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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Specialist
England / London
Rank 566 642 632
Rank change year-on-year
+76 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Specialist 8 10 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.024% 0.024% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.025% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 11
Median salary £80,000 £50,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -23.07%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £37,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -34.78%

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
31902 39561 40162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.71% 96.15% 95.94%
Number of salaries quoted 26996 34116 33932
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%

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 23 February 2017.

Test Specialist Salary Histogram in London

Test Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 18 (75.00%) QA
2 13 (54.17%) Finance
3 10 (41.67%) HP
3 10 (41.67%) SQL
3 10 (41.67%) Test Management
3 10 (41.67%) Test Automation
4 9 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
4 9 (37.50%) Selenium
4 9 (37.50%) Relational Database
4 9 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
5 8 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 8 (33.33%) ISTQB
5 8 (33.33%) Sun
5 8 (33.33%) Oracle
5 8 (33.33%) Siebel
5 8 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (29.17%) XML
6 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (25.00%) Defect Management
8 5 (20.83%) DevOps
8 5 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (20.83%) CRM
8 5 (20.83%) MS Visio
8 5 (20.83%) MS Project
8 5 (20.83%) MS Office
8 5 (20.83%) ISEB
8 5 (20.83%) Management Information System
9 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (16.67%) Java

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Office
1 5 (20.83%) MS Project
1 5 (20.83%) MS Visio
2 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) Relational Database
2 8 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Selenium
2 3 (12.50%) Cucumber
2 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (12.50%) HP UFT
2 3 (12.50%) JMeter
3 2 (8.33%) eggPlant
3 2 (8.33%) JBehave
3 2 (8.33%) JIRA
3 2 (8.33%) LoadRunner
3 2 (8.33%) Ranorex
3 2 (8.33%) Rational Functional Tester
3 2 (8.33%) RSpec
3 2 (8.33%) SilkPerformer
3 2 (8.33%) Subversion
4 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
4 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.17%) Mockito
4 1 (4.17%) Moq
4 1 (4.17%) SilkTest
4 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (54.17%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Banking
3 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 2 (8.33%) Games
4 2 (8.33%) Retail
5 1 (4.17%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) XML
2 3 (12.50%) CSS
2 3 (12.50%) HTML
2 3 (12.50%) Web Services
3 2 (8.33%) Ajax
3 2 (8.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (20.83%) Management Information System
3 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 3 (12.50%) Mobile App
5 1 (4.17%) BBC
5 1 (4.17%) New Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Test Automation
1 10 (41.67%) Test Management
2 8 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (25.00%) Defect Management
5 5 (20.83%) CRM
5 5 (20.83%) DevOps
5 5 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (16.67%) Product Management
6 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
8 2 (8.33%) API Testing
8 2 (8.33%) BDD
8 2 (8.33%) Coaching
8 2 (8.33%) Functional Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) SQL
2 4 (16.67%) Java
3 3 (12.50%) C#
3 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 5 (20.83%) ISEB
3 4 (16.67%) Degree
4 3 (12.50%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (75.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) HP
2 8 (33.33%) Oracle
2 8 (33.33%) Siebel
2 8 (33.33%) Sun
3 2 (8.33%) IBM
4 1 (4.17%) BT
4 1 (4.17%) Intel Security
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