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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Testing Consultant
Rank 854 827 873
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a Testing Consultant 17 24 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.016% 0.024% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.026% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 14 16 5
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
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
100571 93749 105909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.37% 94.25% 95.24%
Number of salaries quoted 82215 78642 91158
Average salary £45,000 £43,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.04% +1.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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
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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 -8 11 £52,500 +31.25%
South East -27 3 £60,000 +50.00%
North West - 3 £45,000 -
Testing Consultant
UK

Testing Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 33 (70.21%) Penetration Testing
1 33 (70.21%) Security Testing
2 22 (46.81%) Network Security
3 13 (27.66%) SC Cleared
3 13 (27.66%) Security Cleared
4 11 (23.40%) Wireless Security
4 11 (23.40%) Degree
4 11 (23.40%) Wireless
4 11 (23.40%) Mobile App
5 9 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (14.89%) Information Security
6 7 (14.89%) ISEB
7 6 (12.77%) Finance
7 6 (12.77%) Software Testing
7 6 (12.77%) Business Development
8 4 (8.51%) Integration Testing
8 4 (8.51%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (8.51%) System Testing
9 3 (6.38%) Line Management
9 3 (6.38%) Performance Testing
9 3 (6.38%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (6.38%) QA
9 3 (6.38%) ISTQB
9 3 (6.38%) Banking
9 3 (6.38%) LoadRunner
9 3 (6.38%) Java
9 3 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (4.26%) HP
10 2 (4.26%) Quality Management
10 2 (4.26%) E-business

Testing Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 22 (46.81%) Network Security
2 11 (23.40%) Wireless Security
2 11 (23.40%) Wireless
3 1 (2.13%) Internet
3 1 (2.13%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) LoadRunner
2 2 (4.26%) JMeter
2 2 (4.26%) LoadUI
3 1 (2.13%) Maven
General
1 6 (12.77%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.26%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) Gherkin
1 1 (2.13%) Silverlight
1 1 (2.13%) Apache Flex
1 1 (2.13%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.26%) Statistics
2 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (70.21%) Penetration Testing
1 33 (70.21%) Security Testing
2 9 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (14.89%) Information Security
4 6 (12.77%) Software Testing
4 6 (12.77%) Business Development
5 4 (8.51%) Integration Testing
5 4 (8.51%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (8.51%) System Testing
6 3 (6.38%) Line Management
6 3 (6.38%) Performance Testing
6 3 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.26%) Quality Management
7 2 (4.26%) E-business
7 2 (4.26%) CRM
7 2 (4.26%) ERP
7 2 (4.26%) Project Planning
7 2 (4.26%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.26%) Test Automation
7 2 (4.26%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.38%) Java
2 2 (4.26%) VB
2 2 (4.26%) C
2 2 (4.26%) C#
2 2 (4.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (27.66%) SC Cleared
1 13 (27.66%) Security Cleared
2 11 (23.40%) Degree
3 7 (14.89%) ISEB
4 3 (6.38%) ISTQB
5 2 (4.26%) HP AIS
5 2 (4.26%) HP ASE
6 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.13%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (4.26%) HP
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle
1 2 (4.26%) Siebel