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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Consultant
Rank 689 721 787
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +66
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Consultant 203 124 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.12% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.13% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 93 100 103
Average salary £39,000 £42,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.23% -6.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,250 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £45,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -17.58%
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
100676 94267 105178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.44% 94.30% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 82464 79096 90290
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% 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 30 September 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 September 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 +18 103 £45,000 -5.26% 11
South East +7 34 £50,000 +17.64% 2
North West -4 16 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Yorkshire -36 13 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Midlands - 13 - - 2
East Midlands - 9 £35,000 -
East of England -12 8 £42,500 +13.33% 1
West Midlands -16 3 £35,000 -50.00% 2
Test Consultant
UK

Test Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 262 (59.14%) ISEB
2 252 (56.88%) QA
3 243 (54.85%) Software Testing
4 227 (51.24%) Finance
5 191 (43.12%) Retail
6 152 (34.31%) HP
7 149 (33.63%) Agile Software Development
8 135 (30.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 133 (30.02%) HP Quality Center
10 103 (23.25%) Test Scripting
11 100 (22.57%) Security Cleared
12 81 (18.28%) Test Planning
13 79 (17.83%) Test Management
14 75 (16.93%) Analytical Skills
15 71 (16.03%) ISTQB
16 66 (14.90%) User Acceptance Testing
17 65 (14.67%) SC Cleared
18 62 (14.00%) Banking
19 60 (13.54%) Telecoms
20 57 (12.87%) Functional Testing
21 55 (12.42%) LoadRunner
22 53 (11.96%) SQL
23 50 (11.29%) Scrum
23 50 (11.29%) Test Automation
24 48 (10.84%) Regression Testing
24 48 (10.84%) Selenium
25 47 (10.61%) Performance Testing
26 43 (9.71%) Java
27 37 (8.35%) System Testing
28 36 (8.13%) Stakeholder Management

Test Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 11 (2.48%) Tomcat
2 9 (2.03%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (1.35%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.35%) IIS
4 5 (1.13%) WebSphere
5 4 (0.90%) WebLogic
5 4 (0.90%) CMS
5 4 (0.90%) Apache
6 1 (0.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (2.93%) MS Office
2 5 (1.13%) Mingle
3 2 (0.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 24 (5.42%) JDE OneWorld
2 20 (4.51%) SAP FI
2 20 (4.51%) SAP FI/CO
2 20 (4.51%) SAP CO
3 3 (0.68%) SAP FI-GL
4 1 (0.23%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.48%) LAN
1 11 (2.48%) WAN
2 6 (1.35%) MVNO
3 4 (0.90%) Internet
4 1 (0.23%) 3G
4 1 (0.23%) GGSN
4 1 (0.23%) SGSN
4 1 (0.23%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (3.61%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.23%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.23%) SAP HANA
3 1 (0.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 55 (12.42%) LoadRunner
2 48 (10.84%) Selenium
3 24 (5.42%) QuickTest Pro
4 19 (4.29%) WebDriver
5 17 (3.84%) Cucumber
5 17 (3.84%) SilkPerformer
6 16 (3.61%) JMeter
7 15 (3.39%) FitNesse
8 14 (3.16%) WinRunner
9 13 (2.93%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (2.26%) SpecFlow
11 9 (2.03%) Ranorex
11 9 (2.03%) TestComplete
12 8 (1.81%) JBehave
13 7 (1.58%) JIRA
13 7 (1.58%) JUnit
14 5 (1.13%) Visual Studio
14 5 (1.13%) WATIR
14 5 (1.13%) Concordion
15 4 (0.90%) Jenkins
General
1 227 (51.24%) Finance
2 191 (43.12%) Retail
3 62 (14.00%) Banking
4 60 (13.54%) Telecoms
5 21 (4.74%) Back Office
6 20 (4.51%) Aerospace
7 13 (2.93%) Investment Banking
8 12 (2.71%) Publishing
9 7 (1.58%) Billing
10 6 (1.35%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.90%) Games
11 4 (0.90%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.68%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.23%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (5.87%) .NET
1 26 (5.87%) XML
2 19 (4.29%) Web Services
3 16 (3.61%) XML Messaging
4 10 (2.26%) .NET Framework
5 8 (1.81%) Ajax
6 6 (1.35%) SOAP
7 5 (1.13%) Java SE
7 5 (1.13%) Java EE
7 5 (1.13%) GWT
7 5 (1.13%) JPA
8 4 (0.90%) Apache CXF
8 4 (0.90%) REST
8 4 (0.90%) Middleware
9 3 (0.68%) J2EE
10 1 (0.23%) HTML
10 1 (0.23%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 75 (16.93%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (2.26%) Client/Server
3 9 (2.03%) Mathematics
4 8 (1.81%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.13%) Open Source
5 5 (1.13%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.13%) New Media
6 4 (0.90%) iPhone
6 4 (0.90%) iPad
6 4 (0.90%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.45%) Derivative
7 2 (0.45%) GIS
7 2 (0.45%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.45%) Fixed Income
7 2 (0.45%) Smart Meter
7 2 (0.45%) Blog
8 1 (0.23%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.23%) User Experience
8 1 (0.23%) Equities
8 1 (0.23%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 12 (2.71%) Windows
1 12 (2.71%) Windows Server 2003
1 12 (2.71%) Android
2 11 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (2.48%) Windows 7
2 11 (2.48%) Windows XP
3 9 (2.03%) UNIX
4 6 (1.35%) Solaris
4 6 (1.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (54.85%) Software Testing
2 149 (33.63%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (23.25%) Test Scripting
4 81 (18.28%) Test Planning
5 79 (17.83%) Test Management
6 66 (14.90%) User Acceptance Testing
7 57 (12.87%) Functional Testing
8 50 (11.29%) Test Automation
8 50 (11.29%) Scrum
9 48 (10.84%) Regression Testing
10 47 (10.61%) Performance Testing
11 37 (8.35%) System Testing
12 36 (8.13%) Stakeholder Management
13 34 (7.67%) Test Strategy
14 29 (6.55%) TMap
14 29 (6.55%) Migration
15 25 (5.64%) PRINCE2
16 23 (5.19%) BDD
17 22 (4.97%) TDD
18 21 (4.74%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 53 (11.96%) SQL
2 43 (9.71%) Java
3 31 (7.00%) C#
4 15 (3.39%) Ruby
5 14 (3.16%) Python
6 12 (2.71%) ABAP
7 9 (2.03%) XPath
8 7 (1.58%) C
9 5 (1.13%) PL/SQL
9 5 (1.13%) Perl
10 4 (0.90%) Groovy
11 3 (0.68%) C++
12 2 (0.45%) PHP
12 2 (0.45%) Scala
12 2 (0.45%) VBScript
12 2 (0.45%) VB
13 1 (0.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 262 (59.14%) ISEB
2 135 (30.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 100 (22.57%) Security Cleared
4 71 (16.03%) ISTQB
5 65 (14.67%) SC Cleared
6 33 (7.45%) Degree
7 22 (4.97%) DV Cleared
8 19 (4.29%) CTC Cleared
9 11 (2.48%) HP ASE
10 4 (0.90%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 4 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.90%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
10 4 (0.90%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 1 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.23%) MCSD
11 1 (0.23%) CCNP
11 1 (0.23%) CCNA
11 1 (0.23%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 252 (56.88%) QA
System Software
1 11 (2.48%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.35%) VMware ESX
2 6 (1.35%) VMware Workstation
2 6 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 133 (30.02%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.45%) CORE IMPACT
2 2 (0.45%) Nessus
Vendors
1 152 (34.31%) HP
2 24 (5.42%) SAP
3 18 (4.06%) Microsoft
4 16 (3.61%) Oracle
5 6 (1.35%) NetApp
5 6 (1.35%) VMware
5 6 (1.35%) Fujitsu
6 5 (1.13%) Ab Initio
7 4 (0.90%) Software AG
7 4 (0.90%) FatWire
7 4 (0.90%) JBoss
7 4 (0.90%) Siebel
8 3 (0.68%) Citrix
9 1 (0.23%) IBM
9 1 (0.23%) Lotus
9 1 (0.23%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.23%) Red Gate
London
networx
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Sogeti UK Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Sogeti UK Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Sogeti
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Midlands
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Midlands
Sogeti UK Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Networx Recruitment
Salary: £Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sogeti
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sogeti
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sogeti
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sogeti
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Sogeti
Posted: 15 days ago
Ipswich
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Arnold Ash Ltd
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Sogeti
Posted: 27 days ago
London
Sogeti
Posted: 27 days ago