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 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 65 78 47
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -31
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 7 3 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.99% 0.38% 3.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 0.44% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 9
Median salary £37,500 £53,054 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-29.31% +37.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £36,611 £35,600
10% offered a salary of more than £48,600 £54,611 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
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
616 686 544
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 86.88% 86.40% 88.31%
Number of salaries quoted 510 552 466
Median salary £42,655 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.21% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,825 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,600 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
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 27 June 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Coventry

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, 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 14 (58.33%) QA
2 13 (54.17%) Manual Testing
3 10 (41.67%) Test Strategy
3 10 (41.67%) Functional Testing
3 10 (41.67%) Automated Testing
4 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (29.17%) Automation Testing
6 6 (25.00%) SDLC
6 6 (25.00%) Finance
6 6 (25.00%) ISEB
6 6 (25.00%) SQL
7 5 (20.83%) Oracle
8 4 (16.67%) Test Scripting
8 4 (16.67%) Scrum
8 4 (16.67%) Java
9 3 (12.50%) Regression Testing
9 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
9 3 (12.50%) People Management
9 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
9 3 (12.50%) System Testing
10 2 (8.33%) Performance Management
10 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (8.33%) Cucumber
10 2 (8.33%) BDD
10 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
10 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
10 2 (8.33%) Mercurial
10 2 (8.33%) RSpec
10 2 (8.33%) Coaching
10 2 (8.33%) QA Automation

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:

Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Sage 200
1 1 (4.17%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Ant
1 2 (8.33%) Cucumber
1 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.33%) Hudson
1 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (8.33%) JIRA
1 2 (8.33%) Mercurial
1 2 (8.33%) RSpec
1 2 (8.33%) Selenium
1 2 (8.33%) WATIR
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.17%) Automotive
3 1 (4.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) Analyst
2 13 (54.17%) Test Analyst
3 10 (41.67%) QA Analyst
3 10 (41.67%) QA Test Analyst
3 10 (41.67%) Software Analyst
4 9 (37.50%) Software Test Analyst
5 8 (33.33%) QA Engineer
6 7 (29.17%) QA Test Engineer
6 7 (29.17%) Test Engineer
7 6 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
7 6 (25.00%) QA Automation Analyst
7 6 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
8 5 (20.83%) Lead Test Analyst
8 5 (20.83%) QA Leader
8 5 (20.83%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (20.83%) Senior QA Engineer
9 4 (16.67%) QA Automation Engineer
9 4 (16.67%) Senior QA Analyst
9 4 (16.67%) Senior Test Engineer
9 4 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) REST
1 2 (8.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Android
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Manual Testing
2 10 (41.67%) Automated Testing
2 10 (41.67%) Functional Testing
2 10 (41.67%) Test Strategy
3 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (29.17%) Automation Testing
5 6 (25.00%) SDLC
6 4 (16.67%) Scrum
6 4 (16.67%) Test Scripting
7 3 (12.50%) People Management
7 3 (12.50%) Regression Testing
7 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 3 (12.50%) System Testing
7 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
8 2 (8.33%) Coaching
8 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (8.33%) Performance Management
8 2 (8.33%) QA Automation
8 2 (8.33%) Use Case
8 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
3 2 (8.33%) Perl
3 2 (8.33%) Ruby
4 1 (4.17%) C++
4 1 (4.17%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) ISEB
2 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
2 2 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (58.33%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Pegasus
2 1 (4.17%) Sage