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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 67 54 62
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +8
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 3 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.50% 0.79% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 1.06% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 1
Average salary £32,000 £45,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.88% +52.54%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +12.67%
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
491 377 433
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 81.56% 74.21% 83.43%
Number of salaries quoted 427 301 376
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £60,000 £51,350
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 10 (47.62%) Manual Testing
2 9 (42.86%) SQL
2 9 (42.86%) Windows
3 8 (38.10%) UNIX
4 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 7 (33.33%) VB
4 7 (33.33%) HTML
5 6 (28.57%) Finance
5 6 (28.57%) QA
5 6 (28.57%) Test Scripting
6 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (23.81%) ISEB
7 4 (19.05%) Oracle
7 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
7 4 (19.05%) Integration Testing
7 4 (19.05%) Automation Testing
7 4 (19.05%) Test Planning
8 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
8 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
8 3 (14.29%) Performance Testing
8 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (9.52%) Project Management
9 2 (9.52%) Windows 2000
9 2 (9.52%) .NET
9 2 (9.52%) Migration
9 2 (9.52%) Change Management
9 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
9 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
1 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) PVCS
1 1 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (4.76%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Analyst
2 8 (38.10%) Test Manager
2 8 (38.10%) Systems Manager
3 6 (28.57%) Test Analyst
4 5 (23.81%) Systems Analyst
4 5 (23.81%) Systems Test Analyst
5 4 (19.05%) Tester
5 4 (19.05%) Systems Tester
6 3 (14.29%) Developer
6 3 (14.29%) Business Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Lead Developer
7 1 (4.76%) IT Business Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Lead C# Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Python Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Lead Software Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (9.52%) .NET
3 1 (4.76%) J2EE
3 1 (4.76%) MFC
3 1 (4.76%) CSS
3 1 (4.76%) Struts
3 1 (4.76%) Hibernate
3 1 (4.76%) WCF
3 1 (4.76%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
1 1 (4.76%) Telematics
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) UNIX
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (9.52%) Windows 2000
5 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Manual Testing
2 6 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
3 4 (19.05%) Integration Testing
3 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (19.05%) Automation Testing
3 4 (19.05%) Test Planning
4 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 3 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity
5 2 (9.52%) Project Management
5 2 (9.52%) Change Management
5 2 (9.52%) Migration
5 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
5 2 (9.52%) Test Strategy
5 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
5 2 (9.52%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) SQL
2 7 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (4.76%) Python
3 1 (4.76%) Embedded C
3 1 (4.76%) C
3 1 (4.76%) C#
3 1 (4.76%) C++
3 1 (4.76%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Perforce
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