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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 69 40 54
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +14
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 1 13 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.14% 2.52% 2.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 3.27% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1 13 17
Average salary £32,500 £25,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -26.47%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
578 398 518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 82.69% 77.13% 81.57%
Number of salaries quoted 458 293 479
Average salary £44,000 £44,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,600 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) ISEB
2 5 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 5 (33.33%) TestComplete
2 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 4 (26.67%) Degree
3 4 (26.67%) Regression Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Windows
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL
4 3 (20.00%) Java
4 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (20.00%) .NET
4 3 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (20.00%) Test Management
5 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Release Management
5 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (13.33%) TDD
5 2 (13.33%) Dependency Management
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Kanban
5 2 (13.33%) BDD
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (13.33%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
5 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
5 2 (13.33%) Scrum
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) TestComplete
2 2 (13.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.67%) Maven
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Tester
2 5 (33.33%) Software Tester
3 3 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Automated Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Software Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Test Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Test Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) DevOps Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Automation Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Test Automation Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Telematics
2 1 (6.67%) Open Source
2 1 (6.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
2 1 (6.67%) UNIX
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 4 (26.67%) Regression Testing
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL
4 3 (20.00%) Test Management
5 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Release Management
5 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (13.33%) TDD
5 2 (13.33%) Dependency Management
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Kanban
5 2 (13.33%) BDD
5 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
5 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
5 2 (13.33%) Scrum
5 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
5 2 (13.33%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Java
1 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) VBScript
2 2 (13.33%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) ISEB
1 5 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 4 (26.67%) Degree
3 3 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) HP