The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for Test Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
West Midlands / Coventry
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 36 65
Rank change year-on-year +11 +29  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 56 36 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 7.32% 5.06% 2.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.37% 5.81% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 45 28 11
Median salary £34,000 £46,500 £56,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.88% -16.96%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £33,550 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Test Automation 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 669 620 685
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 87.45% 87.20% 86.27%
Number of salaries quoted 560 512 558
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 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Coventry

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

Salary trend for Test Automation in Coventry

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Coventry

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Coventry over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Coventry

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 40 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (43.24%) Manual Testing
3 28 (37.84%) Java
4 27 (36.49%) Regression Testing
5 24 (32.43%) Unit Testing
6 22 (29.73%) QA
7 21 (28.38%) Selenium
8 19 (25.68%) SQL
8 19 (25.68%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (22.97%) Mathematics
10 15 (20.27%) Mentoring
10 15 (20.27%) SDLC
11 14 (18.92%) SoapUI
11 14 (18.92%) Finance
11 14 (18.92%) .NET
11 14 (18.92%) SOAP
12 13 (17.57%) Scrum
13 12 (16.22%) TDD
13 12 (16.22%) Microsoft
14 11 (14.86%) Jenkins
14 11 (14.86%) Scenario Testing
15 10 (13.51%) Coaching
15 10 (13.51%) Performance Testing
15 10 (13.51%) JMeter
15 10 (13.51%) Degree
15 10 (13.51%) ISTQB
15 10 (13.51%) Middleware
16 9 (12.16%) C#
16 9 (12.16%) JIRA
17 8 (10.81%) Software Testing

Test Automation
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 (2.70%) OpenEdge
1 2 (2.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.35%) Confluence
2 1 (1.35%) EPiServer
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.41%) GitHub
2 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.35%) G Suite
2 1 (1.35%) Office 365
2 1 (1.35%) SaaS
2 1 (1.35%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.05%) Bluetooth
1 3 (4.05%) Ethernet
1 3 (4.05%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (4.05%) Wireless
2 2 (2.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.11%) MongoDB
1 6 (8.11%) NoSQL
2 4 (5.41%) MySQL
3 3 (4.05%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (4.05%) Data Mining
3 3 (4.05%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.70%) Neo4j
4 2 (2.70%) RavenDB
4 2 (2.70%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (28.38%) Selenium
2 14 (18.92%) SoapUI
3 11 (14.86%) Jenkins
4 10 (13.51%) JMeter
5 9 (12.16%) JIRA
6 7 (9.46%) Git (software)
7 4 (5.41%) Appium
7 4 (5.41%) Cucumber
7 4 (5.41%) GoCD
7 4 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (4.05%) Rational Rhapsody
8 3 (4.05%) Subversion
9 2 (2.70%) Concordion
9 2 (2.70%) Eclipse
9 2 (2.70%) IntelliJ
9 2 (2.70%) Mercurial
9 2 (2.70%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (2.70%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.35%) FitNesse
10 1 (1.35%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (18.92%) Finance
2 4 (5.41%) Banking
3 3 (4.05%) Aerospace
3 3 (4.05%) Automotive
3 3 (4.05%) Back Office
3 3 (4.05%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.05%) Retail
4 1 (1.35%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 27 (36.49%) Analyst
2 20 (27.03%) Test Analyst
3 18 (24.32%) Tester
4 15 (20.27%) Systems Tester
4 15 (20.27%) Test Engineer
5 11 (14.86%) Automation Tester
5 11 (14.86%) QA Engineer
5 11 (14.86%) QA Test Engineer
5 11 (14.86%) Senior Test Engineer
6 8 (10.81%) Senior QA Engineer
7 7 (9.46%) Software Analyst
8 6 (8.11%) Test Automation Engineer
9 5 (6.76%) Automation Test Analyst
9 5 (6.76%) Quality Analyst
9 5 (6.76%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
10 4 (5.41%) C# Developer
10 4 (5.41%) Developer
10 4 (5.41%) Software Test Analyst
11 3 (4.05%) Software Developer
11 3 (4.05%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.92%) .NET
1 14 (18.92%) SOAP
2 10 (13.51%) Middleware
3 5 (6.76%) Web Services
4 4 (5.41%) AngularJS
5 3 (4.05%) Django
5 3 (4.05%) Flask
5 3 (4.05%) HTML
5 3 (4.05%) Natural Language Processing
5 3 (4.05%) Node.js
5 3 (4.05%) React
5 3 (4.05%) RESTful
6 2 (2.70%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.70%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.70%) CSS
6 2 (2.70%) J2EE
6 2 (2.70%) jQuery
6 2 (2.70%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (2.70%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (2.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.76%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.41%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (5.41%) N-Tier
3 3 (4.05%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (4.05%) User Experience
4 2 (2.70%) BYOD
5 1 (1.35%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.35%) DataPower
5 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.81%) Linux
2 7 (9.46%) Unix
3 1 (1.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (43.24%) Manual Testing
3 27 (36.49%) Regression Testing
4 24 (32.43%) Unit Testing
5 19 (25.68%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (22.97%) Mathematics
7 15 (20.27%) Mentoring
7 15 (20.27%) SDLC
8 13 (17.57%) Scrum
9 12 (16.22%) TDD
10 11 (14.86%) Scenario Testing
11 10 (13.51%) Coaching
11 10 (13.51%) Performance Testing
12 8 (10.81%) Configuration Management
12 8 (10.81%) Software Testing
13 7 (9.46%) RAD
13 7 (9.46%) Test Management
13 7 (9.46%) Web Development
14 6 (8.11%) Software Engineering
14 6 (8.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 28 (37.84%) Java
2 19 (25.68%) SQL
3 9 (12.16%) C#
4 6 (8.11%) PL/SQL
4 6 (8.11%) Python
5 5 (6.76%) C++
5 5 (6.76%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.05%) C
7 2 (2.70%) F#
7 2 (2.70%) MATLAB
7 2 (2.70%) R
8 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.35%) Groovy
8 1 (1.35%) Perl
8 1 (1.35%) PHP
8 1 (1.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (13.51%) Degree
1 10 (13.51%) ISTQB
2 7 (9.46%) ISEB
3 3 (4.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.35%) CSQA
4 1 (1.35%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (29.73%) QA
2 2 (2.70%) COBIT
3 1 (1.35%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (5.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.11%) Oracle
3 4 (5.41%) Cognizant
4 3 (4.05%) Google
4 3 (4.05%) Green Hills
4 3 (4.05%) QNX
4 3 (4.05%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.70%) HP
6 1 (1.35%) IBM
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Cognizant
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £25000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Ashdown IT
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £50,242 per year + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago