The median annual salary for a Tester was £33,750 in advertised job vacancies in Coventry during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tester
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 62 79 78
Rank change year-on-year +17 -1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 2 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.36% 0.25% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.26% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 1
Median salary £33,750 £37,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.59% -24.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Coventry. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Coventry
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 543 762 705
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 96.96% 96.82% 94.38%
Number of salaries quoted 469 612 593
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry that featured Tester in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Tester in Coventry

Tester
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

Salary trend for Tester in Coventry

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Coventry region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) JMeter
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET

Tester Skill Set
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JMeter
1 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
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