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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 80 94 79
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -15
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 16 19 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.65% 1.53% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 1.82% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 16 19 11
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £36,800
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +5.97%
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
785 1043 873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 81.01% 83.78% 76.24%
Number of salaries quoted 703 817 728
Average salary £43,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +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
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 March 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 March 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 +1 6 £39,946 +14.13% 1
System Testing
South East

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 27 (87.10%) SQL
2 26 (83.87%) Oracle
3 23 (74.19%) HTML
4 20 (64.52%) XML
4 20 (64.52%) Microsoft
5 19 (61.29%) Java
5 19 (61.29%) MS Office
5 19 (61.29%) Web Services
5 19 (61.29%) Software Testing
5 19 (61.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 19 (61.29%) Test Automation
5 19 (61.29%) Automation Testing
6 9 (29.03%) Selenium
7 8 (25.81%) .NET
7 8 (25.81%) C#
7 8 (25.81%) Unit Testing
7 8 (25.81%) Business Analysis
8 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
9 5 (16.13%) PL/SQL
9 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (12.90%) ETL
10 4 (12.90%) Legal
11 3 (9.68%) Change Management
11 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (9.68%) MVC
11 3 (9.68%) TDD
11 3 (9.68%) DTS
11 3 (9.68%) T-SQL
11 3 (9.68%) CSS
11 3 (9.68%) Classic ASP

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (3.23%) IIS
1 1 (3.23%) CMS
1 1 (3.23%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 19 (61.29%) MS Office
2 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) DTS
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.23%) ObjectDB
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.23%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (29.03%) Selenium
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (3.23%) ReSharper
3 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (12.90%) Legal
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (61.29%) Analyst
1 19 (61.29%) Test Analyst
2 10 (32.26%) Automation Test Analyst
2 10 (32.26%) Automation Analyst
3 7 (22.58%) Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Test Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Web Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) AWS Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Database Designer
7 1 (3.23%) Support Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Junior Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (3.23%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Database Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Oracle Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Trainee
7 1 (3.23%) Database Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (74.19%) HTML
2 20 (64.52%) XML
3 19 (61.29%) Web Services
4 8 (25.81%) .NET
5 3 (9.68%) Classic ASP
5 3 (9.68%) CSS
6 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.23%) LINQ
6 1 (3.23%) Backbone.js
6 1 (3.23%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) W3C
2 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) UNIX
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) AIX
2 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) Software Testing
1 19 (61.29%) User Acceptance Testing
1 19 (61.29%) Test Automation
1 19 (61.29%) Automation Testing
2 8 (25.81%) Unit Testing
2 8 (25.81%) Business Analysis
3 4 (12.90%) ETL
4 3 (9.68%) TDD
4 3 (9.68%) Change Management
4 3 (9.68%) MVC
5 2 (6.45%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (6.45%) Project Management
5 2 (6.45%) Web Development
6 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.23%) OWASP
6 1 (3.23%) Software Architecture
6 1 (3.23%) MVVM
6 1 (3.23%) SEO
6 1 (3.23%) Information Security
6 1 (3.23%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 27 (87.10%) SQL
2 19 (61.29%) Java
3 8 (25.81%) C#
4 5 (16.13%) PL/SQL
5 3 (9.68%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 26 (83.87%) Oracle
2 20 (64.52%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) Apple
3 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.23%) Sitecore
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco
Folkestone, Kent
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
AXA
Posted: 14 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
AXA
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 14 days ago