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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 96 97 74
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -23
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 11 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.00% 0.98% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 1.15% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 2
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -14.63%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
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
931 955 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 85.02% 84.89% 70.55%
Number of salaries quoted 826 817 438
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £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 23 January 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 -9 2 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £45,000 -
System Testing
South East

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 32 (91.43%) SQL
2 24 (68.57%) Oracle
3 20 (57.14%) Automation Testing
4 19 (54.29%) Test Automation
4 19 (54.29%) MS Office
4 19 (54.29%) XML
5 17 (48.57%) HTML
6 15 (42.86%) SQL Server
6 15 (42.86%) C#
7 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
7 13 (37.14%) Software Testing
7 13 (37.14%) Degree
8 12 (34.29%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (34.29%) Java
8 12 (34.29%) Web Services
9 11 (31.43%) ETL
10 9 (25.71%) Selenium
11 8 (22.86%) Regression Testing
11 8 (22.86%) MS Excel
12 7 (20.00%) HP
12 7 (20.00%) ISEB
12 7 (20.00%) SOAP
12 7 (20.00%) .NET
12 7 (20.00%) Finance
12 7 (20.00%) Business Analysis
12 7 (20.00%) Unit Testing
12 7 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
12 7 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (20.00%) SoapUI
12 7 (20.00%) Ranorex

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

Applications
1 19 (54.29%) MS Office
2 8 (22.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) Firewall
2 2 (5.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.29%) DTS
2 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.86%) Big Data
4 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.86%) ObjectDB
Development Applications
1 9 (25.71%) Selenium
2 7 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (20.00%) SoapUI
2 7 (20.00%) Ranorex
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Analyst
2 12 (34.29%) Test Analyst
3 11 (31.43%) Test Engineer
4 7 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Developer
5 5 (14.29%) Consultant
6 4 (11.43%) Trainee
6 4 (11.43%) Web Developer
6 4 (11.43%) Graduate
7 3 (8.57%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Automation Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) IT Security Consultant
8 2 (5.71%) Security Consultant
8 2 (5.71%) IT Consultant
9 1 (2.86%) Architect
9 1 (2.86%) Database Designer
9 1 (2.86%) Support Technician
9 1 (2.86%) Support Analyst
9 1 (2.86%) Help Desk Analyst
9 1 (2.86%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (54.29%) XML
2 17 (48.57%) HTML
3 12 (34.29%) Web Services
4 7 (20.00%) SOAP
4 7 (20.00%) .NET
5 5 (14.29%) Classic ASP
5 5 (14.29%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Management Information System
2 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Windows
1 6 (17.14%) AIX
1 6 (17.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (57.14%) Automation Testing
2 19 (54.29%) Test Automation
3 13 (37.14%) Software Testing
4 12 (34.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (31.43%) ETL
6 8 (22.86%) Regression Testing
7 7 (20.00%) Business Analysis
7 7 (20.00%) Unit Testing
8 6 (17.14%) Information Security
9 5 (14.29%) Project Management
9 5 (14.29%) MVC
9 5 (14.29%) TDD
9 5 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
10 2 (5.71%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (5.71%) SIEM
10 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce
11 1 (2.86%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 32 (91.43%) SQL
2 15 (42.86%) C#
3 12 (34.29%) Java
4 5 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 5 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (37.14%) Degree
2 7 (20.00%) ISEB
3 2 (5.71%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (17.14%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.86%) SLA
Systems Management
1 7 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (68.57%) Oracle
2 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
3 7 (20.00%) HP
4 6 (17.14%) Apple
4 6 (17.14%) CheckPoint
4 6 (17.14%) Cisco
5 1 (2.86%) Macromedia
Folkestone, Kent
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £35384 - £49400 per annum + Bonuses
Posted: 3 days ago