Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for Software Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Testing over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 96 91
Rank change year-on-year +4 -5 +4
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 8 18 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.61% 1.27% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 1.42% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 7 16 16
Coventry median annual salary £35,000 £37,750 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.28% -14.20% +10.00%
10th Percentile £24,250 £30,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £48,250 £53,750 £54,805
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +17.65% +4.62% -

Software Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Coventry
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1184 1269 1255
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 89.83% 89.49% 87.03%
Number of salaries quoted 947 1042 1027
Coventry median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £62,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

Job postings citing Software Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Coventry.

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing in Coventry

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

Salary trend for Software Testing in Coventry

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Coventry

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Testing in Coventry over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Testing in Coventry

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Coventry region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 4 (50.00%) SQL
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) QA
2 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
2 3 (37.50%) JIRA
3 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (25.00%) SDLC
3 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 2 (25.00%) Selenium
3 2 (25.00%) Capita
3 2 (25.00%) Netezza
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) ETL
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) Cognos
3 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (25.00%) Informatica
3 2 (25.00%) HP UFT
4 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
4 1 (12.50%) IBM
4 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (12.50%) SOAP
4 1 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services

Software Testing
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (12.50%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) JIRA
2 2 (25.00%) HP UFT
2 2 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Software Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Test Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Junior
3 2 (25.00%) Junior Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Test Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Software Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Data Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Graduate Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Graduate Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Graduate Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Junior Software Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Junior Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) QA Test Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) SOAP
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 2 (25.00%) ETL
3 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Load Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
4 1 (12.50%) System Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
2 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Capita
1 2 (25.00%) Cognos
1 2 (25.00%) Informatica
1 2 (25.00%) Netezza
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Ab Initio
2 1 (12.50%) IBM