The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Testing 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
Testing Specialist
UK
Rank - - 956
Permanent jobs requiring a Testing Specialist 0 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - - 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Median salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London median salary - - £40,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
80883 98578 103250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.35% 96.45% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67143 82699 85275
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%

Testing Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Testing Specialist in the job title.

Testing Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Testing Specialist
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Testing Specialist within the UK.

Testing Specialist Salary Trend in the UK

Testing Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, Testing 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 featuring Testing Specialist in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) CISA
1 2 (50.00%) CISM
1 2 (50.00%) Financial Institution
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) CEH
1 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Online Banking
1 2 (50.00%) JSON
1 2 (50.00%) QA
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
1 2 (50.00%) CISSP
1 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (50.00%) SaaS
1 2 (50.00%) BDD
1 2 (50.00%) Node.js
1 2 (50.00%) REST

Testing Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Robot Framework
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) JSON
1 2 (50.00%) Node.js
1 2 (50.00%) REST
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (50.00%) Online Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ATDD
1 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (50.00%) BDD
1 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Security Operations
1 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CEH
1 2 (50.00%) CISA
1 2 (50.00%) CISM
1 2 (50.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA