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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 80 64 89
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +25
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 4 34 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.51% 3.04% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 3.45% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4 34 17
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +33.33%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Test Automation
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
718 985 1043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 91.82% 87.95% 87.94%
Number of salaries quoted 622 879 900
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £29,000 £31,470
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £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
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 3 December 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
Dover -2 4 £47,500 +11.76%
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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 8 (80.00%) LoadRunner
1 8 (80.00%) Software Testing
1 8 (80.00%) Selenium
2 7 (70.00%) Degree
2 7 (70.00%) JIRA
2 7 (70.00%) Test Management
2 7 (70.00%) Test Planning
2 7 (70.00%) Line Management
2 7 (70.00%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (70.00%) HP
2 7 (70.00%) HP UFT
3 6 (60.00%) Legal
3 6 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (60.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (60.00%) Project Management
3 6 (60.00%) Mentoring
3 6 (60.00%) People Management
3 6 (60.00%) Process Improvement
3 6 (60.00%) Test Strategy
3 6 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Supplier Management
4 5 (50.00%) Quality Management
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (30.00%) .NET
5 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
5 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (30.00%) Load Testing
6 2 (20.00%) RPG
6 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) AS400

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 (10.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) LoadRunner
1 8 (80.00%) Selenium
2 7 (70.00%) HP UFT
2 7 (70.00%) JIRA
3 1 (10.00%) Gatling
3 1 (10.00%) JMeter
3 1 (10.00%) TestNG
3 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (60.00%) Legal
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) Ajax
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 7 (70.00%) Line Management
2 7 (70.00%) Test Management
2 7 (70.00%) Test Planning
3 6 (60.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (60.00%) Mentoring
3 6 (60.00%) People Management
3 6 (60.00%) Process Improvement
3 6 (60.00%) Project Management
3 6 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (60.00%) Supplier Management
3 6 (60.00%) Test Strategy
3 6 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Quality Management
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (30.00%) Load Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
6 1 (10.00%) Defect Management
6 1 (10.00%) Open Source
6 1 (10.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) RPG
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) Perl
2 1 (10.00%) VB
2 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Degree
2 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (10.00%) ISEB
3 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) HP
West Malling, Kent
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