Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
Kent > Maidstone
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 51 42
Rank change year-on-year +25 -9 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 1 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Maidstone 0.92% 1.38% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 1.58% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 3
Maidstone median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -7.69% -20.73%
10th Percentile £29,000 £30,000 £27,650
90th Percentile £31,000 £30,000 £35,350
Kent median annual salary £32,000 £42,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year -24.71% +41.67% -29.41%

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 Maidstone with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Maidstone
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 94 190 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Maidstone 86.24% 87.56% 80.27%
Number of salaries quoted 86 176 162
Maidstone median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% - +20.00%
10th Percentile £24,000 £26,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £61,250 £60,000
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% -3.57%

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Maidstone

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

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 18 November 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB