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

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Consultant
Rank 658 763 754
Rank change year-on-year
+105 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Consultant 220 95 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.093% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.099% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 86 81 94
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +4.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £45,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -1.09%
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
100800 96348 100910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.54% 94.58% 95.23%
Number of salaries quoted 83439 80857 86766
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 31 October 2014.

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 31 October 2014. 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 +46 94 £45,000 -10.00% 10
South East +27 52 £50,000 +21.21% 1
North West -7 16 £35,000 -51.72%
Midlands - 16 - -
East of England -9 14 £62,500 +13.63% 1
Yorkshire -27 13 £35,000 -
East Midlands - 12 £35,000 -
West Midlands -22 4 £52,500 -25.00% 1
South West -24 1 - -
Test Consultant
UK

Test Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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.

1 296 (62.05%) ISEB
2 268 (56.18%) QA
3 267 (55.97%) Software Testing
4 255 (53.46%) Finance
5 227 (47.59%) Retail
6 185 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
7 164 (34.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 140 (29.35%) HP
9 133 (27.88%) HP Quality Center
10 117 (24.53%) Test Scripting
11 109 (22.85%) Security Cleared
12 102 (21.38%) Banking
13 91 (19.08%) Scrum
14 82 (17.19%) Test Management
15 77 (16.14%) Test Planning
16 76 (15.93%) Analytical Skills
17 74 (15.51%) SC Cleared
17 74 (15.51%) ISTQB
18 69 (14.47%) SQL
19 67 (14.05%) Functional Testing
20 64 (13.42%) Aerospace
20 64 (13.42%) Telecoms
21 63 (13.21%) User Acceptance Testing
22 49 (10.27%) LoadRunner
23 46 (9.64%) Regression Testing
24 43 (9.01%) Java
25 41 (8.60%) Test Automation
26 38 (7.97%) Selenium
27 37 (7.76%) Performance Testing
28 34 (7.13%) Degree

Test Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 11 (2.31%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (1.68%) Tomcat
3 6 (1.26%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.26%) IIS
4 4 (0.84%) JBoss
4 4 (0.84%) Apache
4 4 (0.84%) CMS
4 4 (0.84%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.42%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.21%) Confluence
6 1 (0.21%) Node.js
6 1 (0.21%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (1.68%) MS Office
2 5 (1.05%) Mingle
3 4 (0.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 21 (4.40%) JDE OneWorld
2 15 (3.14%) SAP FI
2 15 (3.14%) SAP FI/CO
2 15 (3.14%) SAP CO
3 3 (0.63%) SAP FI-GL
4 1 (0.21%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.56%) LAN
1 17 (3.56%) WAN
2 11 (2.31%) MVNO
3 3 (0.63%) Internet
4 1 (0.21%) 3G
4 1 (0.21%) GGSN
4 1 (0.21%) SGSN
4 1 (0.21%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (5.03%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.19%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.21%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.21%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.21%) SAP HANA
3 1 (0.21%) Redis
3 1 (0.21%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 49 (10.27%) LoadRunner
2 38 (7.97%) Selenium
3 22 (4.61%) QuickTest Pro
4 19 (3.98%) Cucumber
5 16 (3.35%) FitNesse
6 12 (2.52%) SilkPerformer
6 12 (2.52%) WebDriver
7 11 (2.31%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (2.10%) SpecFlow
8 10 (2.10%) JMeter
9 9 (1.89%) WinRunner
10 8 (1.68%) Visual Studio
10 8 (1.68%) JIRA
10 8 (1.68%) JBehave
11 7 (1.47%) JUnit
12 6 (1.26%) SoapUI
13 5 (1.05%) Concordion
13 5 (1.05%) WATIR
14 4 (0.84%) TestComplete
14 4 (0.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 255 (53.46%) Finance
2 227 (47.59%) Retail
3 102 (21.38%) Banking
4 64 (13.42%) Aerospace
4 64 (13.42%) Telecoms
5 17 (3.56%) Back Office
6 9 (1.89%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.47%) Publishing
8 6 (1.26%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.05%) Billing
10 3 (0.63%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (5.87%) XML
2 23 (4.82%) .NET
3 16 (3.35%) XML Messaging
4 14 (2.94%) Web Services
5 10 (2.10%) SOAP
6 8 (1.68%) REST
7 5 (1.05%) .NET Framework
7 5 (1.05%) Middleware
8 4 (0.84%) Ajax
8 4 (0.84%) Apache CXF
9 3 (0.63%) J2EE
10 2 (0.42%) XML Schema
10 2 (0.42%) Java SE
10 2 (0.42%) Java EE
10 2 (0.42%) GWT
10 2 (0.42%) JPA
10 2 (0.42%) Gherkin
11 1 (0.21%) Oracle Fusion
11 1 (0.21%) Natural Language Processing
11 1 (0.21%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 76 (15.93%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (1.68%) Client/Server
3 7 (1.47%) Mobile App
4 6 (1.26%) New Media
4 6 (1.26%) N-Tier
5 5 (1.05%) Open Source
6 4 (0.84%) Mathematics
7 3 (0.63%) iPad
7 3 (0.63%) iPhone
8 2 (0.42%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.42%) GIS
8 2 (0.42%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.21%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.21%) Derivative
9 1 (0.21%) Statistics
9 1 (0.21%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.21%) Blog
9 1 (0.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.21%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (3.77%) Windows
2 17 (3.56%) UNIX
2 17 (3.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (3.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (3.35%) Windows 7
3 16 (3.35%) Windows XP
4 13 (2.73%) Android
5 10 (2.10%) Linux
6 6 (1.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (55.97%) Software Testing
2 185 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
3 117 (24.53%) Test Scripting
4 91 (19.08%) Scrum
5 82 (17.19%) Test Management
6 77 (16.14%) Test Planning
7 67 (14.05%) Functional Testing
8 63 (13.21%) User Acceptance Testing
9 46 (9.64%) Regression Testing
10 41 (8.60%) Test Automation
11 37 (7.76%) Performance Testing
12 33 (6.92%) System Testing
13 31 (6.50%) Test Strategy
13 31 (6.50%) Migration
14 29 (6.08%) Stakeholder Management
15 25 (5.24%) Mentoring
16 23 (4.82%) BDD
17 21 (4.40%) ETL
17 21 (4.40%) Coaching
18 20 (4.19%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 69 (14.47%) SQL
2 43 (9.01%) Java
3 30 (6.29%) C#
4 16 (3.35%) Ruby
5 15 (3.14%) Python
6 11 (2.31%) XPath
7 8 (1.68%) C
8 7 (1.47%) ABAP
9 5 (1.05%) PL/SQL
9 5 (1.05%) Perl
10 4 (0.84%) C++
10 4 (0.84%) Groovy
11 3 (0.63%) VB
12 2 (0.42%) VBScript
12 2 (0.42%) Scala
12 2 (0.42%) PHP
13 1 (0.21%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.21%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 296 (62.05%) ISEB
2 164 (34.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 109 (22.85%) Security Cleared
4 74 (15.51%) SC Cleared
4 74 (15.51%) ISTQB
5 34 (7.13%) Degree
6 21 (4.40%) DV Cleared
7 17 (3.56%) CTC Cleared
8 11 (2.31%) HP ASE
9 4 (0.84%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 4 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (0.84%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
9 4 (0.84%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 2 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.21%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.21%) HP AIS
11 1 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.21%) MCSD
11 1 (0.21%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 268 (56.18%) QA
System Software
1 16 (3.35%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.26%) VMware ESX
2 6 (1.26%) VMware Workstation
2 6 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 133 (27.88%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.63%) CORE IMPACT
2 3 (0.63%) Nessus
Vendors
1 140 (29.35%) HP
2 23 (4.82%) Oracle
3 18 (3.77%) SAP
4 13 (2.73%) Microsoft
5 6 (1.26%) NetApp
5 6 (1.26%) VMware
5 6 (1.26%) Fujitsu
6 5 (1.05%) Ab Initio
7 4 (0.84%) FatWire
7 4 (0.84%) webMethods
7 4 (0.84%) Software AG
8 3 (0.63%) Siebel
9 2 (0.42%) Citrix
10 1 (0.21%) IBM
10 1 (0.21%) BT
10 1 (0.21%) Lotus
10 1 (0.21%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.21%) Red Gate
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