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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Consultant
Rank 702 738 713
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Consultant 149 133 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.14% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 65 88 100
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,850 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+21.05% -5.00%
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
94634 94059 95667
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.85% 94.44% 94.95%
Number of salaries quoted 78629 76398 81688
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 2 March 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 2 March 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 +39 107 £57,500 +21.05% 8
West Midlands - 11 £60,000 -
East of England - 11 £47,500 - 1
North West -6 10 £27,500 -30.37%
South East -49 9 £60,000 +26.31% 2
South West -6 6 £55,000 +44.73%
East Midlands - 1 £40,000 -
South Coast - 1 - -
Test Consultant
UK

Test Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 242 (63.35%) ISEB
2 226 (59.16%) Agile Software Development
3 221 (57.85%) Finance
4 217 (56.81%) QA
5 205 (53.66%) Software Testing
6 190 (49.74%) Retail
7 181 (47.38%) Banking
8 169 (44.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 162 (42.41%) Scrum
10 145 (37.96%) Aerospace
11 99 (25.92%) Test Scripting
12 93 (24.35%) SQL
13 88 (23.04%) HP Quality Center
14 84 (21.99%) HP
15 68 (17.80%) Test Management
16 61 (15.97%) Performance Testing
16 61 (15.97%) Test Automation
17 49 (12.83%) LoadRunner
17 49 (12.83%) Telecoms
18 46 (12.04%) Selenium
19 44 (11.52%) Functional Testing
20 41 (10.73%) ISTQB
20 41 (10.73%) User Acceptance Testing
20 41 (10.73%) Oracle
21 40 (10.47%) Security Cleared
22 39 (10.21%) Analytical Skills
23 38 (9.95%) Windows
24 37 (9.69%) UNIX
25 36 (9.42%) QuickTest Pro
25 36 (9.42%) Java

Test Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 7 (1.83%) IIS
2 6 (1.57%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.05%) Apache
4 3 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (0.79%) Oracle BPEL
4 3 (0.79%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.52%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.26%) Node.js
6 1 (0.26%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (1.05%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.79%) Mingle
3 1 (0.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (1.05%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (0.79%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.79%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (0.79%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (0.79%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.52%) JDE OneWorld
4 1 (0.26%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.71%) LAN
1 18 (4.71%) WAN
2 10 (2.62%) MVNO
3 4 (1.05%) HTTP
3 4 (1.05%) DNS
4 2 (0.52%) Network Security
5 1 (0.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (9.16%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.45%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (2.36%) Relational Database
4 7 (1.83%) Oracle Database
4 7 (1.83%) Hadoop
5 4 (1.05%) Informix
5 4 (1.05%) MySQL
6 3 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.26%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.26%) Redis
8 1 (0.26%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 49 (12.83%) LoadRunner
2 46 (12.04%) Selenium
3 36 (9.42%) QuickTest Pro
4 33 (8.64%) JMeter
5 18 (4.71%) SoapUI
6 17 (4.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 16 (4.19%) JIRA
8 15 (3.93%) SilkPerformer
9 12 (3.14%) WebDriver
9 12 (3.14%) Cucumber
10 9 (2.36%) WinRunner
11 8 (2.09%) Visual Studio
11 8 (2.09%) MSTest
12 7 (1.83%) Bugzilla
12 7 (1.83%) FitNesse
13 6 (1.57%) JBehave
13 6 (1.57%) WebLOAD
13 6 (1.57%) SpecFlow
14 5 (1.31%) Appium
14 5 (1.31%) Jenkins
General
1 221 (57.85%) Finance
2 190 (49.74%) Retail
3 181 (47.38%) Banking
4 145 (37.96%) Aerospace
5 49 (12.83%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.31%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.26%) Local Government
7 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.26%) Billing
7 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.93%) SOAP
2 10 (2.62%) .NET
3 8 (2.09%) HTML
4 7 (1.83%) Ajax
4 7 (1.83%) Web Services
5 4 (1.05%) XML
5 4 (1.05%) CSS
5 4 (1.05%) REST
6 3 (0.79%) Gherkin
6 3 (0.79%) XML Schema
7 2 (0.52%) Java SE
7 2 (0.52%) Java EE
7 2 (0.52%) GWT
7 2 (0.52%) JPA
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.26%) Natural Language Processing
8 1 (0.26%) Middleware
8 1 (0.26%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 39 (10.21%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (7.07%) Open Source
3 7 (1.83%) N-Tier
4 5 (1.31%) GIS
5 3 (0.79%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.52%) User Experience
6 2 (0.52%) New Media
7 1 (0.26%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.26%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.26%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.26%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 38 (9.95%) Windows
2 37 (9.69%) UNIX
3 25 (6.54%) Linux
4 16 (4.19%) Windows XP
4 16 (4.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (4.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (4.19%) Windows 7
5 8 (2.09%) Solaris
6 7 (1.83%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (59.16%) Agile Software Development
2 205 (53.66%) Software Testing
3 162 (42.41%) Scrum
4 99 (25.92%) Test Scripting
5 68 (17.80%) Test Management
6 61 (15.97%) Performance Testing
6 61 (15.97%) Test Automation
7 44 (11.52%) Functional Testing
8 41 (10.73%) User Acceptance Testing
9 32 (8.38%) Mentoring
10 29 (7.59%) Test Strategy
11 24 (6.28%) ETL
12 21 (5.50%) Integration Testing
13 20 (5.24%) Regression Testing
14 19 (4.97%) Waterfall
14 19 (4.97%) BDD
14 19 (4.97%) Coaching
15 18 (4.71%) Manual Testing
15 18 (4.71%) Migration
16 17 (4.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 93 (24.35%) SQL
2 36 (9.42%) Java
3 17 (4.45%) C#
4 9 (2.36%) JavaScript
5 7 (1.83%) C++
6 6 (1.57%) C
6 6 (1.57%) VB
6 6 (1.57%) Python
7 5 (1.31%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.05%) Perl
8 4 (1.05%) PHP
8 4 (1.05%) Ruby
8 4 (1.05%) Groovy
9 3 (0.79%) XPath
10 2 (0.52%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.26%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 242 (63.35%) ISEB
2 169 (44.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 41 (10.73%) ISTQB
4 40 (10.47%) Security Cleared
5 31 (8.12%) SC Cleared
6 26 (6.81%) Degree
7 6 (1.57%) PMP
7 6 (1.57%) PMI Certification
8 5 (1.31%) HP ASE
9 2 (0.52%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 2 (0.52%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.52%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
9 2 (0.52%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 1 (0.26%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 217 (56.81%) QA
System Software
1 16 (4.19%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.05%) VMware ESX
2 4 (1.05%) VMware Workstation
2 4 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.52%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 88 (23.04%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.05%) CA LISA
3 1 (0.26%) Nessus
3 1 (0.26%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 84 (21.99%) HP
2 41 (10.73%) Oracle
3 12 (3.14%) Microsoft
4 11 (2.88%) IBM
5 10 (2.62%) BT
6 8 (2.09%) webMethods
7 6 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.31%) Siebel
8 5 (1.31%) Citrix
9 4 (1.05%) CA
9 4 (1.05%) NetApp
9 4 (1.05%) VMware
9 4 (1.05%) Fujitsu
10 3 (0.79%) ION Trading
11 2 (0.52%) Capita
11 2 (0.52%) NetSuite
11 2 (0.52%) McAfee
11 2 (0.52%) Qualys
12 1 (0.26%) SAP
12 1 (0.26%) Cognos
High Wycombe
Church International
Salary: £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Sovereign Business Resources
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Sogeti
Posted: 20 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Sogeti
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: Competitive base salary + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Sogeti
Posted: 25 days ago
City, London
Acutest
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum £Highly competitive plus benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Posted: 27 days ago