The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the London region that had Test Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Specialist
Rank 627 636 684
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +48
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Specialist 9 22 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.023% 0.049% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.051% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 9 16 11
Median salary £110,000 £65,000 £64,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+69.23% +1.56%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
Test Specialist
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
38177 42950 47461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.67% 95.70% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 33215 36341 39768
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Test Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in London

Test Specialist
Salary Trend in London

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

Test Specialist Salary Trend in London

Test Specialist
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Specialist across the London region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

Test Specialist Salary Histogram in London

Test Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 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 London region featuring Test Specialist in the job title.

1 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (61.11%) Finance
3 8 (44.44%) QA
4 7 (38.89%) Java
5 6 (33.33%) Degree
6 5 (27.78%) Scrum
6 5 (27.78%) CMMI
6 5 (27.78%) LoadRunner
6 5 (27.78%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (22.22%) High Availability
7 4 (22.22%) HP UFT
7 4 (22.22%) Banking
7 4 (22.22%) Performance Testing
7 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
8 3 (16.67%) Load Testing
8 3 (16.67%) Law
8 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
8 3 (16.67%) Unix
8 3 (16.67%) Low Latency
9 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
9 2 (11.11%) BDD
9 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (11.11%) Defect Management
9 2 (11.11%) Windows
9 2 (11.11%) OO
9 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
9 2 (11.11%) SQL
9 2 (11.11%) .NET
9 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio

Test Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Temenos T24
2 1 (5.56%) CSG Singleview
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) LoadRunner
2 4 (22.22%) HP UFT
3 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.56%) JMeter
General
1 11 (61.11%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Banking
3 3 (16.67%) Law
4 1 (5.56%) Billing
4 1 (5.56%) Games
4 1 (5.56%) Online Betting
4 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) Apache Flex
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.56%) IPTV
2 1 (5.56%) Online Games
2 1 (5.56%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Unix
2 2 (11.11%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) AIX
3 1 (5.56%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) CMMI
2 5 (27.78%) Non-Functional Testing
2 5 (27.78%) Scrum
3 4 (22.22%) High Availability
3 4 (22.22%) Performance Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 3 (16.67%) Load Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Low Latency
5 2 (11.11%) BDD
5 2 (11.11%) Defect Management
5 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (11.11%) OO
5 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
5 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) Java
2 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) C
4 1 (5.56%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) Python
4 1 (5.56%) VB
4 1 (5.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (44.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Grafana
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) HP
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) IBM
2 1 (5.56%) SOASTA, Inc
2 1 (5.56%) Sun