The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire 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 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
Test Specialist
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Specialist 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - - -
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
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4220 4758 4286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.59% 98.06% 97.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3555 3912 3343
Average salary £42,000 £38,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Test Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Test Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Test Specialist
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Test Specialist Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

Test Specialist
Top 20 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) CESG
1 1 (100.00%) Nessus
1 1 (100.00%) Nmap
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Security
1 1 (100.00%) Metasploit
1 1 (100.00%) CORE IMPACT
1 1 (100.00%) Acunetix
1 1 (100.00%) Social Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Burp Suite
1 1 (100.00%) Netsparker
1 1 (100.00%) CHECK Team Member

Test Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Burp Suite
1 1 (100.00%) Metasploit
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) CESG
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Security
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Social Engineering
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CHECK Team Member
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) CORE IMPACT
1 1 (100.00%) Nessus
1 1 (100.00%) Nmap
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Acunetix
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Netsparker