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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 61 42 63
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +21
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 10 21 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.22% 3.57% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 4.51% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 3
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £37,800 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,249 £61,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
727 466 402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 88.66% 79.12% 71.79%
Number of salaries quoted 567 393 306
Average salary £45,000 £46,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £66,600
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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
Salary Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Coventry

Test Automation
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 12 (80.00%) HP
1 12 (80.00%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (73.33%) Automation Testing
3 8 (53.33%) ISEB
3 8 (53.33%) HP UFT
3 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (46.67%) ISTQB
5 4 (26.67%) JUnit
5 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Java
6 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL
6 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (20.00%) WAI
6 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (13.33%) Coaching
7 2 (13.33%) People Management
7 2 (13.33%) SDLC
7 2 (13.33%) Line Management
7 2 (13.33%) Selenium
7 2 (13.33%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (13.33%) Finance
7 2 (13.33%) System Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
7 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
8 1 (6.67%) Velocity

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) HP UFT
2 4 (26.67%) JUnit
3 2 (13.33%) Selenium
4 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Automation Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Test Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Automation Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Automation Testing
2 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (13.33%) Coaching
5 2 (13.33%) People Management
5 2 (13.33%) SDLC
5 2 (13.33%) Line Management
5 2 (13.33%) System Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Java
1 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) ISEB
2 7 (46.67%) ISTQB
3 2 (13.33%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) WAI
Systems Management
1 12 (80.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) HP