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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Consultant
Rank 516 532 584
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +52
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Consultant 121 74 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.26% 0.17% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.18% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 32 58 55
Average salary £45,000 £46,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.74% -1.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £56,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -4.76%
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
42908 41018 46961
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.40% 93.55% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 35852 34457 40696
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 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
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 18 September 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 18 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
(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 +1 7 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Uxbridge - 1 £42,500 -
Test Consultant
England

Test Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 181 (68.05%) Software Testing
2 177 (66.54%) QA
3 169 (63.53%) Finance
4 139 (52.26%) Retail
5 138 (51.88%) ISEB
6 123 (46.24%) HP
7 104 (39.10%) HP Quality Center
8 101 (37.97%) Agile Software Development
9 80 (30.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 77 (28.95%) Security Cleared
11 62 (23.31%) Test Management
12 61 (22.93%) Test Planning
13 56 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
14 53 (19.92%) ISTQB
15 49 (18.42%) SC Cleared
16 42 (15.79%) Selenium
17 41 (15.41%) LoadRunner
18 39 (14.66%) Banking
19 38 (14.29%) Performance Testing
20 37 (13.91%) System Testing
21 36 (13.53%) Telecoms
21 36 (13.53%) Java
22 34 (12.78%) Test Scripting
22 34 (12.78%) Test Strategy
23 32 (12.03%) Regression Testing
24 30 (11.28%) TMap
25 28 (10.53%) Scrum
26 27 (10.15%) C#
26 27 (10.15%) Analytical Skills
27 26 (9.77%) Test Automation

Test Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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
Applications
1 13 (4.89%) MS Office
2 5 (1.88%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 21 (7.89%) SAP FI
1 21 (7.89%) SAP FI/CO
1 21 (7.89%) SAP CO
2 15 (5.64%) JDE OneWorld
3 3 (1.13%) SAP FI-GL
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.50%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.38%) DataStage
2 1 (0.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 42 (15.79%) Selenium
2 41 (15.41%) LoadRunner
3 18 (6.77%) QuickTest Pro
4 17 (6.39%) WebDriver
5 16 (6.02%) Cucumber
6 15 (5.64%) FitNesse
7 14 (5.26%) JMeter
8 12 (4.51%) SilkPerformer
9 9 (3.38%) WinRunner
9 9 (3.38%) TestComplete
9 9 (3.38%) Ranorex
9 9 (3.38%) SpecFlow
10 8 (3.01%) JBehave
11 7 (2.63%) JUnit
12 5 (1.88%) Concordion
12 5 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (1.88%) WATIR
12 5 (1.88%) JIRA
13 4 (1.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (1.50%) TeamCity
General
1 169 (63.53%) Finance
2 139 (52.26%) Retail
3 39 (14.66%) Banking
4 36 (13.53%) Telecoms
5 13 (4.89%) Publishing
6 11 (4.14%) Back Office
7 10 (3.76%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.88%) Aerospace
9 4 (1.50%) Billing
10 3 (1.13%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.38%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (9.40%) .NET
2 16 (6.02%) XML Messaging
2 16 (6.02%) XML
3 13 (4.89%) Web Services
4 10 (3.76%) .NET Framework
5 4 (1.50%) Apache CXF
5 4 (1.50%) REST
5 4 (1.50%) Middleware
5 4 (1.50%) SOAP
6 3 (1.13%) J2EE
7 2 (0.75%) Ajax
8 1 (0.38%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.15%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.76%) Mobile App
3 9 (3.38%) Client/Server
3 9 (3.38%) Mathematics
4 5 (1.88%) New Media
4 5 (1.88%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.50%) Open Source
6 3 (1.13%) Fixed Income
6 3 (1.13%) Derivative
7 2 (0.75%) Blog
7 2 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.38%) GIS
8 1 (0.38%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.38%) Equities
8 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.38%) User Experience
8 1 (0.38%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.63%) Android
2 3 (1.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (68.05%) Software Testing
2 101 (37.97%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (23.31%) Test Management
4 61 (22.93%) Test Planning
5 56 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
6 38 (14.29%) Performance Testing
7 37 (13.91%) System Testing
8 34 (12.78%) Test Scripting
8 34 (12.78%) Test Strategy
9 32 (12.03%) Regression Testing
10 30 (11.28%) TMap
11 28 (10.53%) Scrum
12 26 (9.77%) Test Automation
12 26 (9.77%) Stakeholder Management
13 24 (9.02%) PRINCE2
14 18 (6.77%) Data Migration
14 18 (6.77%) BDD
14 18 (6.77%) Coaching
14 18 (6.77%) Migration
15 16 (6.02%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 36 (13.53%) Java
2 27 (10.15%) C#
3 22 (8.27%) SQL
4 15 (5.64%) Ruby
5 14 (5.26%) Python
6 13 (4.89%) ABAP
7 7 (2.63%) C
8 4 (1.50%) Groovy
8 4 (1.50%) Perl
9 2 (0.75%) C++
9 2 (0.75%) VBScript
9 2 (0.75%) VB
10 1 (0.38%) PHP
10 1 (0.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 138 (51.88%) ISEB
2 80 (30.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 77 (28.95%) Security Cleared
4 53 (19.92%) ISTQB
5 49 (18.42%) SC Cleared
6 23 (8.65%) Degree
7 21 (7.89%) DV Cleared
8 19 (7.14%) CTC Cleared
9 11 (4.14%) HP ASE
10 4 (1.50%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
10 4 (1.50%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 4 (1.50%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 4 (1.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.38%) HP AIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 177 (66.54%) QA
Systems Management
1 104 (39.10%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.75%) CORE IMPACT
2 2 (0.75%) Nessus
Vendors
1 123 (46.24%) HP
2 22 (8.27%) SAP
3 10 (3.76%) Microsoft
4 5 (1.88%) Ab Initio
5 4 (1.50%) Software AG
5 4 (1.50%) Oracle
6 3 (1.13%) Siebel
7 2 (0.75%) Citrix
8 1 (0.38%) Informatica
8 1 (0.38%) IBM
8 1 (0.38%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.38%) Lotus
8 1 (0.38%) Cognos
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