The first table below looks at the demand for the Test Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Consultant
Rank 178 160 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Consultant 9 15 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 0.36% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.38% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 0
Average salary £35,000 £28,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £30,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+58.33% -20.00%
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3794 3920 3659
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.50% 95.05% 96.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3123 3390 3225
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Test Consultant
North West

Test Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

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
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Consultant across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Test Consultant Salary Histogram in Manchester

Test Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 8 (80.00%) ISEB
1 8 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 7 (70.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) PHP
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) UNIX
4 1 (10.00%) RUP
4 1 (10.00%) Python
4 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
4 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (10.00%) Middleware
4 1 (10.00%) JMeter
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Test Management
4 1 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) C++
4 1 (10.00%) Selenium
4 1 (10.00%) Atlassian
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared

Test Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (10.00%) JMeter
1 1 (10.00%) Selenium
1 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
1 1 (10.00%) Android
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 7 (70.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) RUP
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Test Management
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Information Assurance
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (10.00%) Build Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) PHP
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) C++
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) ISEB
2 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) Atlassian
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