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 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Consultant
Rank 225 221 219
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Consultant 1 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.018% 0.051% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.055% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 1
Average salary - £35,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -21.11%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +3.26%
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
5185 5476 4970
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.12% 93.16% 93.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3851 3976 3897
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 22 (68.75%) ISEB
1 22 (68.75%) Telecoms
2 21 (65.63%) QA
3 16 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (50.00%) Scrum
4 14 (43.75%) Software Testing
4 14 (43.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 13 (40.63%) SC Cleared
5 13 (40.63%) Security Cleared
5 13 (40.63%) Banking
5 13 (40.63%) Retail
5 13 (40.63%) Finance
5 13 (40.63%) Aerospace
6 9 (28.13%) LoadRunner
6 9 (28.13%) HP Quality Center
7 8 (25.00%) Mentoring
7 8 (25.00%) Coaching
7 8 (25.00%) SQL
7 8 (25.00%) UNIX
7 8 (25.00%) ISTQB
7 8 (25.00%) Degree
8 7 (21.88%) Test Management
9 5 (15.63%) Test Scripting
9 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (15.63%) Test Automation
9 5 (15.63%) Windows 7
9 5 (15.63%) Regression Testing
9 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (15.63%) Windows
9 5 (15.63%) Windows XP

Test Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) LAN
1 5 (15.63%) WAN
2 3 (9.38%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) LoadRunner
2 4 (12.50%) Selenium
2 4 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 22 (68.75%) Telecoms
2 13 (40.63%) Finance
2 13 (40.63%) Aerospace
2 13 (40.63%) Banking
2 13 (40.63%) Retail
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) UNIX
2 5 (15.63%) Windows
2 5 (15.63%) Windows XP
2 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (15.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) Scrum
1 16 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (43.75%) Software Testing
3 8 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 8 (25.00%) Coaching
4 7 (21.88%) Test Management
5 5 (15.63%) Test Scripting
5 5 (15.63%) Test Automation
5 5 (15.63%) Regression Testing
5 5 (15.63%) Migration
6 4 (12.50%) Release Management
6 4 (12.50%) Performance Testing
6 4 (12.50%) People Management
6 4 (12.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (68.75%) ISEB
2 14 (43.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 13 (40.63%) SC Cleared
3 13 (40.63%) Security Cleared
4 8 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 8 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (65.63%) QA
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (28.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Oracle
2 4 (12.50%) HP
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