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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Testing Consultant
Rank 874 878 833
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -45
Permanent jobs requiring a Testing Consultant 10 10 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.009% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.010% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 17
Average salary £55,000 £53,750 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.32% -10.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £45,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-31.25% -
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
96305 101240 93715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.20% 94.50% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 81010 82636 78466
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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
South East +15 3 £50,000 -16.66%
London +9 3 £62,500 +21.95%
East Midlands - 2 £32,500 -
West Midlands - 2 £43,750 -
Testing Consultant
UK

Testing Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (60.87%) Penetration Testing
2 14 (60.87%) SC Cleared
2 14 (60.87%) Security Cleared
3 13 (56.52%) Security Testing
4 12 (52.17%) Wireless
4 12 (52.17%) Degree
4 12 (52.17%) Mobile App
4 12 (52.17%) Wireless Security
5 5 (21.74%) Manual Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Automation Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Selenium
5 5 (21.74%) C#
5 5 (21.74%) Java
5 5 (21.74%) OO
5 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
6 4 (17.39%) HP
7 3 (13.04%) ISEB
7 3 (13.04%) PMI
7 3 (13.04%) PMI Certification
7 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
7 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
7 3 (13.04%) JIRA
7 3 (13.04%) QA
7 3 (13.04%) Finance
7 3 (13.04%) Bugzilla
7 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (13.04%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (8.70%) OSCP

Testing Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (52.17%) Wireless
1 12 (52.17%) Wireless Security
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Selenium
2 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (13.04%) Bugzilla
2 3 (13.04%) JIRA
3 1 (4.35%) AppScan
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 12 (52.17%) Mobile App
2 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (60.87%) Penetration Testing
3 13 (56.52%) Security Testing
4 5 (21.74%) OO
4 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
4 5 (21.74%) Manual Testing
4 5 (21.74%) Automation Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
6 2 (8.70%) Functional Testing
7 1 (4.35%) OWASP
7 1 (4.35%) Information Assurance
7 1 (4.35%) Software Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) C#
1 5 (21.74%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (60.87%) SC Cleared
1 14 (60.87%) Security Cleared
2 12 (52.17%) Degree
3 3 (13.04%) ISEB
3 3 (13.04%) PMI Certification
4 2 (8.70%) OSCP
4 2 (8.70%) OSCE
5 1 (4.35%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.35%) Nessus
2 1 (4.35%) Nmap
2 1 (4.35%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) HP
2 1 (4.35%) Rapid7
2 1 (4.35%) IBM