The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands 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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Specialist
Rank - 200 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Specialist 0 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.056% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.059% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Average salary - £45,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
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 West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5317 5118 4636
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.51% 95.31% 95.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4474 4345 3948
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Test Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Test Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Test Specialist
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Test Specialist Salary Trend in the West Midlands