The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the City of London region that had Test Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Specialist
Rank 245 284 330
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Specialist 3 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.050% 0.070% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.073% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 0
Median salary £43,500 £65,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-33.07% -
UK excluding London median salary £42,750 £50,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year
-14.50% +8.10%
Test Specialist
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5754 8243 10761
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 96.06% 95.62% 95.59%
Number of salaries quoted 5260 7146 9040
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Test Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Test Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Test Specialist
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Test Specialist Salary Trend in the City of London

Test Specialist Skill Set
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 City of London region featuring Test Specialist in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) MS Project
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) CRM
1 3 (100.00%) Siebel
1 3 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Sun
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Management
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (100.00%) Defect Management

Test Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) MS Project
1 3 (100.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) CRM
1 3 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Test Management
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Siebel
1 3 (100.00%) Sun