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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Consultant
Rank 198 214 209
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Consultant 28 9 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.47% 0.16% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.17% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 19
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £36,250 £40,000 £43,250
% change year-on-year
-9.37% -7.51%
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
5420 5234 5249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.85% 93.15% 94.03%
Number of salaries quoted 3729 4037 4379
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £62,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Consultant across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Test Consultant Salary Histogram 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 23 September 2014. 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
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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 -3 16 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Bracknell - 9 - - 1
Test Consultant
South East

Test Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 26 (63.41%) ISEB
2 21 (51.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 19 (46.34%) Security Cleared
3 19 (46.34%) Finance
3 19 (46.34%) Retail
4 16 (39.02%) Software Testing
4 16 (39.02%) Telecoms
5 15 (36.59%) QA
5 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (34.15%) SQL
6 14 (34.15%) SC Cleared
7 12 (29.27%) HP Quality Center
8 11 (26.83%) ISTQB
9 10 (24.39%) Windows
9 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (24.39%) Test Automation
10 9 (21.95%) Windows 7
10 9 (21.95%) Automation Testing
10 9 (21.95%) Test Planning
10 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (21.95%) Web Testing
10 9 (21.95%) Test Scripting
10 9 (21.95%) LoadRunner
10 9 (21.95%) BizTalk Server
10 9 (21.95%) Active Directory
10 9 (21.95%) Windows XP
10 9 (21.95%) LAN
10 9 (21.95%) WAN
10 9 (21.95%) Oracle
10 9 (21.95%) SQL Server

Test Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 9 (21.95%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (12.20%) IIS
2 5 (12.20%) Tomcat
3 4 (9.76%) WebLogic
3 4 (9.76%) Apache
3 4 (9.76%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.95%) LAN
1 9 (21.95%) WAN
2 1 (2.44%) 3G
2 1 (2.44%) GGSN
2 1 (2.44%) SGSN
2 1 (2.44%) LTE
2 1 (2.44%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (21.95%) LoadRunner
2 5 (12.20%) SilkPerformer
3 4 (9.76%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (7.32%) Visual Studio
4 3 (7.32%) WinRunner
5 1 (2.44%) TestDirector
General
1 19 (46.34%) Finance
1 19 (46.34%) Retail
2 16 (39.02%) Telecoms
3 5 (12.20%) Billing
4 2 (4.88%) Aerospace
4 2 (4.88%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.95%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.44%) Smart Meter
1 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (24.39%) Windows
1 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (21.95%) Windows 7
2 9 (21.95%) Windows XP
3 5 (12.20%) UNIX
3 5 (12.20%) Solaris
3 5 (12.20%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (39.02%) Software Testing
2 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (24.39%) Test Automation
4 9 (21.95%) Automation Testing
4 9 (21.95%) Test Planning
4 9 (21.95%) Regression Testing
4 9 (21.95%) Migration
4 9 (21.95%) Web Testing
4 9 (21.95%) Test Scripting
5 8 (19.51%) Test Management
6 5 (12.20%) Validation
6 5 (12.20%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (12.20%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (9.76%) Configuration Management
7 4 (9.76%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (7.32%) Automated Testing
9 2 (4.88%) Scrum
9 2 (4.88%) Security Testing
9 2 (4.88%) Time Management
9 2 (4.88%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 14 (34.15%) SQL
2 9 (21.95%) XPath
3 1 (2.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 26 (63.41%) ISEB
2 21 (51.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 19 (46.34%) Security Cleared
4 14 (34.15%) SC Cleared
5 11 (26.83%) ISTQB
6 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.44%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (2.44%) CCNP
6 1 (2.44%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (36.59%) QA
System Software
1 9 (21.95%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.20%) VMware ESX
2 5 (12.20%) VMware Workstation
2 5 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (29.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (21.95%) Oracle
2 7 (17.07%) HP
3 5 (12.20%) NetApp
3 5 (12.20%) VMware
3 5 (12.20%) Fujitsu
4 4 (9.76%) FatWire
4 4 (9.76%) JBoss
5 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
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