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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 52 72 49
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 15 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 2.37% 0.15% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.50% 0.15% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 2
Average salary £37,500 £52,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +68.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Job Titles Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
600 647 369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 94.64% 94.04% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 520 477 333
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 25 (73.53%) ISEB
2 24 (70.59%) SQL
3 15 (44.12%) QA
4 10 (29.41%) Test Scripting
5 9 (26.47%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (26.47%) ETL
6 8 (23.53%) SOA
6 8 (23.53%) Back Office
6 8 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (23.53%) SharePoint
6 8 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (23.53%) Software Testing
7 7 (20.59%) Manual Testing
7 7 (20.59%) Finance
8 6 (17.65%) UNIX
8 6 (17.65%) Windows
8 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
8 6 (17.65%) Automated Testing
8 6 (17.65%) ISTQB
9 5 (14.71%) Unit Testing
9 5 (14.71%) Integration Testing
9 5 (14.71%) System Testing
9 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (14.71%) VB
9 5 (14.71%) HTML
9 5 (14.71%) Automation Testing
10 4 (11.76%) Java
10 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
10 4 (11.76%) Scrum
10 4 (11.76%) Performance Testing

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 8 (23.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) VoIP
1 2 (5.88%) Firewall
1 2 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.94%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (23.53%) Back Office
2 7 (20.59%) Finance
3 4 (11.76%) Retail
4 2 (5.88%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) UNIX
1 6 (17.65%) Windows
2 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Test Scripting
2 9 (26.47%) ETL
3 8 (23.53%) SOA
3 8 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (23.53%) Software Testing
4 7 (20.59%) Manual Testing
5 6 (17.65%) Automated Testing
6 5 (14.71%) Unit Testing
6 5 (14.71%) Integration Testing
6 5 (14.71%) System Testing
6 5 (14.71%) Automation Testing
7 4 (11.76%) Scrum
7 4 (11.76%) Performance Testing
7 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (5.88%) Compatibility Testing
8 2 (5.88%) Security Testing
9 1 (2.94%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 24 (70.59%) SQL
2 5 (14.71%) VB
3 4 (11.76%) Java
4 3 (8.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (73.53%) ISEB
2 6 (17.65%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.88%) CISSP
3 2 (5.88%) CISMP
3 2 (5.88%) CEH
4 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (44.12%) QA
2 2 (5.88%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.82%) Citrix
3 2 (5.88%) EMC
4 1 (2.94%) Netezza
4 1 (2.94%) IBM
4 1 (2.94%) Cognos
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago