Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for Test Strategy skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Strategy over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Strategy
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 96 90
Rank change year-on-year +1 -6 -19
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 7 15 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.53% 1.06% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 1.19% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2 14 14
Coventry median annual salary £40,000 £42,750 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.43% -25.65% +49.35%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,875 £29,750
90th Percentile £49,500 £77,800 £65,000
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - -5.26% +10.47%

Test Strategy 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 1177 1261 1253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 89.64% 89.50% 86.95%
Number of salaries quoted 941 1037 1017
Coventry median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.18% - +2.41%
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,500 £61,250 £62,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Test Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Strategy in Coventry

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

Salary trend for Test Strategy in Coventry

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in Coventry

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Strategy in Coventry over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Strategy in Coventry

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing Test Strategy 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 Strategy.

1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) QA
1 4 (57.14%) Selenium
1 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
1 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
2 3 (42.86%) Private Cloud
2 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 3 (42.86%) JIRA
2 3 (42.86%) WebDriver
2 3 (42.86%) Confluence
2 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
2 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
2 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (42.86%) CRM
2 3 (42.86%) ISEB
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Health Informatics
3 2 (28.57%) Resource Management
3 2 (28.57%) Informatics
3 2 (28.57%) Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) Use Case
4 1 (14.29%) User Stories
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Scenario Testing

Test Strategy
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 3 (42.86%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Selenium
2 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
2 3 (42.86%) JIRA
2 3 (42.86%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Software Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (42.86%) Private Cloud
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
1 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
1 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (42.86%) CRM
2 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
2 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) Health Informatics
3 2 (28.57%) Informatics
3 2 (28.57%) Resource Management
4 1 (14.29%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Use Case
4 1 (14.29%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISEB
1 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA