The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for Integration Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Integration Testing over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Integration Testing
South East / Kent
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 52 78
Rank change year-on-year -23 +26  
Permanent jobs citing Integration Testing 8 57 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.00% 5.00% 2.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 5.51% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 8 56 21
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +13.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -5.55%  

Integration Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 714 1035 802
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 88.81% 90.87% 83.80%
Number of salaries quoted 585 895 713
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £29,000 £29,590
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Integration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing Integration Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Integration Testing in Kent

Integration Testing
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Integration Testing in Kent

Integration Testing
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Integration Testing in Kent over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Integration Testing in Kent

Integration Testing
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Integration Testing within the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone -11 2 £32,500 -26.13%
Chatham -3 1 £32,500 +4.83%
Integration Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing Integration 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 Kent region with a requirement for Integration Testing.

1 11 (91.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (83.33%) Finance
3 9 (75.00%) ISTQB
4 8 (66.67%) Marketing
5 7 (58.33%) LoadRunner
6 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
7 3 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
8 2 (16.67%) Smoke Testing
8 2 (16.67%) SDLC
8 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
8 2 (16.67%) ISEB
8 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
8 2 (16.67%) Banking
9 1 (8.33%) Retail
9 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
9 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
9 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (8.33%) Electronics
9 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
9 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
9 1 (8.33%) Load Testing
9 1 (8.33%) V-Model
9 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
9 1 (8.33%) BDD
9 1 (8.33%) Project Management
9 1 (8.33%) C#
9 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio

Integration Testing
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) LoadRunner
2 1 (8.33%) SpecFlow
2 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (83.33%) Finance
2 8 (66.67%) Marketing
3 2 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (8.33%) Electronics
4 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (8.33%) Retail
4 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Test Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Implementation Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Payments Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Support Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 3 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
4 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 2 (16.67%) SDLC
4 2 (16.67%) Smoke Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (8.33%) Load Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Quality Management
5 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
5 1 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (16.67%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) SAP