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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 54 75 80
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +5
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 31 28 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.21% 2.61% 2.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.66% 3.08% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 31 24 27
Median salary £42,500 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £15,150 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
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
847 910 1005
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 87.68% 84.81% 86.04%
Number of salaries quoted 745 788 877
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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
Folkestone +1 4 £42,500 -
Chatham - 2 £42,500 -
Tonbridge - 1 £14,500 -
West Malling - 1 £31,750 -
System Testing
South East

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 36 (59.02%) Finance
2 30 (49.18%) SQL
3 22 (36.07%) Oracle
4 21 (34.43%) SDLC
5 17 (27.87%) .NET
5 17 (27.87%) Oracle Forms
6 16 (26.23%) ISEB
7 15 (24.59%) C#
7 15 (24.59%) ISTQB
8 14 (22.95%) XML
9 13 (21.31%) Information Security
9 13 (21.31%) Degree
9 13 (21.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 13 (21.31%) CEH
9 13 (21.31%) Penetration Testing
9 13 (21.31%) PCI DSS
9 13 (21.31%) SIEM
9 13 (21.31%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 13 (21.31%) Malware Detection/Protection
9 13 (21.31%) Cybersecurity
9 13 (21.31%) Secure Coding
9 13 (21.31%) CREST Certified
10 12 (19.67%) WPF
10 12 (19.67%) User Acceptance Testing
10 12 (19.67%) Unit Testing
10 12 (19.67%) Systems Analysis
11 11 (18.03%) Regression Testing
11 11 (18.03%) SANS
11 11 (18.03%) OSCP
12 10 (16.39%) Test Strategy

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 5 (8.20%) MS Office
2 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.75%) Oracle Database
1 9 (14.75%) Oracle9i Database
2 6 (9.84%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (9.84%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.56%) MySQL
3 4 (6.56%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.64%) DTS
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (27.87%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (6.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.92%) MSBuild
3 3 (4.92%) NUnit
4 2 (3.28%) Selenium
4 2 (3.28%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.64%) JIRA
General
1 36 (59.02%) Finance
2 5 (8.20%) Legal
3 3 (4.92%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (40.98%) Developer
2 23 (37.70%) Analyst
3 19 (31.15%) Test Analyst
4 14 (22.95%) .NET Developer
5 13 (21.31%) Consultant
5 13 (21.31%) IT Consultant
5 13 (21.31%) IT Security Consultant
5 13 (21.31%) Security Consultant
6 11 (18.03%) WPF Developer
7 10 (16.39%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (16.39%) C# Developer
8 9 (14.75%) Oracle Developer
8 9 (14.75%) PL/SQL Developer
9 8 (13.11%) C# WPF Developer
9 8 (13.11%) WinForms Developer
10 7 (11.48%) Cybersecurity Consultant
10 7 (11.48%) Senior Analyst
10 7 (11.48%) Senior Test Analyst
10 7 (11.48%) SQL Analyst
11 4 (6.56%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (27.87%) .NET
2 14 (22.95%) XML
3 12 (19.67%) WPF
4 8 (13.11%) WinForms
5 6 (9.84%) HTML
6 5 (8.20%) WCF
7 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET
7 3 (4.92%) CSS
8 2 (3.28%) .NET Framework
8 2 (3.28%) CSS3
9 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 1 (1.64%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.56%) Data Structures
2 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.28%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.75%) Unix
2 8 (13.11%) Windows
3 6 (9.84%) Linux
4 2 (3.28%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (34.43%) SDLC
2 13 (21.31%) Cybersecurity
2 13 (21.31%) Information Security
2 13 (21.31%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 13 (21.31%) Penetration Testing
2 13 (21.31%) Secure Coding
2 13 (21.31%) SIEM
2 13 (21.31%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 12 (19.67%) Systems Analysis
3 12 (19.67%) Unit Testing
3 12 (19.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (18.03%) Regression Testing
5 10 (16.39%) Manual Testing
5 10 (16.39%) Test Scripting
5 10 (16.39%) Test Strategy
6 9 (14.75%) Line Management
6 9 (14.75%) System Integration Testing
7 8 (13.11%) Release Management
7 8 (13.11%) Software Testing
7 8 (13.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (49.18%) SQL
2 15 (24.59%) C#
3 10 (16.39%) PL/SQL
4 9 (14.75%) Shell Script
5 7 (11.48%) C
6 5 (8.20%) Java
7 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (26.23%) ISEB
2 15 (24.59%) ISTQB
3 13 (21.31%) CEH
3 13 (21.31%) CREST Certified
3 13 (21.31%) Degree
4 11 (18.03%) OSCP
4 11 (18.03%) SANS
5 8 (13.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (3.28%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (21.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 13 (21.31%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.28%) QA
3 1 (1.64%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (36.07%) Oracle
2 8 (13.11%) Thunderhead
3 4 (6.56%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.28%) HP
5 1 (1.64%) Macromedia