The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Kent region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tester
South East / Kent
Rank 82 99 99
Rank change year-on-year
+17 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 7 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.83% 0.63% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.65% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 6
Median salary £35,000 £31,500 £24,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £25,300 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £48,600 £36,125
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
816 1076 979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 97.14% 97.55% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 628 935 892
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region that featured Tester in the job title.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Tester
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Tester Salary Trend in Kent

Tester
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Tester within the Kent region over the 3 months to 21 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
Maidstone -12 3 £36,250 +45.00% 2
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £35,000 - 1
Tester
South East

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 6 (85.71%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
3 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
4 3 (42.86%) HTML
4 3 (42.86%) MS Office
4 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) Selenium
4 3 (42.86%) Performance Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 2 (28.57%) Marketing
5 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
5 2 (28.57%) HTML5
5 2 (28.57%) iPad
5 2 (28.57%) SpecFlow
5 2 (28.57%) Facebook
5 2 (28.57%) DevOps
5 2 (28.57%) Exploratory Testing
5 2 (28.57%) QA
5 2 (28.57%) Windows
5 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 2 (28.57%) Java
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
5 2 (28.57%) VB
5 2 (28.57%) .NET
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) VB6

Tester Skill Set
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:

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Selenium
2 2 (28.57%) SpecFlow
2 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
3 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 2 (28.57%) HTML5
2 2 (28.57%) WinForms
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) iPad
2 1 (14.29%) AS400
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
2 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 2 (28.57%) DevOps
4 2 (28.57%) Exploratory Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 1 (14.29%) BDD
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
5 1 (14.29%) SDLC
5 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
2 2 (28.57%) VB
2 2 (28.57%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
1 1 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Apple
2 2 (28.57%) Facebook
3 1 (14.29%) SAP
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £18k - 22k per year + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidstone
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 4 days ago
Dover, Kent
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 4 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 4 days ago
Rochester, Kent
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 5 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 5 days ago
Whitstable, Kent
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 5 days ago
Broadstairs, Kent
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 5 days ago
Biggin Hill, Kent
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 5 days ago
Ramsgate, Kent
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 5 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 5 days ago
Tonbridge, Kent
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 5 days ago
Faversham, Kent
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 5 days ago
Dartford, Kent
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 5 days ago
Cranbrook, Kent
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 21 days ago
Sandwich, Kent
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 21 days ago