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 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 55 68 74
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +6
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 31 36 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.32% 3.34% 2.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.93% 3.94% 3.05%
Number of salaries quoted 29 36 27
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £42,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,750 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +3.89%
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
789 914 919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 84.48% 84.87% 89.22%
Number of salaries quoted 708 804 760
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £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
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 26 August 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 +8 5 £47,500 +15.15%
Folkestone -1 5 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Chatham - 1 £42,500 -
System Testing
South East

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 26 (42.62%) Information Security
2 26 (42.62%) Penetration Testing
2 26 (42.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (42.62%) Degree
2 26 (42.62%) PCI DSS
2 26 (42.62%) SIEM
2 26 (42.62%) Cybersecurity
2 26 (42.62%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 26 (42.62%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 26 (42.62%) Secure Coding
3 25 (40.98%) CREST Certified
3 25 (40.98%) CEH
4 21 (34.43%) SQL
5 20 (32.79%) OSCP
5 20 (32.79%) SANS
6 19 (31.15%) C#
7 17 (27.87%) Time Management
8 16 (26.23%) ISEB
9 15 (24.59%) .NET
9 15 (24.59%) ISTQB
10 14 (22.95%) SDLC
11 13 (21.31%) Windows
12 12 (19.67%) Regression Testing
12 12 (19.67%) Oracle
13 11 (18.03%) Linux
13 11 (18.03%) Systems Analysis
13 11 (18.03%) WPF
13 11 (18.03%) Unit Testing
14 10 (16.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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 8 (13.11%) MS Office
2 2 (3.28%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.84%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.92%) MySQL
3 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.64%) DTS
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (14.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (13.11%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (8.20%) SoapUI
4 4 (6.56%) Ranorex
4 4 (6.56%) Robot Framework
5 3 (4.92%) MSBuild
5 3 (4.92%) NUnit
6 2 (3.28%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.64%) Selenium
General
1 36 (59.02%) Finance
2 5 (8.20%) Legal
3 4 (6.56%) Marketing
4 3 (4.92%) Banking
5 2 (3.28%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.28%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (40.98%) Consultant
1 25 (40.98%) IT Consultant
1 25 (40.98%) IT Security Consultant
1 25 (40.98%) Security Consultant
2 16 (26.23%) Developer
3 15 (24.59%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 13 (21.31%) .NET Developer
5 11 (18.03%) Analyst
6 10 (16.39%) Test Analyst
6 10 (16.39%) WPF Developer
7 9 (14.75%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (14.75%) C# Developer
8 7 (11.48%) C# WPF Developer
8 7 (11.48%) WinForms Developer
9 6 (9.84%) Senior Test Engineer
9 6 (9.84%) Test Engineer
10 5 (8.20%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (8.20%) Senior Test Analyst
11 4 (6.56%) Technical Consultant
11 4 (6.56%) Technical Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (24.59%) .NET
2 11 (18.03%) WPF
3 10 (16.39%) XML
4 7 (11.48%) WinForms
5 5 (8.20%) HTML
5 5 (8.20%) REST
5 5 (8.20%) SOAP
5 5 (8.20%) WCF
6 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET
6 3 (4.92%) CSS
7 2 (3.28%) .NET Framework
7 2 (3.28%) CSS3
8 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 1 (1.64%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.56%) Health Informatics
2 4 (6.56%) Informatics
3 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.28%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 13 (21.31%) Windows
2 11 (18.03%) Linux
3 2 (3.28%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (42.62%) Cybersecurity
1 26 (42.62%) Information Security
1 26 (42.62%) Malware Detection/Protection
1 26 (42.62%) Penetration Testing
1 26 (42.62%) Secure Coding
1 26 (42.62%) SIEM
1 26 (42.62%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 17 (27.87%) Time Management
3 14 (22.95%) SDLC
4 12 (19.67%) Regression Testing
5 11 (18.03%) Systems Analysis
5 11 (18.03%) Unit Testing
6 9 (14.75%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (11.48%) Release Management
8 6 (9.84%) Automation Testing
9 5 (8.20%) ETL
9 5 (8.20%) Performance Testing
9 5 (8.20%) System Integration Testing
10 4 (6.56%) MVC
10 4 (6.56%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 21 (34.43%) SQL
2 19 (31.15%) C#
3 6 (9.84%) C
4 4 (6.56%) Java
5 2 (3.28%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (42.62%) Degree
2 25 (40.98%) CEH
2 25 (40.98%) CREST Certified
3 20 (32.79%) OSCP
3 20 (32.79%) SANS
4 16 (26.23%) ISEB
5 15 (24.59%) ISTQB
6 10 (16.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (8.20%) CISSP
8 1 (1.64%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (42.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 26 (42.62%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.64%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (9.84%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (19.67%) Oracle
2 7 (11.48%) HP
2 7 (11.48%) Thunderhead
3 3 (4.92%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.64%) Macromedia
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Folkestone
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago