The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Maidstone 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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
Kent / Maidstone
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 6 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Maidstone 5.04% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.83% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Median salary £35,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

Software 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 Maidstone with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Maidstone
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 103 54 70
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Maidstone 86.55% 78.26% 78.65%
Number of salaries quoted 82 48 60
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Maidstone

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing 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 in Maidstone.

Salary trend for Software Testing in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 Maidstone region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (83.33%) SpecFlow
2 5 (83.33%) Docker
2 5 (83.33%) DevOps
2 5 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (83.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (83.33%) ISTQB
2 5 (83.33%) Visual Studio
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) ISEB
2 5 (83.33%) Scrum
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 4 (66.67%) Mentoring
4 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (33.33%) Degree
5 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
6 1 (16.67%) Selenium
6 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (16.67%) Marketing
6 1 (16.67%) Electronics
6 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
6 1 (16.67%) SAP
6 1 (16.67%) Web Services
6 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence

Software Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Maidstone 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 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) SpecFlow
1 5 (83.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (83.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Electronics
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Automation Test Lead
1 4 (66.67%) Test Leader
2 2 (33.33%) Automation Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Payments Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (83.33%) DevOps
2 5 (83.33%) Scrum
3 4 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 4 (66.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) ISEB
1 5 (83.33%) ISTQB
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Docker
1 5 (83.33%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) SAP