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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 67 71 68
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 10 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.30% 0.67% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 0.79% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 1
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
682 632 505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 88.57% 85.06% 82.11%
Number of salaries quoted 564 511 430
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,900 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £58,750
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
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 29 September 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Coventry

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) QA
2 8 (47.06%) Test Automation
3 7 (41.18%) Test Scripting
3 7 (41.18%) ISEB
4 6 (35.29%) Finance
4 6 (35.29%) Java
4 6 (35.29%) SQL
4 6 (35.29%) Selenium
4 6 (35.29%) Cucumber
5 5 (29.41%) Hudson
5 5 (29.41%) REST
5 5 (29.41%) RSpec
5 5 (29.41%) Bash Shell
5 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (29.41%) ISTQB
5 5 (29.41%) JIRA
5 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
5 5 (29.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (29.41%) SDLC
5 5 (29.41%) Perl
5 5 (29.41%) Ant
5 5 (29.41%) Windows
5 5 (29.41%) SOAP
5 5 (29.41%) Scrum
5 5 (29.41%) TDD
5 5 (29.41%) Ruby
6 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
6 4 (23.53%) Retail

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 1 (5.88%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Sage 200
1 1 (5.88%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) DB2
2 1 (5.88%) Cognos Query Studio
2 1 (5.88%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (5.88%) SAP BI
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Cucumber
1 6 (35.29%) Selenium
2 5 (29.41%) Ant
2 5 (29.41%) Hudson
2 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
2 5 (29.41%) JIRA
2 5 (29.41%) RSpec
3 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
3 4 (23.53%) Mercurial
3 4 (23.53%) WATIR
4 3 (17.65%) Concordion
5 1 (5.88%) HP UFT
5 1 (5.88%) Ranorex
5 1 (5.88%) SpecFlow
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Aerospace
3 1 (5.88%) Automotive
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Electronics
3 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) Test Analyst
3 5 (29.41%) Software Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) Software Test Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) QA Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) QA Test Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) Systems Test Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) IT Manager
6 2 (11.76%) QA Automation Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) QA Tester
6 2 (11.76%) Quality Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Software Tester
6 2 (11.76%) Systems Manager
6 2 (11.76%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Test Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Test Manager
6 2 (11.76%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) REST
1 5 (29.41%) SOAP
2 3 (17.65%) Web Services
3 1 (5.88%) .NET
3 1 (5.88%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Android
3 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) Test Automation
3 7 (41.18%) Test Scripting
4 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (29.41%) Scrum
4 5 (29.41%) SDLC
4 5 (29.41%) TDD
5 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Automation Testing
5 4 (23.53%) BDD
5 4 (23.53%) Functional Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
6 3 (17.65%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (17.65%) Issue Tracking
6 3 (17.65%) OO
6 3 (17.65%) OOP
6 3 (17.65%) QA Automation
7 2 (11.76%) People Management
7 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) Java
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 5 (29.41%) Bash Shell
2 5 (29.41%) Perl
2 5 (29.41%) Ruby
3 1 (5.88%) C++
3 1 (5.88%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) ISEB
2 5 (29.41%) ISTQB
2 5 (29.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (11.76%) Degree
4 1 (5.88%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (47.06%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Ab Initio
3 1 (5.88%) Cognos
3 1 (5.88%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) Informatica
3 1 (5.88%) Pegasus
3 1 (5.88%) Sage
3 1 (5.88%) SAP