Period
to 20 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Maidstone with a requirement for Test Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Automation over the 6 months to 20 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Kent > Maidstone
6 months to
20 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 21 26 23
Rank change year-on-year +5 -3 +8
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 8 3 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Maidstone 6.90% 2.24% 8.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.84% 2.50% 9.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 14
Maidstone median annual salary £62,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +92.31% -7.14% -20.00%
10th Percentile £56,250 £28,050 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £50,550 £40,125
Kent median annual salary £50,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +33.33% +7.14% -22.22%

Test Automation 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 102 120 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Maidstone 87.93% 89.55% 87.57%
Number of salaries quoted 91 116 129
Maidstone median annual salary £45,000 £38,415 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.14% +1.09% -10.59%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £22,650
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,050
Kent median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.90% -3.75%

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Maidstone

Job postings citing Test Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Maidstone.

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Maidstone

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation in Maidstone.

Salary trend for Test Automation in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 20 June 2019, IT jobs citing Test Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Maidstone region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Integration Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (75.00%) RESTful
2 6 (75.00%) Node.js
2 6 (75.00%) Web Development
2 6 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 6 (75.00%) JSON
2 6 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (75.00%) MVC
2 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 6 (75.00%) CSS
2 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 6 (75.00%) TypeScript
2 6 (75.00%) Line Management
2 6 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 6 (75.00%) Coaching
2 6 (75.00%) React
2 6 (75.00%) API Design
2 6 (75.00%) Swagger
2 6 (75.00%) ES6
2 6 (75.00%) git-flow
2 6 (75.00%) JSON Schema
2 6 (75.00%) Matrix Organization
2 6 (75.00%) npm
2 6 (75.00%) Storage Management
2 6 (75.00%) AngularJS

Test Automation
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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (75.00%) npm
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) git-flow
2 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (25.00%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (25.00%) SpecFlow
2 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Software Team Leader
1 6 (75.00%) Team Leader
2 2 (25.00%) QA Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 6 (75.00%) AngularJS
2 6 (75.00%) CSS
2 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 6 (75.00%) JSON
2 6 (75.00%) JSON Schema
2 6 (75.00%) Node.js
2 6 (75.00%) React
2 6 (75.00%) RESTful
2 6 (75.00%) Swagger
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 6 (75.00%) API Design
2 6 (75.00%) Coaching
2 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (75.00%) Integration Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Line Management
2 6 (75.00%) Matrix Organization
2 6 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 6 (75.00%) MVC
2 6 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (75.00%) Storage Management
2 6 (75.00%) Web Development
3 2 (25.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) QA Automation
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) ES6
2 6 (75.00%) TypeScript
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft