The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Coventry region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 75 72 50
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 2 4 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.26% 0.54% 3.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.56% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 19
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Tester
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Coventry region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
723 715 600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 93.90% 96.23% 97.56%
Number of salaries quoted 617 592 516
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,091 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.22% -

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

The demand trend of job ads across the Coventry region that featured Tester in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Coventry region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 5 (71.43%) ISEB
2 3 (42.86%) QA
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
3 2 (28.57%) LoadUI
3 2 (28.57%) Test Planning
3 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 1 (14.29%) SAP
4 1 (14.29%) Cognos
4 1 (14.29%) ETL
4 1 (14.29%) SAS
4 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 1 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared

Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) LoadUI
1 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
2 1 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (14.29%) PhantomJS
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
2 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Test Planning
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
2 1 (14.29%) SDET
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Cognos
2 1 (14.29%) SAP
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £21648 - £26699.20 per annum + 46 days hols + exc pension + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Coventry, Warwickshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 7 days ago