The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Coventry region that had Software Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank 77 - 69
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 1 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.13% - 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% - 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 4
Median salary £35,000 - £27,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Software Tester
West Midlands

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
709 730 600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 94.16% 95.93% 97.56%
Number of salaries quoted 610 595 514
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £59,300 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Software Tester
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

Software Tester Salary Trend in Coventry

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, Software 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 Software Tester in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (33.33%) PhantomJS
3 1 (33.33%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL

Software 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 (33.33%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (33.33%) PhantomJS
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £21648 - £26699.20 per annum + 46 days hols + exc pension + bens
Posted: 2 days ago