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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Consultant
Rank 505 543 522
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Consultant 107 85 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.25% 0.20% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.21% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 42 60 73
Average salary £57,500 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.05% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £37,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,250 £80,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+21.05% -5.00%
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
39456 40353 41571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.76% 93.76% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 33317 33025 35449
Average salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.90% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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
City of London +5 14 £55,000 +15.78% 4
Docklands, London +1 3 - -
Test Consultant
England

Test Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

1 148 (69.48%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (68.08%) Finance
3 131 (61.50%) QA
4 129 (60.56%) Retail
5 127 (59.62%) Software Testing
6 124 (58.22%) Banking
7 121 (56.81%) ISEB
8 110 (51.64%) Scrum
9 109 (51.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 97 (45.54%) Aerospace
11 64 (30.05%) HP
12 53 (24.88%) SQL
13 49 (23.00%) HP Quality Center
14 47 (22.07%) Performance Testing
15 37 (17.37%) Selenium
16 36 (16.90%) Test Management
17 31 (14.55%) JMeter
17 31 (14.55%) Java
18 30 (14.08%) Test Automation
18 30 (14.08%) User Acceptance Testing
19 27 (12.68%) Open Source
20 26 (12.21%) Test Scripting
20 26 (12.21%) Test Strategy
20 26 (12.21%) LoadRunner
21 24 (11.27%) ETL
22 20 (9.39%) Oracle
23 19 (8.92%) ISTQB
24 18 (8.45%) Waterfall
25 17 (7.98%) BDD
25 17 (7.98%) C#

Test Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 4 (1.88%) Apache
2 3 (1.41%) Oracle BPEL
2 3 (1.41%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (1.41%) IIS
2 3 (1.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.47%) Node.js
3 1 (0.47%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (1.41%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 4 (1.88%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (1.88%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.41%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.41%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (1.41%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (1.41%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.94%) JDE OneWorld
4 1 (0.47%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.41%) HTTP
1 3 (1.41%) DNS
2 2 (0.94%) LAN
2 2 (0.94%) WAN
2 2 (0.94%) MVNO
3 1 (0.47%) Internet
3 1 (0.47%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.98%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (7.04%) SQL Server
3 8 (3.76%) Relational Database
4 7 (3.29%) Oracle Database
4 7 (3.29%) Hadoop
5 4 (1.88%) Informix
6 3 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.41%) MySQL
7 2 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.47%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.47%) Redis
8 1 (0.47%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 37 (17.37%) Selenium
2 31 (14.55%) JMeter
3 26 (12.21%) LoadRunner
4 17 (7.98%) QuickTest Pro
5 16 (7.51%) SoapUI
6 13 (6.10%) JIRA
7 12 (5.63%) WebDriver
8 11 (5.16%) Cucumber
8 11 (5.16%) SilkPerformer
9 7 (3.29%) FitNesse
9 7 (3.29%) Bugzilla
9 7 (3.29%) Visual Studio
9 7 (3.29%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (2.82%) JBehave
10 6 (2.82%) WebLOAD
10 6 (2.82%) SpecFlow
11 5 (2.35%) Jenkins
11 5 (2.35%) Calabash
11 5 (2.35%) Facilita Forecast
11 5 (2.35%) WinRunner
General
1 145 (68.08%) Finance
2 129 (60.56%) Retail
3 124 (58.22%) Banking
4 97 (45.54%) Aerospace
5 8 (3.76%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.35%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.47%) Local Government
7 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.47%) Billing
7 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.10%) SOAP
2 10 (4.69%) .NET
3 5 (2.35%) Ajax
3 5 (2.35%) Web Services
4 4 (1.88%) REST
4 4 (1.88%) HTML
5 3 (1.41%) CSS
6 2 (0.94%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.47%) Natural Language Processing
7 1 (0.47%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.47%) XML
7 1 (0.47%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 27 (12.68%) Open Source
2 7 (3.29%) N-Tier
3 6 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.35%) GIS
5 3 (1.41%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.94%) New Media
6 2 (0.94%) User Experience
7 1 (0.47%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.47%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.57%) UNIX
2 12 (5.63%) Linux
3 7 (3.29%) Android
4 6 (2.82%) Windows
5 4 (1.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (69.48%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (59.62%) Software Testing
3 110 (51.64%) Scrum
4 47 (22.07%) Performance Testing
5 36 (16.90%) Test Management
6 30 (14.08%) User Acceptance Testing
6 30 (14.08%) Test Automation
7 26 (12.21%) Test Strategy
7 26 (12.21%) Test Scripting
8 24 (11.27%) ETL
9 18 (8.45%) Waterfall
10 17 (7.98%) BDD
10 17 (7.98%) Business Intelligence
11 16 (7.51%) SOA
12 14 (6.57%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (6.10%) Integration Testing
14 12 (5.63%) Continuous Integration
15 10 (4.69%) System Testing
15 10 (4.69%) Test Planning
15 10 (4.69%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 53 (24.88%) SQL
2 31 (14.55%) Java
3 17 (7.98%) C#
4 8 (3.76%) JavaScript
5 6 (2.82%) C++
5 6 (2.82%) C
5 6 (2.82%) Python
6 4 (1.88%) VB
6 4 (1.88%) Ruby
6 4 (1.88%) Groovy
6 4 (1.88%) Perl
7 3 (1.41%) PHP
8 2 (0.94%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 121 (56.81%) ISEB
2 109 (51.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 19 (8.92%) ISTQB
4 11 (5.16%) Security Cleared
5 6 (2.82%) PMP
5 6 (2.82%) PMI Certification
5 6 (2.82%) SC Cleared
6 5 (2.35%) Degree
6 5 (2.35%) HP ASE
7 2 (0.94%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 2 (0.94%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
7 2 (0.94%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 2 (0.94%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (61.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.47%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 49 (23.00%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.88%) CA LISA
3 1 (0.47%) Nessus
3 1 (0.47%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 64 (30.05%) HP
2 20 (9.39%) Oracle
3 11 (5.16%) IBM
4 10 (4.69%) BT
5 8 (3.76%) webMethods
6 7 (3.29%) Microsoft
7 6 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (2.35%) Siebel
8 5 (2.35%) Citrix
9 4 (1.88%) CA
10 3 (1.41%) ION Trading
11 2 (0.94%) Capita
11 2 (0.94%) NetSuite
12 1 (0.47%) Qualys
12 1 (0.47%) McAfee
12 1 (0.47%) Cognos
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 21 hours ago
City of London
Sovereign Business Resources
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: Competitive base salary + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Sogeti
Posted: 22 days ago
City, London
Acutest
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum £Highly competitive plus benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Posted: 24 days ago