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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Consultant
Rank 779 644 728
Rank change year-on-year
-135 +84
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Consultant 99 258 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.097% 0.24% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.25% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 74 79 88
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £46,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+2.15% +55.00%
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
96460 103322 95939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.34% 94.48% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 80662 85110 80222
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 £26,500 £26,375
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -104 45 £50,000 +11.11% 10
South East -15 14 £45,000 -5.26%
East of England +3 9 £45,000 +5.88% 1
West Midlands -6 9 £47,500 +35.71% 1
North West -7 8 £24,000 -31.42% 1
Test Consultant
UK

Test Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 91 (48.92%) Finance
2 80 (43.01%) Selenium
3 76 (40.86%) QA
4 72 (38.71%) Java
5 68 (36.56%) ISEB
6 58 (31.18%) ISTQB
7 55 (29.57%) HP
8 49 (26.34%) Test Scripting
9 46 (24.73%) Test Strategy
10 45 (24.19%) Agile Software Development
11 40 (21.51%) Stakeholder Management
12 39 (20.97%) Performance Testing
13 34 (18.28%) Test Management
14 31 (16.67%) SQL
15 30 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
16 29 (15.59%) HP Quality Center
17 27 (14.52%) Software Testing
17 27 (14.52%) Oracle
18 25 (13.44%) LoadRunner
18 25 (13.44%) Test Automation
18 25 (13.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 23 (12.37%) Data Protection
20 21 (11.29%) C#
20 21 (11.29%) Functional Testing
21 20 (10.75%) BDD
22 19 (10.22%) HP UFT
22 19 (10.22%) Banking
23 18 (9.68%) Manual Testing
23 18 (9.68%) Degree
24 16 (8.60%) Automation Testing

Test Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (2.69%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.08%) Oracle BPEL
2 2 (1.08%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.54%) Mule ESB
3 1 (0.54%) JBoss
3 1 (0.54%) Apache
3 1 (0.54%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.54%) Mule
3 1 (0.54%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (5.91%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.08%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.08%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.08%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (1.08%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (1.08%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.08%) Summit
3 1 (0.54%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.08%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.38%) HTTP
2 3 (1.61%) DNS
3 2 (1.08%) Internet
3 2 (1.08%) NFC
3 2 (1.08%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.99%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.69%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.61%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (1.61%) MySQL
3 3 (1.61%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.08%) Big Data
4 2 (1.08%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 80 (43.01%) Selenium
2 25 (13.44%) LoadRunner
3 19 (10.22%) HP UFT
4 15 (8.06%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (6.45%) Cucumber
6 11 (5.91%) JIRA
7 10 (5.38%) WebDriver
8 7 (3.76%) JMeter
8 7 (3.76%) Bugzilla
9 6 (3.23%) MSTest
9 6 (3.23%) Jenkins
10 4 (2.15%) Ranorex
10 4 (2.15%) Visual Studio
11 3 (1.61%) Subversion
11 3 (1.61%) Git (software)
11 3 (1.61%) Appium
11 3 (1.61%) SpecFlow
11 3 (1.61%) Behat
12 2 (1.08%) LoadUI
12 2 (1.08%) RSpec
General
1 91 (48.92%) Finance
2 19 (10.22%) Banking
3 15 (8.06%) Retail
4 6 (3.23%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.61%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.61%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.08%) Billing
6 2 (1.08%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.08%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.08%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.54%) Back Office
7 1 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.54%) Advertising
7 1 (0.54%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.99%) .NET
2 12 (6.45%) HTML
3 10 (5.38%) Gherkin
4 6 (3.23%) CSS
4 6 (3.23%) Web Services
5 3 (1.61%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.08%) Ajax
7 1 (0.54%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.54%) jQuery
7 1 (0.54%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.54%) Backbone.js
7 1 (0.54%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.54%) Spring
7 1 (0.54%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 30 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.76%) Derivative
2 7 (3.76%) Fixed Income
3 6 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (2.69%) NHS
5 3 (1.61%) PMI
5 3 (1.61%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.08%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.08%) New Media
6 2 (1.08%) Handset
6 2 (1.08%) EMV
7 1 (0.54%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.54%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.91%) Windows
2 1 (0.54%) Android
2 1 (0.54%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (26.34%) Test Scripting
2 46 (24.73%) Test Strategy
3 45 (24.19%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (21.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 39 (20.97%) Performance Testing
6 34 (18.28%) Test Management
7 27 (14.52%) Software Testing
8 25 (13.44%) Test Automation
9 23 (12.37%) Data Protection
10 21 (11.29%) Functional Testing
11 20 (10.75%) BDD
12 18 (9.68%) Manual Testing
13 16 (8.60%) Automation Testing
14 15 (8.06%) Regression Testing
15 14 (7.53%) Non-Functional Testing
15 14 (7.53%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (7.53%) Automated Testing
15 14 (7.53%) Mentoring
16 12 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
16 12 (6.45%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 72 (38.71%) Java
2 31 (16.67%) SQL
3 21 (11.29%) C#
4 15 (8.06%) C++
4 15 (8.06%) C
5 13 (6.99%) VB
6 11 (5.91%) T-SQL
7 10 (5.38%) Python
8 8 (4.30%) JavaScript
9 5 (2.69%) PHP
10 4 (2.15%) VBScript
10 4 (2.15%) Ruby
11 2 (1.08%) Scala
12 1 (0.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 68 (36.56%) ISEB
2 58 (31.18%) ISTQB
3 25 (13.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 18 (9.68%) Degree
5 12 (6.45%) HP ASE
6 4 (2.15%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.61%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.61%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.54%) SAP Certification
9 1 (0.54%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (40.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 29 (15.59%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.08%) Nmap
Vendors
1 55 (29.57%) HP
2 27 (14.52%) Oracle
3 16 (8.60%) Microsoft
4 15 (8.06%) SAP
5 6 (3.23%) Capita
6 5 (2.69%) Cognos
6 5 (2.69%) Siebel
6 5 (2.69%) IBM
6 5 (2.69%) Citrix
7 4 (2.15%) BT
8 2 (1.08%) NetSuite
8 2 (1.08%) Qualys
8 2 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.08%) McAfee
9 1 (0.54%) Micro Focus
9 1 (0.54%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.54%) Murex
9 1 (0.54%) Calypso
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