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 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Consultant
Rank 514 577 595
Rank change year-on-year
+63 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Consultant 104 50 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.11% 0.079%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.12% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 23 39 32
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £39,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -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
42355 43349 45261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.77% 94.00% 94.36%
Number of salaries quoted 36017 36087 39032
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 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 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 24 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 5 £48,750 -18.75% 7
Test Consultant
England

Test Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 193 (72.56%) Software Testing
2 182 (68.42%) QA
3 179 (67.29%) Finance
4 168 (63.16%) Retail
5 156 (58.65%) ISEB
6 134 (50.38%) Agile Software Development
7 110 (41.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 103 (38.72%) HP
9 95 (35.71%) HP Quality Center
10 77 (28.95%) Banking
11 71 (26.69%) Scrum
12 68 (25.56%) Security Cleared
13 55 (20.68%) Test Planning
14 53 (19.92%) Test Management
14 53 (19.92%) User Acceptance Testing
15 51 (19.17%) Aerospace
16 44 (16.54%) ISTQB
17 41 (15.41%) SC Cleared
18 39 (14.66%) Java
19 37 (13.91%) Test Scripting
20 32 (12.03%) SQL
20 32 (12.03%) Selenium
21 30 (11.28%) LoadRunner
22 28 (10.53%) Performance Testing
22 28 (10.53%) Test Strategy
23 27 (10.15%) System Testing
24 26 (9.77%) Telecoms
25 24 (9.02%) C#
26 23 (8.65%) BDD
27 20 (7.52%) .NET

Test Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (0.38%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.38%) Confluence
1 1 (0.38%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (1.88%) Mingle
2 4 (1.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (5.26%) JDE OneWorld
2 7 (2.63%) SAP FI
2 7 (2.63%) SAP FI/CO
2 7 (2.63%) SAP CO
3 3 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.50%) MVNO
2 1 (0.38%) LAN
2 1 (0.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.64%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.38%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.38%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.38%) Redis
3 1 (0.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 32 (12.03%) Selenium
2 30 (11.28%) LoadRunner
3 19 (7.14%) Cucumber
4 17 (6.39%) QuickTest Pro
5 16 (6.02%) FitNesse
6 13 (4.89%) JMeter
7 9 (3.38%) SpecFlow
8 8 (3.01%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (3.01%) JBehave
8 8 (3.01%) WebDriver
8 8 (3.01%) SilkPerformer
9 7 (2.63%) JIRA
9 7 (2.63%) JUnit
10 5 (1.88%) Visual Studio
10 5 (1.88%) WATIR
10 5 (1.88%) Concordion
11 4 (1.50%) LoadUI
11 4 (1.50%) Hudson
11 4 (1.50%) SoapUI
11 4 (1.50%) TeamCity
General
1 179 (67.29%) Finance
2 168 (63.16%) Retail
3 77 (28.95%) Banking
4 51 (19.17%) Aerospace
5 26 (9.77%) Telecoms
6 8 (3.01%) Investment Banking
7 7 (2.63%) Back Office
8 4 (1.50%) Publishing
9 2 (0.75%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.38%) Billing
10 1 (0.38%) Local Government
10 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (7.52%) .NET
2 15 (5.64%) XML
2 15 (5.64%) XML Messaging
3 9 (3.38%) Web Services
4 8 (3.01%) SOAP
4 8 (3.01%) REST
5 4 (1.50%) Apache CXF
5 4 (1.50%) Middleware
6 3 (1.13%) J2EE
7 2 (0.75%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.38%) Natural Language Processing
8 1 (0.38%) Gherkin
8 1 (0.38%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 10 (3.76%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.26%) New Media
2 6 (2.26%) Mobile App
3 5 (1.88%) Open Source
4 4 (1.50%) Client/Server
4 4 (1.50%) N-Tier
5 2 (0.75%) User Experience
6 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.38%) GIS
6 1 (0.38%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.38%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.38%) Derivative
6 1 (0.38%) Statistics
6 1 (0.38%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.38%) Android
2 4 (1.50%) Linux
2 4 (1.50%) UNIX
3 1 (0.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (72.56%) Software Testing
2 134 (50.38%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (26.69%) Scrum
4 55 (20.68%) Test Planning
5 53 (19.92%) User Acceptance Testing
5 53 (19.92%) Test Management
6 37 (13.91%) Test Scripting
7 28 (10.53%) Performance Testing
7 28 (10.53%) Test Strategy
8 27 (10.15%) System Testing
9 23 (8.65%) BDD
10 19 (7.14%) TDD
10 19 (7.14%) PRINCE2
10 19 (7.14%) Regression Testing
11 18 (6.77%) Stakeholder Management
12 16 (6.02%) ETL
13 15 (5.64%) Test Automation
13 15 (5.64%) Coaching
14 12 (4.51%) Data Migration
14 12 (4.51%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (14.66%) Java
2 32 (12.03%) SQL
3 24 (9.02%) C#
4 16 (6.02%) Python
4 16 (6.02%) Ruby
5 8 (3.01%) C
6 4 (1.50%) ABAP
6 4 (1.50%) Groovy
6 4 (1.50%) Perl
7 3 (1.13%) C++
8 2 (0.75%) VBScript
8 2 (0.75%) VB
9 1 (0.38%) PHP
9 1 (0.38%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.38%) Scala
9 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 156 (58.65%) ISEB
2 110 (41.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 68 (25.56%) Security Cleared
4 44 (16.54%) ISTQB
5 41 (15.41%) SC Cleared
6 17 (6.39%) DV Cleared
7 16 (6.02%) Degree
8 14 (5.26%) CTC Cleared
9 10 (3.76%) HP ASE
10 4 (1.50%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 4 (1.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (1.50%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
10 4 (1.50%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 1 (0.38%) HP AIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 182 (68.42%) QA
Systems Management
1 95 (35.71%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.75%) CORE IMPACT
2 2 (0.75%) Nessus
Vendors
1 103 (38.72%) HP
2 8 (3.01%) SAP
3 5 (1.88%) Microsoft
3 5 (1.88%) Ab Initio
4 4 (1.50%) webMethods
4 4 (1.50%) Oracle
5 3 (1.13%) Software AG
6 2 (0.75%) Siebel
6 2 (0.75%) BT
6 2 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.38%) Capita
7 1 (0.38%) IBM
7 1 (0.38%) Lotus
7 1 (0.38%) Citrix
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £60000 to £65000 per annum - Pension, Health, Life Assurance and 25 d
Posted: 17 hours ago
City of London
Sovereign Business Resources
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Forman Computer Staff
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 28000 - 40000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Net Talent
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Yoh Company
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Net Talent
Salary: £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Search Consultancy
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Search Consultancy
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London, Greater London, South East
Acutest Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago