The table below looks at the statistics for System 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 System Testing over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 64 77 51
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -26
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 9 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.24% 0.13% 2.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 0.16% 2.71%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 12
Average salary £46,000 £28,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+64.28% -37.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,079 £28,000 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £51,800 £28,000 £51,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.20% +3.75%
System 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
598 617 479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 82.71% 79.31% 86.46%
Number of salaries quoted 493 495 389
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average 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 average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing System Testing across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

System Testing
Salary Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing System Testing across the Coventry region.

System Testing Salary Trend in Coventry

System Testing
Salary Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing System Testing across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

System Testing Salary Histogram in Coventry

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Coventry region citing System 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 System Testing.

1 7 (53.85%) ISEB
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) Finance
4 4 (30.77%) ISTQB
4 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Manual Testing
4 4 (30.77%) C#
4 4 (30.77%) V-Model
4 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
4 4 (30.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (30.77%) Coaching
4 4 (30.77%) SDLC
5 3 (23.08%) People Management
5 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
6 2 (15.38%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (15.38%) Validation
6 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
6 2 (15.38%) Electronics
6 2 (15.38%) Performance Management
6 2 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) Firmware
6 2 (15.38%) VB
6 2 (15.38%) .NET
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
6 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
6 2 (15.38%) COM+
6 2 (15.38%) Windows
6 2 (15.38%) Linux
6 2 (15.38%) Python

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Coventry region citing System 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 System Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
1 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) HP UFT
2 1 (7.69%) LoadRunner
2 1 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
1 5 (38.46%) Test Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Test Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Systems Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Validation Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Subject Matter Expert
5 1 (7.69%) Test Automation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
1 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
1 2 (15.38%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Coaching
2 4 (30.77%) Manual Testing
2 4 (30.77%) SDLC
2 4 (30.77%) V-Model
2 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
3 3 (23.08%) People Management
3 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Automation Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Management
4 2 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Validation
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.69%) Test Planning
5 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) C#
3 2 (15.38%) Embedded C
3 2 (15.38%) Progress 4GL
3 2 (15.38%) Python
3 2 (15.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) ISEB
2 4 (30.77%) ISTQB
2 4 (30.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (15.38%) ISEB Practitioner
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Firmware