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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 66 65 53
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 12 8 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.56% 1.08% 2.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.77% 1.27% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 10
Median salary £42,500 £44,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.49% -19.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £37,500 £38,400
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £46,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
679 631 503
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 88.41% 85.39% 81.66%
Number of salaries quoted 565 507 427
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

The demand trend of job ads across the Coventry region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 September 2016, IT jobs citing Test Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Coventry region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (56.52%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (56.52%) REST
2 13 (56.52%) SOAP
3 12 (52.17%) TDD
4 10 (43.48%) SDLC
4 10 (43.48%) Perl
5 9 (39.13%) Finance
5 9 (39.13%) Software Engineering
6 8 (34.78%) Git (software)
6 8 (34.78%) Mercurial
6 8 (34.78%) jQuery
6 8 (34.78%) Unit Testing
6 8 (34.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 8 (34.78%) KnockoutJS
6 8 (34.78%) AngularJS
6 8 (34.78%) MVC
6 8 (34.78%) C#
6 8 (34.78%) HTML
6 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
6 8 (34.78%) .NET
6 8 (34.78%) CSS
6 8 (34.78%) Linux
6 8 (34.78%) HTTP
7 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET
7 7 (30.43%) SQL
7 7 (30.43%) Cucumber
7 7 (30.43%) Test Scripting
7 7 (30.43%) QA
7 7 (30.43%) Software Testing

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (21.74%) Apache
1 5 (21.74%) nginx
2 1 (4.35%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) HTTP
2 5 (21.74%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) MySQL
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.70%) DB2
3 2 (8.70%) IBM InfoSphere
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.35%) Cognos Query Studio
4 1 (4.35%) DataStage
4 1 (4.35%) SAP BI
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Git (software)
1 8 (34.78%) Mercurial
2 7 (30.43%) Cucumber
3 6 (26.09%) RSpec
3 6 (26.09%) Selenium
4 5 (21.74%) Ant
4 5 (21.74%) Hudson
4 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
4 5 (21.74%) JIRA
4 5 (21.74%) WATIR
5 4 (17.39%) Concordion
5 4 (17.39%) Subversion
General
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Retail
3 2 (8.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) .NET Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Administrator
3 4 (17.39%) Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (17.39%) Test Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) C# Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Linux Administrator
4 3 (13.04%) Test Automation Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Test Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) QA Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) QA Automation Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Software Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (56.52%) REST
1 13 (56.52%) SOAP
2 8 (34.78%) .NET
2 8 (34.78%) AngularJS
2 8 (34.78%) CSS
2 8 (34.78%) HTML
2 8 (34.78%) jQuery
2 8 (34.78%) KnockoutJS
2 8 (34.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET
4 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (21.74%) LAMP
4 5 (21.74%) LEMP Stack
5 3 (13.04%) Web Services
6 1 (4.35%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Linux
2 5 (21.74%) Unix
3 3 (13.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (56.52%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (52.17%) TDD
4 10 (43.48%) SDLC
5 9 (39.13%) Software Engineering
6 8 (34.78%) MVC
6 8 (34.78%) Unit Testing
7 7 (30.43%) Software Testing
7 7 (30.43%) Test Scripting
8 5 (21.74%) BDD
8 5 (21.74%) Configuration Management
8 5 (21.74%) High Availability
8 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 5 (21.74%) Load Balancing
8 5 (21.74%) Scrum
9 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing
9 4 (17.39%) OO
9 4 (17.39%) OOP
9 4 (17.39%) QA Automation
10 3 (13.04%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) Perl
2 8 (34.78%) C#
2 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
3 7 (30.43%) SQL
4 6 (26.09%) Java
5 5 (21.74%) Bash Shell
5 5 (21.74%) Ruby
5 5 (21.74%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
1 5 (21.74%) ISTQB
1 5 (21.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (8.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) QA
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) iptables
2 2 (8.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) HAProxy
1 5 (21.74%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (21.74%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Cognizant
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) Cognos
2 2 (8.70%) IBM
3 1 (4.35%) Ab Initio
3 1 (4.35%) Informatica
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.35%) SAP
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £36k - 42k per year + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago