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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 62 69 57
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 15 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.96% 0.15% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.24% 0.17% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 15 0 0
Average salary £42,500 - -
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
671 578 447
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 87.71% 86.92% 82.62%
Number of salaries quoted 562 469 334
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
Salary Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Coventry

Test Strategy
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 11 (68.75%) Software Testing
1 11 (68.75%) Automated Testing
1 11 (68.75%) QA
1 11 (68.75%) Manual Testing
1 11 (68.75%) Functional Testing
2 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Test Management
3 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (18.75%) Finance
5 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 2 (12.50%) Coaching
5 2 (12.50%) ERP
5 2 (12.50%) BPR
6 1 (6.25%) Project Management
6 1 (6.25%) Logistics
6 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (6.25%) Test Planning
6 1 (6.25%) Mentoring

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Analyst
2 8 (50.00%) QA Analyst
2 8 (50.00%) QA Engineer
2 8 (50.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 8 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 7 (43.75%) QA Test Engineer
3 7 (43.75%) Software Analyst
3 7 (43.75%) Software QA Engineer
3 7 (43.75%) Software Test Analyst
3 7 (43.75%) Test Engineer
4 6 (37.50%) Software Test Engineer
5 5 (31.25%) Automation Analyst
5 5 (31.25%) Automation Engineer
5 5 (31.25%) Automation Test Analyst
5 5 (31.25%) Manual Test Analyst
5 5 (31.25%) QA Automation Engineer
5 5 (31.25%) QA Leader
5 5 (31.25%) Test Automation Engineer
6 4 (25.00%) Test Manager
7 3 (18.75%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Automated Testing
1 11 (68.75%) Functional Testing
1 11 (68.75%) Manual Testing
1 11 (68.75%) Software Testing
2 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (25.00%) Test Management
4 2 (12.50%) BPR
4 2 (12.50%) Coaching
4 2 (12.50%) ERP
4 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 1 (6.25%) Logistics
5 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) Test Planning
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (68.75%) QA