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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Consultant
Rank 665 729 763
Rank change year-on-year
+64 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Consultant 209 124 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.13% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 91 97 110
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,250 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-4.37% -4.76%
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
100964 94057 104141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.25% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82543 79050 89527
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +18 121 £45,000 -4.25% 7
South East +1 29 £50,000 +8.10% 5
North West -13 14 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Yorkshire -32 12 £35,000 - 2
Midlands - 12 - - 2
East of England -19 8 £42,500 +13.33% 2
East Midlands - 7 £35,000 -
West Midlands -17 2 £35,000 -50.00% 2
Test Consultant
UK

Test Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 242 (56.81%) ISEB
2 240 (56.34%) QA
3 233 (54.69%) Software Testing
4 215 (50.47%) Finance
5 180 (42.25%) Retail
6 146 (34.27%) HP
7 138 (32.39%) Agile Software Development
8 125 (29.34%) HP Quality Center
9 120 (28.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 97 (22.77%) Security Cleared
11 94 (22.07%) Test Scripting
12 80 (18.78%) Test Planning
13 77 (18.08%) Test Management
14 70 (16.43%) ISTQB
15 69 (16.20%) Analytical Skills
16 66 (15.49%) User Acceptance Testing
17 64 (15.02%) SC Cleared
18 60 (14.08%) Telecoms
19 56 (13.15%) LoadRunner
20 52 (12.21%) SQL
20 52 (12.21%) Banking
21 51 (11.97%) Functional Testing
22 50 (11.74%) Test Automation
22 50 (11.74%) Selenium
23 48 (11.27%) Performance Testing
24 46 (10.80%) Regression Testing
25 43 (10.09%) Java
26 39 (9.15%) Scrum
27 38 (8.92%) System Testing
28 37 (8.69%) Stakeholder Management

Test Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 9 (2.11%) Tomcat
1 9 (2.11%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (1.41%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.17%) WebSphere
4 4 (0.94%) CMS
4 4 (0.94%) WebLogic
4 4 (0.94%) IIS
4 4 (0.94%) Apache
5 1 (0.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (3.29%) MS Office
2 5 (1.17%) Mingle
3 2 (0.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 24 (5.63%) JDE OneWorld
2 21 (4.93%) SAP FI
2 21 (4.93%) SAP FI/CO
2 21 (4.93%) SAP CO
3 3 (0.70%) SAP FI-GL
4 1 (0.23%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.88%) LAN
1 8 (1.88%) WAN
2 5 (1.17%) MVNO
3 4 (0.94%) Internet
4 1 (0.23%) 3G
4 1 (0.23%) GGSN
4 1 (0.23%) SGSN
4 1 (0.23%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.29%) SQL Server
1 14 (3.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.23%) SAP BW
2 1 (0.23%) DataStage
2 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (0.23%) SAP HANA
2 1 (0.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 56 (13.15%) LoadRunner
2 50 (11.74%) Selenium
3 24 (5.63%) QuickTest Pro
4 19 (4.46%) WebDriver
5 18 (4.23%) JMeter
6 17 (3.99%) SilkPerformer
6 17 (3.99%) Cucumber
7 15 (3.52%) FitNesse
8 14 (3.29%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (2.82%) WinRunner
10 10 (2.35%) SpecFlow
11 9 (2.11%) Ranorex
11 9 (2.11%) TestComplete
12 8 (1.88%) JBehave
13 7 (1.64%) JIRA
13 7 (1.64%) JUnit
14 5 (1.17%) Visual Studio
14 5 (1.17%) WATIR
14 5 (1.17%) Concordion
15 4 (0.94%) Jenkins
General
1 215 (50.47%) Finance
2 180 (42.25%) Retail
3 60 (14.08%) Telecoms
4 52 (12.21%) Banking
5 21 (4.93%) Back Office
6 15 (3.52%) Investment Banking
7 13 (3.05%) Publishing
8 9 (2.11%) Billing
8 9 (2.11%) Aerospace
9 6 (1.41%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.41%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.94%) Games
11 3 (0.70%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.23%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (6.10%) .NET
