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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 89 97 72
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -25
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 12 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.21% 0.79% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 0.91% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 6
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -14.37%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
826 985 603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 83.10% 85.95% 73.72%
Number of salaries quoted 746 808 508
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,425 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
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 27 February 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 -7 3 £42,392 +21.12%
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £45,000 -
System Testing
South East

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 29 (87.88%) SQL
2 24 (72.73%) Oracle
3 20 (60.61%) HTML
3 20 (60.61%) Automation Testing
4 19 (57.58%) Test Automation
4 19 (57.58%) MS Office
4 19 (57.58%) XML
5 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
5 17 (51.52%) Software Testing
6 16 (48.48%) Web Services
6 16 (48.48%) Java
6 16 (48.48%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (33.33%) C#
8 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
9 9 (27.27%) Selenium
10 8 (24.24%) Degree
11 7 (21.21%) Business Analysis
11 7 (21.21%) .NET
11 7 (21.21%) ETL
11 7 (21.21%) Unit Testing
12 5 (15.15%) PCI DSS
12 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (15.15%) Windows
12 5 (15.15%) Finance
13 4 (12.12%) Legal
13 4 (12.12%) Information Security
13 4 (12.12%) Regression Testing
13 4 (12.12%) Firewall
13 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
13 4 (12.12%) MVC

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 1 (3.03%) IIS
1 1 (3.03%) CMS
1 1 (3.03%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 19 (57.58%) MS Office
2 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) DTS
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) Big Data
3 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.03%) ObjectDB
Development Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Selenium
2 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (9.09%) SoapUI
2 3 (9.09%) Ranorex
3 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.03%) ReSharper
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Analyst
2 16 (48.48%) Test Analyst
3 7 (21.21%) Test Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) Automation Test Analyst
3 7 (21.21%) Automation Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Trainee
5 4 (12.12%) Graduate
6 3 (9.09%) Web Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Consultant
6 3 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Database Designer
7 1 (3.03%) Support Technician
7 1 (3.03%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Help Desk Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (3.03%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.03%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Architect
7 1 (3.03%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (60.61%) HTML
2 19 (57.58%) XML
3 16 (48.48%) Web Services
4 7 (21.21%) .NET
5 3 (9.09%) Classic ASP
5 3 (9.09%) CSS
5 3 (9.09%) SOAP
6 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.03%) LINQ
6 1 (3.03%) Backbone.js
6 1 (3.03%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Windows
2 4 (12.12%) AIX
2 4 (12.12%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) Automation Testing
2 19 (57.58%) Test Automation
3 17 (51.52%) Software Testing
4 16 (48.48%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (21.21%) Unit Testing
5 7 (21.21%) ETL
5 7 (21.21%) Business Analysis
6 4 (12.12%) Information Security
6 4 (12.12%) TDD
6 4 (12.12%) Regression Testing
6 4 (12.12%) MVC
7 3 (9.09%) Project Management
7 3 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (6.06%) Change Management
9 1 (3.03%) SEO
9 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce
9 1 (3.03%) OWASP
9 1 (3.03%) Web Development
9 1 (3.03%) Software Architecture
9 1 (3.03%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 29 (87.88%) SQL
2 16 (48.48%) Java
3 11 (33.33%) C#
4 3 (9.09%) PL/SQL
4 3 (9.09%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) Degree
2 3 (9.09%) ISEB
3 1 (3.03%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) PCI DSS
2 4 (12.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.03%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (72.73%) Oracle
2 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.12%) Cisco
3 4 (12.12%) Apple
3 4 (12.12%) CheckPoint
4 3 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (3.03%) Sitecore
5 1 (3.03%) Macromedia
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