The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had Test Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Specialist
Rank 399 474 466
Rank change year-on-year
+75 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Specialist 1 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.006% 0.014% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.014% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 2
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £58,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -22.41%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
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 South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
15691 20859 21339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.91% 97.04% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 13083 17595 17026
Median salary £42,500 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

Test Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Test Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Test Specialist
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Test Specialist Salary Trend in the South East

Test Specialist
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Specialist within the South East region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +47 1 £50,000 -20.00%
Test Specialist
England

Test Specialist Skill Set
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 South East region featuring Test Specialist in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (100.00%) JMeter
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) TMap
2 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (50.00%) Zephyr
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) HP

Test Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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%) JMeter
1 2 (100.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Zephyr
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) TMap
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
Winchester, Hampshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Hursley
Salary: From £28,000 to £55,000 per annum Dependant on Experience
Posted: 23 days ago