The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the England 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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Consultant
Rank 631 751 758
Rank change year-on-year
+120 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Consultant 205 91 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.094% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.099% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 82 65 80
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,300 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+27.77% -10.00%
Test Consultant
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
93525 91713 97883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.83% 94.58% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 78550 74983 84737
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Test Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in England

Test Consultant
Salary Trend in England

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

Test Consultant Salary Trend in England

Test Consultant
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Consultant across the England region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Test Consultant Salary Histogram in England

Test Consultant
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +73 127 £55,000 +15.78% 8
South East -28 31 £60,000 +33.33% 1
East of England - 20 £60,000 -
West Midlands - 17 £60,000 -
North West 0 10 £35,000 +27.27%
South West -4 9 £55,000 +44.73%
East Midlands - 4 £35,000 - 1
Yorkshire -8 3 £35,000 -46.15%
Test Consultant
UK

Test Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 274 (65.87%) ISEB
2 247 (59.38%) Finance
3 234 (56.25%) QA
4 224 (53.85%) Software Testing
4 224 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
5 218 (52.40%) Retail
6 189 (45.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 183 (43.99%) Banking
8 161 (38.70%) Scrum
9 144 (34.62%) Aerospace
10 109 (26.20%) Test Scripting
11 100 (24.04%) HP Quality Center
12 92 (22.12%) SQL
13 91 (21.88%) HP
14 69 (16.59%) Test Management
15 61 (14.66%) Telecoms
16 60 (14.42%) Test Automation
17 57 (13.70%) Security Cleared
18 56 (13.46%) Functional Testing
19 54 (12.98%) Performance Testing
20 52 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
21 49 (11.78%) LoadRunner
22 41 (9.86%) User Acceptance Testing
22 41 (9.86%) SC Cleared
22 41 (9.86%) ISTQB
23 40 (9.62%) UNIX
24 39 (9.38%) Selenium
25 37 (8.89%) Windows
26 36 (8.65%) Java
27 35 (8.41%) Oracle

