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 29 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Consultant
Rank 765 696 759
Rank change year-on-year
-69 +63
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Consultant 102 232 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.099% 0.21% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.22% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 73 63 75
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,200 £38,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £71,525 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
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
97791 106359 96064
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.54% 94.50% 94.54%
Number of salaries quoted 81633 88141 80748
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,097
% change year-on-year
- +4.99%

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 29 June 2015.

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 29 June 2015. 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 -85 42 £50,000 +5.26% 14
South East -15 21 £50,000 +5.26% 3
West Midlands +3 10 £47,500 - 1
East of England +2 6 - - 1
North West +2 5 £24,000 -66.89% 1
South West -12 1 £42,500 - 2
Test Consultant
UK

Test Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, 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.

1 116 (53.21%) Finance
2 109 (50.00%) QA
3 95 (43.58%) ISEB
4 85 (38.99%) Agile Software Development
5 77 (35.32%) Selenium
6 67 (30.73%) Software Testing
7 66 (30.28%) Java
8 65 (29.82%) HP
9 62 (28.44%) Banking
10 60 (27.52%) Performance Testing
11 55 (25.23%) Test Scripting
12 54 (24.77%) ISTQB
13 52 (23.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 52 (23.85%) Retail
14 44 (20.18%) SQL
14 44 (20.18%) Test Strategy
14 44 (20.18%) Test Management
15 42 (19.27%) Scrum
16 38 (17.43%) HP Quality Center
17 37 (16.97%) Test Automation
17 37 (16.97%) Aerospace
18 35 (16.06%) Stakeholder Management
19 31 (14.22%) Oracle
20 30 (13.76%) Analytical Skills
21 26 (11.93%) LoadRunner
22 24 (11.01%) HP UFT
23 23 (10.55%) JMeter
24 22 (10.09%) C#
24 22 (10.09%) User Acceptance Testing
24 22 (10.09%) BDD

Test Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, 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 5 (2.29%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.83%) Apache
3 3 (1.38%) Oracle BPEL
3 3 (1.38%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (1.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 10 (4.59%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.38%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (1.38%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.38%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (1.38%) Oracle BPM
1 3 (1.38%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (1.38%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (0.92%) Summit
3 1 (0.46%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.92%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.59%) HTTP
2 4 (1.83%) DNS
3 2 (0.92%) Internet
3 2 (0.92%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.26%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.67%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (2.75%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.29%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.83%) MySQL
6 3 (1.38%) Informix
6 3 (1.38%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (1.38%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.38%) Big Data
7 2 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 77 (35.32%) Selenium
2 26 (11.93%) LoadRunner
3 24 (11.01%) HP UFT
4 23 (10.55%) JMeter
5 17 (7.80%) WebDriver
6 15 (6.88%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (5.96%) JIRA
8 11 (5.05%) Cucumber
9 10 (4.59%) Bugzilla
10 9 (4.13%) MSTest
11 8 (3.67%) SoapUI
12 7 (3.21%) Appium
13 5 (2.29%) Jenkins
13 5 (2.29%) Calabash
13 5 (2.29%) Visual Studio
14 4 (1.83%) Ranorex
14 4 (1.83%) Behat
15 3 (1.38%) SpecFlow
15 3 (1.38%) Git (software)
15 3 (1.38%) Subversion
General
1 116 (53.21%) Finance
2 62 (28.44%) Banking
3 52 (23.85%) Retail
4 37 (16.97%) Aerospace
5 8 (3.67%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.83%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.38%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.38%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.92%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.92%) Billing
9 1 (0.46%) Local Government
9 1 (0.46%) Back Office
9 1 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.46%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.42%) HTML
2 13 (5.96%) .NET
3 12 (5.50%) Gherkin
4 6 (2.75%) CSS
4 6 (2.75%) SOAP
5 5 (2.29%) Web Services
6 3 (1.38%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.38%) Ajax
7 1 (0.46%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.46%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.46%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (13.76%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.29%) NHS
3 4 (1.83%) Fixed Income
3 4 (1.83%) Derivative
4 3 (1.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (0.92%) PMI
5 2 (0.92%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.46%) New Media
6 1 (0.46%) Equities
6 1 (0.46%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 16 (7.34%) Windows
2 4 (1.83%) Android
3 3 (1.38%) UNIX
3 3 (1.38%) Solaris
4 1 (0.46%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (38.99%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (30.73%) Software Testing
3 60 (27.52%) Performance Testing
4 55 (25.23%) Test Scripting
5 44 (20.18%) Test Management
5 44 (20.18%) Test Strategy
6 42 (19.27%) Scrum
7 37 (16.97%) Test Automation
8 35 (16.06%) Stakeholder Management
9 22 (10.09%) BDD
9 22 (10.09%) User Acceptance Testing
10 21 (9.63%) Open Source
10 21 (9.63%) Functional Testing
11 18 (8.26%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (7.34%) Manual Testing
12 16 (7.34%) Non-Functional Testing
12 16 (7.34%) Data Protection
13 15 (6.88%) Waterfall
13 15 (6.88%) Release Management
13 15 (6.88%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 66 (30.28%) Java
2 44 (20.18%) SQL
3 22 (10.09%) C#
4 13 (5.96%) C++
4 13 (5.96%) VB
5 12 (5.50%) T-SQL
5 12 (5.50%) C
6 11 (5.05%) JavaScript
6 11 (5.05%) Python
7 6 (2.75%) PHP
8 4 (1.83%) VBScript
8 4 (1.83%) Ruby
9 3 (1.38%) Groovy
9 3 (1.38%) Perl
10 2 (0.92%) Scala
Qualifications
1 95 (43.58%) ISEB
2 54 (24.77%) ISTQB
3 52 (23.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 13 (5.96%) Degree
5 10 (4.59%) HP ASE
6 7 (3.21%) Security Cleared
7 6 (2.75%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.83%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.92%) PMP
9 2 (0.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.46%) SAP Certification
10 1 (0.46%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 38 (17.43%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.38%) CA LISA
3 2 (0.92%) Nmap
Vendors
1 65 (29.82%) HP
2 31 (14.22%) Oracle
3 16 (7.34%) Microsoft
4 11 (5.05%) IBM
5 10 (4.59%) SAP
6 7 (3.21%) Capita
7 6 (2.75%) BT
7 6 (2.75%) Cognos
7 6 (2.75%) Siebel
7 6 (2.75%) Citrix
8 3 (1.38%) CA
8 3 (1.38%) Business Objects
8 3 (1.38%) webMethods
9 2 (0.92%) McAfee
9 2 (0.92%) NetSuite
9 2 (0.92%) Qualys
9 2 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.46%) Murex
10 1 (0.46%) Calypso
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Acutest
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
North London
Pesaro
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and package
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000-£60,000
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
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East Midlands
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Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 26 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 26 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
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City, London
Sogeti
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London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
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City, London
Sogeti
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