The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Consultant
Rank 204 214 212
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Consultant 24 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.44% 0.019% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.020% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 5
Average salary £60,000 £65,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +44.44%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+27.77% -10.00%
Test Consultant
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire 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
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5178 4957 4806
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.23% 93.56% 93.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3827 3669 3993
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Test Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Test Consultant
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Test Consultant Salary Trend in Berkshire

Test Consultant
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Consultant within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
Reading - 13 £60,000 -
Bracknell -12 4 - -
Maidenhead - 1 - - 1
Test Consultant
South East

Test Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Test Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 49 (75.38%) ISEB
2 37 (56.92%) Telecoms
2 37 (56.92%) QA
3 33 (50.77%) Retail
3 33 (50.77%) Finance
3 33 (50.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 31 (47.69%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (46.15%) Security Cleared
6 29 (44.62%) Software Testing
7 27 (41.54%) Scrum
8 25 (38.46%) SC Cleared
9 24 (36.92%) Banking
9 24 (36.92%) Aerospace
10 22 (33.85%) HP Quality Center
11 21 (32.31%) LoadRunner
11 21 (32.31%) ISTQB
12 18 (27.69%) Test Management
12 18 (27.69%) SQL
13 17 (26.15%) Oracle
13 17 (26.15%) SQL Server
13 17 (26.15%) Windows
13 17 (26.15%) Windows XP
13 17 (26.15%) LAN
13 17 (26.15%) WAN
13 17 (26.15%) Active Directory
13 17 (26.15%) Windows Server 2003
13 17 (26.15%) Regression Testing
13 17 (26.15%) Test Scripting
13 17 (26.15%) Windows Server 2008
13 17 (26.15%) Migration

Test Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Test Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.69%) Tomcat
1 5 (7.69%) IIS
2 4 (6.15%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 17 (26.15%) LAN
1 17 (26.15%) WAN
2 8 (12.31%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.15%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (32.31%) LoadRunner
2 8 (12.31%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (7.69%) SilkPerformer
4 4 (6.15%) Selenium
4 4 (6.15%) WinRunner
General
1 37 (56.92%) Telecoms
2 33 (50.77%) Retail
2 33 (50.77%) Finance
3 24 (36.92%) Banking
3 24 (36.92%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (26.15%) Windows
1 17 (26.15%) Windows XP
1 17 (26.15%) Windows Server 2003
1 17 (26.15%) Windows Server 2008
1 17 (26.15%) Windows 7
2 14 (21.54%) UNIX
3 5 (7.69%) Solaris
3 5 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (47.69%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (44.62%) Software Testing
3 27 (41.54%) Scrum
4 18 (27.69%) Test Management
5 17 (26.15%) Regression Testing
5 17 (26.15%) Test Scripting
5 17 (26.15%) Migration
5 17 (26.15%) Test Automation
6 10 (15.38%) Mentoring
6 10 (15.38%) Coaching
7 5 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
7 5 (7.69%) Validation
8 4 (6.15%) Release Management
8 4 (6.15%) Performance Testing
8 4 (6.15%) Web Testing
8 4 (6.15%) Configuration Management
8 4 (6.15%) ITIL
8 4 (6.15%) Automation Testing
8 4 (6.15%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (27.69%) SQL
2 4 (6.15%) XPath
Qualifications
1 49 (75.38%) ISEB
2 33 (50.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 30 (46.15%) Security Cleared
4 25 (38.46%) SC Cleared
5 21 (32.31%) ISTQB
6 9 (13.85%) Degree
7 1 (1.54%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (56.92%) QA
System Software
1 17 (26.15%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.69%) VMware ESX
2 5 (7.69%) VMware Workstation
2 5 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (33.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (26.15%) Oracle
2 10 (15.38%) HP
3 5 (7.69%) NetApp
3 5 (7.69%) VMware
3 5 (7.69%) Fujitsu
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