The table below looks at the statistics for the Testing 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 Testing Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Testing Consultant
Rank 906 930 933
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Testing Consultant 3 14 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.003% 0.013% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.003% 0.014% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 32
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £60,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £60,000 £91,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 - £67,500
Testing 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
93119 101042 107544
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.31% 96.53% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 79018 83306 88027
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Testing Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Testing Consultant in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Testing Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in England

Testing Consultant
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Testing Consultant across the England region.

Testing Consultant Salary Trend in England

Testing Consultant
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Testing Consultant across the England region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Testing Consultant Salary Histogram in England

Testing 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 Testing Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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 +4 2 £70,000 +16.66%
Yorkshire - 1 £50,000 -
Testing Consultant
UK

Testing Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the England region that cited Testing 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 Testing Consultant in their job title.

1 8 (61.54%) Test Strategy
2 6 (46.15%) SOAP
3 5 (38.46%) VoIP
3 5 (38.46%) HTTP
3 5 (38.46%) 3G
3 5 (38.46%) SMPP
3 5 (38.46%) TCAP
3 5 (38.46%) SCCP
3 5 (38.46%) INAP
3 5 (38.46%) ISEB
3 5 (38.46%) 2G
3 5 (38.46%) M3UA
3 5 (38.46%) SCTP
3 5 (38.46%) 4G
3 5 (38.46%) ISTQB
3 5 (38.46%) Requirements Analysis
3 5 (38.46%) Agilent
3 5 (38.46%) RANAP
3 5 (38.46%) QA
3 5 (38.46%) SIGTRAN
3 5 (38.46%) Test Management
3 5 (38.46%) Software Delivery
3 5 (38.46%) Defect Management
3 5 (38.46%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (30.77%) Finance
4 4 (30.77%) C#
4 4 (30.77%) Java
5 3 (23.08%) Python
5 3 (23.08%) Business Continuity
5 3 (23.08%) Risk Management

Testing Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the England region that cited Testing 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 Testing Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) 2G
1 5 (38.46%) 3G
1 5 (38.46%) 4G
1 5 (38.46%) HTTP
1 5 (38.46%) INAP
1 5 (38.46%) M3UA
1 5 (38.46%) RANAP
1 5 (38.46%) SCCP
1 5 (38.46%) SCTP
1 5 (38.46%) SIGTRAN
1 5 (38.46%) SMPP
1 5 (38.46%) TCAP
1 5 (38.46%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) JMeter
2 1 (7.69%) Appium
2 1 (7.69%) Calabash
2 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
2 1 (7.69%) Gatling
2 1 (7.69%) JBehave
2 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) JUnit
2 1 (7.69%) LoadRunner
2 1 (7.69%) Selenium
2 1 (7.69%) SpecFlow
2 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) SOAP
2 2 (15.38%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.69%) REST
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (15.38%) Blog
2 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Test Strategy
2 5 (38.46%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (38.46%) Defect Management
2 5 (38.46%) Requirements Analysis
2 5 (38.46%) Software Delivery
2 5 (38.46%) Test Management
3 3 (23.08%) Business Continuity
3 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
3 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (15.38%) Ethical Hacking
4 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Presales
4 2 (15.38%) Reverse Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) Security Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Coaching
5 1 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) C#
1 4 (30.77%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) Python
3 2 (15.38%) PHP
4 1 (7.69%) Ruby
4 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) ISEB
1 5 (38.46%) ISTQB
2 2 (15.38%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) SDET
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Agilent
2 1 (7.69%) HP