The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh 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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Consultant
Rank 100 - 90
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Consultant 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.15% - 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% - 0.093%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £42,500 - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +3.26%
Test Consultant
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1310 1585 1072
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.13% 95.54% 95.71%
Number of salaries quoted 787 1017 632
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £61,250 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Test Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Test Consultant
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Test Consultant Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Test Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 4 (66.67%) JMeter
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
1 4 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (66.67%) LoadRunner
1 4 (66.67%) SilkPerformer
1 4 (66.67%) Performance Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 3 (50.00%) Test Management
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) GIS
3 2 (33.33%) Validation
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) Siebel
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) WinRunner
3 2 (33.33%) Facilita Forecast
3 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) Open Source
3 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Ajax
3 2 (33.33%) Selenium
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) QA
4 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma
4 1 (16.67%) Banking

Test Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (66.67%) LoadRunner
1 4 (66.67%) JMeter
1 4 (66.67%) SilkPerformer
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) Facilita Forecast
2 2 (33.33%) WinRunner
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) GIS
1 2 (33.33%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Performance Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 3 (50.00%) Test Management
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) Validation
4 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma
4 1 (16.67%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) Siebel
1 2 (33.33%) HP
1 2 (33.33%) Citrix