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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 70 60 59
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 3 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.36% 0.50% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.64% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 5
Average salary £53,054 £38,750 £51,350
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.91% -24.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,611 £37,750 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,611 £39,750 £55,640
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,750
% change year-on-year
- +6.87%
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
726 472 401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 88.32% 79.19% 71.74%
Number of salaries quoted 566 399 307
Average salary £45,000 £45,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.09% +13.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 1 September 2015.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Coventry

Software Testing
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (60.00%) ISEB
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (60.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Line Management
2 2 (40.00%) Coaching
2 2 (40.00%) People Management
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) System Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Management
2 2 (40.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) AS400
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (20.00%) iSeries
3 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (20.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) QA Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) AS400
1 1 (20.00%) iSeries
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (60.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Line Management
2 2 (40.00%) Coaching
2 2 (40.00%) People Management
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) System Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 2 (40.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) IBM