The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Consultant
Rank 520 589 593
Rank change year-on-year
+69 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Consultant 108 48 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.10% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.11% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 27 37 29
Average salary £45,000 £51,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.62% -6.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £39,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -2.17%
Test Consultant
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42842 43378 45267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.78% 94.01% 94.37%
Number of salaries quoted 36473 36023 39163
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £78,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Test Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Test Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in London

Test Consultant
Salary Trend in London

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

Test Consultant Salary Trend in London

Test Consultant
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Consultant across the London region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Test Consultant Salary Histogram in London

Test Consultant
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Consultant within the London region over the 3 months to 28 November 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
City of London +19 8 £48,750 -18.75% 1
Test Consultant
England

Test Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the London region that cited Test 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 Test Consultant in their job title.

1 182 (71.65%) Software Testing
2 175 (68.90%) Finance
3 171 (67.32%) QA
4 162 (63.78%) Retail
5 152 (59.84%) ISEB
6 127 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 107 (42.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 99 (38.98%) HP
9 91 (35.83%) HP Quality Center
10 77 (30.31%) Banking
11 71 (27.95%) Scrum
12 64 (25.20%) Security Cleared
13 52 (20.47%) Aerospace
14 51 (20.08%) Test Planning
15 49 (19.29%) User Acceptance Testing
16 48 (18.90%) Test Management
17 41 (16.14%) Java
18 40 (15.75%) ISTQB
19 39 (15.35%) SC Cleared
20 38 (14.96%) Test Scripting
21 34 (13.39%) SQL
22 29 (11.42%) LoadRunner
23 28 (11.02%) Performance Testing
23 28 (11.02%) Selenium
24 26 (10.24%) Telecoms
25 25 (9.84%) Test Strategy
26 24 (9.45%) System Testing
26 24 (9.45%) C#
27 21 (8.27%) BDD
28 19 (7.48%) .NET

Test Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the London region that cited Test 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 Test Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.39%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.39%) Confluence
1 1 (0.39%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (1.97%) Mingle
2 3 (1.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (5.12%) JDE OneWorld
2 4 (1.57%) SAP FI
2 4 (1.57%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (1.57%) SAP CO
3 3 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.57%) MVNO
2 2 (0.79%) LAN
2 2 (0.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.91%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.57%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.18%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.79%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.39%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.39%) Redis
Development Applications
1 29 (11.42%) LoadRunner
2 28 (11.02%) Selenium
3 17 (6.69%) FitNesse
3 17 (6.69%) QuickTest Pro
3 17 (6.69%) Cucumber
4 13 (5.12%) JMeter
5 9 (3.54%) SilkPerformer
5 9 (3.54%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (3.54%) SpecFlow
6 8 (3.15%) JBehave
7 7 (2.76%) JIRA
7 7 (2.76%) JUnit
8 6 (2.36%) Visual Studio
9 5 (1.97%) WebDriver
9 5 (1.97%) Concordion
10 4 (1.57%) LoadUI
10 4 (1.57%) Jenkins
10 4 (1.57%) Hudson
10 4 (1.57%) SoapUI
10 4 (1.57%) WATIR
General
1 175 (68.90%) Finance
2 162 (63.78%) Retail
3 77 (30.31%) Banking
4 52 (20.47%) Aerospace
5 26 (10.24%) Telecoms
6 8 (3.15%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.97%) Back Office
8 3 (1.18%) Publishing
9 1 (0.39%) Billing
9 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.39%) Local Government
9 1 (0.39%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (7.48%) .NET
2 14 (5.51%) XML Messaging
2 14 (5.51%) XML
3 8 (3.15%) REST
3 8 (3.15%) SOAP
3 8 (3.15%) Web Services
4 4 (1.57%) Apache CXF
5 3 (1.18%) Middleware
5 3 (1.18%) J2EE
5 3 (1.18%) Ajax
6 1 (0.39%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.39%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.15%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.76%) Open Source
3 6 (2.36%) New Media
4 5 (1.97%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.57%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.18%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.18%) GIS
7 2 (0.79%) User Experience
8 1 (0.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.39%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.39%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.39%) Derivative
8 1 (0.39%) Statistics
8 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.15%) Android
2 6 (2.36%) Linux
2 6 (2.36%) UNIX
3 2 (0.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (71.65%) Software Testing
2 127 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (27.95%) Scrum
4 51 (20.08%) Test Planning
5 49 (19.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 48 (18.90%) Test Management
7 38 (14.96%) Test Scripting
8 28 (11.02%) Performance Testing
9 25 (9.84%) Test Strategy
10 24 (9.45%) System Testing
11 21 (8.27%) BDD
12 18 (7.09%) PRINCE2
13 17 (6.69%) ETL
13 17 (6.69%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (6.69%) TDD
14 16 (6.30%) Regression Testing
15 14 (5.51%) Coaching
16 13 (5.12%) Test Automation
17 11 (4.33%) Business Intelligence
18 10 (3.94%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 41 (16.14%) Java
2 34 (13.39%) SQL
3 24 (9.45%) C#
4 16 (6.30%) Python
5 15 (5.91%) Ruby
6 8 (3.15%) C
7 4 (1.57%) Perl
7 4 (1.57%) C++
7 4 (1.57%) Groovy
8 3 (1.18%) ABAP
8 3 (1.18%) VBScript
9 2 (0.79%) VB
9 2 (0.79%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.39%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 152 (59.84%) ISEB
2 107 (42.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 64 (25.20%) Security Cleared
4 40 (15.75%) ISTQB
5 39 (15.35%) SC Cleared
6 17 (6.69%) DV Cleared
7 15 (5.91%) Degree
8 13 (5.12%) CTC Cleared
9 10 (3.94%) HP ASE
10 4 (1.57%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 4 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (1.57%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
10 4 (1.57%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 1 (0.39%) HP AIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 171 (67.32%) QA
Systems Management
1 91 (35.83%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.79%) CORE IMPACT
2 2 (0.79%) Nessus
Vendors
1 99 (38.98%) HP
2 6 (2.36%) Oracle
3 5 (1.97%) SAP
3 5 (1.97%) Microsoft
4 4 (1.57%) webMethods
4 4 (1.57%) Ab Initio
4 4 (1.57%) Siebel
5 3 (1.18%) Citrix
6 2 (0.79%) Software AG
6 2 (0.79%) BT
6 2 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.39%) Capita
7 1 (0.39%) Lotus
7 1 (0.39%) IBM
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