The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Specialist
Rank 239 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Specialist 7 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.10% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% - -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Average salary £35,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,250
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +11.80%
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 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
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6526 7022 5093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.04% 96.31% 94.51%
Number of salaries quoted 5361 5536 4008
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Test Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Test Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Test Specialist
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Test Specialist Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Test Specialist
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Specialist within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire - 7 £35,000 -
Test Specialist
England

Test Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the 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 5 (50.00%) Java
1 5 (50.00%) VoIP
1 5 (50.00%) VPN
1 5 (50.00%) HP
1 5 (50.00%) Citrix
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
1 5 (50.00%) Wireless
1 5 (50.00%) CESG
1 5 (50.00%) Nessus
1 5 (50.00%) Nmap
1 5 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
1 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 5 (50.00%) Network Security
1 5 (50.00%) Computer Security
1 5 (50.00%) Metasploit
1 5 (50.00%) CORE IMPACT
1 5 (50.00%) Acunetix
1 5 (50.00%) Social Engineering
2 4 (40.00%) QA
2 4 (40.00%) IBM
3 3 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Volume Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Test Management
4 2 (20.00%) WebDriver
4 2 (20.00%) SoapUI
4 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing

Test Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) VoIP
1 5 (50.00%) VPN
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
1 5 (50.00%) Wireless
1 5 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (20.00%) HTTPS
2 2 (20.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Metasploit
2 2 (20.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (20.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (20.00%) Selenium
2 2 (20.00%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (10.00%) Facilita Forecast
3 1 (10.00%) LoadUI
3 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (10.00%) JMeter
3 1 (10.00%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) CESG
1 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) UNIX
1 2 (20.00%) AIX
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 5 (50.00%) Computer Security
1 5 (50.00%) Social Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Volume Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Test Management
3 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (20.00%) Benchmarking
3 2 (20.00%) Data Management
3 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Test Planning
3 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Open Source
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Nessus
1 5 (50.00%) Nmap
1 5 (50.00%) CORE IMPACT
2 3 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) HP
1 5 (50.00%) Citrix
1 5 (50.00%) Acunetix
2 4 (40.00%) IBM