The first table below looks at the demand for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Coventry region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 41 71 36
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 20 3 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 3.65% 0.46% 4.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.91% 0.48% 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 19 3 17
Average salary £31,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £35,000 £20,600
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £35,000 £38,400
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
Job Titles Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
512 623 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 93.43% 94.68% 92.87%
Number of salaries quoted 433 562 338
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Tester
West Midlands

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Tester in the job title across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Tester
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

Tester Salary Trend in Coventry

Tester
Salary Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Tester Salary Histogram in Coventry

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry region that cited Tester in their job title 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 with Tester in their job title.

1 20 (51.28%) Test Scripting
2 16 (41.03%) Automated Testing
3 15 (38.46%) ISEB
4 13 (33.33%) QA
5 10 (25.64%) Internet
5 10 (25.64%) PHP
5 10 (25.64%) Selenium
6 8 (20.51%) Performance Testing
6 8 (20.51%) Java
6 8 (20.51%) Scrum
7 7 (17.95%) Finance
7 7 (17.95%) SQL
8 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (15.38%) Degree
9 5 (12.82%) Manual Testing
9 5 (12.82%) Software Testing
10 4 (10.26%) Banking
10 4 (10.26%) Retail
10 4 (10.26%) HP
10 4 (10.26%) LoadRunner
10 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
11 3 (7.69%) Citrix
11 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
11 3 (7.69%) UNIX
11 3 (7.69%) Windows
11 3 (7.69%) T-SQL
11 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
11 3 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (5.13%) ISTQB
12 2 (5.13%) Automation Testing

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry region that cited Tester in their job title 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 with Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.64%) Internet
2 2 (5.13%) VoIP
2 2 (5.13%) Firewall
2 2 (5.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (25.64%) Selenium
2 4 (10.26%) LoadRunner
3 3 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (17.95%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Banking
2 4 (10.26%) Retail
2 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.13%) Automotive
4 1 (2.56%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) HTML
2 1 (2.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) UNIX
1 3 (7.69%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) Test Scripting
2 16 (41.03%) Automated Testing
3 8 (20.51%) Performance Testing
3 8 (20.51%) Scrum
4 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (12.82%) Manual Testing
5 5 (12.82%) Software Testing
6 2 (5.13%) Automation Testing
6 2 (5.13%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (5.13%) System Testing
6 2 (5.13%) Compatibility Testing
6 2 (5.13%) Security Testing
6 2 (5.13%) Unit Testing
6 2 (5.13%) Integration Testing
7 1 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.56%) SOA
7 1 (2.56%) ETL
7 1 (2.56%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.56%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.64%) PHP
2 8 (20.51%) Java
3 7 (17.95%) SQL
4 3 (7.69%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (38.46%) ISEB
2 6 (15.38%) Degree
3 2 (5.13%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.13%) CEH
3 2 (5.13%) CISMP
3 2 (5.13%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (5.13%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 4 (10.26%) HP
2 3 (7.69%) Citrix
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.13%) EMC
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago