The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Maidstone region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Maidstone region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Tester
Rank 34 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 1 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 0.78% 4.65% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 4.65% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Average salary £21,000 £28,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.95% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £30,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.09%
Job Titles Category
Maidstone
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
128 86 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 99.22% 100.00% 98.11%
Number of salaries quoted 117 79 47
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Tester
Kent

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Tester in the job title across the Maidstone region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

Software Tester
Salary Trend in Maidstone

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

Software Tester Salary Trend in Maidstone

Software Tester
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Maidstone region that cited Software Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Tester in their job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) QA
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
1 2 (50.00%) Firebug
1 2 (50.00%) Fiddler
1 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) PHP
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) NHS

Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Maidstone region that cited Software Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) Firebug
1 2 (50.00%) Fiddler
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) PHP
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA