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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 69 46 53
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +7
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 2 21 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.26% 3.45% 2.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 4.09% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 13
Average salary £36,250 £37,250 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.68% +37.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £35,400 £19,200
10% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £50,000 £40,000
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
606 514 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 79.42% 84.54% 73.40%
Number of salaries quoted 501 429 383
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £31,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) QA
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) Use Case
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Software Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) QA Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Use Case
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
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