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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Consultant
Rank 653 791 793
Rank change year-on-year
+138 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Consultant 217 72 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.072% 0.079%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.076% 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 86 53 66
Average salary £48,750 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £63,250
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
98061 95266 102493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.68% 94.72% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82304 78117 89013
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 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +67 112 £47,500 -6.40% 5
South East +15 48 £60,000 +48.14%
East of England - 25 £60,000 -
West Midlands - 14 £60,000 - 3
North West -9 10 £35,000 +27.27%
Yorkshire -15 7 £35,000 -34.88%
East Midlands - 7 £35,000 - 1
South West -7 6 - - 2
Midlands - 6 - -
Test Consultant
UK

Test Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 272 (65.54%) ISEB
2 228 (54.94%) Finance
3 219 (52.77%) QA
4 211 (50.84%) Software Testing
5 204 (49.16%) Retail
6 192 (46.27%) Agile Software Development
7 169 (40.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 142 (34.22%) Banking
9 128 (30.84%) Scrum
10 116 (27.95%) Test Scripting
11 104 (25.06%) Aerospace
11 104 (25.06%) HP Quality Center
12 94 (22.65%) HP
13 87 (20.96%) SQL
14 79 (19.04%) Security Cleared
15 65 (15.66%) Test Management
16 64 (15.42%) Telecoms
17 62 (14.94%) Analytical Skills
18 61 (14.70%) Functional Testing
19 60 (14.46%) SC Cleared
20 51 (12.29%) LoadRunner
21 48 (11.57%) ISTQB
22 47 (11.33%) Test Automation
23 41 (9.88%) User Acceptance Testing
24 40 (9.64%) Java
25 38 (9.16%) Mentoring
26 37 (8.92%) UNIX
26 37 (8.92%) Performance Testing
26 37 (8.92%) Test Planning
27 35 (8.43%) Degree

Test Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (2.65%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (2.17%) IIS
3 7 (1.69%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.24%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.24%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.24%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.24%) Confluence
4 1 (0.24%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (1.20%) MS Excel
1 5 (1.20%) Mingle
2 1 (0.24%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.20%) JDE OneWorld
2 3 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.24%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.06%) LAN
1 21 (5.06%) WAN
2 12 (2.89%) MVNO
3 1 (0.24%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (7.23%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.86%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (1.69%) Hadoop
4 4 (0.96%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.24%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.24%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.24%) Redis
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.24%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.24%) Informix
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 51 (12.29%) LoadRunner
2 30 (7.23%) Selenium
3 26 (6.27%) QuickTest Pro
4 18 (4.34%) Cucumber
5 15 (3.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (3.61%) JMeter
5 15 (3.61%) SilkPerformer
6 13 (3.13%) SpecFlow
7 12 (2.89%) FitNesse
8 10 (2.41%) JIRA
8 10 (2.41%) Visual Studio
8 10 (2.41%) SoapUI
9 9 (2.17%) JBehave
10 8 (1.93%) WinRunner
11 6 (1.45%) WebLOAD
11 6 (1.45%) LoadUI
12 5 (1.20%) Concordion
12 5 (1.20%) WebDriver
13 4 (0.96%) Hudson
13 4 (0.96%) TeamCity
General
1 228 (54.94%) Finance
2 204 (49.16%) Retail
3 142 (34.22%) Banking
4 104 (25.06%) Aerospace
5 64 (15.42%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.17%) Investment Banking
7 4 (0.96%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.48%) Back Office
8 2 (0.48%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.24%) Local Government
9 1 (0.24%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (4.34%) XML
2 17 (4.10%) .NET
3 10 (2.41%) SOAP
4 6 (1.45%) Web Services
4 6 (1.45%) XML Messaging
5 5 (1.20%) Ajax
5 5 (1.20%) REST
6 3 (0.72%) XML Schema
7 2 (0.48%) HTML
8 1 (0.24%) Middleware
8 1 (0.24%) Natural Language Processing
8 1 (0.24%) Gherkin
8 1 (0.24%) J2EE
8 1 (0.24%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.24%) Java SE
8 1 (0.24%) Java EE
8 1 (0.24%) GWT
8 1 (0.24%) JPA
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.24%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 62 (14.94%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (2.17%) Open Source
3 7 (1.69%) N-Tier
4 6 (1.45%) New Media
5 4 (0.96%) Client/Server
5 4 (0.96%) GIS
6 2 (0.48%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.48%) User Experience
7 1 (0.24%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.24%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.24%) Derivative
7 1 (0.24%) Statistics
7 1 (0.24%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.24%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.24%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 37 (8.92%) UNIX
2 30 (7.23%) Windows
3 26 (6.27%) Linux
4 19 (4.58%) Windows XP
4 19 (4.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (4.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (4.58%) Windows 7
5 7 (1.69%) Solaris
6 5 (1.20%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (50.84%) Software Testing
2 192 (46.27%) Agile Software Development
3 128 (30.84%) Scrum
4 116 (27.95%) Test Scripting
5 65 (15.66%) Test Management
6 61 (14.70%) Functional Testing
7 47 (11.33%) Test Automation
8 41 (9.88%) User Acceptance Testing
9 38 (9.16%) Mentoring
10 37 (8.92%) Test Planning
10 37 (8.92%) Performance Testing
11 27 (6.51%) Test Strategy
12 26 (6.27%) Regression Testing
13 24 (5.78%) ETL
14 23 (5.54%) Migration
14 23 (5.54%) Coaching
15 21 (5.06%) BDD
16 20 (4.82%) Stakeholder Management
17 19 (4.58%) Manual Testing
18 18 (4.34%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 87 (20.96%) SQL
2 40 (9.64%) Java
3 24 (5.78%) C#
4 16 (3.86%) Python
5 15 (3.61%) Ruby
6 11 (2.65%) XPath
7 7 (1.69%) C
8 5 (1.20%) Groovy
8 5 (1.20%) Perl
8 5 (1.20%) PL/SQL
9 4 (0.96%) C++
10 3 (0.72%) VBScript
10 3 (0.72%) VB
11 2 (0.48%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.48%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 272 (65.54%) ISEB
2 169 (40.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 79 (19.04%) Security Cleared
4 60 (14.46%) SC Cleared
5 48 (11.57%) ISTQB
6 35 (8.43%) Degree
7 11 (2.65%) DV Cleared
8 8 (1.93%) HP ASE
9 7 (1.69%) CTC Cleared
10 4 (0.96%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
10 4 (0.96%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 4 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.96%) PMP
10 4 (0.96%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.96%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 1 (0.24%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.24%) MCSD
11 1 (0.24%) HP AIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 219 (52.77%) QA
System Software
1 19 (4.58%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.45%) VMware ESX
2 6 (1.45%) VMware Workstation
2 6 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 104 (25.06%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.24%) CORE IMPACT
2 1 (0.24%) CA LISA
2 1 (0.24%) Nessus
Vendors
1 94 (22.65%) HP
2 30 (7.23%) Oracle
3 17 (4.10%) Microsoft
4 6 (1.45%) NetApp
4 6 (1.45%) VMware
4 6 (1.45%) Fujitsu
5 5 (1.20%) webMethods
5 5 (1.20%) Siebel
6 4 (0.96%) Citrix
7 3 (0.72%) SAP
7 3 (0.72%) BT
7 3 (0.72%) ION Trading
7 3 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.24%) Red Gate
8 1 (0.24%) Capita
8 1 (0.24%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.24%) CA
8 1 (0.24%) Lotus
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