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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Consultant
Rank 102 95 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Consultant 4 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.27% 0.080% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.084% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £47,500 £72,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.48% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -4.76%
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
1409 1189 1186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.31% 94.97% 96.19%
Number of salaries quoted 950 757 846
Average salary £40,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £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 September 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) UNIX
1 3 (75.00%) AIX
1 3 (75.00%) Client/Server
1 3 (75.00%) N-Tier
1 3 (75.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (75.00%) IBM
1 3 (75.00%) HP
1 3 (75.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (75.00%) QA
1 3 (75.00%) WebSphere Portal
1 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) V-Model
2 1 (25.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Test Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (75.00%) WebSphere Portal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Client/Server
1 3 (75.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
1 3 (75.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Workflow
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (25.00%) V-Model
1 1 (25.00%) Information Assurance
1 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) IBM
1 3 (75.00%) HP