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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Tester
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 59 - 66
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.19% - 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% - 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Median salary £32,500 - £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

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
506 674 617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 96.56% 96.84% 98.72%
Number of salaries quoted 403 574 538
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) QA
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JMeter
1 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle