The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 29 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 Job Titles advertised for the Coventry region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Tester
Rank 64 70 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 5 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.80% 0.14% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.15% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £25,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £30,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Job Titles Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
590 649 365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 94.86% 94.06% 96.05%
Number of salaries quoted 509 478 329
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Tester
West Midlands

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Tester in the job title across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry region that cited Software Tester in their job title 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 with Software Tester in their job title.

1 9 (64.29%) ISEB
1 9 (64.29%) SQL
1 9 (64.29%) QA
2 8 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
2 8 (57.14%) SharePoint
2 8 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (57.14%) SOA
2 8 (57.14%) ETL
2 8 (57.14%) Back Office
2 8 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (57.14%) Software Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Scrum
3 4 (28.57%) Java
3 4 (28.57%) Performance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Degree

Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry region that cited Software Tester in their job title 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 with Software Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (57.14%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
General
1 8 (57.14%) Back Office
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) SOA
1 8 (57.14%) ETL
1 8 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
1 8 (57.14%) Software Testing
1 8 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (28.57%) Performance Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (64.29%) QA