The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the London 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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Specialist
Rank 634 636 639
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Specialist 11 17 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.027% 0.041% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.043% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 11 12 4
Average salary £50,000 £65,000 £66,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% -1.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,500 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £81,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £57,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-34.78% +35.29%
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
39136 39804 41394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.70% 95.78% 95.66%
Number of salaries quoted 33735 33728 33851
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Test Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

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 11 February 2016.

Test Specialist Salary Histogram in London

Test Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the London 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 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (65.38%) Degree
2 12 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (42.31%) IBM
4 10 (38.46%) Test Scripting
4 10 (38.46%) DevOps
4 10 (38.46%) SDLC
5 9 (34.62%) Regression Testing
6 8 (30.77%) Banking
6 8 (30.77%) Unix
7 7 (26.92%) Test Automation
7 7 (26.92%) Test Strategy
7 7 (26.92%) Temenos T24
7 7 (26.92%) Windows
7 7 (26.92%) OO
8 6 (23.08%) Functional Testing
9 4 (15.38%) Finance
9 4 (15.38%) Java
10 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
10 3 (11.54%) HP UFT
10 3 (11.54%) Non-Functional Testing
10 3 (11.54%) BDD
10 3 (11.54%) QA
11 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
11 2 (7.69%) Project Planning
11 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
11 2 (7.69%) System Testing
11 2 (7.69%) Agile Testing
11 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Software

Test Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the London 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.

Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Temenos T24
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) HP UFT
2 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.85%) Hudson
3 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.85%) JIRA
3 1 (3.85%) JMeter
3 1 (3.85%) LoadRunner
General
1 8 (30.77%) Banking
2 4 (15.38%) Finance
3 2 (7.69%) Law
4 1 (3.85%) Games
4 1 (3.85%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) .NET
1 2 (7.69%) XML
2 1 (3.85%) Apache Flex
2 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.85%) IPTV
3 1 (3.85%) Online Games
3 1 (3.85%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Unix
2 7 (26.92%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) AIX
3 1 (3.85%) Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (38.46%) DevOps
2 10 (38.46%) SDLC
2 10 (38.46%) Test Scripting
3 9 (34.62%) Regression Testing
4 7 (26.92%) OO
4 7 (26.92%) Test Automation
4 7 (26.92%) Test Strategy
5 6 (23.08%) Functional Testing
6 3 (11.54%) BDD
6 3 (11.54%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Agile Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Defect Management
7 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (7.69%) Project Planning
7 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (7.69%) System Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
7 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (3.85%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) Java
2 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.69%) SQL
4 1 (3.85%) C
4 1 (3.85%) Python
4 1 (3.85%) Ruby
4 1 (3.85%) VB
4 1 (3.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (65.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Grafana
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) IBM
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) HP
3 1 (3.85%) SOASTA, Inc
3 1 (3.85%) Sun
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago