The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Coventry region that had Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 74 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 3 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.39% 1.21% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 1.26% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 0
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Test Engineer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Coventry region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
723 715 600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 93.90% 96.23% 97.56%
Number of salaries quoted 617 592 516
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,091 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.22% -

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

The demand trend of job ads across the Coventry region that featured Test Engineer in the job title.

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the Coventry region.

Test Engineer Salary Trend in Coventry

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, Test Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Coventry region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Issue Tracking
2 2 (66.67%) Hudson
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) Concordion
2 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Mercurial
2 2 (66.67%) RSpec
2 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (66.67%) WATIR
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) DB2
2 2 (66.67%) Ant
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux

Test Engineer Skill Set
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) Ant
2 2 (66.67%) Concordion
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Hudson
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Mercurial
2 2 (66.67%) RSpec
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) WATIR
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) REST
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Issue Tracking
2 2 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) OOP
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) QA Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
1 2 (66.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle