The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Test Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Consultant
Rank 761 829 747
Rank change year-on-year
+68 -82
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Consultant 126 100 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.099% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.10% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 84 75 90
Median salary £60,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +31.03%
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
86678 97318 103001
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.30% 96.27% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 73134 81865 84100
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Test Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Test Consultant in the job title.

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 26 September 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 26 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +52 63 £72,500 +45.00% 2
Yorkshire +42 25 £60,000 -
South East +47 13 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Midlands - 10 £34,500 -
South West - 9 £50,000 - 1
West Midlands -22 3 £47,500 - 2
North West +6 2 £52,500 +55.55%
Test Consultant
UK

Test Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, Test Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Test Consultant in the job title.

1 104 (46.02%) Java
2 103 (45.58%) Test Automation
3 100 (44.25%) Software Testing
3 100 (44.25%) Agile Software Development
4 88 (38.94%) Games
5 87 (38.50%) Python
6 81 (35.84%) C#
7 72 (31.86%) Selenium
8 69 (30.53%) Finance
9 65 (28.76%) Scala
10 62 (27.43%) SoapUI
11 59 (26.11%) Software Engineering
12 58 (25.66%) Ruby
13 55 (24.34%) .NET
14 53 (23.45%) Cucumber
15 48 (21.24%) User Acceptance Testing
16 47 (20.80%) Ranorex
17 46 (20.35%) Open Source
18 40 (17.70%) Performance Engineering
18 40 (17.70%) QA
19 38 (16.81%) JUnit
20 33 (14.60%) Test Strategy
20 33 (14.60%) Appium
20 33 (14.60%) Automated Testing
21 32 (14.16%) Test Management
22 30 (13.27%) BDD
23 29 (12.83%) Performance Testing
23 29 (12.83%) JMeter
24 28 (12.39%) Continuous Integration
25 25 (11.06%) Mentoring

Test Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (1.77%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.44%) Documentum
2 1 (0.44%) FileNet
2 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 22 (9.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.44%) MS Office
2 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (0.88%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.54%) Google Apps
1 8 (3.54%) Office 365
1 8 (3.54%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.77%) HTTPS
1 4 (1.77%) WAN
2 2 (0.88%) Firewall
2 2 (0.88%) SNMP
3 1 (0.44%) HTTP
3 1 (0.44%) Network Security
3 1 (0.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.10%) Big Data
2 2 (0.88%) Data Mining
2 2 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (0.88%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.44%) MS Access
3 1 (0.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 72 (31.86%) Selenium
2 62 (27.43%) SoapUI
3 53 (23.45%) Cucumber
4 47 (20.80%) Ranorex
5 38 (16.81%) JUnit
6 33 (14.60%) Appium
7 29 (12.83%) JMeter
8 19 (8.41%) Gatling
8 19 (8.41%) NeoLoad
8 19 (8.41%) WebLOAD
9 17 (7.52%) Jenkins
10 14 (6.19%) SpecFlow
11 13 (5.75%) WebDriver
12 11 (4.87%) eggPlant
12 11 (4.87%) Git (software)
12 11 (4.87%) WATIR
13 10 (4.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 9 (3.98%) HP UFT
14 9 (3.98%) JIRA
15 8 (3.54%) LoadRunner
General
1 88 (38.94%) Games
2 69 (30.53%) Finance
3 21 (9.29%) Banking
4 15 (6.64%) Retail
5 13 (5.75%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.77%) Back Office
7 2 (0.88%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.88%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.44%) Law
8 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.44%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (24.34%) .NET
2 11 (4.87%) Java EE
2 11 (4.87%) STL
3 10 (4.42%) .NET Framework
4 8 (3.54%) HTML
4 8 (3.54%) XML
5 7 (3.10%) Buildbot
6 5 (2.21%) SOAP
7 4 (1.77%) AngularJS
7 4 (1.77%) CSS
7 4 (1.77%) HTML5
7 4 (1.77%) REST
7 4 (1.77%) Web Services
8 2 (0.88%) Ajax
8 2 (0.88%) Android SDK
8 2 (0.88%) CGI
8 2 (0.88%) iOS SDK
9 1 (0.44%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.54%) Mobile App
3 7 (3.10%) New Media
4 6 (2.65%) BBC
5 5 (2.21%) Derivative
5 5 (2.21%) Fixed Income
5 5 (2.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (2.21%) OTC Derivatives
6 3 (1.33%) Smart Meter
7 2 (0.88%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.44%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.75%) Unix
2 12 (5.31%) Linux
3 2 (0.88%) Android
3 2 (0.88%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (45.58%) Test Automation
2 100 (44.25%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (44.25%) Software Testing
3 59 (26.11%) Software Engineering
4 48 (21.24%) User Acceptance Testing
5 46 (20.35%) Open Source
6 40 (17.70%) Performance Engineering
7 33 (14.60%) Automated Testing
7 33 (14.60%) Test Strategy
8 32 (14.16%) Test Management
9 30 (13.27%) BDD
10 29 (12.83%) Performance Testing
11 28 (12.39%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (11.06%) Mentoring
12 25 (11.06%) TDD
13 24 (10.62%) Non-Functional Testing
14 23 (10.18%) Automation Testing
15 22 (9.73%) Test Scripting
16 19 (8.41%) Coaching
17 18 (7.96%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 104 (46.02%) Java
2 87 (38.50%) Python
3 81 (35.84%) C#
4 65 (28.76%) Scala
5 58 (25.66%) Ruby
6 19 (8.41%) C++
7 18 (7.96%) C
8 15 (6.64%) Perl
9 14 (6.19%) VB
10 13 (5.75%) SQL
11 11 (4.87%) Objective-C
12 7 (3.10%) JavaScript
12 7 (3.10%) PHP
13 4 (1.77%) XPath
14 1 (0.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (7.08%) Degree
1 16 (7.08%) Security Cleared
2 12 (5.31%) CCNA
2 12 (5.31%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (5.31%) CISSP
2 12 (5.31%) GIAC
3 11 (4.87%) CompTIA Security+
3 11 (4.87%) DV Cleared
3 11 (4.87%) Linux+ Certification
3 11 (4.87%) MCSE
3 11 (4.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (4.87%) Network+ Certification
3 11 (4.87%) SANS
3 11 (4.87%) Security+ Certification
3 11 (4.87%) SSCP
4 8 (3.54%) ISTQB
5 6 (2.65%) ISEB
6 5 (2.21%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (17.70%) QA
2 2 (0.88%) SDET
Systems Management
1 7 (3.10%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.88%) vRealize
Vendors
1 18 (7.96%) SOASTA, Inc
2 14 (6.19%) HP
3 8 (3.54%) Google
4 7 (3.10%) Intel Security
4 7 (3.10%) Oracle
4 7 (3.10%) SAP
5 6 (2.65%) BT
6 4 (1.77%) Citrix
7 3 (1.33%) IBM
7 3 (1.33%) Microsoft
8 2 (0.88%) ComArch
8 2 (0.88%) VMware
9 1 (0.44%) Sophos
9 1 (0.44%) Symantec
9 1 (0.44%) webMethods
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