Period
to 17 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Sevenoaks with a requirement for Test Strategy skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Strategy over the 6 months to 17 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Strategy
Kent > Sevenoaks
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sevenoaks 5.00% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.88% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Sevenoaks median annual salary £53,000 - -
Kent median annual salary £32,500 £42,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year -23.53% +23.19% -12.66%

Test Strategy 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 Sevenoaks with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Sevenoaks
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 17 30 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sevenoaks 85.00% 90.91% 82.35%
Number of salaries quoted 15 29 52
Sevenoaks median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.65% +18.88% -10.63%
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,800 £19,750
90th Percentile £49,300 £76,250 £41,250
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% -

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, IT jobs citing Test Strategy 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 Sevenoaks region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Visualfiles
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Case Management

Test Strategy
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sevenoaks 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visualfiles
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Leader
1 1 (100.00%) UAT Lead
1 1 (100.00%) UAT Test Lead
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Case Management
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB