The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London 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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Consultant
Rank 314 310 321
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Consultant 4 15 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.036% 0.12% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.13% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 4 15 9
Average salary £43,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £43,750 £45,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -3.84%
Test Consultant
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
10361 11315 11705
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.36% 92.91% 94.08%
Number of salaries quoted 8883 9838 10748
Average salary £53,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.63% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,501 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Test Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Test Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Test Consultant
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Test Consultant Salary Trend in the City of London

Test Consultant
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Consultant across the City of London region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Test Consultant Salary Histogram in the City of London

Test Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Banking
2 7 (58.33%) Retail
2 7 (58.33%) Cucumber
2 7 (58.33%) BDD
3 6 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (50.00%) Investment Banking
3 6 (50.00%) C#
4 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
4 5 (41.67%) Ruby
4 5 (41.67%) SpecFlow
5 4 (33.33%) Groovy
5 4 (33.33%) Java
5 4 (33.33%) Perl
5 4 (33.33%) Python
6 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (25.00%) Finance
6 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
6 3 (25.00%) QA
6 3 (25.00%) Selenium
7 2 (16.67%) Blog
7 2 (16.67%) Business Development
7 2 (16.67%) Test Management
7 2 (16.67%) JMeter
7 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
7 2 (16.67%) TDD
7 2 (16.67%) Scrum
7 2 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (16.67%) LoadRunner
8 1 (8.33%) SOA

Test Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Mingle
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Cucumber
2 5 (41.67%) SpecFlow
3 3 (25.00%) Selenium
4 2 (16.67%) JMeter
4 2 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (16.67%) LoadRunner
5 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
5 1 (8.33%) SilkPerformer
5 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (8.33%) Calabash
5 1 (8.33%) Concordion
5 1 (8.33%) JBehave
5 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
5 1 (8.33%) JIRA
5 1 (8.33%) WATIR
5 1 (8.33%) FitNesse
General
1 7 (58.33%) Banking
1 7 (58.33%) Retail
2 6 (50.00%) Investment Banking
3 3 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (8.33%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) Gherkin
1 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Blog
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) BDD
3 6 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
5 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Business Development
6 2 (16.67%) Test Management
6 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 2 (16.67%) TDD
6 2 (16.67%) Scrum
7 1 (8.33%) SOA
7 1 (8.33%) Quality Management
7 1 (8.33%) E-business
7 1 (8.33%) PLM
7 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
7 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Validation
7 1 (8.33%) Data Management
7 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) Ruby
3 4 (33.33%) Groovy
3 4 (33.33%) Java
3 4 (33.33%) Perl
3 4 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB
1 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle
1 1 (8.33%) SAP
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Posted: 3 hours ago
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