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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 74 47 54
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +7
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 3 23 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.37% 3.65% 1.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 4.47% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 13
Average salary £53,054 £38,500 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.80% +92.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,611 £35,600 £19,200
10% offered a salary of more than £54,611 £50,000 £50,800
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Software Testing
West Midlands

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
708 515 465
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 86.34% 81.75% 70.78%
Number of salaries quoted 567 431 369
Average salary £45,500 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.81% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,850 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,100 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Coventry

Software Testing
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Coventry region citing Software Testing also 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 that cited Software Testing.

1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (75.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (50.00%) System Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 2 (50.00%) Line Management
2 2 (50.00%) Coaching
2 2 (50.00%) People Management
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (25.00%) SQL

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Coventry region citing Software Testing also 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 that cited Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Systems Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Specialist
3 1 (25.00%) QA Specialist
3 1 (25.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (75.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Line Management
2 2 (50.00%) Coaching
2 2 (50.00%) People Management
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) System Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA