The first table below looks at the demand for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Maidstone region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 22 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 of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Maidstone region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 34 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 1 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 0.81% 4.88% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 6.15% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Average salary £41,000 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+49.09% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Maidstone
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
96 65 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 77.42% 79.27% 76.47%
Number of salaries quoted 89 63 37
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Software Testing
Kent

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Maidstone region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Maidstone

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Maidstone

Software Testing
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Maidstone region citing Software Testing also 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 that cited Software Testing.

1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (100.00%) QA
2 10 (90.91%) ISTQB
2 10 (90.91%) ISEB
2 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 10 (90.91%) XML
3 9 (81.82%) Test Scripting
4 1 (9.09%) TestComplete
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) BDD
4 1 (9.09%) Selenium
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
4 1 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) VB
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 1 (9.09%) MS Office

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Maidstone region citing Software Testing also 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 that cited Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) TestComplete
1 1 (9.09%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) QA Analyst
1 10 (90.91%) Analyst
2 9 (81.82%) Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) QA Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Test Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) Test Scripting
3 1 (9.09%) BDD
3 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) ISTQB
1 10 (90.91%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (100.00%) QA