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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 54 58 52
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 14 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 2.34% 0.20% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.98% 0.27% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 7
Average salary £27,500 £20,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -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
470 364 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 78.46% 71.51% 84.98%
Number of salaries quoted 396 284 386
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Coventry

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 12 (42.86%) Test Scripting
4 11 (39.29%) Windows
5 9 (32.14%) ISEB
5 9 (32.14%) Finance
5 9 (32.14%) Test Management
6 8 (28.57%) QA
7 7 (25.00%) Coaching
7 7 (25.00%) HP
7 7 (25.00%) Visual Studio
7 7 (25.00%) SQL
8 6 (21.43%) VB
8 6 (21.43%) Mentoring
9 5 (17.86%) Manual Testing
9 5 (17.86%) ISTQB
9 5 (17.86%) Scrum
9 5 (17.86%) Linux
9 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
10 4 (14.29%) UNIX
10 4 (14.29%) Line Management
11 3 (10.71%) Test Strategy
11 3 (10.71%) TestComplete
11 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (10.71%) Regression Testing
11 3 (10.71%) XML
11 3 (10.71%) Oracle
11 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
12 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
12 2 (7.14%) VBScript

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (10.71%) TestComplete
3 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.57%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 9 (32.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Analyst
1 7 (25.00%) Test Analyst
1 7 (25.00%) QA Manager
2 6 (21.43%) Tester
3 5 (17.86%) Team Leader
3 5 (17.86%) Test Team Leader
3 5 (17.86%) Automation Team Leader
4 4 (14.29%) Quality Manager
4 4 (14.29%) Test Leader
5 2 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) QA Leader
5 2 (7.14%) Automated Tester
5 2 (7.14%) Software Tester
5 2 (7.14%) Systems Tester
5 2 (7.14%) Systems Test Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Lead Test Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
1 1 (3.57%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Windows
2 5 (17.86%) Linux
3 4 (14.29%) UNIX
4 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
4 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 12 (42.86%) Test Scripting
4 9 (32.14%) Test Management
5 7 (25.00%) Coaching
6 6 (21.43%) Mentoring
7 5 (17.86%) Scrum
7 5 (17.86%) Manual Testing
8 4 (14.29%) Line Management
9 3 (10.71%) Test Strategy
9 3 (10.71%) Regression Testing
9 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (7.14%) Integration Testing
10 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (7.14%) TDD
10 2 (7.14%) Software Testing
10 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
11 1 (3.57%) Data Transformation
11 1 (3.57%) System Testing
11 1 (3.57%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) SQL
2 6 (21.43%) VB
3 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
3 2 (7.14%) VBScript
4 1 (3.57%) Python
4 1 (3.57%) Jython
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) ISEB
2 5 (17.86%) ISTQB
3 2 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) HP
2 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle
4 2 (7.14%) Citrix
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
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