The table below looks at the statistics for the Testing 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 Testing Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Testing Consultant
Rank 645 655 653
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Testing Consultant 6 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.015% 0.010% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.010% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 2
Average salary £85,000 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,304 £47,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-0.41% -26.92%
Testing 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
39184 39901 41305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.68% 95.77% 95.69%
Number of salaries quoted 33782 33821 33803
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Testing Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Testing Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in London

Testing Consultant
Salary Trend in London

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

Testing Consultant Salary Trend in London

Testing Consultant
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Testing Consultant across the London region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Testing Consultant Salary Histogram in London

Testing Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the London region that cited Testing 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 Testing Consultant in their job title.

1 6 (46.15%) Penetration Testing
1 6 (46.15%) Security Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Degree
2 5 (38.46%) Presales
2 5 (38.46%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) IBM
3 4 (30.77%) ISEB
3 4 (30.77%) CheckPoint
3 4 (30.77%) VoIP
3 4 (30.77%) HTTP
3 4 (30.77%) AIX
3 4 (30.77%) Solaris
3 4 (30.77%) SOAP
3 4 (30.77%) Sourcefire
3 4 (30.77%) 3G
3 4 (30.77%) SMPP
3 4 (30.77%) TCAP
3 4 (30.77%) SCCP
3 4 (30.77%) INAP
3 4 (30.77%) Mainframe
3 4 (30.77%) Wireless
3 4 (30.77%) 2G
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
3 4 (30.77%) CHECK Team Leader
3 4 (30.77%) CHECK Team Member
3 4 (30.77%) Security Auditing
3 4 (30.77%) Mobile App
3 4 (30.77%) M3UA

Testing Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the London region that cited Testing 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 Testing Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Apache
1 1 (7.69%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) 2G
1 4 (30.77%) 3G
1 4 (30.77%) 4G
1 4 (30.77%) HTTP
1 4 (30.77%) INAP
1 4 (30.77%) M3UA
1 4 (30.77%) RANAP
1 4 (30.77%) SCCP
1 4 (30.77%) SCTP
1 4 (30.77%) SIGTRAN
1 4 (30.77%) SMPP
1 4 (30.77%) TCAP
1 4 (30.77%) VoIP
1 4 (30.77%) Wireless
1 4 (30.77%) Wireless Security
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
1 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Selenium
2 1 (7.69%) AppScan
2 1 (7.69%) Burp Suite
2 1 (7.69%) Calabash
2 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Hudson
2 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) Maven
2 1 (7.69%) Paros
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
2 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
2 1 (7.69%) WebScarab
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Aerospace
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) SOAP
2 2 (15.38%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.69%) CGI
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) LAMP
3 1 (7.69%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Mainframe
1 4 (30.77%) Mobile App
2 2 (15.38%) Blog
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) AIX
2 4 (30.77%) Solaris
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.69%) FreeBSD
3 1 (7.69%) HPUX
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Vista
3 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Penetration Testing
1 6 (46.15%) Security Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Presales
3 4 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (30.77%) Defect Management
3 4 (30.77%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (30.77%) Security Auditing
3 4 (30.77%) Software Delivery
3 4 (30.77%) Test Management
3 4 (30.77%) Test Strategy
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) Automation Testing
5 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
5 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (15.38%) OO
6 1 (7.69%) Computer Security
6 1 (7.69%) Open Source
6 1 (7.69%) Reverse Engineering
6 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) C#
1 5 (38.46%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) Python
3 2 (15.38%) C++
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) Perl
4 1 (7.69%) PHP
4 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
2 4 (30.77%) CHECK Team Leader
2 4 (30.77%) CHECK Team Member
2 4 (30.77%) ISEB
2 4 (30.77%) ISTQB
2 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) CEH
3 1 (7.69%) CISA
3 1 (7.69%) CISM
3 1 (7.69%) CISSP
3 1 (7.69%) CREST Certified
3 1 (7.69%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) IBM
2 4 (30.77%) Agilent
2 4 (30.77%) CheckPoint
2 4 (30.77%) F5
2 4 (30.77%) ICL
2 4 (30.77%) Sourcefire
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle