The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Specialist
Rank - - 221
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Specialist 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire - - 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £42,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year
+35.29% -11.45%
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
5114 5044 4871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.20% 93.63% 93.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3777 3733 4043
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £61,400 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Specialist in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Test Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Specialist in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) QA

Test Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Test Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA