The table below looks at the statistics for the Testing Specialist role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Testing Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Testing Specialist
Rank - 933 935
Permanent jobs requiring a Testing Specialist 0 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - 0.004% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.004% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 1
Average salary - £40,000 £90,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -55.55%
UK excluding London average 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
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Testing Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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
Top 13 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Testing 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 Testing Specialist in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) SAP
1 4 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
1 4 (100.00%) SAP Certification
1 4 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 4 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 4 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 4 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 4 (100.00%) Functional Testing

Testing Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Testing 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 Testing Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 4 (100.00%) LoadRunner
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 4 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 4 (100.00%) SAP Certification
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) SAP