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

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 60 78 54
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -24
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 14 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.96% 0.25% 2.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.37% 0.32% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 14 2 6
Median salary £44,500 £36,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.75% -23.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £33,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £39,250 £50,000
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
591 629 491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 82.77% 79.42% 87.06%
Number of salaries quoted 487 506 400
Median salary £44,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 2 May 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Coventry

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 20 (66.67%) QA
2 19 (63.33%) Manual Testing
3 15 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 14 (46.67%) Test Strategy
4 14 (46.67%) Functional Testing
5 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (36.67%) Automation Testing
6 8 (26.67%) SDLC
6 8 (26.67%) Finance
6 8 (26.67%) Scrum
6 8 (26.67%) Java
7 7 (23.33%) SQL
7 7 (23.33%) Oracle
8 6 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 6 (20.00%) Bash Shell
8 6 (20.00%) Ant
8 6 (20.00%) Perl
8 6 (20.00%) TDD
8 6 (20.00%) Ruby
8 6 (20.00%) ISTQB
8 6 (20.00%) Selenium
8 6 (20.00%) Test Scripting
8 6 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (16.67%) WATIR
9 5 (16.67%) Git (software)
9 5 (16.67%) JIRA
9 5 (16.67%) Retail
9 5 (16.67%) Regression Testing
9 5 (16.67%) SOAP
9 5 (16.67%) QA Automation

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:

Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Ant
1 6 (20.00%) Selenium
2 5 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 5 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 5 (16.67%) Hudson
2 5 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 5 (16.67%) JIRA
2 5 (16.67%) Mercurial
2 5 (16.67%) RSpec
2 5 (16.67%) WATIR
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 5 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (76.67%) Analyst
2 21 (70.00%) Test Analyst
3 16 (53.33%) QA Analyst
3 16 (53.33%) QA Test Analyst
4 14 (46.67%) Software Analyst
4 14 (46.67%) Software Test Analyst
5 12 (40.00%) Automation Test Analyst
5 12 (40.00%) QA Automation Analyst
6 11 (36.67%) QA Engineer
6 11 (36.67%) Test Engineer
7 10 (33.33%) QA Test Engineer
8 8 (26.67%) Software Test Engineer
9 7 (23.33%) QA Automation Engineer
9 7 (23.33%) QA Leader
9 7 (23.33%) Test Automation Engineer
10 6 (20.00%) Lead Test Analyst
11 5 (16.67%) Manual Test Analyst
11 5 (16.67%) Senior QA Engineer
11 5 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
11 5 (16.67%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) REST
1 5 (16.67%) SOAP
2 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) Manual Testing
2 15 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 14 (46.67%) Functional Testing
3 14 (46.67%) Test Strategy
4 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (36.67%) Automation Testing
5 8 (26.67%) Scrum
5 8 (26.67%) SDLC
6 6 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (20.00%) TDD
6 6 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 6 (20.00%) Test Scripting
7 5 (16.67%) BDD
7 5 (16.67%) QA Automation
7 5 (16.67%) Regression Testing
8 3 (10.00%) People Management
8 3 (10.00%) System Testing
9 2 (6.67%) Performance Management
9 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
9 2 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) Java
2 7 (23.33%) SQL
3 6 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 6 (20.00%) Perl
3 6 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (13.33%) ISEB
4 2 (6.67%) Degree
4 2 (6.67%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Oracle