Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chatham with a requirement for Software Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Testing over the 6 months to 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
Kent > Chatham
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 14 13
Rank change year-on-year -9 -1 -
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 3 17 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chatham 3.33% 14.41% 8.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.66% 17.00% 9.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2 16 5
Chatham median annual salary £34,750 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.24% - -
10th Percentile £23,525 £27,250 £29,800
90th Percentile £46,175 £52,875 £55,000
Kent median annual salary £31,000 £42,500 £33,250
% change year-on-year -27.06% +27.82% -18.90%

Software Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Chatham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Chatham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 82 100 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chatham 91.11% 84.75% 89.66%
Number of salaries quoted 78 71 35
Chatham median annual salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.32% -5.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £23,750 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £50,025 £52,500 £58,750
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% -3.53%

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Chatham

Job postings citing Software Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chatham.

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing in Chatham

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Chatham

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

Salary trend for Software Testing in Chatham

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Chatham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Testing in Chatham over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Testing in Chatham

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Chatham region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Process Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (33.33%) Proactive Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Google
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) Wiki
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Firmware
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi

Software Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chatham 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 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Process Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Proactive Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Google
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft