The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Birmingham region that had Test Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Consultant
Rank 135 127 133
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Consultant 6 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.27% 0.21% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.21% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 8
Median salary £30,000 £47,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-36.84% -20.83%
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £37,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -18.91%
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
2181 1863 2115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.42% 97.34% 97.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1669 1564 1921
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £25,000 £22,982
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £66,500 £62,400
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

Test Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region that featured Test Consultant in the job title.

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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Consultant across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Test Consultant Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Test Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, Test Consultant 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 Birmingham region featuring Test Consultant in the job title.

1 6 (85.71%) Finance
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) QA
1 6 (85.71%) V-Model
2 5 (71.43%) Business Development
2 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
2 5 (71.43%) Waterfall
2 5 (71.43%) Functional Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Driving Licence
3 2 (28.57%) JIRA
4 1 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
4 1 (14.29%) System Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Management
4 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Content Management
4 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Content Management
4 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
4 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing

Test Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Documentum
1 1 (14.29%) FileNet
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Driving Licence
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) V-Model
2 5 (71.43%) Business Development
2 5 (71.43%) Functional Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
2 5 (71.43%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Content Management
3 1 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Content Management
3 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) System Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Management
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) HP