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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Consultant
Rank 814 747 797
Rank change year-on-year
-67 +50
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Consultant 95 182 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.19% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 41 83 82
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £57,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-23.91% +27.77%
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
90816 95785 94380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.15% 96.49% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 77032 80058 76663
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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 -64 54 £62,500 +8.69% 11
West Midlands -19 9 £60,000 - 3
Yorkshire +14 8 - -
South East +7 7 £40,000 -33.33% 1
North West +22 5 £32,500 +18.18% 1
East of England -14 2 - - 2
North East - 2 £55,000 - 1
Test Consultant
UK

Test Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 95 (52.49%) Selenium
2 91 (50.28%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (47.51%) Java
4 67 (37.02%) Finance
5 59 (32.60%) Test Automation
6 49 (27.07%) QA
7 47 (25.97%) HP
8 43 (23.76%) Software Testing
9 40 (22.10%) .NET
9 40 (22.10%) JUnit
10 39 (21.55%) ISEB
11 38 (20.99%) ISTQB
12 37 (20.44%) Test Management
13 36 (19.89%) Open Source
13 36 (19.89%) Stakeholder Management
14 35 (19.34%) HP Quality Center
15 34 (18.78%) Test Strategy
16 33 (18.23%) SoapUI
17 30 (16.57%) Python
17 30 (16.57%) Automation Testing
17 30 (16.57%) Test Scripting
18 29 (16.02%) .NET Framework
18 29 (16.02%) C#
19 28 (15.47%) Games
19 28 (15.47%) Software Engineering
19 28 (15.47%) Scala
19 28 (15.47%) JIRA
19 28 (15.47%) Ranorex
20 27 (14.92%) Team Foundation Server
21 25 (13.81%) Analytical Skills

Test Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 12 (6.63%) Confluence
2 8 (4.42%) JBoss
2 8 (4.42%) Mule
2 8 (4.42%) Mule ESB
2 8 (4.42%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.55%) MTS
Applications
1 10 (5.52%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (3.31%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.76%) MS Project
4 4 (2.21%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.66%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.10%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (1.10%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.55%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.76%) GitHub
2 2 (1.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.18%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.63%) Big Data
3 5 (2.76%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.55%) MySQL
4 1 (0.55%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 95 (52.49%) Selenium
2 40 (22.10%) JUnit
3 33 (18.23%) SoapUI
4 28 (15.47%) JIRA
4 28 (15.47%) Ranorex
5 27 (14.92%) Team Foundation Server
6 25 (13.81%) Jenkins
7 24 (13.26%) HP UFT
8 23 (12.71%) LoadRunner
9 20 (11.05%) Visual Studio
10 18 (9.94%) Cucumber
11 17 (9.39%) Hudson
12 13 (7.18%) JMeter
13 11 (6.08%) Eclipse
13 11 (6.08%) Git (software)
14 10 (5.52%) CruiseControl
15 9 (4.97%) Bugzilla
16 7 (3.87%) Maven
16 7 (3.87%) Subversion
17 5 (2.76%) WebDriver
General
1 67 (37.02%) Finance
2 28 (15.47%) Games
3 22 (12.15%) Banking
4 14 (7.73%) Telecoms
5 8 (4.42%) Investment Banking
6 7 (3.87%) Retail
7 4 (2.21%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.55%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (22.10%) .NET
2 29 (16.02%) .NET Framework
3 9 (4.97%) Web Services
4 8 (4.42%) AngularJS
4 8 (4.42%) Backbone.js
4 8 (4.42%) CSS
4 8 (4.42%) Hibernate
4 8 (4.42%) jQuery
4 8 (4.42%) Spring
4 8 (4.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 7 (3.87%) DCOM
6 4 (2.21%) HTML
6 4 (2.21%) SOAP
6 4 (2.21%) XML
7 1 (0.55%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.55%) CGI
7 1 (0.55%) JTA
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.81%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.18%) New Media
3 10 (5.52%) User Experience
4 9 (4.97%) Driving Licence
4 9 (4.97%) PMI
5 7 (3.87%) Derivative
5 7 (3.87%) Fixed Income
5 7 (3.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (2.21%) Digital Media
6 4 (2.21%) Wiki
7 3 (1.66%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.66%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.10%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (1.10%) NHS
9 1 (0.55%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.21%) Linux
1 4 (2.21%) Windows
2 3 (1.66%) Android
2 3 (1.66%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (50.28%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (32.60%) Test Automation
3 43 (23.76%) Software Testing
4 37 (20.44%) Test Management
5 36 (19.89%) Open Source
5 36 (19.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 34 (18.78%) Test Strategy
7 30 (16.57%) Automation Testing
7 30 (16.57%) Test Scripting
8 28 (15.47%) Software Engineering
9 24 (13.26%) Defect Management
10 23 (12.71%) Performance Testing
11 19 (10.50%) Data Protection
12 18 (9.94%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (8.84%) Waterfall
14 15 (8.29%) Coaching
14 15 (8.29%) Scrum
15 14 (7.73%) Manual Testing
15 14 (7.73%) Software Delivery
16 13 (7.18%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 86 (47.51%) Java
2 30 (16.57%) Python
3 29 (16.02%) C#
4 28 (15.47%) Scala
5 18 (9.94%) SQL
6 15 (8.29%) C
7 10 (5.52%) C++
8 9 (4.97%) JavaScript
9 7 (3.87%) VBScript
10 5 (2.76%) Ruby
11 4 (2.21%) T-SQL
11 4 (2.21%) VB
11 4 (2.21%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.66%) XPath
13 2 (1.10%) PHP
14 1 (0.55%) ANSI C
14 1 (0.55%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.55%) Groovy
14 1 (0.55%) Perl
14 1 (0.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 39 (21.55%) ISEB
2 38 (20.99%) ISTQB
3 21 (11.60%) Degree
4 12 (6.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 11 (6.08%) HP ASE
6 9 (4.97%) PMI Certification
7 6 (3.31%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.55%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (27.07%) QA
2 7 (3.87%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.10%) SLA
4 1 (0.55%) SDET
Systems Management
1 35 (19.34%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.55%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 47 (25.97%) HP
2 19 (10.50%) Oracle
3 13 (7.18%) SAP
4 8 (4.42%) Citrix
5 6 (3.31%) Borland
5 6 (3.31%) IBM
6 4 (2.21%) Capita
6 4 (2.21%) Micro Focus
7 3 (1.66%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.10%) ATG
9 1 (0.55%) CA
9 1 (0.55%) Cognos
9 1 (0.55%) Talend
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