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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
South East / Kent
Rank 70 95 96
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +1
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 15 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.83% 0.81% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.07% 0.89% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 9
Median salary £47,500 £38,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.58%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
724 1015 866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 88.51% 91.28% 85.24%
Number of salaries quoted 572 872 780
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
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
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Kent region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Test Automation Salary Histogram 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 25 February 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 - 7 £47,500 -
Maidstone - 5 £37,500 - 2
Dartford - 1 £52,500 -
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 14 (77.78%) Selenium
2 13 (72.22%) Software Testing
3 11 (61.11%) HP UFT
3 11 (61.11%) Test Strategy
3 11 (61.11%) Mentoring
4 10 (55.56%) People Management
4 10 (55.56%) Test Planning
4 10 (55.56%) LoadRunner
4 10 (55.56%) HP
4 10 (55.56%) Degree
4 10 (55.56%) JIRA
4 10 (55.56%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (55.56%) Test Management
4 10 (55.56%) HP Quality Center
5 9 (50.00%) Legal
5 9 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (44.44%) Configuration Management
6 8 (44.44%) Project Management
6 8 (44.44%) Supplier Management
6 8 (44.44%) Line Management
6 8 (44.44%) Process Improvement
7 7 (38.89%) Quality Management
8 6 (33.33%) Performance Testing
9 5 (27.78%) C#
10 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (16.67%) Finance
11 3 (16.67%) ISTQB
11 3 (16.67%) ISEB
11 3 (16.67%) Java
11 3 (16.67%) Scrum

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) Apache
1 1 (5.56%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Big Data
1 1 (5.56%) Couchbase
1 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (77.78%) Selenium
2 11 (61.11%) HP UFT
3 10 (55.56%) JIRA
3 10 (55.56%) LoadRunner
4 3 (16.67%) SpecFlow
5 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
5 2 (11.11%) WebDriver
6 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
General
1 9 (50.00%) Legal
2 3 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (11.11%) Marketing
4 1 (5.56%) Electronics
4 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Test Manager
2 5 (27.78%) Automation Tester
2 5 (27.78%) Tester
3 2 (11.11%) Head of Test
3 2 (11.11%) Head of Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Automation Test Lead
4 1 (5.56%) Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Lead Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Payments Tester
4 1 (5.56%) QA Test Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior QA Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Test Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
1 1 (5.56%) Spring
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
1 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 2 (11.11%) iPad
2 1 (5.56%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Software Testing
2 11 (61.11%) Mentoring
2 11 (61.11%) Test Strategy
3 10 (55.56%) People Management
3 10 (55.56%) Test Management
3 10 (55.56%) Test Planning
3 10 (55.56%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (44.44%) Configuration Management
5 8 (44.44%) Line Management
5 8 (44.44%) Process Improvement
5 8 (44.44%) Project Management
5 8 (44.44%) Supplier Management
6 7 (38.89%) Quality Management
7 6 (33.33%) Performance Testing
8 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (16.67%) DevOps
9 3 (16.67%) Scrum
10 2 (11.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 2 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) C#
2 3 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) C++
3 1 (5.56%) Scala
3 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) Degree
2 3 (16.67%) ISEB
2 3 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Docker
1 2 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (55.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) HP
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) SAP
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