The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 58 57 67
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 3 16 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.56% 2.31% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 2.60% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3 16 3
Median salary £34,000 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -3.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £36,250 £40,400
10% offered a salary of more than £34,800 £44,000 £48,800
UK excluding London median salary £37,076 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.93% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Coventry region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
457 616 544
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 85.10% 89.02% 87.60%
Number of salaries quoted 365 515 467
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +1.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

The demand trend of job ads across the Coventry region citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Coventry

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Coventry region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (46.67%) QA
3 7 (46.67%) Test Automation
3 7 (46.67%) Java
3 7 (46.67%) ISEB
4 6 (40.00%) Windows
4 6 (40.00%) Selenium
4 6 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 6 (40.00%) Cucumber
4 6 (40.00%) Functional Testing
5 5 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
5 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (33.33%) TDD
5 5 (33.33%) SOAP
5 5 (33.33%) Perl
5 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 4 (26.67%) Scrum
6 4 (26.67%) Automated Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Oracle
6 4 (26.67%) Linux
6 4 (26.67%) Ant
6 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
6 4 (26.67%) Ruby
6 4 (26.67%) JIRA
6 4 (26.67%) Hudson
6 4 (26.67%) SDLC
6 4 (26.67%) REST
6 4 (26.67%) RSpec

Software Testing
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Cognos Query Studio
1 2 (13.33%) DB2
1 2 (13.33%) IBM InfoSphere
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.67%) QlikView
2 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Cucumber
1 6 (40.00%) Selenium
2 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 4 (26.67%) Ant
3 4 (26.67%) Hudson
3 4 (26.67%) JIRA
3 4 (26.67%) RSpec
4 3 (20.00%) Concordion
4 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (20.00%) Mercurial
4 3 (20.00%) WATIR
5 2 (13.33%) HP UFT
5 2 (13.33%) Ranorex
5 2 (13.33%) SpecFlow
6 1 (6.67%) JMeter
6 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
6 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
1 3 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Analyst
2 8 (53.33%) Test Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Systems Test Analyst
4 4 (26.67%) Software Analyst
4 4 (26.67%) Software Test Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) IT Manager
5 2 (13.33%) QA Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Test Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Database Developer
6 1 (6.67%) QA Tester
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Tester
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) SOAP
2 4 (26.67%) REST
3 3 (20.00%) .NET
3 3 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (13.33%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (6.67%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
3 2 (13.33%) Unix
4 1 (6.67%) VxWorks
4 1 (6.67%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Test Automation
3 6 (40.00%) Functional Testing
3 6 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 5 (33.33%) TDD
5 4 (26.67%) Automated Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Scrum
5 4 (26.67%) SDLC
6 3 (20.00%) BDD
6 3 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (20.00%) Issue Tracking
6 3 (20.00%) OO
6 3 (20.00%) OOP
6 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (20.00%) Test Planning
6 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
6 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (13.33%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) Java
3 5 (33.33%) Perl
4 4 (26.67%) Bash Shell
4 4 (26.67%) Ruby
5 1 (6.67%) C
5 1 (6.67%) Embedded C
5 1 (6.67%) Python
5 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
5 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) ISEB
2 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
2 4 (26.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (6.67%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) IEC 61508
2 1 (6.67%) ISO13485
2 1 (6.67%) MISRA
2 1 (6.67%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle
3 2 (13.33%) Ab Initio
3 2 (13.33%) Cognos
3 2 (13.33%) IBM
3 2 (13.33%) Informatica
3 2 (13.33%) SAP
4 1 (6.67%) QNX
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago