The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Test Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Consultant
England / North West
Rank 236 225 245
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Consultant 10 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.17% 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.11% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 11
Median salary £39,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £35,000 £41,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,250 £40,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+0.62% -30.43%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5750 5342 6680
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.61% 96.04% 96.94%
Number of salaries quoted 4856 4490 5708
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,413 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Test Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Test Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Test Consultant
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Test Consultant Salary Trend in the North West

Test Consultant
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Consultant across the North West region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Test Consultant Salary Histogram in the North West

Test Consultant
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Consultant within the North West region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire -6 5 £45,500 +40.00%
Manchester -20 5 £30,000 -4.00% 1
Test Consultant
England

Test Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 North West region featuring Test Consultant in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (90.91%) Waterfall
3 9 (81.82%) V-Model
3 9 (81.82%) Functional Testing
4 8 (72.73%) Test Scripting
5 5 (45.45%) QA
5 5 (45.45%) Driving Licence
6 4 (36.36%) Finance
6 4 (36.36%) Business Development
7 2 (18.18%) Degree
7 2 (18.18%) JIRA
7 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
7 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
7 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
7 2 (18.18%) C++
7 2 (18.18%) Java
7 2 (18.18%) .NET
7 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
8 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
8 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (9.09%) Issue Tracking
8 1 (9.09%) Exploratory Testing
8 1 (9.09%) C
8 1 (9.09%) C#
8 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
8 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
8 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
8 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement

Test Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
1 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
1 2 (18.18%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
2 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (90.91%) Waterfall
3 9 (81.82%) Functional Testing
3 9 (81.82%) V-Model
4 8 (72.73%) Test Scripting
5 4 (36.36%) Business Development
6 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
7 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (9.09%) Exploratory Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Issue Tracking
7 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
7 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C++
1 2 (18.18%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) C
2 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
1 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) QA
Manchester, Lancashire
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