The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Coventry region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 46 65 48
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -17
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 21 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 3.34% 0.29% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.38% 0.43% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 17 2 1
Average salary £42,500 £41,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% -17.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
479 470 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 76.15% 68.12% 80.79%
Number of salaries quoted 401 361 272
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 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Test Automation
West Midlands

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 25 July 2014.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Coventry

Test Automation
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 8 (36.36%) QA
3 7 (31.82%) Test Management
4 6 (27.27%) Test Scripting
4 6 (27.27%) Finance
4 6 (27.27%) HP
4 6 (27.27%) VB
4 6 (27.27%) Visual Studio
4 6 (27.27%) Windows
5 5 (22.73%) SQL
5 5 (22.73%) ISEB
5 5 (22.73%) Manual Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Scrum
6 4 (18.18%) Linux
6 4 (18.18%) Performance Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Automation Testing
7 3 (13.64%) Test Strategy
7 3 (13.64%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (13.64%) System Testing
8 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (9.09%) UNIX
9 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
9 1 (4.55%) VBScript
9 1 (4.55%) Oracle
9 1 (4.55%) Software Testing
9 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
9 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
9 1 (4.55%) Selenium
9 1 (4.55%) Data Transformation

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Visual Studio
2 3 (13.64%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (4.55%) Selenium
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Test Manager
2 5 (22.73%) Test Leader
3 4 (18.18%) Automation Team Leader
3 4 (18.18%) Test Team Leader
3 4 (18.18%) Team Leader
3 4 (18.18%) Quality Manager
3 4 (18.18%) QA Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Systems Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Lead Test Analyst
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Linux
3 2 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 7 (31.82%) Test Management
3 6 (27.27%) Test Scripting
4 5 (22.73%) Manual Testing
5 4 (18.18%) Scrum
5 4 (18.18%) Performance Testing
5 4 (18.18%) Automation Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Test Strategy
6 3 (13.64%) System Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (4.55%) Software Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
8 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
8 1 (4.55%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) VB
2 5 (22.73%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (36.36%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) HP
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Coventry Building Society
Salary: From £45,798 to £62,973 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago