The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
South East / Kent
Rank 77 83 100
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +17
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 8 16 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.99% 1.51% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 1.65% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 8 16 9
Median salary £47,500 £36,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.94% -15.29%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.79% +4.37%

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
737 970 962
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 90.76% 91.42% 87.85%
Number of salaries quoted 596 855 855
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,500 £55,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Kent region.

Test Automation Salary Trend in Kent

Test Automation
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the Kent region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 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
Dover - 8 £47,500 -
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT jobs citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 9 (90.00%) HP
1 9 (90.00%) HP UFT
1 9 (90.00%) LoadRunner
1 9 (90.00%) Configuration Management
1 9 (90.00%) Project Management
1 9 (90.00%) Legal
1 9 (90.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 9 (90.00%) Supplier Management
1 9 (90.00%) Software Testing
1 9 (90.00%) Degree
1 9 (90.00%) JIRA
1 9 (90.00%) Selenium
1 9 (90.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 9 (90.00%) HP Quality Center
1 9 (90.00%) Process Improvement
1 9 (90.00%) Test Strategy
1 9 (90.00%) Test Planning
1 9 (90.00%) Line Management
1 9 (90.00%) Mentoring
1 9 (90.00%) People Management
1 9 (90.00%) Test Management
2 8 (80.00%) Quality Management
3 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (20.00%) Load Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) AS400
4 1 (10.00%) Finance
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) RPG
4 1 (10.00%) .NET

Test Automation
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:

Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) HP UFT
1 9 (90.00%) JIRA
1 9 (90.00%) LoadRunner
1 9 (90.00%) Selenium
General
1 9 (90.00%) Legal
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Test Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Configuration Management
1 9 (90.00%) Line Management
1 9 (90.00%) Mentoring
1 9 (90.00%) People Management
1 9 (90.00%) Process Improvement
1 9 (90.00%) Project Management
1 9 (90.00%) Software Testing
1 9 (90.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 9 (90.00%) Supplier Management
1 9 (90.00%) Test Management
1 9 (90.00%) Test Planning
1 9 (90.00%) Test Strategy
1 9 (90.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (80.00%) Quality Management
3 2 (20.00%) Load Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) RPG
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 9 (90.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) HP