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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Strategy
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 61 61 70
Rank change year-on-year 0 +9  
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 3 20 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.54% 2.56% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 2.98% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 3 19 6
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.22%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year - -3.40%  

Test Strategy 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 477 672 607
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 86.41% 86.04% 83.72%
Number of salaries quoted 416 536 483
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% -1.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Test Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

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

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (55.56%) QA
1 5 (55.56%) Mentoring
2 4 (44.44%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Test Management
3 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 3 (33.33%) SAP
3 3 (33.33%) Unix
3 3 (33.33%) SDLC
4 2 (22.22%) QA Automation
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (22.22%) ITSM
4 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
4 2 (22.22%) ISEB
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) PHP
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) MySQL
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Python
4 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
4 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) Military
4 2 (22.22%) Selenium
4 2 (22.22%) FitNesse
4 2 (22.22%) CSQA

Test Strategy
Top Related 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 1 (11.11%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (22.22%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
1 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
1 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) Cognos Query Studio
2 1 (11.11%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Concordion
1 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
1 2 (22.22%) FitNesse
1 2 (22.22%) Selenium
1 2 (22.22%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
1 2 (22.22%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) QA Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) QA Test Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Senior QA Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Senior Test Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Test Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) QA Automation Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) QA Leader
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Performance Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) IT Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
1 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Unix
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (55.56%) Mentoring
2 4 (44.44%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (33.33%) SDLC
3 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Test Management
4 2 (22.22%) Automation Testing
4 2 (22.22%) BDD
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) ITSM
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) QA Automation
4 2 (22.22%) TDD
5 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (11.11%) ETL
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
1 2 (22.22%) PHP
1 2 (22.22%) Python
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CSQA
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
1 2 (22.22%) ISEB
1 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
1 2 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Ab Initio
2 1 (11.11%) Cognos
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Informatica
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £40k - 50k per year
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