 85.71% 88.70%
Number of salaries quoted 856 793 856
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing System Testing across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 13 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the Kent region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Folkestone +5 4 £32,500 -18.64% 1
Chatham - 2 £45,000 -
Tunbridge Wells -2 1 - -
System Testing
South East

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Kent region citing System Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited System Testing.

1 39 (68.42%) Finance
2 32 (56.14%) SQL
3 19 (33.33%) SDLC
4 17 (29.82%) Oracle
4 17 (29.82%) XML
5 16 (28.07%) Test Scripting
5 16 (28.07%) Test Strategy
6 15 (26.32%) Line Management
6 15 (26.32%) Oracle Forms
6 15 (26.32%) E-Commerce
7 13 (22.81%) PL/SQL
7 13 (22.81%) Oracle9i Database
7 13 (22.81%) Unix
7 13 (22.81%) Shell Script
7 13 (22.81%) Manual Testing
7 13 (22.81%) Automated Testing
7 13 (22.81%) Oracle Database
8 12 (21.05%) Microsoft
9 11 (19.30%) ISEB
9 11 (19.30%) JavaScript
9 11 (19.30%) Regression Testing
9 11 (19.30%) Business Analysis
9 11 (19.30%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (17.54%) ISTQB
10 10 (17.54%) C#
10 10 (17.54%) .NET
10 10 (17.54%) Oracle Reports
11 9 (15.79%) ASP.NET
11 9 (15.79%) HTML
11 9 (15.79%) C

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Kent region citing System Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited System Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (10.53%) CMS
1 6 (10.53%) IIS
1 6 (10.53%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 8 (14.04%) MS Office
2 5 (8.77%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) CTI
2 1 (1.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.81%) Oracle Database
1 13 (22.81%) Oracle9i Database
2 10 (17.54%) Oracle Reports
3 9 (15.79%) SQL Server
4 7 (12.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (7.02%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (26.32%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (12.28%) Git (software)
3 6 (10.53%) ReSharper
4 5 (8.77%) JIRA
5 4 (7.02%) Selenium
6 3 (5.26%) Robot Framework
6 3 (5.26%) Sahi
6 3 (5.26%) SoapUI
6 3 (5.26%) WebDriver
7 2 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.75%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.75%) MSBuild
8 1 (1.75%) NUnit
8 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 39 (68.42%) Finance
2 8 (14.04%) Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (40.35%) Developer
2 20 (35.09%) Analyst
3 13 (22.81%) Oracle Developer
3 13 (22.81%) PL/SQL Developer
3 13 (22.81%) Test Analyst
4 8 (14.04%) Test Manager
5 7 (12.28%) .NET Developer
6 6 (10.53%) .NET Web Developer
6 6 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (10.53%) C# Developer
6 6 (10.53%) C# Web Developer
6 6 (10.53%) Consultant
6 6 (10.53%) IT Consultant
6 6 (10.53%) IT Security Consultant
6 6 (10.53%) Security Consultant
6 6 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (10.53%) Senior Test Analyst
6 6 (10.53%) Web Developer
7 5 (8.77%) Software Programmer
7 5 (8.77%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (29.82%) XML
2 10 (17.54%) .NET
3 9 (15.79%) ASP.NET
3 9 (15.79%) HTML
4 7 (12.28%) AngularJS
4 7 (12.28%) KnockoutJS
5 6 (10.53%) .NET Framework
5 6 (10.53%) Backbone.js
5 6 (10.53%) LINQ
6 3 (5.26%) SOAP
7 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (3.51%) WinForms
7 2 (3.51%) WPF
8 1 (1.75%) Caliburn.Micro
8 1 (1.75%) HTML5
8 1 (1.75%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Mathematics
1 6 (10.53%) W3C
2 4 (7.02%) Data Structures
2 4 (7.02%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.51%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.81%) Unix
2 7 (12.28%) Windows
2 7 (12.28%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.33%) SDLC
2 16 (28.07%) Test Scripting
2 16 (28.07%) Test Strategy
3 15 (26.32%) E-Commerce
3 15 (26.32%) Line Management
4 13 (22.81%) Automated Testing
4 13 (22.81%) Manual Testing
5 11 (19.30%) Business Analysis
5 11 (19.30%) Regression Testing
5 11 (19.30%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (15.79%) Capacity Planning
6 9 (15.79%) Software Testing
6 9 (15.79%) Unit Testing
7 8 (14.04%) MVC
7 8 (14.04%) System Integration Testing
8 7 (12.28%) Integration Testing
8 7 (12.28%) MVVM
8 7 (12.28%) SIEM
8 7 (12.28%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 6 (10.53%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 32 (56.14%) SQL
2 13 (22.81%) PL/SQL
2 13 (22.81%) Shell Script
3 11 (19.30%) JavaScript
4 10 (17.54%) C#
5 9 (15.79%) C
5 9 (15.79%) R
6 4 (7.02%) Java
7 3 (5.26%) Python
7 3 (5.26%) Ruby
7 3 (5.26%) VB
8 2 (3.51%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (19.30%) ISEB
2 10 (17.54%) ISTQB
3 5 (8.77%) CEH
3 5 (8.77%) CISSP
3 5 (8.77%) CREST Certified
4 3 (5.26%) Degree
5 2 (3.51%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (3.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.79%) PCI DSS
2 7 (12.28%) QA
3 3 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 7 (12.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (29.82%) Oracle
2 12 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 7 (12.28%) HP
4 6 (10.53%) Sitecore
Kent
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Rochester, Kent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Folkestone
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago