The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for System Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

System Testing
West Midlands > Coventry
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 67 75
Rank change year-on-year -8 +8  
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 3 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.40% 0.71% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.81% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 4
Coventry median annual salary £37,500 £46,000 £52,777
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.47% -12.84%  
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,400 £33,925
90th Percentile £38,750 £54,000 £59,508
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £31,750 £33,250
% change year-on-year +25.98% -4.51%  

System 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 663 618 702
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 87.47% 87.17% 86.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2606 1924 2174
Coventry median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.55%  
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,500 £63,750 £63,750
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

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

Job vacancy trend for System Testing in Coventry

System Testing
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

Salary trend for System Testing in Coventry

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT jobs citing System 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 System Testing.

1 6 (100.00%) QA
2 5 (83.33%) ISTQB
3 4 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (50.00%) SoapUI
4 3 (50.00%) ISEB
4 3 (50.00%) SOAP
4 3 (50.00%) Java
4 3 (50.00%) JIRA
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) Regression Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Retail
5 2 (33.33%) SSH
5 2 (33.33%) Selenium
5 2 (33.33%) Use Case
5 2 (33.33%) Atlassian
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (33.33%) HTTPS
5 2 (33.33%) XML
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL
5 2 (33.33%) Windows
5 2 (33.33%) Linux
5 2 (33.33%) Mac OS X
5 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (33.33%) Zephyr
5 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 2 (33.33%) Test Automation

System 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 2 (33.33%) Confluence
2 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (16.67%) EPiServer
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) HTTPS
1 2 (33.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) JIRA
1 3 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) Mercurial
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) Zephyr
3 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Test Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) QA Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) QA Manager
4 1 (16.67%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) QA Test Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (33.33%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Mac OS X
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) Use Case
3 1 (16.67%) Case Management
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) ISTQB
2 4 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (50.00%) ISEB
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Atlassian
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft