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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Tester
Rank 50 - 50
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 10 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.81% - 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.93% - 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 4
Average salary £36,000 - £20,250
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -
Job Titles Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
517 608 383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 93.66% 94.56% 92.74%
Number of salaries quoted 436 547 344
Average salary £40,000 £36,061 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.92% +0.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
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
Salary Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Tester across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Software Tester Salary Histogram in Coventry

Software Tester
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (50.00%) Scrum
1 8 (50.00%) Java
1 8 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 6 (37.50%) ISEB
3 4 (25.00%) QA
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) SQL
5 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (12.50%) SOA
5 2 (12.50%) ETL
5 2 (12.50%) Back Office
5 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
5 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Degree
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.25%) .NET

Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (12.50%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Scrum
1 8 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) SOA
3 2 (12.50%) ETL
3 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) ISEB
2 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago