The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Coventry region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 48 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 18 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 2.84% 0.15% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.75% 0.21% -
Number of salaries quoted 18 1 0
Average salary £47,500 £27,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+75.92% -
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
480 466 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 75.83% 68.33% 80.46%
Number of salaries quoted 400 358 278
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 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £58,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
System Testing
West Midlands

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 23 July 2014.

System Testing Salary Histogram in Coventry

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 16 (55.17%) Windows
2 14 (48.28%) VB
3 12 (41.38%) SQL
3 12 (41.38%) Manual Testing
4 10 (34.48%) UNIX
5 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
5 9 (31.03%) HTML
5 9 (31.03%) Finance
6 7 (24.14%) Software Engineering
6 7 (24.14%) ISEB
6 7 (24.14%) .NET
6 7 (24.14%) Test Scripting
7 6 (20.69%) Unit Testing
7 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (20.69%) C++
7 6 (20.69%) C
7 6 (20.69%) PVCS
7 6 (20.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 6 (20.69%) MFC
7 6 (20.69%) Ethernet
7 6 (20.69%) Embedded C
7 6 (20.69%) Banking
7 6 (20.69%) Retail
7 6 (20.69%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (20.69%) Electronics
7 6 (20.69%) Perforce
8 5 (17.24%) Oracle
8 5 (17.24%) Integration Testing
8 5 (17.24%) Automation Testing
9 4 (13.79%) QA

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (3.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) Ethernet
1 6 (20.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) PVCS
1 6 (20.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Banking
2 6 (20.69%) Retail
2 6 (20.69%) Electronics
3 2 (6.90%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Analyst
1 9 (31.03%) Test Manager
1 9 (31.03%) Systems Manager
2 7 (24.14%) Systems Test Analyst
2 7 (24.14%) Test Analyst
2 7 (24.14%) Systems Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Tester
3 5 (17.24%) Software Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Systems Tester
3 5 (17.24%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.45%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.45%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.45%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) HTML
2 7 (24.14%) .NET
3 6 (20.69%) MFC
4 3 (10.34%) J2EE
4 3 (10.34%) Struts
4 3 (10.34%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.45%) WCF
5 1 (3.45%) WPF
5 1 (3.45%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Firmware
1 1 (3.45%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 16 (55.17%) Windows
2 10 (34.48%) UNIX
3 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (10.34%) Windows 2000
5 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Manual Testing
2 7 (24.14%) Test Scripting
2 7 (24.14%) Software Engineering
3 6 (20.69%) Unit Testing
4 5 (17.24%) Integration Testing
4 5 (17.24%) Automation Testing
5 3 (10.34%) Test Automation
5 3 (10.34%) Performance Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Business Analysis
6 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Project Management
6 2 (6.90%) Change Management
6 2 (6.90%) Migration
6 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.90%) Business Continuity
6 2 (6.90%) Test Strategy
6 2 (6.90%) Data Transformation
6 2 (6.90%) Data Migration
7 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.45%) OO
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) VB
2 12 (41.38%) SQL
3 6 (20.69%) Embedded C
3 6 (20.69%) C
3 6 (20.69%) C++
4 3 (10.34%) Java
5 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.45%) C#
5 1 (3.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Perforce
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £62000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago