The median annual salary for a QA Tester was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Coventry during the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance Tester
West Midlands / Coventry
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 - 75
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.15% - 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% - 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Median salary £35,000 - £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,750
% change year-on-year -6.66% +11.11%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Coventry. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Coventry
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 649 696 724
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 96.29% 96.00% 94.27%
Number of salaries quoted 564 582 617
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £53,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

QA Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry that featured QA Tester in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for QA Tester in Coventry

QA Tester
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

Salary trend for QA Tester in Coventry

QA Tester Skill Set
Top 11 Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, QA 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 QA Tester in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

QA Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft