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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 72 60 57
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -3
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 3 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.47% 0.84% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 1.08% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 4
Average salary £44,000 £34,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% +23.63%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,250 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +3.78%
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
534 461 409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 84.49% 77.09% 82.46%
Number of salaries quoted 467 371 362
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 £32,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
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 19 December 2014.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Coventry

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Test Management
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Big Data Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Data Transformation
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Data Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (20.00%) Apache Hive
3 1 (20.00%) Big Data
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Predictive Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Use Case
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Maven
3 1 (20.00%) Cucumber

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1 (20.00%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (20.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (20.00%) Big Data
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) Maven
2 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) JDBC
1 1 (20.00%) JSP
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Test Management
1 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Big Data Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Data Transformation
2 1 (20.00%) Line Management
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Predictive Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Use Case
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VBScript
2 1 (20.00%) VB
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) HP
Coventry
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Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum
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