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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Consultant
Rank 783 689 737
Rank change year-on-year
-94 +48
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Consultant 98 218 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.095% 0.20% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.21% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 73 82 83
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +21.42%
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
97611 102712 93841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.18% 94.49% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 82251 83877 78553
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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
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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 -96 49 £51,250 +13.88% 9
North West +3 13 £24,000 -31.42%
West Midlands +5 12 £47,500 +35.71% 2
South East -7 7 £45,000 -10.00% 1
East of England +3 4 £45,000 +5.88%
Yorkshire +1 3 - - 2
Test Consultant
UK

Test Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 97 (49.74%) Finance
2 88 (45.13%) Selenium
3 77 (39.49%) Java
4 76 (38.97%) QA
5 65 (33.33%) ISEB
6 64 (32.82%) ISTQB
7 55 (28.21%) HP
8 50 (25.64%) Test Strategy
9 48 (24.62%) Agile Software Development
10 45 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
11 44 (22.56%) Test Scripting
12 34 (17.44%) Performance Testing
13 33 (16.92%) Test Management
14 30 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
15 29 (14.87%) SQL
16 28 (14.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 27 (13.85%) HP Quality Center
17 27 (13.85%) Data Protection
17 27 (13.85%) LoadRunner
18 25 (12.82%) Degree
18 25 (12.82%) Test Automation
19 24 (12.31%) Automation Testing
19 24 (12.31%) HP UFT
19 24 (12.31%) C#
20 23 (11.79%) Oracle
21 20 (10.26%) C
21 20 (10.26%) Manual Testing
21 20 (10.26%) Mentoring
21 20 (10.26%) Functional Testing
21 20 (10.26%) Cucumber

Test Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 5 (2.56%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.54%) Mule
2 3 (1.54%) Confluence
2 3 (1.54%) Mule ESB
2 3 (1.54%) JBoss
2 3 (1.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.05%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.51%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.51%) CSG Singleview
2 1 (0.51%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.51%) Summit
2 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.05%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.59%) HTTP
2 2 (1.03%) Internet
2 2 (1.03%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (2.05%) Big Data
5 3 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 88 (45.13%) Selenium
2 27 (13.85%) LoadRunner
3 24 (12.31%) HP UFT
4 20 (10.26%) Cucumber
5 14 (7.18%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (6.15%) Jenkins
7 11 (5.64%) JIRA
8 10 (5.13%) WebDriver
9 8 (4.10%) JMeter
10 7 (3.59%) Bugzilla
11 6 (3.08%) SilkTest
12 5 (2.56%) Git (software)
12 5 (2.56%) Hudson
12 5 (2.56%) Visual Studio
13 4 (2.05%) CruiseControl
13 4 (2.05%) Ranorex
14 3 (1.54%) Rational Performance Tester
14 3 (1.54%) Subversion
14 3 (1.54%) Eclipse
14 3 (1.54%) JUnit
General
1 97 (49.74%) Finance
2 19 (9.74%) Banking
3 15 (7.69%) Retail
4 8 (4.10%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.05%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.54%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.54%) Billing
7 2 (1.03%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.03%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.51%) Back Office
8 1 (0.51%) Electronics
8 1 (0.51%) Local Government
8 1 (0.51%) Marketing
8 1 (0.51%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (9.23%) .NET
2 10 (5.13%) Gherkin
3 8 (4.10%) Web Services
4 7 (3.59%) HTML
5 5 (2.56%) CSS
6 3 (1.54%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.54%) Hibernate
6 3 (1.54%) Spring
6 3 (1.54%) AngularJS
6 3 (1.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (1.54%) jQuery
6 3 (1.54%) Backbone.js
7 2 (1.03%) Ajax
8 1 (0.51%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.51%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 30 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.10%) Derivative
2 8 (4.10%) Fixed Income
3 7 (3.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (2.56%) NHS
4 5 (2.56%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.05%) User Experience
5 4 (2.05%) PMI
6 2 (1.03%) Handset
6 2 (1.03%) EMV
6 2 (1.03%) New Media
7 1 (0.51%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.51%) DTV
7 1 (0.51%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.51%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.56%) Windows
2 2 (1.03%) UNIX
3 1 (0.51%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (25.64%) Test Strategy
2 48 (24.62%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 44 (22.56%) Test Scripting
5 34 (17.44%) Performance Testing
6 33 (16.92%) Test Management
7 27 (13.85%) Data Protection
8 25 (12.82%) Test Automation
9 24 (12.31%) Automation Testing
10 20 (10.26%) Functional Testing
10 20 (10.26%) Manual Testing
10 20 (10.26%) Mentoring
11 19 (9.74%) BDD
12 18 (9.23%) Software Testing
13 15 (7.69%) Automated Testing
13 15 (7.69%) Regression Testing
14 12 (6.15%) Non-Functional Testing
14 12 (6.15%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (6.15%) Coaching
15 11 (5.64%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 77 (39.49%) Java
2 29 (14.87%) SQL
3 24 (12.31%) C#
4 20 (10.26%) C
5 13 (6.67%) C++
5 13 (6.67%) T-SQL
6 10 (5.13%) Python
7 9 (4.62%) VB
8 7 (3.59%) JavaScript
9 6 (3.08%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.05%) Ruby
11 3 (1.54%) VBScript
12 2 (1.03%) PHP
12 2 (1.03%) Scala
Qualifications
1 65 (33.33%) ISEB
2 64 (32.82%) ISTQB
3 28 (14.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 25 (12.82%) Degree
5 12 (6.15%) HP ASE
6 4 (2.05%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.05%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.54%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.03%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.51%) SAP Certification
9 1 (0.51%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (38.97%) QA
Systems Management
1 27 (13.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 55 (28.21%) HP
2 23 (11.79%) Oracle
3 18 (9.23%) SAP
4 16 (8.21%) Microsoft
5 10 (5.13%) IBM
6 6 (3.08%) Micro Focus
6 6 (3.08%) Capita
6 6 (3.08%) Cognos
7 5 (2.56%) Siebel
7 5 (2.56%) Citrix
8 3 (1.54%) ATG
9 1 (0.51%) Talend
9 1 (0.51%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.51%) Murex
9 1 (0.51%) Calypso
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
360 Resourcing
Salary: very competitive + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 14 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 14 days ago
Coventry
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Coventry
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
City, London
Acutest
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
City, London
Acutest
Salary: £Very Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds
The Test People
Salary: Salary Dependent on Experience - Excellent Package
Posted: 20 days ago
Leeds
The Test People
Salary: Rate / Salary dependent on experience
Posted: 20 days ago