The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy 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 Strategy over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 68 62 63
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 2 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.31% 0.35% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.44% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Average salary £44,000 - £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £43,200 - £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,800 - £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Test Strategy
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
548 454 426
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 85.63% 80.50% 81.92%
Number of salaries quoted 464 354 404
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Coventry

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Coventry region citing Test Strategy 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 Strategy.

1 5 (71.43%) QA
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) UNIX
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Data Transformation
3 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Selenium
3 2 (28.57%) Retail
4 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Maven
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 1 (14.29%) FitNesse
4 1 (14.29%) Release Management
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Jython
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Automotive

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Coventry region citing Test Strategy 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 Strategy. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) Maven
2 1 (14.29%) FitNesse
2 1 (14.29%) JUnit
2 1 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
2 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Test Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Test Team Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Test Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) QA Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Team Leader
2 1 (14.29%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) UNIX
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Data Transformation
2 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Release Management
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Jython
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) VB
2 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle