The table below looks at the statistics 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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 25 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 4 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 3.96% 2.80% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.80% 3.75% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 0
Average salary £41,000 £49,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.17% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,750 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +0.74%
Software Testing
Kent

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Maidstone region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Maidstone
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
69 80 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 68.32% 74.77% 84.48%
Number of salaries quoted 68 74 40
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,700 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,200 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Salary Histogram in Maidstone

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Maidstone region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Maidstone

Software Testing
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 5 (83.33%) ISEB
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) ISTQB
1 5 (83.33%) QA
2 4 (66.67%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) VB
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) MS Office
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 3 (50.00%) Selenium
3 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (50.00%) TestComplete
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) BDD
3 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) System Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 3 (50.00%) MS Office
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Selenium
1 3 (50.00%) TestComplete
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) QA Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Quality Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) BDD
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 1 (16.67%) System Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) VB
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) ISEB
1 5 (83.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) QA
Maidstone, Kent
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago