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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 64 70 61
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 12 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.70% 0.92% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 1.13% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 5
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £40,000 £35,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,600 £56,000 £42,500
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
586 622 535
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 82.89% 81.41% 89.46%
Number of salaries quoted 482 512 441
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 24 May 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 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) TDD
2 7 (50.00%) Perl
2 7 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (42.86%) REST
3 6 (42.86%) SOAP
4 5 (35.71%) Finance
4 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
4 5 (35.71%) Selenium
4 5 (35.71%) Mercurial
5 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 4 (28.57%) nginx
5 4 (28.57%) High Availability
5 4 (28.57%) Puppet
5 4 (28.57%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
5 4 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (28.57%) HAProxy
5 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 4 (28.57%) iptables
5 4 (28.57%) SDLC
5 4 (28.57%) LEMP Stack
5 4 (28.57%) LAMP
5 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
5 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
5 4 (28.57%) Apache
5 4 (28.57%) HTTP
5 4 (28.57%) Unix

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 4 (28.57%) Apache
1 4 (28.57%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Firewall
1 4 (28.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
1 5 (35.71%) Mercurial
1 5 (35.71%) Selenium
2 3 (21.43%) Ant
2 3 (21.43%) Cucumber
2 3 (21.43%) RSpec
2 3 (21.43%) Subversion
2 3 (21.43%) WATIR
3 2 (14.29%) HP UFT
3 2 (14.29%) Hudson
3 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 2 (14.29%) JIRA
4 1 (7.14%) Concordion
4 1 (7.14%) JUnit
4 1 (7.14%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Retail
3 2 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Administrator
1 4 (28.57%) Developer
1 4 (28.57%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Automation Test Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) QA Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) QA Automation Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) QA Test Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Linux Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 2 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Software Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Software Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) REST
1 6 (42.86%) SOAP
2 4 (28.57%) .NET
2 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
2 4 (28.57%) CSS
2 4 (28.57%) HTML
2 4 (28.57%) jQuery
2 4 (28.57%) KnockoutJS
2 4 (28.57%) LAMP
2 4 (28.57%) LEMP Stack
2 4 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
4 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
1 4 (28.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (50.00%) TDD
3 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 4 (28.57%) High Availability
3 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 4 (28.57%) Load Balancing
3 4 (28.57%) MVC
3 4 (28.57%) SDLC
3 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Automation Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Scrum
4 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
4 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 2 (14.29%) BDD
5 2 (14.29%) OO
5 2 (14.29%) QA Automation
6 1 (7.14%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Perl
2 4 (28.57%) C#
2 4 (28.57%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
3 3 (21.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
1 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
2 2 (14.29%) ISEB
2 2 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) iptables
2 1 (7.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) HAProxy
1 4 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (28.57%) Puppet
2 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Cognizant
2 1 (7.14%) HP