The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 48 60 46
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -14
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 14 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 2.35% 0.54% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.08% 0.78% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 6
Average salary £37,250 £20,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+86.25% -25.92%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Automated Testing
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Coventry region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
454 387 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 76.17% 69.23% 79.01%
Number of salaries quoted 381 301 296
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Coventry region.

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Coventry

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Coventry

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing.

1 14 (51.85%) Test Automation
2 12 (44.44%) Test Scripting
2 12 (44.44%) Windows
3 11 (40.74%) Finance
4 9 (33.33%) ISEB
4 9 (33.33%) Test Management
5 7 (25.93%) QA
5 7 (25.93%) HP
5 7 (25.93%) Visual Studio
5 7 (25.93%) SQL
6 6 (22.22%) VB
6 6 (22.22%) UNIX
6 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (18.52%) Manual Testing
7 5 (18.52%) Oracle
7 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
7 5 (18.52%) Linux
7 5 (18.52%) Scrum
8 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
8 4 (14.81%) ISTQB
9 3 (11.11%) Test Strategy
9 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
9 3 (11.11%) XML
10 2 (7.41%) Citrix
10 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
10 2 (7.41%) VBScript
10 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
10 2 (7.41%) TDD
10 2 (7.41%) TestComplete
10 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.41%) TestComplete
2 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.70%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 11 (40.74%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Analyst
1 7 (25.93%) Test Analyst
1 7 (25.93%) QA Manager
2 5 (18.52%) Tester
2 5 (18.52%) Team Leader
2 5 (18.52%) Test Team Leader
2 5 (18.52%) Automation Team Leader
3 4 (14.81%) Test Leader
3 4 (14.81%) Quality Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Systems Test Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Tester
5 2 (7.41%) Test Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Manager
5 2 (7.41%) QA Leader
6 1 (3.70%) Automated Tester
6 1 (3.70%) Software Tester
6 1 (3.70%) Lead Test Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) XML
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) Windows
2 6 (22.22%) UNIX
3 5 (18.52%) Linux
4 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Test Automation
2 12 (44.44%) Test Scripting
3 9 (33.33%) Test Management
4 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (18.52%) Scrum
5 5 (18.52%) Manual Testing
6 3 (11.11%) Test Strategy
7 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
7 2 (7.41%) TDD
7 2 (7.41%) Software Testing
8 1 (3.70%) Project Planning
8 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (3.70%) Integration Testing
8 1 (3.70%) Regression Testing
8 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.70%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) SQL
2 6 (22.22%) VB
3 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
3 2 (7.41%) VBScript
4 1 (3.70%) Python
4 1 (3.70%) Jython
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) ISEB
2 4 (14.81%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) HP
2 5 (18.52%) Oracle
3 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.41%) Citrix
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 days ago