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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 65 - 63
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 7 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.15% - 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% - 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 3
Average salary £40,000 - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
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
525 462 392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 85.92% 78.44% 82.01%
Number of salaries quoted 457 369 355
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 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,325 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 29 December 2014.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Coventry

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (47.83%) Automated Testing
2 8 (34.78%) Test Management
3 7 (30.43%) Windows
3 7 (30.43%) Manual Testing
4 6 (26.09%) Finance
4 6 (26.09%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (21.74%) SQL
5 5 (21.74%) Test Strategy
5 5 (21.74%) Performance Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Mentoring
6 4 (17.39%) System Testing
6 4 (17.39%) QA
6 4 (17.39%) UNIX
6 4 (17.39%) HP
6 4 (17.39%) ISEB
7 3 (13.04%) VB
7 3 (13.04%) Oracle
7 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
7 3 (13.04%) Selenium
7 3 (13.04%) Project Planning
7 3 (13.04%) Degree
7 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
7 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
8 2 (8.70%) Line Management
8 2 (8.70%) Automation Testing
8 2 (8.70%) Agile Testing
8 2 (8.70%) Scrum
8 2 (8.70%) Retail
8 2 (8.70%) Software Testing

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (13.04%) Selenium
2 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.35%) FitNesse
3 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Test Manager
2 5 (21.74%) Test Leader
3 4 (17.39%) Test Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Tester
4 3 (13.04%) Systems Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Test Team Leader
4 3 (13.04%) Automation Team Leader
4 3 (13.04%) Team Leader
4 3 (13.04%) Lead Test Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Software Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Tester
6 1 (4.35%) QA Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Test Automation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
1 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) UNIX
3 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (47.83%) Automated Testing
2 8 (34.78%) Test Management
3 7 (30.43%) Manual Testing
4 5 (21.74%) Performance Testing
4 5 (21.74%) Test Strategy
4 5 (21.74%) Mentoring
5 4 (17.39%) System Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
6 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
6 3 (13.04%) Project Planning
7 2 (8.70%) ITIL
7 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
7 2 (8.70%) OOP
7 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
7 2 (8.70%) Regression Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Scrum
7 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Automation Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) VB
3 2 (8.70%) VBScript
3 2 (8.70%) C#
3 2 (8.70%) Java
3 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.35%) Python
4 1 (4.35%) Jython
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) ISEB
2 3 (13.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) HP
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft