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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Consultant
Rank 535 553 588
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Consultant 103 76 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.17% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.18% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 29 61 48
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,800 £39,000 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £58,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £45,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -17.58%
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
42800 41894 47402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.51% 93.58% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 35694 35206 40977
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 £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 30 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 30 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 +16 7 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Uxbridge - 1 £42,500 -
Test Consultant
England

Test Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 188 (69.89%) Software Testing
2 183 (68.03%) QA
3 176 (65.43%) Finance
4 145 (53.90%) Retail
4 145 (53.90%) ISEB
5 127 (47.21%) HP
6 108 (40.15%) Agile Software Development
7 107 (39.78%) HP Quality Center
8 89 (33.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 77 (28.62%) Security Cleared
10 62 (23.05%) Test Planning
11 60 (22.30%) Test Management
12 56 (20.82%) User Acceptance Testing
13 51 (18.96%) ISTQB
14 49 (18.22%) SC Cleared
15 46 (17.10%) Banking
16 40 (14.87%) Selenium
17 39 (14.50%) LoadRunner
18 37 (13.75%) Performance Testing
19 36 (13.38%) System Testing
19 36 (13.38%) Java
20 35 (13.01%) Scrum
21 34 (12.64%) Telecoms
21 34 (12.64%) Test Scripting
22 31 (11.52%) Test Strategy
22 31 (11.52%) Regression Testing
23 29 (10.78%) TMap
24 27 (10.04%) Analytical Skills
24 27 (10.04%) C#
25 25 (9.29%) .NET

Test Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (0.37%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (4.46%) MS Office
2 5 (1.86%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 20 (7.43%) SAP FI
1 20 (7.43%) SAP FI/CO
1 20 (7.43%) SAP CO
2 15 (5.58%) JDE OneWorld
3 3 (1.12%) SAP FI-GL
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.49%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 40 (14.87%) Selenium
2 39 (14.50%) LoadRunner
3 17 (6.32%) WebDriver
4 16 (5.95%) Cucumber
4 16 (5.95%) QuickTest Pro
5 15 (5.58%) FitNesse
6 12 (4.46%) JMeter
7 10 (3.72%) SilkPerformer
8 9 (3.35%) TestComplete
8 9 (3.35%) WinRunner
8 9 (3.35%) SpecFlow
8 9 (3.35%) Ranorex
9 8 (2.97%) JBehave
10 7 (2.60%) JUnit
11 5 (1.86%) JIRA
11 5 (1.86%) WATIR
11 5 (1.86%) Concordion
11 5 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (1.49%) TeamCity
12 4 (1.49%) Hudson
General
1 176 (65.43%) Finance
2 145 (53.90%) Retail
3 46 (17.10%) Banking
4 34 (12.64%) Telecoms
5 12 (4.46%) Aerospace
5 12 (4.46%) Publishing
6 11 (4.09%) Back Office
7 10 (3.72%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.12%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.74%) Billing
10 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.37%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.37%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (9.29%) .NET
2 16 (5.95%) XML
2 16 (5.95%) XML Messaging
3 13 (4.83%) Web Services
4 10 (3.72%) .NET Framework
5 4 (1.49%) Apache CXF
5 4 (1.49%) REST
5 4 (1.49%) SOAP
5 4 (1.49%) Middleware
6 3 (1.12%) J2EE
7 2 (0.74%) Ajax
8 1 (0.37%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.04%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.35%) Mathematics
2 9 (3.35%) Client/Server
3 8 (2.97%) Mobile App
4 5 (1.86%) Computer Science
4 5 (1.86%) New Media
5 4 (1.49%) Open Source
6 2 (0.74%) Blog
6 2 (0.74%) Fixed Income
6 2 (0.74%) Derivative
7 1 (0.37%) Statistics
7 1 (0.37%) Equities
7 1 (0.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.37%) GIS
7 1 (0.37%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (2.97%) Android
2 3 (1.12%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (69.89%) Software Testing
2 108 (40.15%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (23.05%) Test Planning
4 60 (22.30%) Test Management
5 56 (20.82%) User Acceptance Testing
6 37 (13.75%) Performance Testing
7 36 (13.38%) System Testing
8 35 (13.01%) Scrum
9 34 (12.64%) Test Scripting
10 31 (11.52%) Test Strategy
10 31 (11.52%) Regression Testing
11 29 (10.78%) TMap
12 25 (9.29%) Stakeholder Management
13 24 (8.92%) PRINCE2
13 24 (8.92%) Test Automation
14 18 (6.69%) BDD
14 18 (6.69%) Data Migration
14 18 (6.69%) Migration
15 17 (6.32%) Coaching
16 16 (5.95%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 36 (13.38%) Java
2 27 (10.04%) C#
3 22 (8.18%) SQL
4 15 (5.58%) Ruby
5 14 (5.20%) Python
6 12 (4.46%) ABAP
7 7 (2.60%) C
8 4 (1.49%) Perl
8 4 (1.49%) Groovy
9 2 (0.74%) C++
9 2 (0.74%) VBScript
9 2 (0.74%) VB
10 1 (0.37%) PHP
10 1 (0.37%) Scala
Qualifications
1 145 (53.90%) ISEB
2 89 (33.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 77 (28.62%) Security Cleared
4 51 (18.96%) ISTQB
5 49 (18.22%) SC Cleared
6 22 (8.18%) Degree
7 21 (7.81%) DV Cleared
8 19 (7.06%) CTC Cleared
9 11 (4.09%) HP ASE
10 4 (1.49%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 4 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (1.49%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
10 4 (1.49%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 1 (0.37%) HP AIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 183 (68.03%) QA
Systems Management
1 107 (39.78%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.74%) CORE IMPACT
2 2 (0.74%) Nessus
Vendors
1 127 (47.21%) HP
2 21 (7.81%) SAP
3 10 (3.72%) Microsoft
4 5 (1.86%) Ab Initio
5 4 (1.49%) Oracle
5 4 (1.49%) Software AG
6 3 (1.12%) Siebel
7 2 (0.74%) Citrix
8 1 (0.37%) Lotus
8 1 (0.37%) IBM
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