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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 61 56 58
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 7 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.17% 0.59% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 0.82% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 1
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +52.54%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%
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
470 364 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 78.46% 71.51% 84.98%
Number of salaries quoted 396 284 386
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 2014.

System Testing Salary Histogram in Coventry

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 14 (56.00%) Windows
2 12 (48.00%) VB
2 12 (48.00%) Manual Testing
3 11 (44.00%) SQL
4 10 (40.00%) UNIX
5 9 (36.00%) HTML
5 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
6 8 (32.00%) Finance
7 7 (28.00%) Test Scripting
8 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (24.00%) ISEB
9 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
9 5 (20.00%) QA
9 5 (20.00%) Oracle
9 5 (20.00%) .NET
9 5 (20.00%) Unit Testing
9 5 (20.00%) Integration Testing
9 5 (20.00%) Automation Testing
9 5 (20.00%) Test Planning
10 4 (16.00%) C++
10 4 (16.00%) C
10 4 (16.00%) MFC
10 4 (16.00%) PVCS
10 4 (16.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 4 (16.00%) Ethernet
10 4 (16.00%) Embedded C
10 4 (16.00%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (16.00%) Electronics
10 4 (16.00%) Perforce
10 4 (16.00%) Banking

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (4.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (16.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) PVCS
1 4 (16.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Banking
2 4 (16.00%) Retail
2 4 (16.00%) Electronics
3 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Analyst
1 9 (36.00%) Test Manager
1 9 (36.00%) Systems Manager
2 7 (28.00%) Test Analyst
3 6 (24.00%) Systems Analyst
3 6 (24.00%) Systems Test Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) Tester
4 5 (20.00%) Systems Tester
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Software Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Business Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Lead Developer
7 1 (4.00%) IT Business Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Lead C# Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Python Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) HTML
2 5 (20.00%) .NET
3 4 (16.00%) MFC
4 1 (4.00%) CSS
4 1 (4.00%) Struts
4 1 (4.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (4.00%) WCF
4 1 (4.00%) WPF
4 1 (4.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (4.00%) Firmware
1 1 (4.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (4.00%) Telematics
1 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (56.00%) Windows
2 10 (40.00%) UNIX
3 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (12.00%) Windows 2000
5 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Manual Testing
2 7 (28.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 5 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 5 (20.00%) Test Planning
4 3 (12.00%) Line Management
4 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Performance Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (8.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) Project Management
5 2 (8.00%) Change Management
5 2 (8.00%) Migration
5 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity
5 2 (8.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) VB
2 11 (44.00%) SQL
3 4 (16.00%) Embedded C
3 4 (16.00%) C
3 4 (16.00%) C++
4 1 (4.00%) Java
4 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.00%) C#
4 1 (4.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.00%) Perforce