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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 73 - 60
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.32% - 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% - 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £44,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -2.17%
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
534 461 409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 84.49% 77.09% 82.46%
Number of salaries quoted 467 371 362
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 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 19 December 2014, 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 6 (46.15%) Manual Testing
1 6 (46.15%) QA
2 5 (38.46%) Test Automation
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
4 3 (23.08%) UNIX
4 3 (23.08%) Windows
4 3 (23.08%) SQL
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (15.38%) Data Transformation
5 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
5 2 (15.38%) Coaching
5 2 (15.38%) System Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
5 2 (15.38%) TDD
5 2 (15.38%) ITIL
5 2 (15.38%) XML
5 2 (15.38%) Selenium
5 2 (15.38%) ISEB
5 2 (15.38%) Finance
5 2 (15.38%) Scrum
5 2 (15.38%) Retail
6 1 (7.69%) Automotive
6 1 (7.69%) Degree
6 1 (7.69%) FitNesse
6 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
6 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
6 1 (7.69%) JUnit
6 1 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (7.69%) LoadRunner

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Selenium
2 1 (7.69%) FitNesse
2 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
2 1 (7.69%) JUnit
2 1 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (7.69%) LoadRunner
2 1 (7.69%) Maven
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Test Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Systems Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) QA Manager
3 2 (15.38%) QA Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Test Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Test Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Test Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) UNIX
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Manual Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Test Automation
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
5 2 (15.38%) TDD
5 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
5 2 (15.38%) ITIL
5 2 (15.38%) System Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Data Transformation
5 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
5 2 (15.38%) Coaching
5 2 (15.38%) Scrum
6 1 (7.69%) People Management
6 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Line Management
6 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
6 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
6 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Migration
6 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) VB
2 1 (7.69%) Python
2 1 (7.69%) Jython
2 1 (7.69%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ISEB
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle