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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Testing Consultant
Rank 877 829 883
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +54
Permanent jobs requiring a Testing Consultant 11 24 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.024% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.026% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 10 17 6
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £34,000 £46,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
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
102569 93780 105055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.22% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 83761 78507 90409
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 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 +2 7 £52,500 - 2
South East -24 3 £60,000 -
North West - 1 £45,000 -
Testing Consultant
UK

Testing Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 29 (65.91%) Penetration Testing
1 29 (65.91%) Security Testing
2 20 (45.45%) Network Security
3 12 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 11 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 9 (20.45%) Wireless Security
5 9 (20.45%) Degree
5 9 (20.45%) Wireless
5 9 (20.45%) Mobile App
6 7 (15.91%) Information Security
7 6 (13.64%) Business Development
7 6 (13.64%) ISEB
8 5 (11.36%) Software Testing
9 4 (9.09%) System Testing
9 4 (9.09%) Integration Testing
9 4 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (9.09%) Performance Testing
9 4 (9.09%) LoadRunner
9 4 (9.09%) Finance
10 3 (6.82%) Quality Management
10 3 (6.82%) HP
10 3 (6.82%) Java
10 3 (6.82%) ERP
10 3 (6.82%) QA
11 2 (4.55%) Automation Testing
11 2 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (4.55%) Test Automation
11 2 (4.55%) Apache Flex
11 2 (4.55%) ISTQB
11 2 (4.55%) Maven

Testing Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 20 (45.45%) Network Security
2 9 (20.45%) Wireless Security
2 9 (20.45%) Wireless
3 2 (4.55%) HTTP
3 2 (4.55%) Internet
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) LoadRunner
2 2 (4.55%) Maven
3 1 (2.27%) LoadUI
3 1 (2.27%) JMeter
General
1 4 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) Flash
1 2 (4.55%) Apache Flex
1 2 (4.55%) Silverlight
2 1 (2.27%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.27%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (65.91%) Penetration Testing
1 29 (65.91%) Security Testing
2 7 (15.91%) Information Security
3 6 (13.64%) Business Development
4 5 (11.36%) Software Testing
5 4 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (9.09%) Performance Testing
5 4 (9.09%) Integration Testing
5 4 (9.09%) System Testing
6 3 (6.82%) ERP
6 3 (6.82%) Quality Management
7 2 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.55%) Automated Testing
7 2 (4.55%) Unit Testing
7 2 (4.55%) Test Automation
7 2 (4.55%) Automation Testing
7 2 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.27%) Performance Engineering
8 1 (2.27%) Test Scripting
8 1 (2.27%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.82%) Java
2 1 (2.27%) VB
2 1 (2.27%) C
2 1 (2.27%) C#
2 1 (2.27%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 11 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (20.45%) Degree
4 6 (13.64%) ISEB
5 2 (4.55%) ISTQB
5 2 (4.55%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.27%) HP AIS
6 1 (2.27%) HP ASE
6 1 (2.27%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (6.82%) HP
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle
2 1 (2.27%) Siebel
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