Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Kent > Maidstone
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 - 33
Rank change year-on-year - +33 +8
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 3 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Maidstone 2.65% - 2.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.09% - 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 5
Maidstone median annual salary £30,000 - £32,500
10th Percentile £27,800 - £26,450
90th Percentile £40,500 - £41,000
Kent median annual salary £32,500 £46,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year -29.73% +8.82% +13.33%

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 97 196 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Maidstone 85.84% 87.50% 80.47%
Number of salaries quoted 89 183 156
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 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% -

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 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Direct Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) SAS
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) Back Office

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) SAS
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
1 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Back Office
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Direct Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) SAP