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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
West Midlands / Coventry
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 60 78
Rank change year-on-year -7 +18  
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 9 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 1.16% 1.13% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 1.30% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 3
Median salary £35,000 £41,750 £53,054
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.16% -21.30%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,750 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.14% -  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
Coventry
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 677 617 685
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 87.47% 87.02% 86.06%
Number of salaries quoted 564 509 557
Median salary £42,500 £42,655 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.36% -5.21%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry citing Software Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 8 (72.73%) Test Automation
2 7 (63.64%) ISEB
3 5 (45.45%) SoapUI
3 5 (45.45%) QA
4 4 (36.36%) Selenium
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) TDD
4 4 (36.36%) ISTQB
4 4 (36.36%) SOAP
4 4 (36.36%) Regression Testing
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) JIRA
5 3 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (27.27%) System Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Exploratory Testing
6 2 (18.18%) SDLC
6 2 (18.18%) Degree
6 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Test Management
6 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
6 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
6 2 (18.18%) Java
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
6 2 (18.18%) ITIL
7 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
7 1 (9.09%) Google
7 1 (9.09%) Wireless
7 1 (9.09%) JMeter

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (9.09%) EPiServer
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) G Suite
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
1 1 (9.09%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
1 1 (9.09%) NFC
1 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) SoapUI
2 4 (36.36%) Selenium
3 3 (27.27%) JIRA
4 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
4 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 1 (9.09%) JMeter
4 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner
4 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Automotive
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Quality Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Software Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) QA Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Penetration Tester
4 1 (9.09%) QA Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) QA Manager
4 1 (9.09%) QA Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) QA Test Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior QA Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) SOAP
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Test Automation
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Regression Testing
2 4 (36.36%) TDD
3 3 (27.27%) Exploratory Testing
3 3 (27.27%) System Testing
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
4 2 (18.18%) SDLC
4 2 (18.18%) Test Management
4 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
4 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) BDD
5 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 1 (9.09%) CRM
5 1 (9.09%) DSDM
5 1 (9.09%) Kanban
5 1 (9.09%) Load Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Reverse Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) ISEB
2 4 (36.36%) ISTQB
3 3 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Google
1 1 (9.09%) HP
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft