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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 56 67 75
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +8
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 3 15 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.55% 1.88% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 2.16% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3 15 1
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
467 696 600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 85.06% 87.44% 85.59%
Number of salaries quoted 391 567 473
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
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 26 February 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 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 8 (61.54%) ISEB
3 7 (53.85%) QA
4 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
5 5 (38.46%) SDLC
6 3 (23.08%) Test Planning
6 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
6 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
6 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
6 3 (23.08%) Functional Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Selenium
6 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Manual Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
6 3 (23.08%) Regression Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Java
6 3 (23.08%) .NET
6 3 (23.08%) Windows
7 2 (15.38%) SAP
7 2 (15.38%) Unix
7 2 (15.38%) Oracle
7 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
7 2 (15.38%) Cognos
7 2 (15.38%) ETL
7 2 (15.38%) SAS
7 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (15.38%) Informatica
7 2 (15.38%) HP UFT

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 (15.38%) SAS
2 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (7.69%) EPiServer
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Cognos Query Studio
1 2 (15.38%) IBM InfoSphere
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.69%) QlikView
2 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Selenium
2 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
2 2 (15.38%) HP UFT
2 2 (15.38%) Ranorex
2 2 (15.38%) SpecFlow
3 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.69%) JIRA
3 1 (7.69%) JMeter
3 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
3 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Test Analyst
3 5 (38.46%) Systems Analyst
3 5 (38.46%) Systems Test Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Software Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Software Test Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) IT Manager
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Test Manager
6 1 (7.69%) Database Developer
6 1 (7.69%) QA Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) QA Tester
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Tester
6 1 (7.69%) Software Tester
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) Gherkin
3 1 (7.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Unix
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) VxWorks
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) SDLC
3 3 (23.08%) Functional Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Manual Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Regression Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
3 3 (23.08%) Test Planning
3 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
3 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
3 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
4 2 (15.38%) Analytics
4 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (15.38%) ETL
4 2 (15.38%) System Testing
4 2 (15.38%) TDD
4 2 (15.38%) Validation
5 1 (7.69%) Black-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) C
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded C
3 1 (7.69%) Perl
3 1 (7.69%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) ISEB
2 2 (15.38%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (53.85%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) IEC 61508
2 1 (7.69%) ISO13485
2 1 (7.69%) MISRA
2 1 (7.69%) MISRA C
2 1 (7.69%) PMO
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Ab Initio
2 2 (15.38%) Cognos
2 2 (15.38%) IBM
2 2 (15.38%) Informatica
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) SAP
3 1 (7.69%) QNX