The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Coventry region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 52 54 44
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 15 13 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 2.38% 1.88% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.13% 2.77% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 5
Average salary £38,500 £20,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+92.50% -25.92%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
479 470 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 76.15% 68.12% 80.79%
Number of salaries quoted 401 361 272
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Automated Testing
West Midlands

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 25 July 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Coventry

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 12 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 11 (45.83%) Test Automation
3 10 (41.67%) Windows
3 10 (41.67%) Finance
4 9 (37.50%) ISEB
5 8 (33.33%) SQL
5 8 (33.33%) Test Management
6 7 (29.17%) QA
6 7 (29.17%) Visual Studio
6 7 (29.17%) HP
7 6 (25.00%) UNIX
7 6 (25.00%) VB
7 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (25.00%) Manual Testing
8 5 (20.83%) Oracle
8 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
9 4 (16.67%) Linux
9 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 4 (16.67%) Scrum
10 3 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
10 3 (12.50%) T-SQL
10 3 (12.50%) Citrix
11 2 (8.33%) VBScript
11 2 (8.33%) XML
11 2 (8.33%) TDD
11 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
11 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
11 2 (8.33%) Test Strategy
12 1 (4.17%) Waterfall

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Visual Studio
2 3 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (41.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Tester
1 6 (25.00%) QA Manager
2 5 (20.83%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Test Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Test Team Leader
3 4 (16.67%) Team Leader
3 4 (16.67%) Test Leader
3 4 (16.67%) Automation Team Leader
3 4 (16.67%) Quality Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Systems Test Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Test Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Software Tester
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Manager
5 2 (8.33%) QA Leader
6 1 (4.17%) Trainee Tester
6 1 (4.17%) Trainee
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) XML
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Windows
2 6 (25.00%) UNIX
3 4 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 11 (45.83%) Test Automation
3 8 (33.33%) Test Management
4 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (25.00%) Manual Testing
5 4 (16.67%) Scrum
6 2 (8.33%) TDD
6 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Test Strategy
7 1 (4.17%) Data Transformation
7 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) SQL
2 6 (25.00%) VB
3 3 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 2 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) ISEB
2 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) HP
2 5 (20.83%) Oracle
3 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (12.50%) Citrix
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago