Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 54 54
Rank change year-on-year +26 0 -19
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 93 61 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 7.12% 4.28% 3.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.94% 4.78% 4.48%
Number of salaries quoted 70 54 61
Coventry median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% -11.76% +7.59%
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,900 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,050 £60,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -6.67%

Test Automation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Coventry
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1172 1276 1251
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 89.74% 89.54% 86.88%
Number of salaries quoted 937 1049 1014
Coventry median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,950 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £62,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

Job postings citing Test Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Coventry.

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 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Coventry

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 51 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (40.86%) Selenium
3 34 (36.56%) Java
3 34 (36.56%) Jenkins
4 31 (33.33%) SQL
4 31 (33.33%) SOAP
5 27 (29.03%) MVC
5 27 (29.03%) Manual Testing
6 25 (26.88%) Mentoring
6 25 (26.88%) Regression Testing
7 24 (25.81%) Scrum
8 22 (23.66%) Unit Testing
9 20 (21.51%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (21.51%) JavaScript
9 20 (21.51%) Mathematics
10 18 (19.35%) C#
11 17 (18.28%) Oracle
11 17 (18.28%) REST
12 16 (17.20%) Puppet
12 16 (17.20%) Opscode Chef
12 16 (17.20%) Microsoft Azure
12 16 (17.20%) J2EE
12 16 (17.20%) JBoss
12 16 (17.20%) Spring MVC
12 16 (17.20%) Spring
12 16 (17.20%) Hibernate
13 15 (16.13%) QA
13 15 (16.13%) SoapUI
13 15 (16.13%) Docker
14 14 (15.05%) JIRA

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 16 (17.20%) JBoss
2 3 (3.23%) Confluence
3 1 (1.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (5.38%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 16 (17.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (8.60%) GitHub
3 3 (3.23%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.08%) Bluetooth
1 1 (1.08%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.08%) HTTP
1 1 (1.08%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (1.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.53%) NoSQL
3 5 (5.38%) MongoDB
3 5 (5.38%) Neo4j
3 5 (5.38%) RavenDB
4 2 (2.15%) DataStage
4 2 (2.15%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (2.15%) QualityStage
5 1 (1.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 38 (40.86%) Selenium
2 34 (36.56%) Jenkins
3 15 (16.13%) SoapUI
4 14 (15.05%) JIRA
5 13 (13.98%) WebDriver
6 11 (11.83%) Cucumber
6 11 (11.83%) JMeter
7 8 (8.60%) Appium
7 8 (8.60%) GoCD
8 7 (7.53%) Git (software)
9 5 (5.38%) Octopus Deploy
9 5 (5.38%) Robot Framework
9 5 (5.38%) TeamCity
10 4 (4.30%) HP UFT
10 4 (4.30%) Subversion
10 4 (4.30%) Visual Studio
11 3 (3.23%) Babel
11 3 (3.23%) Bugzilla
11 3 (3.23%) gulp
11 3 (3.23%) webpack
General
1 11 (11.83%) Finance
2 7 (7.53%) Banking
2 7 (7.53%) Retail
3 4 (4.30%) Electronics
4 2 (2.15%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.08%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.08%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 28 (30.11%) Developer
2 22 (23.66%) Analyst
3 20 (21.51%) Tester
4 19 (20.43%) Test Analyst
5 13 (13.98%) Java Developer
6 12 (12.90%) Software Developer
6 12 (12.90%) Systems Tester
7 11 (11.83%) Automation Test Analyst
8 10 (10.75%) C# Developer
8 10 (10.75%) C# Software Developer
9 9 (9.68%) Automation Tester
10 8 (8.60%) Test Automation Engineer
10 8 (8.60%) Test Engineer
11 6 (6.45%) Junior
12 5 (5.38%) Angular Developer
12 5 (5.38%) Automation Test Lead
12 5 (5.38%) Full Stack Developer
12 5 (5.38%) Junior Developer
13 4 (4.30%) Test Automation Specialist
13 4 (4.30%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (33.33%) SOAP
2 17 (18.28%) REST
3 16 (17.20%) Hibernate
3 16 (17.20%) J2EE
3 16 (17.20%) Spring
3 16 (17.20%) Spring MVC
4 13 (13.98%) .NET
5 12 (12.90%) JPA
6 9 (9.68%) Web Services
7 8 (8.60%) AngularJS
8 7 (7.53%) .NET Framework
8 7 (7.53%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (7.53%) Middleware
8 7 (7.53%) RabbitMQ
9 5 (5.38%) HTML
10 4 (4.30%) CSS
10 4 (4.30%) jQuery
10 4 (4.30%) WPF
11 3 (3.23%) Browserify
11 3 (3.23%) React
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.38%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (4.30%) Client/Server
2 4 (4.30%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.30%) User Experience
3 3 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.23%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.15%) BYOD
5 1 (1.08%) DataPower
5 1 (1.08%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (29.03%) Manual Testing
2 27 (29.03%) MVC
3 25 (26.88%) Mentoring
3 25 (26.88%) Regression Testing
4 24 (25.81%) Scrum
5 22 (23.66%) Unit Testing
6 20 (21.51%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (21.51%) Mathematics
7 13 (13.98%) CRM
8 12 (12.90%) Test Scripting
9 11 (11.83%) OO
9 11 (11.83%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (9.68%) Configuration Management
10 9 (9.68%) Software Engineering
11 8 (8.60%) Coaching
11 8 (8.60%) Microservices
11 8 (8.60%) Scenario Testing
11 8 (8.60%) Test Management
11 8 (8.60%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 34 (36.56%) Java
2 31 (33.33%) SQL
3 20 (21.51%) JavaScript
4 18 (19.35%) C#
5 7 (7.53%) F#
5 7 (7.53%) MATLAB
5 7 (7.53%) Python
5 7 (7.53%) R
6 3 (3.23%) C++
6 3 (3.23%) ES6
7 2 (2.15%) Groovy
8 1 (1.08%) C
8 1 (1.08%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.08%) VB
8 1 (1.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (11.83%) ISTQB
2 9 (9.68%) Degree
2 9 (9.68%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (16.13%) QA
System Software
1 15 (16.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (17.20%) Opscode Chef
1 16 (17.20%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (18.28%) Oracle
2 8 (8.60%) Cognizant
2 8 (8.60%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.53%) Google
4 3 (3.23%) IBM
5 2 (2.15%) Cognos
5 2 (2.15%) Netezza
5 2 (2.15%) Reuters
6 1 (1.08%) Green Hills
6 1 (1.08%) HP
6 1 (1.08%) Pegasus
6 1 (1.08%) QNX