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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Consultant
Rank 224 248 260
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Consultant 6 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.11% 0.12% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.13% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 1
Median salary £46,250 £27,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+68.18% -45.00%
UK excluding London median salary £38,750 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -15.78%
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 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
5497 6371 6840
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.10% 96.71% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4652 5081 5504
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,690 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £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 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
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 1 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Manchester +17 6 £46,250 +32.14% 4
Test Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 North West region featuring Test Consultant in the job title.

1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (63.64%) Selenium
1 7 (63.64%) Test Automation
2 6 (54.55%) Software Testing
2 6 (54.55%) Java
3 5 (45.45%) Python
3 5 (45.45%) .NET
3 5 (45.45%) JUnit
3 5 (45.45%) .NET Framework
3 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
3 5 (45.45%) Games
3 5 (45.45%) Scala
3 5 (45.45%) Open Source
3 5 (45.45%) SoapUI
3 5 (45.45%) Ranorex
4 3 (27.27%) JIRA
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) Bugzilla
5 2 (18.18%) HP
5 2 (18.18%) ISEB
5 2 (18.18%) PMI
5 2 (18.18%) PMI Certification
5 2 (18.18%) QA
5 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (18.18%) Driving Licence
5 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
6 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing

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 7 (63.64%) Selenium
2 5 (45.45%) JUnit
2 5 (45.45%) Ranorex
2 5 (45.45%) SoapUI
3 3 (27.27%) Bugzilla
3 3 (27.27%) JIRA
4 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (9.09%) Calabash
5 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (45.45%) Games
2 1 (9.09%) Billing
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
1 5 (45.45%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (18.18%) Driving Licence
1 2 (18.18%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Android
1 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (63.64%) Test Automation
2 6 (54.55%) Software Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Open Source
3 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
5 1 (9.09%) API Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Business Development
5 1 (9.09%) Coaching
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (9.09%) CRM
5 1 (9.09%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (9.09%) Issue Tracking
5 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Presales
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) Python
2 5 (45.45%) Scala
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
4 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ISEB
1 2 (18.18%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) HP
Manchester, Lancashire
Reed Technology
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive + Excellent benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive + Excellent benefits
Posted: 17 days ago