The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds 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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 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 Leeds - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £57,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-34.78% +35.29%
Test Specialist
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3212 3434 3235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.40% 98.14% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2693 2799 2498
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Test Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Test Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Test Specialist
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Test Specialist Salary Trend in Leeds

Test Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) AIX
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) IBM Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Benchmarking
1 1 (50.00%) GIS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) CESG
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) Nessus
1 1 (50.00%) Nmap
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Volume Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management

Test Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Burp Suite
1 1 (50.00%) Metasploit
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) CESG
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) AIX
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Benchmarking
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Security
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Social Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Volume Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CHECK Team Member
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) CORE IMPACT
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (50.00%) Nessus
1 1 (50.00%) Nmap
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Acunetix
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Netsparker