The table below looks at the statistics for the Testing Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Testing Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Testing Specialist
Rank 868 899 866
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Testing Specialist 1 1 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.001% 0.001% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.001% 0.001% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 19
Average salary £39,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £75,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -18.18%
Testing Specialist
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
97204 104263 97043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.32% 94.45% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 81376 85795 81145
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Testing Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Testing Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in England

Testing Specialist
Salary Trend in England

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

Testing Specialist Salary Trend in England

Testing Specialist
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Testing Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +6 1 £39,000 -13.33%
Testing Specialist
UK

Testing Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Testing 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 Testing Specialist in their job title.

1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Market Research
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum

Testing Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Testing 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 Testing Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) CruiseControl
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) OOP
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) Market Research
1 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
1 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft