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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 65 67 64
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 2 2 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.31% 0.33% 2.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.34% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 13
Median salary £34,250 £46,250 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.94% +44.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,650 £39,250 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £34,850 £53,250 £36,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
620 596 626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 95.24% 97.39% 98.58%
Number of salaries quoted 489 536 554
Median salary £40,500 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.81% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 5 December 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 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
1 2 (66.67%) QA
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) OOP

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 (33.33%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cognos
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) SAP