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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Consultant
Rank 800 748 737
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Consultant 83 148 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.080% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.14% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 63 82 90
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £37,800 £37,050
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +3.26%
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
97732 105813 99744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.70% 94.58% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 80689 86627 83952
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 £27,000 £26,988
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -26 48 £54,250 +3.33% 11
South East -2 10 £52,500 +10.52% 5
North West +22 8 £27,500 -45.00%
Yorkshire -7 4 £37,500 -11.76% 1
West Midlands -26 3 £42,500 - 4
East of England +22 2 £33,250 +2.30% 2
South West -21 2 £42,500 +11.84% 1
South Coast - 2 - -
Test Consultant
UK

Test Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 169 (58.68%) Agile Software Development
2 163 (56.60%) QA
3 154 (53.47%) Finance
3 154 (53.47%) ISEB
4 131 (45.49%) Software Testing
5 118 (40.97%) Banking
6 109 (37.85%) Retail
7 108 (37.50%) Scrum
8 101 (35.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 91 (31.60%) Aerospace
10 80 (27.78%) SQL
11 75 (26.04%) Test Scripting
12 69 (23.96%) HP
13 67 (23.26%) Performance Testing
14 62 (21.53%) Selenium
15 58 (20.14%) HP Quality Center
16 55 (19.10%) Test Management
17 51 (17.71%) Test Automation
18 50 (17.36%) ISTQB
19 46 (15.97%) Java
20 43 (14.93%) User Acceptance Testing
21 42 (14.58%) LoadRunner
22 33 (11.46%) QuickTest Pro
22 33 (11.46%) JMeter
23 32 (11.11%) Oracle
23 32 (11.11%) Windows
23 32 (11.11%) Test Strategy
24 29 (10.07%) Functional Testing
25 28 (9.72%) Manual Testing
25 28 (9.72%) UNIX

Test Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 4 (1.39%) Apache
1 4 (1.39%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.04%) Oracle BPEL
2 3 (1.04%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (1.04%) IIS
2 3 (1.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (0.69%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.69%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.35%) Node.js
4 1 (0.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.04%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.04%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.04%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (1.04%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (1.04%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.69%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.69%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.08%) LAN
1 6 (2.08%) WAN
2 5 (1.74%) HTTP
3 4 (1.39%) DNS
4 3 (1.04%) Internet
5 2 (0.69%) Network Security
5 2 (0.69%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (9.03%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.21%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (3.13%) Relational Database
4 7 (2.43%) Oracle Database
4 7 (2.43%) Hadoop
5 4 (1.39%) Informix
5 4 (1.39%) MySQL
6 3 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.35%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.35%) Redis
8 1 (0.35%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 62 (21.53%) Selenium
2 42 (14.58%) LoadRunner
3 33 (11.46%) JMeter
3 33 (11.46%) QuickTest Pro
4 17 (5.90%) WebDriver
5 16 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (4.51%) SoapUI
7 12 (4.17%) JIRA
8 11 (3.82%) SilkPerformer
9 10 (3.47%) MSTest
9 10 (3.47%) Cucumber
10 9 (3.13%) Visual Studio
11 7 (2.43%) Bugzilla
11 7 (2.43%) WebLOAD
12 6 (2.08%) SpecFlow
13 5 (1.74%) Calabash
13 5 (1.74%) Facilita Forecast
13 5 (1.74%) LoadUI
13 5 (1.74%) Appium
13 5 (1.74%) FitNesse
General
1 154 (53.47%) Finance
2 118 (40.97%) Banking
3 109 (37.85%) Retail
4 91 (31.60%) Aerospace
5 28 (9.72%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.74%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.04%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.69%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.69%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.35%) Back Office
9 1 (0.35%) Local Government
9 1 (0.35%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.82%) .NET
2 10 (3.47%) SOAP
3 9 (3.13%) Gherkin
4 8 (2.78%) HTML
5 7 (2.43%) Ajax
6 5 (1.74%) Web Services
7 4 (1.39%) CSS
8 3 (1.04%) XML
9 2 (0.69%) XML Schema
9 2 (0.69%) Java SE
9 2 (0.69%) Java EE
9 2 (0.69%) GWT
9 2 (0.69%) JPA
10 1 (0.35%) REST
10 1 (0.35%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.38%) Open Source
2 26 (9.03%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (1.74%) GIS
4 4 (1.39%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.04%) Fixed Income
5 3 (1.04%) Derivative
6 2 (0.69%) User Experience
6 2 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (0.69%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.35%) New Media
7 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.35%) Equities
7 1 (0.35%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.35%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.35%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 32 (11.11%) Windows
2 28 (9.72%) UNIX
3 18 (6.25%) Linux
4 5 (1.74%) Windows XP
4 5 (1.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (1.74%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.39%) Solaris
5 4 (1.39%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (58.68%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (45.49%) Software Testing
3 108 (37.50%) Scrum
4 75 (26.04%) Test Scripting
5 67 (23.26%) Performance Testing
6 55 (19.10%) Test Management
7 51 (17.71%) Test Automation
8 43 (14.93%) User Acceptance Testing
9 32 (11.11%) Test Strategy
10 29 (10.07%) Functional Testing
11 28 (9.72%) Manual Testing
12 26 (9.03%) Mentoring
13 22 (7.64%) Integration Testing
14 21 (7.29%) BDD
14 21 (7.29%) Stakeholder Management
15 20 (6.94%) Waterfall
16 19 (6.60%) Automated Testing
17 18 (6.25%) ETL
18 17 (5.90%) Release Management
19 16 (5.56%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 80 (27.78%) SQL
2 46 (15.97%) Java
3 16 (5.56%) C#
4 11 (3.82%) C++
5 10 (3.47%) VB
6 9 (3.13%) JavaScript
6 9 (3.13%) C
7 8 (2.78%) Python
8 6 (2.08%) T-SQL
9 5 (1.74%) PHP
10 4 (1.39%) VBScript
10 4 (1.39%) Perl
10 4 (1.39%) Groovy
11 2 (0.69%) Ruby
11 2 (0.69%) XPath
12 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 154 (53.47%) ISEB
2 101 (35.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 50 (17.36%) ISTQB
4 24 (8.33%) Degree
4 24 (8.33%) Security Cleared
5 22 (7.64%) SC Cleared
6 8 (2.78%) HP ASE
7 6 (2.08%) PMP
7 6 (2.08%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 163 (56.60%) QA
System Software
1 5 (1.74%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 58 (20.14%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.39%) CA LISA
3 2 (0.69%) Nmap
Vendors
1 69 (23.96%) HP
2 32 (11.11%) Oracle
3 16 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 11 (3.82%) IBM
5 10 (3.47%) BT
6 7 (2.43%) Capita
7 6 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.74%) webMethods
8 5 (1.74%) Citrix
8 5 (1.74%) Cognos
8 5 (1.74%) Siebel
9 4 (1.39%) SAP
9 4 (1.39%) CA
10 3 (1.04%) ION Trading
10 3 (1.04%) Business Objects
11 2 (0.69%) NetSuite
11 2 (0.69%) Qualys
11 2 (0.69%) McAfee
12 1 (0.35%) Murex
12 1 (0.35%) Calypso
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Test Consultant (Oracle)
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40 - 60k plus competitive package
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Reco Group
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 10 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 10 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Sogeti
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds
The Test People
Posted: 17 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 23 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 24 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Sogeti
Salary: Excellent salary + flexible benefits
Posted: 24 days ago