The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Warwickshire 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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Specialist
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Specialist 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £57,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-34.78% +35.29%
Test Specialist
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Warwickshire 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
Warwickshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
767 665 566
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 97.71% 96.66% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 593 600 497
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Test Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

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

Test Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

Test Specialist
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Warwickshire 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 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (100.00%) SDLC
2 3 (75.00%) C
2 3 (75.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Rational Functional Tester
3 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (50.00%) Use Case
3 2 (50.00%) Test Management
3 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (50.00%) Test Planning
3 2 (50.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (25.00%) IBM

Test Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Warwickshire 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Rational Functional Tester
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
1 4 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 4 (100.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Test Management
2 2 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) IBM