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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 66 69 47
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -22
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 11 9 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.46% 1.09% 2.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% 1.21% 3.59%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 13
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £37,000 £37,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,200 £53,443 £61,500
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
675 744 502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 89.64% 89.86% 82.57%
Number of salaries quoted 582 577 429
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £60,000
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 25 August 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 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (56.52%) SOAP
2 13 (56.52%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (56.52%) REST
3 12 (52.17%) Perl
3 12 (52.17%) TDD
4 10 (43.48%) Git (software)
4 10 (43.48%) Mercurial
5 9 (39.13%) Test Scripting
5 9 (39.13%) Cucumber
5 9 (39.13%) Selenium
6 8 (34.78%) QA
6 8 (34.78%) RSpec
6 8 (34.78%) Software Testing
6 8 (34.78%) Java
6 8 (34.78%) Linux
7 7 (30.43%) Ant
7 7 (30.43%) ISTQB
7 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
7 7 (30.43%) Finance
7 7 (30.43%) Scrum
7 7 (30.43%) Bash Shell
7 7 (30.43%) BDD
7 7 (30.43%) Hudson
7 7 (30.43%) JIRA
7 7 (30.43%) Ruby
7 7 (30.43%) WATIR
7 7 (30.43%) Jenkins
7 7 (30.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (30.43%) SDLC

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
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) HTTP
2 5 (21.74%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) MySQL
2 2 (8.70%) DB2
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) DataStage
3 1 (4.35%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Git (software)
1 10 (43.48%) Mercurial
2 9 (39.13%) Cucumber
2 9 (39.13%) Selenium
3 8 (34.78%) RSpec
4 7 (30.43%) Ant
4 7 (30.43%) Hudson
4 7 (30.43%) Jenkins
4 7 (30.43%) JIRA
4 7 (30.43%) WATIR
5 4 (17.39%) Concordion
5 4 (17.39%) Subversion
6 1 (4.35%) HP UFT
6 1 (4.35%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Retail
3 2 (8.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Automation Test Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Test Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) .NET Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Administrator
3 4 (17.39%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (17.39%) QA Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) QA Automation Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) QA Test Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Software Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Software 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%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (56.52%) REST
1 13 (56.52%) SOAP
2 6 (26.09%) .NET
2 6 (26.09%) AngularJS
2 6 (26.09%) CSS
2 6 (26.09%) HTML
2 6 (26.09%) jQuery
2 6 (26.09%) KnockoutJS
2 6 (26.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET
3 5 (21.74%) LAMP
3 5 (21.74%) LEMP Stack
4 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (13.04%) Web Services
5 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 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (56.52%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (52.17%) TDD
4 9 (39.13%) Test Scripting
5 8 (34.78%) Software Testing
6 7 (30.43%) BDD
6 7 (30.43%) Scrum
6 7 (30.43%) SDLC
6 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
7 6 (26.09%) MVC
7 6 (26.09%) QA Automation
7 6 (26.09%) Unit Testing
8 5 (21.74%) Configuration Management
8 5 (21.74%) High Availability
8 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 5 (21.74%) Load Balancing
9 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing
9 4 (17.39%) Automation Testing
9 4 (17.39%) OO
9 4 (17.39%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) Perl
2 8 (34.78%) Java
3 7 (30.43%) Bash Shell
3 7 (30.43%) Ruby
4 6 (26.09%) C#
4 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
4 6 (26.09%) SQL
5 5 (21.74%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) ISTQB
1 7 (30.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (21.74%) Degree
3 2 (8.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (34.78%) 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 1 (4.35%) Cognos
2 1 (4.35%) IBM
2 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £27k - 49k per year
Posted: 10 days ago