The median annual salary for a Test Specialist was - in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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

Test Specialist
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 240 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Specialist 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.016% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.017% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Median salary - £62,500 -
UK excluding London median salary £48,750 £45,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4976 5936 5505
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.85% 96.24% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 18330 19769 21754
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £22,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £66,750 £61,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Test Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings that featured Test Specialist in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Test Specialist 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 in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Test Specialist in the West Midlands

Test Specialist Skill Set
Top 7 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) JSON
1 3 (100.00%) Wealth Management
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 3 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing

Test Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) JSON
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Wealth Management
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary
Posted: 6 days ago