The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Consultant
Rank 618 717 792
Rank change year-on-year
+99 +75
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Consultant 258 128 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.13% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.13% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 79 88 67
Average salary £45,000 £39,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,000 £33,900
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £30,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+55.00% -20.00%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103151 95852 105809
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.36% 94.20% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 84977 80074 91329
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Test Consultant
UK

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 30 July 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 30 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +48 180 £45,000 +9.75% 5
South East +11 30 £47,500 - 2
East of England +2 11 £42,500 +13.33%
North West 0 11 £35,000 +25.00% 1
Yorkshire -37 8 £35,000 - 1
East Midlands - 6 £35,000 - 1
Midlands - 6 - -
West Midlands +5 5 £35,000 -6.66%
South West -14 2 - -
Test Consultant
UK

Test Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 213 (52.46%) QA
2 206 (50.74%) Software Testing
3 187 (46.06%) ISEB
4 178 (43.84%) Finance
5 143 (35.22%) Retail
6 130 (32.02%) HP
7 94 (23.15%) HP Quality Center
8 90 (22.17%) Security Cleared
9 78 (19.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 73 (17.98%) Agile Software Development
11 71 (17.49%) ISTQB
12 69 (17.00%) Test Scripting
13 68 (16.75%) Selenium
14 67 (16.50%) Test Automation
15 66 (16.26%) Test Management
16 65 (16.01%) User Acceptance Testing
16 65 (16.01%) LoadRunner
17 59 (14.53%) SQL
17 59 (14.53%) SC Cleared
18 54 (13.30%) Telecoms
19 50 (12.32%) Java
19 50 (12.32%) Performance Testing
19 50 (12.32%) Test Strategy
20 47 (11.58%) Banking
21 46 (11.33%) Degree
22 41 (10.10%) Stakeholder Management
23 39 (9.61%) Regression Testing
24 38 (9.36%) System Testing
25 36 (8.87%) QuickTest Pro
25 36 (8.87%) C#

Test Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 7 (1.72%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.48%) Tomcat
2 6 (1.48%) WebSphere
3 5 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (0.99%) CMS
4 4 (0.99%) Apache
4 4 (0.99%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.49%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (3.94%) MS Office
2 2 (0.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 21 (5.17%) SAP CO
1 21 (5.17%) SAP FI/CO
1 21 (5.17%) SAP FI
1 21 (5.17%) JDE OneWorld
2 8 (1.97%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.74%) SAP FI-GL
4 2 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.25%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.25%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.72%) Internet
2 4 (0.99%) LAN
2 4 (0.99%) WAN
2 4 (0.99%) HTTP
3 3 (0.74%) LTE
4 2 (0.49%) 4G
5 1 (0.25%) GGSN
5 1 (0.25%) SGSN
5 1 (0.25%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.25%) DNS
5 1 (0.25%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (4.68%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (4.19%) SQL Server
3 6 (1.48%) DataStage
3 6 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.49%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.25%) MySQL
5 1 (0.25%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.25%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 68 (16.75%) Selenium
2 65 (16.01%) LoadRunner
3 36 (8.87%) QuickTest Pro
4 32 (7.88%) WebDriver
5 20 (4.93%) FitNesse
6 18 (4.43%) JMeter
7 17 (4.19%) WinRunner
8 16 (3.94%) TestComplete
8 16 (3.94%) Ranorex
9 15 (3.69%) SilkPerformer
10 13 (3.20%) Cucumber
11 11 (2.71%) NUnit
12 7 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (1.72%) TeamCity
12 7 (1.72%) JUnit
12 7 (1.72%) Jasmine
13 6 (1.48%) SpecFlow
14 5 (1.23%) Metasploit
14 5 (1.23%) Visual Studio
14 5 (1.23%) eggPlant
General
1 178 (43.84%) Finance
2 143 (35.22%) Retail
3 54 (13.30%) Telecoms
4 47 (11.58%) Banking
5 22 (5.42%) Back Office
6 19 (4.68%) Investment Banking
7 15 (3.69%) Billing
8 14 (3.45%) Retail Banking
9 13 (3.20%) Publishing
10 5 (1.23%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.99%) Games
12 3 (0.74%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.25%) Marketing
13 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (7.88%) .NET
2 28 (6.90%) Web Services
3 23 (5.67%) XML
4 17 (4.19%) .NET Framework
5 16 (3.94%) XML Messaging
6 11 (2.71%) Middleware
7 8 (1.97%) Ajax
8 6 (1.48%) SOAP
9 5 (1.23%) Java SE
9 5 (1.23%) Java EE
9 5 (1.23%) JPA
9 5 (1.23%) Oracle Fusion
9 5 (1.23%) GWT
9 5 (1.23%) J2EE
9 5 (1.23%) HTML
9 5 (1.23%) REST
10 4 (0.99%) Apache CXF
11 3 (0.74%) Apache Flex
11 3 (0.74%) Silverlight
11 3 (0.74%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.17%) Mobile App
2 18 (4.43%) Client/Server
3 16 (3.94%) Mathematics
4 9 (2.22%) New Media
5 7 (1.72%) Derivative
5 7 (1.72%) Fixed Income
5 7 (1.72%) Open Source
6 6 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.23%) Computer Science
8 4 (0.99%) iPad
8 4 (0.99%) Equities
8 4 (0.99%) N-Tier
8 4 (0.99%) iPhone
9 3 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.49%) GIS
10 2 (0.49%) Blog
10 2 (0.49%) Smart Meter
11 1 (0.25%) Statistics
11 1 (0.25%) Wiki
11 1 (0.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (2.96%) Android
2 5 (1.23%) UNIX
3 3 (0.74%) Windows
3 3 (0.74%) Linux
3 3 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.49%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.49%) Windows XP
4 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.25%) Solaris
5 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (50.74%) Software Testing
2 73 (17.98%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (17.00%) Test Scripting
4 67 (16.50%) Test Automation
5 66 (16.26%) Test Management
6 65 (16.01%) User Acceptance Testing
7 50 (12.32%) Performance Testing
7 50 (12.32%) Test Strategy
8 41 (10.10%) Stakeholder Management
9 39 (9.61%) Regression Testing
10 38 (9.36%) System Testing
11 30 (7.39%) Scrum
11 30 (7.39%) TMap
12 28 (6.90%) TDD
13 27 (6.65%) Automated Testing
13 27 (6.65%) BDD
14 24 (5.91%) PRINCE2
15 23 (5.67%) Functional Testing
16 21 (5.17%) Migration
17 20 (4.93%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 59 (14.53%) SQL
2 50 (12.32%) Java
3 36 (8.87%) C#
4 13 (3.20%) Ruby
4 13 (3.20%) Python
4 13 (3.20%) ABAP
5 9 (2.22%) C
6 8 (1.97%) VBScript
7 5 (1.23%) XPath
7 5 (1.23%) Perl
7 5 (1.23%) C++
8 4 (0.99%) Groovy
9 3 (0.74%) PHP
9 3 (0.74%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.49%) Scala
10 2 (0.49%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.25%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.25%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 187 (46.06%) ISEB
2 90 (22.17%) Security Cleared
3 78 (19.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 71 (17.49%) ISTQB
5 59 (14.53%) SC Cleared
6 46 (11.33%) Degree
7 25 (6.16%) DV Cleared
8 18 (4.43%) CTC Cleared
9 9 (2.22%) HP ASE
10 4 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.49%) PMP
12 2 (0.49%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.25%) HP AIS
13 1 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.25%) CCNP
13 1 (0.25%) CCNA
13 1 (0.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 213 (52.46%) QA
2 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (0.49%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.25%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 94 (23.15%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.23%) Nessus
2 5 (1.23%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 130 (32.02%) HP
2 31 (7.64%) SAP
3 24 (5.91%) Microsoft
4 15 (3.69%) Oracle
5 6 (1.48%) MicroStrategy
5 6 (1.48%) Informatica
5 6 (1.48%) Cognos
5 6 (1.48%) Siebel
6 5 (1.23%) IBM
6 5 (1.23%) Ab Initio
6 5 (1.23%) SOASTA, Inc
7 4 (0.99%) FatWire
7 4 (0.99%) Software AG
7 4 (0.99%) JBoss
8 3 (0.74%) Citrix
8 3 (0.74%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.49%) Hyperion
9 2 (0.49%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (0.25%) Fujitsu
10 1 (0.25%) Atlassian
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