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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 55 64 46
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -18
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 23 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 2.99% 0.62% 2.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.42% 0.73% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 23 3 11
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% +30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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
672 551 443
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 87.50% 85.69% 81.73%
Number of salaries quoted 558 444 331
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +3.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 13 February 2016.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Coventry

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 17 (53.13%) Manual Testing
2 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (46.88%) QA
3 13 (40.63%) Software Testing
4 12 (37.50%) Functional Testing
5 11 (34.38%) Test Strategy
6 9 (28.13%) ISTQB
7 8 (25.00%) Unit Testing
7 8 (25.00%) C#
7 8 (25.00%) SQL
8 7 (21.88%) .NET
8 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET
8 7 (21.88%) ISEB
8 7 (21.88%) MVC
8 7 (21.88%) TeamCity
8 7 (21.88%) AngularJS
8 7 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (21.88%) Degree
9 6 (18.75%) Software Engineering
9 6 (18.75%) HTML
9 6 (18.75%) Java
9 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
10 5 (15.63%) Windows
10 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (15.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (15.63%) Selenium
11 4 (12.50%) WCF
11 4 (12.50%) WPF
11 4 (12.50%) Test Scripting
11 4 (12.50%) System Testing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) TeamCity
2 5 (15.63%) Selenium
3 4 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (9.38%) Concordion
4 3 (9.38%) Cucumber
4 3 (9.38%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (9.38%) ReSharper
4 3 (9.38%) RSpec
5 2 (6.25%) WATIR
6 1 (3.13%) Ant
6 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (6.25%) Aerospace
1 2 (6.25%) Automotive
1 2 (6.25%) Retail
1 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Analyst
1 16 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 10 (31.25%) QA Engineer
2 10 (31.25%) Software Analyst
2 10 (31.25%) Software Test Analyst
2 10 (31.25%) Test Engineer
3 9 (28.13%) QA Analyst
3 9 (28.13%) QA Test Analyst
3 9 (28.13%) QA Test Engineer
4 8 (25.00%) Automation Engineer
4 8 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
5 7 (21.88%) QA Automation Engineer
5 7 (21.88%) Software QA Engineer
6 6 (18.75%) Automation Analyst
6 6 (18.75%) Automation Test Analyst
6 6 (18.75%) Software Test Engineer
7 5 (15.63%) Manual Test Analyst
7 5 (15.63%) QA Leader
8 4 (12.50%) Developer
8 4 (12.50%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) .NET
1 7 (21.88%) AngularJS
1 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET
2 6 (18.75%) HTML
3 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (12.50%) WCF
4 4 (12.50%) WinForms
4 4 (12.50%) WPF
5 3 (9.38%) LINQ
6 2 (6.25%) CSS
6 2 (6.25%) Middleware
7 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.25%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Windows
2 4 (12.50%) Unix
3 3 (9.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) Manual Testing
2 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (40.63%) Software Testing
4 12 (37.50%) Functional Testing
5 11 (34.38%) Test Strategy
6 8 (25.00%) Unit Testing
7 7 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (21.88%) MVC
8 6 (18.75%) Software Engineering
9 4 (12.50%) OO
9 4 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (12.50%) System Testing
9 4 (12.50%) Test Automation
9 4 (12.50%) Test Scripting
9 4 (12.50%) V-Model
9 4 (12.50%) Waterfall
10 3 (9.38%) Coaching
10 3 (9.38%) OOP
11 2 (6.25%) OOD
11 2 (6.25%) UML
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) C#
1 8 (25.00%) SQL
2 6 (18.75%) Java
2 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 4 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 4 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 3 (9.38%) F#
5 2 (6.25%) C
5 2 (6.25%) C++
6 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.13%) Perl
6 1 (3.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) ISTQB
2 7 (21.88%) Degree
2 7 (21.88%) ISEB
3 5 (15.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (46.88%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle