The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Tester
Rank 62 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 5 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.85% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% - -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Average salary £27,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
- +18.18%
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
569 474 521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 96.28% 95.76% 93.87%
Number of salaries quoted 493 355 452
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 12 (92.31%) ISEB
2 8 (61.54%) Continuous Improvement
2 8 (61.54%) Software Testing
2 8 (61.54%) QA
2 8 (61.54%) Back Office
2 8 (61.54%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 8 (61.54%) SharePoint
2 8 (61.54%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (61.54%) SOA
2 8 (61.54%) ETL
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
4 4 (30.77%) ISTQB
4 4 (30.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (30.77%) TestComplete
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) VBScript
5 1 (7.69%) Java
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing

Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (61.54%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) TestComplete
General
1 8 (61.54%) Back Office
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Continuous Improvement
1 8 (61.54%) Software Testing
1 8 (61.54%) Stakeholder Management
1 8 (61.54%) SOA
1 8 (61.54%) ETL
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) VBScript
2 1 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (92.31%) ISEB
2 4 (30.77%) ISTQB
2 4 (30.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (61.54%) QA
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