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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 64 69 70
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 33 36 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.00% 3.25% 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.58% 3.81% 2.66%
Number of salaries quoted 33 35 16
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,800 £25,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,300 £35,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +7.85%
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
922 944 789
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 83.89% 85.28% 75.14%
Number of salaries quoted 803 817 668
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 +4 10 £40,000 +19.40% 2
Sevenoaks - 6 £17,500 -
Maidstone +4 3 £35,000 -2.77%
West Malling - 1 £37,500 -
System Testing
South East

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 42 (70.00%) SQL
2 35 (58.33%) Oracle
3 32 (53.33%) XML
4 22 (36.67%) Oracle Database
5 21 (35.00%) Unit Testing
6 18 (30.00%) Oracle Forms
6 18 (30.00%) Web Services
6 18 (30.00%) PL/SQL
7 17 (28.33%) Java
7 17 (28.33%) Oracle9i Database
7 17 (28.33%) UNIX
7 17 (28.33%) Business Analysis
8 15 (25.00%) C#
8 15 (25.00%) .NET
9 14 (23.33%) HTML
9 14 (23.33%) Microsoft
9 14 (23.33%) Shell Script
10 12 (20.00%) MS Office
10 12 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 12 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
11 11 (18.33%) SDLC
12 10 (16.67%) Software Testing
12 10 (16.67%) Finance
12 10 (16.67%) SLA
12 10 (16.67%) Macromedia
13 9 (15.00%) Change Management
13 9 (15.00%) Automation Testing
13 9 (15.00%) Test Automation
14 8 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
15 7 (11.67%) Windows

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 7 (11.67%) IIS
2 2 (3.33%) CMS
2 2 (3.33%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 12 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (36.67%) Oracle Database
2 17 (28.33%) Oracle9i Database
3 8 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (6.67%) Big Data
5 3 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (5.00%) MySQL
5 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.67%) DTS
Development Applications
1 18 (30.00%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 5 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (6.67%) Selenium
4 3 (5.00%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (5.00%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.33%) ReSharper
5 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.33%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (53.33%) Developer
2 20 (33.33%) Analyst
3 12 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 12 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
4 10 (16.67%) 1st Line Support Technician
4 10 (16.67%) Support Technician
4 10 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
5 8 (13.33%) Support Analyst
5 8 (13.33%) Help Desk Analyst
5 8 (13.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 7 (11.67%) Automation Test Analyst
6 7 (11.67%) Automation Analyst
6 7 (11.67%) AWS Developer
7 6 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (10.00%) .NET Developer
7 6 (10.00%) C# Developer
7 6 (10.00%) Consultant
8 5 (8.33%) Database Developer
8 5 (8.33%) Oracle Database Developer
9 3 (5.00%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (53.33%) XML
2 18 (30.00%) Web Services
3 15 (25.00%) .NET
4 14 (23.33%) HTML
5 5 (8.33%) SOAP
5 5 (8.33%) WCF
5 5 (8.33%) WPF
5 5 (8.33%) REST
5 5 (8.33%) XSD
5 5 (8.33%) XSLT
5 5 (8.33%) JMS
5 5 (8.33%) WinForms
6 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.33%) Backbone.js
6 2 (3.33%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (3.33%) AngularJS
6 2 (3.33%) LINQ
7 1 (1.67%) CSS
7 1 (1.67%) Classic ASP
7 1 (1.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.67%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 17 (28.33%) UNIX
2 7 (11.67%) Windows
3 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (35.00%) Unit Testing
2 17 (28.33%) Business Analysis
3 12 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
4 11 (18.33%) SDLC
5 10 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 9 (15.00%) Change Management
6 9 (15.00%) Test Automation
6 9 (15.00%) Automation Testing
7 5 (8.33%) Data Modelling
7 5 (8.33%) SOA
7 5 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (5.00%) Business Development
8 3 (5.00%) Project Management
8 3 (5.00%) E-Commerce
8 3 (5.00%) Coaching
9 2 (3.33%) MVVM
9 2 (3.33%) API Testing
9 2 (3.33%) TDD
9 2 (3.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (70.00%) SQL
2 18 (30.00%) PL/SQL
3 17 (28.33%) Java
4 15 (25.00%) C#
5 14 (23.33%) Shell Script
6 5 (8.33%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (1.67%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 35 (58.33%) Oracle
2 14 (23.33%) Microsoft
3 10 (16.67%) Macromedia
4 5 (8.33%) webMethods
5 2 (3.33%) Sitecore
Folkestone, Kent
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Folkestone, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago