The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Coventry region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 50 61 46
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -15
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 14 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 2.24% 1.59% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.94% 2.33% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 1
Average salary £38,000 £20,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+90.00% -35.48%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
476 472 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 76.28% 68.11% 80.89%
Number of salaries quoted 399 361 271
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,350 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Software Testing
West Midlands

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 28 July 2014.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Coventry

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 21 (80.77%) QA
2 19 (73.08%) ISEB
3 14 (53.85%) Back Office
3 14 (53.85%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (53.85%) Continuous Improvement
4 12 (46.15%) SQL
5 11 (42.31%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (38.46%) SOA
6 10 (38.46%) ETL
6 10 (38.46%) SharePoint
7 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (15.38%) TDD
8 4 (15.38%) Games
8 4 (15.38%) Scrum
8 4 (15.38%) CSQA
8 4 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (15.38%) Performance Testing
8 4 (15.38%) BDD
8 4 (15.38%) ATDD
8 4 (15.38%) Agile Testing
8 4 (15.38%) CSQE
9 3 (11.54%) Test Scripting
9 3 (11.54%) Manual Testing
9 3 (11.54%) XML
10 2 (7.69%) HNC
10 2 (7.69%) HND
10 2 (7.69%) VBScript
10 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
10 2 (7.69%) Broadband
10 2 (7.69%) HP

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 10 (38.46%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (42.31%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
General
1 14 (53.85%) Back Office
2 4 (15.38%) Games
3 2 (7.69%) Electronics
3 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Tester
1 8 (30.77%) Software Tester
2 6 (23.08%) Test Consultant
2 6 (23.08%) Consultant
3 5 (19.23%) QA Manager
4 4 (15.38%) Software Consultant
5 3 (11.54%) Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Test Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Test Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Verification Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Test Leader
7 1 (3.85%) Lead Test Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Quality Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) QA Test Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) QA Test Manager
7 1 (3.85%) QA Leader
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
1 2 (7.69%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (3.85%) UNIX
2 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Stakeholder Management
1 14 (53.85%) Continuous Improvement
2 10 (38.46%) SOA
2 10 (38.46%) ETL
3 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (15.38%) TDD
4 4 (15.38%) Scrum
4 4 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (15.38%) Performance Testing
4 4 (15.38%) BDD
4 4 (15.38%) ATDD
4 4 (15.38%) Agile Testing
5 3 (11.54%) Test Scripting
5 3 (11.54%) Manual Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Test Management
6 2 (7.69%) Automated Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Data Transformation
7 1 (3.85%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) VBScript
2 2 (7.69%) Python
2 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.85%) Java
3 1 (3.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (73.08%) ISEB
2 4 (15.38%) CSQA
2 4 (15.38%) CSQE
3 2 (7.69%) HNC
3 2 (7.69%) HND
4 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (80.77%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) HP
Coventry
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + Share Opt
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, Midlands
Trinity
Salary: £0 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 7 days ago