Test Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 9 (2.16%) IIS
2 8 (1.92%) Tomcat
3 7 (1.68%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (0.72%) Apache
5 2 (0.48%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.24%) Node.js
6 1 (0.24%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.24%) Confluence
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle BPEL
Applications
1 5 (1.20%) Mingle
2 4 (0.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.72%) JDE OneWorld
1 3 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.48%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.05%) LAN
1 21 (5.05%) WAN
2 12 (2.88%) MVNO
3 1 (0.24%) HTTP
3 1 (0.24%) DNS
3 1 (0.24%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (8.17%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.09%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (1.68%) Hadoop
4 6 (1.44%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.20%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.96%) Informix
7 2 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.24%) Redis
8 1 (0.24%) MySQL
8 1 (0.24%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 49 (11.78%) LoadRunner
2 39 (9.38%) Selenium
3 32 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
4 29 (6.97%) JMeter
5 17 (4.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 17 (4.09%) SilkPerformer
5 17 (4.09%) SoapUI
6 15 (3.61%) JIRA
6 15 (3.61%) Cucumber
7 11 (2.64%) WebDriver
8 10 (2.40%) FitNesse
8 10 (2.40%) Visual Studio
8 10 (2.40%) SpecFlow
9 9 (2.16%) WinRunner
10 8 (1.92%) JBehave
11 7 (1.68%) Jenkins
12 6 (1.44%) WebLOAD
12 6 (1.44%) TeamCity
12 6 (1.44%) LoadUI
12 6 (1.44%) Hudson
General
1 247 (59.38%) Finance
2 218 (52.40%) Retail
3 183 (43.99%) Banking
4 144 (34.62%) Aerospace
5 61 (14.66%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.92%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.48%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.24%) Local Government
8 1 (0.24%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.37%) .NET
1 14 (3.37%) SOAP
2 8 (1.92%) XML
3 7 (1.68%) Web Services
3 7 (1.68%) Ajax
4 4 (0.96%) HTML
4 4 (0.96%) REST
5 3 (0.72%) Gherkin
5 3 (0.72%) XML Schema
6 2 (0.48%) Java SE
6 2 (0.48%) Java EE
6 2 (0.48%) GWT
6 2 (0.48%) JPA
7 1 (0.24%) Natural Language Processing
7 1 (0.24%) CSS
7 1 (0.24%) Middleware
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.24%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 52 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (5.29%) Open Source
3 7 (1.68%) N-Tier
4 5 (1.20%) GIS
5 4 (0.96%) New Media
6 3 (0.72%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.48%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.48%) User Experience
7 2 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.24%) Statistics
8 1 (0.24%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.24%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 40 (9.62%) UNIX
2 37 (8.89%) Windows
3 27 (6.49%) Linux
4 19 (4.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (4.57%) Windows XP
4 19 (4.57%) Windows 7
4 19 (4.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (2.40%) Solaris
6 7 (1.68%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (53.85%) Software Testing
1 224 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (38.70%) Scrum
3 109 (26.20%) Test Scripting
4 69 (16.59%) Test Management
5 60 (14.42%) Test Automation
6 56 (13.46%) Functional Testing
7 54 (12.98%) Performance Testing
8 41 (9.86%) User Acceptance Testing
9 34 (8.17%) Mentoring
10 29 (6.97%) Test Strategy
11 25 (6.01%) Test Planning
12 24 (5.77%) ETL
13 23 (5.53%) Regression Testing
13 23 (5.53%) Coaching
14 21 (5.05%) Migration
15 19 (4.57%) BDD
15 19 (4.57%) Integration Testing
15 19 (4.57%) Manual Testing
16 18 (4.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 92 (22.12%) SQL
2 36 (8.65%) Java
3 24 (5.77%) C#
4 12 (2.88%) Python
5 10 (2.40%) Ruby
6 7 (1.68%) XPath
7 6 (1.44%) Groovy
7 6 (1.44%) JavaScript
7 6 (1.44%) Perl
8 5 (1.20%) C
8 5 (1.20%) PL/SQL
9 4 (0.96%) C++
10 3 (0.72%) VB
11 2 (0.48%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.48%) VBScript
12 1 (0.24%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.24%) PHP
Qualifications
1 274 (65.87%) ISEB
2 189 (45.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 57 (13.70%) Security Cleared
4 41 (9.86%) SC Cleared
4 41 (9.86%) ISTQB
5 30 (7.21%) Degree
6 6 (1.44%) PMP
6 6 (1.44%) PMI Certification
7 5 (1.20%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.96%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
8 4 (0.96%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 4 (0.96%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 4 (0.96%) HP ASE
9 2 (0.48%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.24%) MCSD
10 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.24%) HP AIS
10 1 (0.24%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 234 (56.25%) QA
System Software
1 19 (4.57%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.44%) VMware ESX
2 6 (1.44%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 100 (24.04%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.96%) CA LISA
3 1 (0.24%) CORE IMPACT
3 1 (0.24%) Nessus
Vendors
1 91 (21.88%) HP
2 35 (8.41%) Oracle
3 15 (3.61%) Microsoft
4 8 (1.92%) webMethods
4 8 (1.92%) IBM
5 6 (1.44%) Fujitsu
5 6 (1.44%) NetApp
5 6 (1.44%) VMware
5 6 (1.44%) BT
5 6 (1.44%) Siebel
6 5 (1.20%) Citrix
7 4 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (0.96%) CA
8 3 (0.72%) ION Trading
9 2 (0.48%) Capita
10 1 (0.24%) Cognos
10 1 (0.24%) Lotus
City, London
TRG
Salary: £70000 - £80000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £70000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum plus competitive package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum plus competitive package
Posted: 5 days ago
North London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £70000.00 - £85000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
TRG
Salary: 70000-80000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Sovereign Business Resources
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago