The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 65 70 62
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 8 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.11% 1.26% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% 1.59% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 1
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% +14.86%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Test Automation
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
598 629 485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 82.71% 79.42% 86.92%
Number of salaries quoted 493 506 395
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%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

Test Automation Salary Trend in Coventry

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Coventry region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) Perl
3 8 (57.14%) Java
3 8 (57.14%) Selenium
4 7 (50.00%) QA
4 7 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 7 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (50.00%) Automation Testing
4 7 (50.00%) TDD
5 6 (42.86%) Scrum
5 6 (42.86%) Retail
5 6 (42.86%) Ruby
5 6 (42.86%) Software Testing
5 6 (42.86%) ISTQB
5 6 (42.86%) Ant
5 6 (42.86%) SOAP
5 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
5 6 (42.86%) Mercurial
5 6 (42.86%) RSpec
5 6 (42.86%) Bash Shell
5 6 (42.86%) Cucumber
5 6 (42.86%) REST
5 6 (42.86%) WATIR
6 5 (35.71%) Hudson
6 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
6 5 (35.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (35.71%) BDD
6 5 (35.71%) QA Automation
6 5 (35.71%) JIRA
7 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Coventry region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (21.43%) Apache
1 3 (21.43%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Selenium
2 6 (42.86%) Ant
2 6 (42.86%) Cucumber
2 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 6 (42.86%) Mercurial
2 6 (42.86%) RSpec
2 6 (42.86%) WATIR
3 5 (35.71%) Hudson
3 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
3 5 (35.71%) JIRA
4 3 (21.43%) HP UFT
5 2 (14.29%) JUnit
6 1 (7.14%) Concordion
6 1 (7.14%) LoadRunner
6 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 6 (42.86%) Retail
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
1 7 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Automation Test Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) QA Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) QA Automation Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) QA Test Analyst
3 5 (35.71%) Software Analyst
3 5 (35.71%) Software Test Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Administrator
4 3 (21.43%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (14.29%) Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Linux Administrator
5 2 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Test Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Linux Scripter
6 1 (7.14%) Perl Scripter
6 1 (7.14%) QA Test Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Test Automation Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Unix Scripter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) REST
1 6 (42.86%) SOAP
2 3 (21.43%) LAMP
2 3 (21.43%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (7.14%) .NET
3 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.14%) CSS
3 1 (7.14%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) jQuery
3 1 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
1 3 (21.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 7 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (50.00%) TDD
2 7 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 6 (42.86%) Scrum
3 6 (42.86%) Software Testing
4 5 (35.71%) BDD
4 5 (35.71%) QA Automation
5 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
5 3 (21.43%) High Availability
5 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
6 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 2 (14.29%) OO
6 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (7.14%) OOD
7 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
7 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) Perl
2 8 (57.14%) Java
3 6 (42.86%) Bash Shell
3 6 (42.86%) Ruby
4 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
4 3 (21.43%) SQL
5 1 (7.14%) C#
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 5 (35.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (21.43%) ISEB
4 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) iptables
2 1 (7.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) HAProxy
1 3 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (21.43%) Puppet
2 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Cognizant
1 2 (14.29%) HP
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Cognizant
Posted: 15 days ago