The median annual salary for a Test Specialist was - in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Specialist
London / City of London
Rank - 272 306
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Specialist 0 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London - 0.014% 0.088%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.015% 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 8
Median salary - £52,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -19.23%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year +6.66% -14.28%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4800 6788 9781
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.88% 95.65% 95.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4408 6071 8330
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £33,006
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Test Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Test Specialist in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Test Specialist in the City of London

Test Specialist
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Specialist in the City of London.

Salary trend for Test Specialist in the City of London

Test Specialist Skill Set
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 City of London region featuring Test Specialist in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Sun
1 5 (100.00%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) Siebel
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) QA
1 5 (100.00%) Test Management
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 5 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (40.00%) ISEB
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (40.00%) MS Project
2 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) CRM

Test Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (40.00%) MS Office
1 2 (40.00%) MS Project
1 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 5 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Test Management
2 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 2 (40.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Siebel
1 5 (100.00%) Sun
City, London
Accenture
Salary: From £31,424 to £42,570 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: From £31,424 to £36,725 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago