The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Gloucestershire region that had Test Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Specialist
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Specialist 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
Test Specialist
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire 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
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
956 987 929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 98.05% 95.55% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 734 809 744
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Test Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Test Specialist
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Test Specialist Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

Test Specialist Skill Set
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Gloucestershire region featuring Test Specialist in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) System Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium IDE
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring

Test Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium IDE
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) System Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall