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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank - 82 110
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 0 14 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent - 1.26% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.28% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 3
Median salary - £45,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Tester
South East

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
768 1095 1146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 98.21% 98.38% 97.20%
Number of salaries quoted 662 979 1008
Median salary £42,750 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.03% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £59,500 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

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 Skill Set
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing

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:

Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
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Dover, Kent
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