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 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 62 65 76
Rank change year-on-year +3 +11  
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 2 16 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.36% 2.05% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 2.38% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2 16 1
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 477 672 607
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 86.41% 86.04% 83.72%
Number of salaries quoted 416 536 483
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% -1.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) ISEB
2 5 (55.56%) QA
3 3 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) .NET
3 3 (33.33%) Selenium
3 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 3 (33.33%) SDLC
4 2 (22.22%) Ranorex
4 2 (22.22%) SpecFlow
4 2 (22.22%) Gherkin
4 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
4 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
4 2 (22.22%) System Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
4 2 (22.22%) HP UFT
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 1 (11.11%) Linux
5 1 (11.11%) UML
5 1 (11.11%) Python

Software Testing
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 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (11.11%) EPiServer
1 1 (11.11%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Cognos Query Studio
1 1 (11.11%) IBM InfoSphere
1 1 (11.11%) QlikView
1 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
2 2 (22.22%) HP UFT
2 2 (22.22%) Ranorex
2 2 (22.22%) SpecFlow
3 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 1 (11.11%) JIRA
3 1 (11.11%) JMeter
3 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
3 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Test Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Systems Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Software Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Software Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Test Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Database Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) IT Manager
4 1 (11.11%) QA Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) QA Manager
4 1 (11.11%) QA Test Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) QA Test Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Senior QA Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Database Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) Gherkin
3 1 (11.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) VxWorks
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (33.33%) SDLC
1 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
1 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
2 2 (22.22%) System Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (11.11%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Test Management
3 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
3 1 (11.11%) V-Model
3 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) C
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded C
3 1 (11.11%) Perl
3 1 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) ISEB
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
3 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) QA
2 1 (11.11%) IEC 61508
2 1 (11.11%) ISO13485
2 1 (11.11%) MISRA
2 1 (11.11%) MISRA C
2 1 (11.11%) PMO
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Ab Initio
3 1 (11.11%) Cognos
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) Informatica
3 1 (11.11%) QNX
3 1 (11.11%) SAP
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