The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London 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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Specialist
Rank 304 325 309
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Specialist 10 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.093% 0.026% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.028% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 2
Average salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £46,000 £55,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -10.52%
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
9979 10820 10649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.24% 92.75% 93.54%
Number of salaries quoted 8509 9103 9449
Average salary £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

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
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Specialist across the City of London region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

Test Specialist Salary Histogram in the City of London

Test Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (93.33%) C#
2 14 (93.33%) Java
3 13 (86.67%) Test Automation
4 12 (80.00%) Selenium
4 12 (80.00%) Cucumber
5 11 (73.33%) Ruby
5 11 (73.33%) WebDriver
6 10 (66.67%) Retail
7 9 (60.00%) Scrum
7 9 (60.00%) SpecFlow
8 8 (53.33%) Python
8 8 (53.33%) Banking
8 8 (53.33%) BDD
9 7 (46.67%) SQL
9 7 (46.67%) Oracle
9 7 (46.67%) TDD
9 7 (46.67%) TeamCity
9 7 (46.67%) Hudson
9 7 (46.67%) Jenkins
9 7 (46.67%) Automation Testing
10 6 (40.00%) JUnit
10 6 (40.00%) UNIX
10 6 (40.00%) Groovy
10 6 (40.00%) TestNG
11 5 (33.33%) PL/SQL
11 5 (33.33%) MySQL
11 5 (33.33%) Linux
11 5 (33.33%) OO
11 5 (33.33%) E-Commerce

Test Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
1 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) MySQL
1 5 (33.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (80.00%) Selenium
1 12 (80.00%) Cucumber
2 11 (73.33%) WebDriver
3 9 (60.00%) SpecFlow
4 7 (46.67%) Jenkins
4 7 (46.67%) Hudson
4 7 (46.67%) TeamCity
5 6 (40.00%) TestNG
5 6 (40.00%) JUnit
6 5 (33.33%) Maven
6 5 (33.33%) Calabash
6 5 (33.33%) Appium
7 4 (26.67%) NUnit
7 4 (26.67%) Eclipse
8 2 (13.33%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (13.33%) JMeter
8 2 (13.33%) CruiseControl
8 2 (13.33%) JIRA
8 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
8 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (66.67%) Retail
2 8 (53.33%) Banking
3 5 (33.33%) Investment Banking
4 3 (20.00%) Marketing
4 3 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Open Source
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) UNIX
2 5 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (86.67%) Test Automation
3 9 (60.00%) Scrum
4 8 (53.33%) BDD
5 7 (46.67%) Automation Testing
5 7 (46.67%) TDD
6 5 (33.33%) OO
6 5 (33.33%) E-Commerce
6 5 (33.33%) Integration Testing
7 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
8 2 (13.33%) People Management
8 2 (13.33%) Agile Testing
8 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing
8 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (13.33%) Performance Testing
9 1 (6.67%) Compatibility Testing
9 1 (6.67%) Load Testing
9 1 (6.67%) Security Testing
9 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
9 1 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) C#
1 14 (93.33%) Java
2 11 (73.33%) Ruby
3 8 (53.33%) Python
4 7 (46.67%) SQL
5 6 (40.00%) Groovy
6 5 (33.33%) PL/SQL
7 3 (20.00%) Perl
8 2 (13.33%) VBScript
8 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
8 2 (13.33%) C++
9 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ISEB
1 1 (6.67%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) IBM
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