Period
to 23 February 2018

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 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 50 42
Rank change year-on-year +25 -8 +21
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 115 55 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 8.49% 4.48% 5.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.51% 5.11% 5.94%
Number of salaries quoted 84 53 81
Coventry median annual salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.23% +1.25% +10.34%
10th Percentile £26,250 £30,850 £21,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £55,000 £51,250
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +8.84%

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 1,209 1,076 1,213
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 89.23% 87.69% 86.03%
Number of salaries quoted 940 866 1,025
Coventry median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £62,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.94% -4.71% +6.25%

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 23 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Coventry

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, IT jobs citing Test Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Coventry region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 99 (86.09%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (53.04%) JavaScript
3 59 (51.30%) SQL
4 53 (46.09%) Jenkins
5 51 (44.35%) Scrum
6 46 (40.00%) Docker
7 43 (37.39%) Java
8 40 (34.78%) MVC
8 40 (34.78%) Mentoring
9 39 (33.91%) SOAP
10 36 (31.30%) Selenium
11 33 (28.70%) Oracle
12 30 (26.09%) Hibernate
12 30 (26.09%) Spring
12 30 (26.09%) Puppet
12 30 (26.09%) REST
13 29 (25.22%) Microsoft Azure
13 29 (25.22%) Opscode Chef
13 29 (25.22%) Retail
13 29 (25.22%) Spring MVC
13 29 (25.22%) J2EE
13 29 (25.22%) JBoss
13 29 (25.22%) CRM
14 26 (22.61%) Unit Testing
14 26 (22.61%) Manual Testing
14 26 (22.61%) Git (software)
15 25 (21.74%) ISTQB
16 24 (20.87%) Test Scripting
16 24 (20.87%) Python
17 22 (19.13%) QA

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 29 (25.22%) JBoss
2 1 (0.87%) Confluence
Applications
1 16 (13.91%) Chatbot
2 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 29 (25.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (6.96%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.87%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.04%) NoSQL
2 13 (11.30%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (10.43%) Data Mining
3 12 (10.43%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.61%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.74%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.87%) DataStage
6 1 (0.87%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (0.87%) QualityStage
Development Applications
1 53 (46.09%) Jenkins
2 36 (31.30%) Selenium
3 26 (22.61%) Git (software)
4 22 (19.13%) Cucumber
5 17 (14.78%) WebDriver
6 16 (13.91%) Robot Framework
7 15 (13.04%) Subversion
8 11 (9.57%) SoapUI
9 8 (6.96%) Babel
9 8 (6.96%) Grunt
9 8 (6.96%) gulp
9 8 (6.96%) webpack
10 7 (6.09%) JIRA
11 6 (5.22%) Bugzilla
12 4 (3.48%) Visual Studio
13 3 (2.61%) JMeter
13 3 (2.61%) Team Foundation Server
14 2 (1.74%) Fiddler
14 2 (1.74%) HP UFT
15 1 (0.87%) JUnit
General
1 29 (25.22%) Retail
2 12 (10.43%) Back Office
3 6 (5.22%) Finance
4 5 (4.35%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.48%) Electronics
6 3 (2.61%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (26.96%) Developer
2 23 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 21 (18.26%) Analyst
4 20 (17.39%) Test Engineer
5 19 (16.52%) Test Analyst
6 18 (15.65%) Test Automation Engineer
7 16 (13.91%) Software Engineer
8 15 (13.04%) Senior Software Engineer
9 13 (11.30%) Senior Test Engineer
10 12 (10.43%) Automation Test Analyst
11 11 (9.57%) Junior
11 11 (9.57%) Python Software Engineer
11 11 (9.57%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
12 10 (8.70%) Tester
13 9 (7.83%) Selenium Test Analyst
14 7 (6.09%) Junior Developer
15 6 (5.22%) Automation Test Lead
15 6 (5.22%) Junior Java Developer
15 6 (5.22%) Software Developer
16 5 (4.35%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (33.91%) SOAP
2 30 (26.09%) Hibernate
2 30 (26.09%) REST
2 30 (26.09%) Spring
3 29 (25.22%) J2EE
3 29 (25.22%) Spring MVC
4 21 (18.26%) Node.js
4 21 (18.26%) RESTful
5 20 (17.39%) React
6 19 (16.52%) JPA
7 15 (13.04%) .NET
7 15 (13.04%) HTML
8 12 (10.43%) Django
8 12 (10.43%) Flask
8 12 (10.43%) Natural Language Processing
9 11 (9.57%) Web Services
10 10 (8.70%) JSON
11 9 (7.83%) CSS
11 9 (7.83%) jQuery
12 8 (6.96%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.26%) User Experience
2 12 (10.43%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (3.48%) Client/Server
3 4 (3.48%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.48%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.87%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.87%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.30%) Linux
2 2 (1.74%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (86.09%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (44.35%) Scrum
3 40 (34.78%) Mentoring
3 40 (34.78%) MVC
4 29 (25.22%) CRM
5 26 (22.61%) Manual Testing
5 26 (22.61%) Unit Testing
6 24 (20.87%) Test Scripting
7 22 (19.13%) Software Engineering
8 21 (18.26%) Microservices
8 21 (18.26%) Regression Testing
8 21 (18.26%) Software Testing
9 20 (17.39%) SOA
10 18 (15.65%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (13.91%) Cross-Browser Testing
12 14 (12.17%) Artificial Intelligence
12 14 (12.17%) Machine Learning
13 13 (11.30%) TDD
14 12 (10.43%) Speech Recognition
14 12 (10.43%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 61 (53.04%) JavaScript
2 59 (51.30%) SQL
3 43 (37.39%) Java
4 24 (20.87%) Python
5 14 (12.17%) C#
6 8 (6.96%) ES6
7 6 (5.22%) C++
8 3 (2.61%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.74%) F#
9 2 (1.74%) Groovy
9 2 (1.74%) MATLAB
9 2 (1.74%) R
10 1 (0.87%) Ruby
10 1 (0.87%) Scala
10 1 (0.87%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.87%) VB
10 1 (0.87%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (21.74%) ISTQB
2 22 (19.13%) ISEB
3 5 (4.35%) Degree
4 2 (1.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (19.13%) QA
System Software
1 46 (40.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 30 (26.09%) Puppet
2 29 (25.22%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (11.30%) Marathon
Vendors
1 33 (28.70%) Oracle
2 7 (6.09%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.74%) Google
3 2 (1.74%) Reuters
4 1 (0.87%) Cognos
4 1 (0.87%) IBM
4 1 (0.87%) Netezza
4 1 (0.87%) Pegasus