The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Testing Consultant
Rank 890 827 875
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +48
Permanent jobs requiring a Testing Consultant 5 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.005% 0.009% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.009% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 2
Average salary £48,750 £36,250 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.48% -21.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £30,700 £43,250
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £61,500 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -30.00%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
102690 95590 105693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.33% 94.23% 95.29%
Number of salaries quoted 84523 79913 91207
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Testing Consultant
UK

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
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 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 -25 3 £50,000 -23.07%
South East -10 1 - -
North West - 1 £45,000 -
Testing Consultant
UK

Testing Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 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 28 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
1 28 (66.67%) Security Testing
2 19 (45.24%) Network Security
3 12 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 10 (23.81%) SC Cleared
5 9 (21.43%) Degree
6 8 (19.05%) Wireless
6 8 (19.05%) Wireless Security
6 8 (19.05%) Mobile App
7 7 (16.67%) Information Security
8 6 (14.29%) Business Development
9 5 (11.90%) Integration Testing
10 4 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (9.52%) System Testing
10 4 (9.52%) ISEB
11 3 (7.14%) LoadRunner
11 3 (7.14%) Internet
11 3 (7.14%) Java
11 3 (7.14%) Flash
11 3 (7.14%) HTTP
11 3 (7.14%) Maven
11 3 (7.14%) Automated Testing
11 3 (7.14%) Performance Testing
11 3 (7.14%) QA
11 3 (7.14%) Apache Flex
11 3 (7.14%) Unit Testing
11 3 (7.14%) Silverlight
11 3 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (7.14%) DV Cleared
12 2 (4.76%) Test Automation

Testing Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (45.24%) Network Security
2 8 (19.05%) Wireless
2 8 (19.05%) Wireless Security
3 3 (7.14%) Internet
3 3 (7.14%) HTTP
4 1 (2.38%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) LoadRunner
1 3 (7.14%) Maven
General
1 1 (2.38%) Retail Banking
1 1 (2.38%) Banking
1 1 (2.38%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) Flash
1 3 (7.14%) Apache Flex
1 3 (7.14%) Silverlight
2 1 (2.38%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.38%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
1 28 (66.67%) Security Testing
2 7 (16.67%) Information Security
3 6 (14.29%) Business Development
4 5 (11.90%) Integration Testing
5 4 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (9.52%) System Testing
6 3 (7.14%) Automated Testing
6 3 (7.14%) Performance Testing
6 3 (7.14%) Unit Testing
6 3 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (4.76%) Test Automation
7 2 (4.76%) Automation Testing
7 2 (4.76%) Software Testing
7 2 (4.76%) Quality Management
7 2 (4.76%) ERP
8 1 (2.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 1 (2.38%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (2.38%) Test Management
8 1 (2.38%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 10 (23.81%) SC Cleared
3 9 (21.43%) Degree
4 4 (9.52%) ISEB
5 3 (7.14%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Nessus
1 1 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (4.76%) HP