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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Consultant
Rank 771 739 755
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Consultant 100 178 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.17% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 75 65 89
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,400 £30,400
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £72,750 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +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
93153 104532 96855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.64% 94.61% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 77472 86582 81511
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 £27,500 £27,000
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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -16 44 £51,250 +2.50% 9
South East +2 18 £50,000 +5.26% 2
West Midlands +1 8 £47,500 - 1
East of England +18 7 £33,250 +2.30% 2
North West +15 5 £31,250 -56.89%
Yorkshire +6 4 £37,500 -11.76% 1
South West -14 1 £42,500 -
South Coast - 1 - -
Test Consultant
UK

Test Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 142 (57.96%) QA
2 139 (56.73%) Finance
3 125 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
4 118 (48.16%) ISEB
5 100 (40.82%) Software Testing
6 93 (37.96%) Banking
7 83 (33.88%) Retail
8 81 (33.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 78 (31.84%) Selenium
10 76 (31.02%) Scrum
11 68 (27.76%) HP
12 67 (27.35%) Java
13 65 (26.53%) Performance Testing
14 63 (25.71%) Aerospace
15 60 (24.49%) SQL
16 59 (24.08%) Test Scripting
17 51 (20.82%) Test Management
18 49 (20.00%) ISTQB
19 48 (19.59%) Test Automation
20 44 (17.96%) HP Quality Center
21 42 (17.14%) Test Strategy
22 34 (13.88%) Stakeholder Management
23 32 (13.06%) Oracle
23 32 (13.06%) LoadRunner
24 30 (12.24%) User Acceptance Testing
25 29 (11.84%) QuickTest Pro
26 27 (11.02%) Analytical Skills
27 24 (9.80%) Manual Testing
27 24 (9.80%) Open Source
27 24 (9.80%) BDD

Test Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (1.63%) Apache
1 4 (1.63%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.22%) Oracle BPEL
2 3 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (1.22%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (1.22%) IIS
3 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.22%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (1.22%) Oracle Receivables
1 3 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.22%) Oracle BPM
1 3 (1.22%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (1.22%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (1.22%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.82%) Summit
3 1 (0.41%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.82%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.08%) HTTP
2 4 (1.63%) DNS
3 3 (1.22%) Internet
4 2 (0.82%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.16%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (2.86%) Oracle Database
4 6 (2.45%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.04%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.63%) Informix
6 4 (1.63%) MySQL
7 3 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.22%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.41%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 78 (31.84%) Selenium
2 32 (13.06%) LoadRunner
3 29 (11.84%) QuickTest Pro
4 23 (9.39%) JMeter
5 18 (7.35%) WebDriver
6 14 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (5.31%) Cucumber
8 12 (4.90%) SoapUI
8 12 (4.90%) JIRA
9 10 (4.08%) MSTest
10 9 (3.67%) Bugzilla
11 6 (2.45%) Visual Studio
11 6 (2.45%) Jenkins
11 6 (2.45%) SpecFlow
12 5 (2.04%) Appium
12 5 (2.04%) Calabash
12 5 (2.04%) JBehave
13 4 (1.63%) Behat
13 4 (1.63%) SilkPerformer
13 4 (1.63%) Maven
General
1 139 (56.73%) Finance
2 93 (37.96%) Banking
3 83 (33.88%) Retail
4 63 (25.71%) Aerospace
5 11 (4.49%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.04%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.63%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.82%) Billing
8 2 (0.82%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.82%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.41%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.71%) HTML
2 12 (4.90%) Gherkin
3 10 (4.08%) .NET
4 9 (3.67%) SOAP
5 6 (2.45%) Web Services
5 6 (2.45%) CSS
6 5 (2.04%) Ajax
7 1 (0.41%) GWT
7 1 (0.41%) Java SE
7 1 (0.41%) Java EE
7 1 (0.41%) JPA
7 1 (0.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (11.02%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.04%) NHS
3 4 (1.63%) Fixed Income
3 4 (1.63%) Derivative
4 3 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (1.22%) N-Tier
5 2 (0.82%) GIS
5 2 (0.82%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.41%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.41%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.41%) New Media
6 1 (0.41%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 23 (9.39%) Windows
2 14 (5.71%) UNIX
3 11 (4.49%) Linux
4 5 (2.04%) Android
5 4 (1.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (40.82%) Software Testing
3 76 (31.02%) Scrum
4 65 (26.53%) Performance Testing
5 59 (24.08%) Test Scripting
6 51 (20.82%) Test Management
7 48 (19.59%) Test Automation
8 42 (17.14%) Test Strategy
9 34 (13.88%) Stakeholder Management
10 30 (12.24%) User Acceptance Testing
11 24 (9.80%) Manual Testing
11 24 (9.80%) Open Source
11 24 (9.80%) BDD
12 23 (9.39%) Functional Testing
13 19 (7.76%) Waterfall
13 19 (7.76%) Automated Testing
14 18 (7.35%) Continuous Integration
15 17 (6.94%) Release Management
15 17 (6.94%) Mentoring
16 16 (6.53%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 67 (27.35%) Java
2 60 (24.49%) SQL
3 17 (6.94%) C#
4 13 (5.31%) C
4 13 (5.31%) C++
4 13 (5.31%) VB
5 12 (4.90%) JavaScript
6 10 (4.08%) Python
7 9 (3.67%) T-SQL
8 6 (2.45%) PHP
9 4 (1.63%) VBScript
9 4 (1.63%) Perl
9 4 (1.63%) Groovy
10 3 (1.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 118 (48.16%) ISEB
2 81 (33.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 49 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 15 (6.12%) Degree
5 11 (4.49%) Security Cleared
6 10 (4.08%) SC Cleared
6 10 (4.08%) HP ASE
7 6 (2.45%) PMP
7 6 (2.45%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.41%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.41%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 142 (57.96%) QA
Systems Management
1 44 (17.96%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.63%) CA LISA
3 2 (0.82%) Nmap
Vendors
1 68 (27.76%) HP
2 32 (13.06%) Oracle
3 15 (6.12%) Microsoft
4 11 (4.49%) IBM
5 10 (4.08%) SAP
6 8 (3.27%) BT
7 7 (2.86%) Capita
7 7 (2.86%) Siebel
7 7 (2.86%) Citrix
8 6 (2.45%) Cognos
9 4 (1.63%) CA
9 4 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.63%) webMethods
10 3 (1.22%) ION Trading
10 3 (1.22%) Business Objects
11 2 (0.82%) McAfee
11 2 (0.82%) NetSuite
11 2 (0.82%) Qualys
12 1 (0.41%) Murex
12 1 (0.41%) Calypso
London
Connectus
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000-£60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 10 days ago
England
Fruition IT
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
City, London
Acutest
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
England
Fruition IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 22 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Posted: 23 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Posted: 23 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Sogeti
Posted: 23 days ago