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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 70 53 67
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +14
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 7 14 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.85% 2.24% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 2.76% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 2
Average salary £53,054 £41,250 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.61% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £37,000 £40,250
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £56,750 £42,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
721 508 466
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 87.08% 81.15% 70.50%
Number of salaries quoted 578 422 363
Average salary £45,250 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.23% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 7 July 2015.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Coventry

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 14 (87.50%) Automation Testing
2 13 (81.25%) HP
2 13 (81.25%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (62.50%) ISEB
4 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (43.75%) ISTQB
5 7 (43.75%) HP UFT
6 6 (37.50%) JUnit
7 5 (31.25%) PL/SQL
7 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (25.00%) WAI
8 4 (25.00%) Java
9 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
9 3 (18.75%) Performance Testing
9 3 (18.75%) SDLC
10 2 (12.50%) Selenium
10 2 (12.50%) Line Management
10 2 (12.50%) Coaching
10 2 (12.50%) People Management
10 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (12.50%) System Testing
10 2 (12.50%) Performance Management
10 2 (12.50%) Finance
10 2 (12.50%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (6.25%) SQL
11 1 (6.25%) LoadRunner
11 1 (6.25%) NUnit
11 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (6.25%) JIRA

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) HP UFT
2 6 (37.50%) JUnit
3 2 (12.50%) Selenium
4 1 (6.25%) LoadRunner
4 1 (6.25%) NUnit
4 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Automation Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Test Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Tester
3 2 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Automation Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Automation Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Software Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Test Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Automation Testing
2 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Performance Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (18.75%) SDLC
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (12.50%) Line Management
5 2 (12.50%) Coaching
5 2 (12.50%) People Management
5 2 (12.50%) System Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Performance Management
6 1 (6.25%) V-Model
6 1 (6.25%) Open Source
6 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.25%) Keyword-Driven Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) PL/SQL
2 4 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) ISEB
2 7 (43.75%) ISTQB
3 2 (12.50%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) WAI
Systems Management
1 13 (81.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) HP