The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had Test Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Specialist
England / West Midlands
Rank 210 222 220
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Specialist 3 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.061% 0.020% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.020% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Median salary £25,000 £60,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-58.33% -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -30.43%

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
4774 4926 4926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 97.37% 96.53% 97.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3785 4113 4326
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Test Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

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

Test Specialist
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Specialist within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 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
Warwickshire - 2 - -
Solihull - 1 £25,000 -
Test Specialist
England

Test Specialist Skill Set
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 West Midlands region featuring Test Specialist in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Fit Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) Wealth Management
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow Management
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing

Test Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) JSON
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Fit Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Wealth Management
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow Management
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft