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

Automated Testing
West Midlands / Coventry
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 35 61
Rank change year-on-year +9 +26  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 57 40 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 7.47% 5.63% 2.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.53% 6.47% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 46 32 12
Median salary £34,500 £46,500 £56,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.80% -16.96%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £34,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £65,000 £62,250
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 668 618 689
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 87.55% 86.92% 85.91%
Number of salaries quoted 558 511 562
Median salary £42,500 £43,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.16% -4.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Coventry

For the 6 months to 22 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 43 (55.84%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (41.56%) Manual Testing
3 30 (38.96%) Java
4 27 (35.06%) Regression Testing
5 25 (32.47%) Unit Testing
6 23 (29.87%) QA
6 23 (29.87%) Selenium
7 20 (25.97%) SQL
7 20 (25.97%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (22.08%) Mathematics
8 17 (22.08%) Mentoring
9 16 (20.78%) SDLC
10 15 (19.48%) SoapUI
11 14 (18.18%) Finance
11 14 (18.18%) Scrum
11 14 (18.18%) TDD
11 14 (18.18%) .NET
11 14 (18.18%) SOAP
12 12 (15.58%) Microsoft
12 12 (15.58%) Jenkins
13 11 (14.29%) Scenario Testing
13 11 (14.29%) Linux
13 11 (14.29%) ISTQB
13 11 (14.29%) Degree
14 10 (12.99%) JMeter
14 10 (12.99%) JIRA
14 10 (12.99%) Middleware
14 10 (12.99%) Performance Testing
14 10 (12.99%) Coaching
15 9 (11.69%) Python

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 (2.60%) OpenEdge
1 2 (2.60%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.30%) Confluence
2 1 (1.30%) EPiServer
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.19%) GitHub
2 2 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.60%) SaaS
3 1 (1.30%) G Suite
3 1 (1.30%) Office 365
3 1 (1.30%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.90%) Bluetooth
1 3 (3.90%) Ethernet
1 3 (3.90%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (3.90%) Wireless
2 2 (2.60%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.39%) MongoDB
1 8 (10.39%) NoSQL
2 6 (7.79%) MySQL
3 4 (5.19%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (5.19%) Data Mining
3 4 (5.19%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (2.60%) Neo4j
4 2 (2.60%) RavenDB
4 2 (2.60%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.60%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 23 (29.87%) Selenium
2 15 (19.48%) SoapUI
3 12 (15.58%) Jenkins
4 10 (12.99%) JIRA
4 10 (12.99%) JMeter
5 8 (10.39%) Git (software)
6 5 (6.49%) Cucumber
7 4 (5.19%) Appium
7 4 (5.19%) GoCD
7 4 (5.19%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (3.90%) Concordion
8 3 (3.90%) Rational Rhapsody
8 3 (3.90%) Subversion
9 2 (2.60%) Eclipse
9 2 (2.60%) FitNesse
9 2 (2.60%) IntelliJ
9 2 (2.60%) Mercurial
9 2 (2.60%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (2.60%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.30%) Hudson
General
1 14 (18.18%) Finance
2 4 (5.19%) Back Office
2 4 (5.19%) Banking
3 3 (3.90%) Aerospace
3 3 (3.90%) Automotive
3 3 (3.90%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.90%) Retail
4 1 (1.30%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 27 (35.06%) Analyst
2 20 (25.97%) Test Analyst
3 18 (23.38%) Tester
4 15 (19.48%) Systems Tester
4 15 (19.48%) Test Engineer
5 11 (14.29%) Automation Tester
5 11 (14.29%) QA Engineer
5 11 (14.29%) QA Test Engineer
5 11 (14.29%) Senior Test Engineer
6 8 (10.39%) Senior QA Engineer
7 7 (9.09%) Software Analyst
8 6 (7.79%) Test Automation Engineer
9 5 (6.49%) Automation Test Analyst
9 5 (6.49%) Quality Analyst
9 5 (6.49%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
10 4 (5.19%) C# Developer
10 4 (5.19%) Developer
10 4 (5.19%) Senior Software Engineer
10 4 (5.19%) Software Engineer
10 4 (5.19%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.18%) .NET
1 14 (18.18%) SOAP
2 10 (12.99%) Middleware
3 5 (6.49%) Web Services
4 4 (5.19%) AngularJS
4 4 (5.19%) Django
4 4 (5.19%) Flask
4 4 (5.19%) Natural Language Processing
4 4 (5.19%) Node.js
4 4 (5.19%) React
4 4 (5.19%) RESTful
5 3 (3.90%) HTML
6 2 (2.60%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.60%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.60%) CSS
6 2 (2.60%) J2EE
6 2 (2.60%) jQuery
6 2 (2.60%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (2.60%) REST
6 2 (2.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.79%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.19%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (5.19%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (5.19%) N-Tier
2 4 (5.19%) User Experience
3 2 (2.60%) BYOD
3 2 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.30%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.30%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.29%) Linux
2 8 (10.39%) Unix
3 1 (1.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (55.84%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (41.56%) Manual Testing
3 27 (35.06%) Regression Testing
4 25 (32.47%) Unit Testing
5 20 (25.97%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (22.08%) Mathematics
6 17 (22.08%) Mentoring
7 16 (20.78%) SDLC
8 14 (18.18%) Scrum
8 14 (18.18%) TDD
9 11 (14.29%) Scenario Testing
10 10 (12.99%) Coaching
10 10 (12.99%) Performance Testing
11 8 (10.39%) Configuration Management
11 8 (10.39%) Software Testing
11 8 (10.39%) Test Management
12 7 (9.09%) RAD
12 7 (9.09%) Software Engineering
12 7 (9.09%) Web Development
13 6 (7.79%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 30 (38.96%) Java
2 20 (25.97%) SQL
3 9 (11.69%) C#
3 9 (11.69%) Python
4 7 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 6 (7.79%) C++
5 6 (7.79%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.90%) C
7 2 (2.60%) F#
7 2 (2.60%) MATLAB
7 2 (2.60%) PHP
7 2 (2.60%) R
8 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.30%) Groovy
8 1 (1.30%) Perl
8 1 (1.30%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (14.29%) Degree
1 11 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 7 (9.09%) ISEB
3 4 (5.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.60%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.60%) CSQA
4 2 (2.60%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (29.87%) QA
2 2 (2.60%) COBIT
3 1 (1.30%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (7.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (15.58%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.79%) Oracle
3 4 (5.19%) Cognizant
3 4 (5.19%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (3.90%) Google
4 3 (3.90%) Green Hills
4 3 (3.90%) QNX
5 2 (2.60%) HP
6 1 (1.30%) IBM
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary
Posted: 14 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £50,242 per year + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago