The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Coventry region that had QA Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Tester
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 63 77 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.18% 0.13% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.13% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £35,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +14.75%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Coventry region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
539 751 679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 97.82% 96.78% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 455 613 558
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

QA Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

The demand trend of job ads across the Coventry region that featured QA Tester in the job title.

QA Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

QA Tester
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

QA Tester Salary Trend in Coventry

QA Tester Skill Set
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, QA Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Coventry region featuring QA Tester in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter

QA Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JMeter
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft