The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Consultant
Rank 123 115 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Consultant 6 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.30% 0.34% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.35% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 0
Average salary - £60,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £57,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-26.08% +27.77%
Test Consultant
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham 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
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1930 1724 1431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.92% 96.80% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1615 1559 1238
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Test Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Test Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Test Consultant
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Test Consultant Salary Trend in Birmingham

Test Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 9 (75.00%) Java
1 9 (75.00%) Selenium
2 7 (58.33%) .NET
3 6 (50.00%) JUnit
3 6 (50.00%) Python
3 6 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (50.00%) Games
3 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 6 (50.00%) Scala
3 6 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (50.00%) Open Source
3 6 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 6 (50.00%) Ranorex
4 5 (41.67%) QA
4 5 (41.67%) Finance
5 4 (33.33%) Data Protection
6 3 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 3 (25.00%) Defect Management
6 3 (25.00%) JIRA
6 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 3 (25.00%) HP
6 3 (25.00%) ISEB
7 2 (16.67%) PMI
7 2 (16.67%) PMI Certification
7 2 (16.67%) Bugzilla
7 2 (16.67%) Driving Licence

Test Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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.

Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Selenium
2 6 (50.00%) JUnit
2 6 (50.00%) Ranorex
2 6 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 3 (25.00%) JIRA
4 2 (16.67%) Bugzilla
4 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (8.33%) JMeter
5 1 (8.33%) LoadRunner
5 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (50.00%) Games
2 5 (41.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) .NET
2 6 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (8.33%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (16.67%) Driving Licence
1 2 (16.67%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (50.00%) Open Source
1 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 6 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 6 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 3 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Presales
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) Python
2 6 (50.00%) Scala
3 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ISEB
2 2 (16.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix
2 1 (8.33%) SAP
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 17 days ago