1 26 (6.10%) XML
2 19 (4.46%) Web Services
3 16 (3.76%) XML Messaging
4 10 (2.35%) .NET Framework
5 8 (1.88%) Ajax
6 6 (1.41%) SOAP
7 5 (1.17%) Java SE
7 5 (1.17%) Java EE
7 5 (1.17%) GWT
7 5 (1.17%) JPA
8 4 (0.94%) Apache CXF
8 4 (0.94%) REST
8 4 (0.94%) Middleware
9 3 (0.70%) J2EE
10 1 (0.23%) HTML
10 1 (0.23%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 69 (16.20%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (2.35%) Client/Server
2 10 (2.35%) Mobile App
3 9 (2.11%) Mathematics
4 5 (1.17%) Computer Science
4 5 (1.17%) Open Source
4 5 (1.17%) New Media
5 4 (0.94%) iPad
5 4 (0.94%) iPhone
5 4 (0.94%) N-Tier
6 3 (0.70%) Fixed Income
6 3 (0.70%) Derivative
7 2 (0.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.47%) GIS
7 2 (0.47%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.47%) Smart Meter
7 2 (0.47%) Blog
8 1 (0.23%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.23%) User Experience
8 1 (0.23%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 11 (2.58%) Android
2 9 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (2.11%) Windows
3 8 (1.88%) Windows XP
3 8 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (1.88%) Windows 7
4 7 (1.64%) UNIX
5 4 (0.94%) Solaris
5 4 (0.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (54.69%) Software Testing
2 138 (32.39%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (22.07%) Test Scripting
4 80 (18.78%) Test Planning
5 77 (18.08%) Test Management
6 66 (15.49%) User Acceptance Testing
7 51 (11.97%) Functional Testing
8 50 (11.74%) Test Automation
9 48 (11.27%) Performance Testing
10 46 (10.80%) Regression Testing
11 39 (9.15%) Scrum
12 38 (8.92%) System Testing
13 37 (8.69%) Test Strategy
13 37 (8.69%) Stakeholder Management
14 30 (7.04%) TMap
15 26 (6.10%) Migration
16 25 (5.87%) PRINCE2
17 23 (5.40%) BDD
18 22 (5.16%) TDD
18 22 (5.16%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 52 (12.21%) SQL
2 43 (10.09%) Java
3 31 (7.28%) C#
4 15 (3.52%) Ruby
5 14 (3.29%) Python
6 13 (3.05%) ABAP
7 9 (2.11%) XPath
8 7 (1.64%) C
9 5 (1.17%) PL/SQL
9 5 (1.17%) Perl
10 4 (0.94%) Groovy
11 3 (0.70%) C++
12 2 (0.47%) PHP
12 2 (0.47%) Scala
12 2 (0.47%) VBScript
12 2 (0.47%) VB
13 1 (0.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 242 (56.81%) ISEB
2 120 (28.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 97 (22.77%) Security Cleared
4 70 (16.43%) ISTQB
5 64 (15.02%) SC Cleared
6 35 (8.22%) Degree
7 22 (5.16%) DV Cleared
8 19 (4.46%) CTC Cleared
9 11 (2.58%) HP ASE
10 4 (0.94%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 4 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.94%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
10 4 (0.94%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 1 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.23%) MCSD
11 1 (0.23%) CCNP
11 1 (0.23%) CCNA
11 1 (0.23%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 240 (56.34%) QA
System Software
1 8 (1.88%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.94%) VMware ESX
2 4 (0.94%) VMware Workstation
2 4 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 125 (29.34%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.47%) CORE IMPACT
2 2 (0.47%) Nessus
Vendors
1 146 (34.27%) HP
2 25 (5.87%) SAP
3 19 (4.46%) Microsoft
4 13 (3.05%) Oracle
5 5 (1.17%) Ab Initio
6 4 (0.94%) VMware
6 4 (0.94%) Fujitsu
6 4 (0.94%) Software AG
6 4 (0.94%) NetApp
6 4 (0.94%) JBoss
6 4 (0.94%) Siebel
6 4 (0.94%) FatWire
7 3 (0.70%) Citrix
8 1 (0.23%) IBM
8 1 (0.23%) Cognos
8 1 (0.23%) Lotus
8 1 (0.23%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.23%) Informatica
8 1 (0.23%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.23%) Red Gate
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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networx
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Posted: 2 days ago
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