Period
to 27 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for System Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited System Testing over the 6 months to 27 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

System Testing
South East > Kent
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 92 89
Rank change year-on-year -5 -3 +13
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 18 52 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.28% 2.52% 2.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 2.85% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 16 50 54
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +11.11%
10th Percentile £30,125 £30,875 £17,250
90th Percentile £48,000 £47,625 £46,250
South East median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +6.25%

System 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 1193 1827 1766
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 84.61% 88.47% 86.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1022 1597 1557
Kent median annual salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing System Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for System Testing in Kent

System Testing
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for System Testing in Kent

System Testing
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing System Testing in Kent over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Salary histogram for System Testing in Kent

System 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 System Testing within the Kent region over the 6 months to 27 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chatham +5 5 £47,000 +10.59%
West Malling +3 1 £37,500 -5.36%
Folkestone -12 1 £33,500 -21.18%
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £30,000 -
Dartford - 1 - -
System Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 27 July 2017, IT jobs citing System 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 System Testing.

1 13 (72.22%) C#
1 13 (72.22%) SQL
2 12 (66.67%) .NET
2 12 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 10 (55.56%) MVC
3 10 (55.56%) Unit Testing
4 8 (44.44%) WPF
4 8 (44.44%) Systems Analysis
4 8 (44.44%) WinForms
4 8 (44.44%) Oracle
4 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET
4 8 (44.44%) VB.NET
5 7 (38.89%) CRM
5 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (27.78%) HP UFT
6 5 (27.78%) HP
6 5 (27.78%) Regression Testing
6 5 (27.78%) .NET Framework
6 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
6 5 (27.78%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (27.78%) Manual Testing
6 5 (27.78%) Test Strategy
6 5 (27.78%) System Integration Testing
6 5 (27.78%) SDLC
7 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (22.22%) Java
8 3 (16.67%) HTML
8 3 (16.67%) VBScript
8 3 (16.67%) VB
8 3 (16.67%) CSS

System 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) CMS
1 2 (11.11%) IIS
1 2 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) HP UFT
2 3 (16.67%) ReSharper
3 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.56%) Moq
4 1 (5.56%) MSBuild
4 1 (5.56%) Selenium
4 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.56%) Back Office
1 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) .NET Developer
1 11 (61.11%) Developer
2 10 (55.56%) C# .NET Developer
2 10 (55.56%) C# Developer
3 7 (38.89%) SQL Developer
4 6 (33.33%) Analyst
4 6 (33.33%) Test Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) QC Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Workflow Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) .NET
2 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET
2 8 (44.44%) WinForms
2 8 (44.44%) WPF
3 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (27.78%) .NET Framework
5 3 (16.67%) CSS
5 3 (16.67%) HTML
5 3 (16.67%) LINQ
6 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
6 2 (11.11%) Backbone.js
6 2 (11.11%) Entity Framework
6 2 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (5.56%) ADO.NET
7 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (5.56%) Caliburn.Micro
7 1 (5.56%) JSON
7 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
7 1 (5.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) W3C
2 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
1 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) MVC
1 10 (55.56%) Unit Testing
2 8 (44.44%) Systems Analysis
3 7 (38.89%) CRM
4 5 (27.78%) Manual Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Regression Testing
4 5 (27.78%) SDLC
4 5 (27.78%) System Integration Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
4 5 (27.78%) Test Strategy
5 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (16.67%) Line Management
6 3 (16.67%) MVVM
6 3 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 3 (16.67%) Web Development
7 2 (11.11%) OWASP
7 2 (11.11%) Prototyping
7 2 (11.11%) Smoke Testing
7 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) C#
1 13 (72.22%) SQL
2 8 (44.44%) VB.NET
3 4 (22.22%) Java
4 3 (16.67%) VB
4 3 (16.67%) VBScript
5 2 (11.11%) R
6 1 (5.56%) C
6 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) ISEB
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Oracle
2 5 (27.78%) HP
3 2 (11.11%) Sitecore
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) Thunderhead