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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 53 66 59
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -7
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 7 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.32% 1.01% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.55% 1.14% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 6
Median salary £37,000 £44,000 £39,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.90% +10.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £44,400 £43,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.79% +4.37%

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
452 615 549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 84.96% 89.00% 87.42%
Number of salaries quoted 359 513 472
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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
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 23 January 2017.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Coventry

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 18 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (65.00%) REST
3 13 (65.00%) .NET
3 13 (65.00%) SOAP
4 12 (60.00%) TDD
4 12 (60.00%) Software Engineering
5 11 (55.00%) Finance
5 11 (55.00%) SDLC
6 10 (50.00%) Unit Testing
7 9 (45.00%) jQuery
7 9 (45.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 9 (45.00%) KnockoutJS
7 9 (45.00%) AngularJS
7 9 (45.00%) MVC
7 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET
7 9 (45.00%) CSS
7 9 (45.00%) C#
7 9 (45.00%) HTML
7 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
7 9 (45.00%) HTTP
8 8 (40.00%) Java
8 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (35.00%) Selenium
9 7 (35.00%) Software Testing
9 7 (35.00%) Cucumber
9 7 (35.00%) Scrum
10 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
10 6 (30.00%) SQL
10 6 (30.00%) QA

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 2 (10.00%) OpenEdge
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) SAS
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) DB2
3 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.00%) Cognos Query Studio
3 1 (5.00%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Cucumber
1 7 (35.00%) Selenium
2 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (30.00%) Mercurial
3 5 (25.00%) RSpec
4 4 (20.00%) Ant
4 4 (20.00%) Concordion
4 4 (20.00%) Hudson
4 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (20.00%) JIRA
4 4 (20.00%) WATIR
5 3 (15.00%) Subversion
6 2 (10.00%) HP UFT
6 2 (10.00%) Ranorex
6 2 (10.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 11 (55.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Developer
2 8 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Software Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Software Test Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Systems Test Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Development Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Head of Development
5 2 (10.00%) Junior
5 2 (10.00%) Junior .NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Junior Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Test Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (65.00%) .NET
1 13 (65.00%) REST
1 13 (65.00%) SOAP
2 9 (45.00%) AngularJS
2 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (45.00%) CSS
2 9 (45.00%) HTML
2 9 (45.00%) jQuery
2 9 (45.00%) KnockoutJS
2 9 (45.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (15.00%) Web Services
5 2 (10.00%) Gherkin
6 1 (5.00%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 12 (60.00%) TDD
4 11 (55.00%) SDLC
5 10 (50.00%) Unit Testing
6 9 (45.00%) MVC
7 7 (35.00%) Scrum
7 7 (35.00%) Software Testing
8 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
9 4 (20.00%) Automated Testing
9 4 (20.00%) OO
9 4 (20.00%) OOP
10 3 (15.00%) BDD
10 3 (15.00%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (15.00%) Functional Testing
10 3 (15.00%) Issue Tracking
10 3 (15.00%) Non-Functional Testing
11 2 (10.00%) DevOps
11 2 (10.00%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) C#
1 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (40.00%) Java
3 6 (30.00%) SQL
4 4 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (20.00%) Perl
4 4 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (15.00%) ISEB
3 2 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) QA
2 2 (10.00%) COBIT
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (5.00%) Ab Initio
3 1 (5.00%) Cognos
3 1 (5.00%) Informatica
3 1 (5.00%) SAP