The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Berkshire region that had Test Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Specialist
Rank 212 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Specialist 5 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.11% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £55,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -
Test Specialist
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4279 4766 5264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 96.33% 95.26% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3467 3572 3775
Median salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region that featured Test Specialist in the job title.

Test Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Test Specialist
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Specialist across the Berkshire region.

Test Specialist Salary Trend in Berkshire

Test Specialist
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Specialist within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 4 - -
Maidenhead - 1 £55,000 -
Test Specialist
South East

Test Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, Test Specialist 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 Berkshire region featuring Test Specialist in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 7 (100.00%) BDD
2 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 6 (85.71%) RSpec
2 6 (85.71%) JBehave
2 6 (85.71%) Ranorex
2 6 (85.71%) API Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (85.71%) Git (software)
2 6 (85.71%) HP UFT
2 6 (85.71%) Selenium
2 6 (85.71%) Banking
2 6 (85.71%) Retail
2 6 (85.71%) Subversion
2 6 (85.71%) Logistics
2 6 (85.71%) Ajax
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) CSS
2 6 (85.71%) Web Services
2 6 (85.71%) OOP
2 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
2 6 (85.71%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) Telecoms
2 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 6 (85.71%) Games
3 3 (42.86%) HP

Test Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Applications
1 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 6 (85.71%) Git (software)
2 6 (85.71%) HP UFT
2 6 (85.71%) JBehave
2 6 (85.71%) Ranorex
2 6 (85.71%) RSpec
2 6 (85.71%) Selenium
2 6 (85.71%) Subversion
3 3 (42.86%) JMeter
3 3 (42.86%) LoadRunner
4 2 (28.57%) eggPlant
4 2 (28.57%) Rational Functional Tester
4 2 (28.57%) SilkPerformer
5 1 (14.29%) JIRA
5 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
5 1 (14.29%) Zephyr
General
1 6 (85.71%) Banking
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
1 6 (85.71%) Games
1 6 (85.71%) Retail
1 6 (85.71%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) Ajax
1 6 (85.71%) CSS
1 6 (85.71%) HTML
1 6 (85.71%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) BDD
1 7 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 6 (85.71%) API Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (85.71%) Logistics
2 6 (85.71%) OOP
2 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Coaching
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) TMap
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) IBM