The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Manchester region that had Test Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Consultant
Rank 178 187 189
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Consultant 6 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.17% 0.056% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.058% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 1
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -30.00%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
Test Consultant
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3373 3433 3812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.57% 96.70% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2873 2802 3140
Median salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region that featured Test Consultant in the job title.

Test Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Test Consultant
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Test Consultant Salary Trend in Manchester

Test Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, Test Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region featuring Test Consultant in the job title.

1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 6 (66.67%) Selenium
1 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 5 (55.56%) Scala
2 5 (55.56%) Open Source
2 5 (55.56%) .NET Framework
2 5 (55.56%) SoapUI
2 5 (55.56%) Ranorex
2 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
2 5 (55.56%) Games
2 5 (55.56%) Python
2 5 (55.56%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) JUnit
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Business Development
3 2 (22.22%) Presales
4 1 (11.11%) Ruby
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Billing
4 1 (11.11%) Unix
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (11.11%) Bugzilla
4 1 (11.11%) Coaching
4 1 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) API Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (11.11%) Defect Tracking

Test Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Selenium
2 5 (55.56%) JUnit
2 5 (55.56%) Ranorex
2 5 (55.56%) SoapUI
3 1 (11.11%) Bugzilla
3 1 (11.11%) Calabash
3 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 5 (55.56%) Games
2 1 (11.11%) Billing
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
1 5 (55.56%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Android
1 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 5 (55.56%) Open Source
2 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) Business Development
3 2 (22.22%) Presales
4 1 (11.11%) API Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Coaching
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (11.11%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
1 5 (55.56%) Python
1 5 (55.56%) Scala
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Ruby
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive + Excellent benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive + Excellent benefits
Posted: 20 days ago