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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Consultant
Rank 258 236 256
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Consultant 5 9 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.080% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.16% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 13
Median salary £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -18.91%
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
6058 5797 7180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.71% 95.80% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 5113 4788 6135
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 8 December 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 -13 4 £30,000 -14.28%
Lancashire -15 1 £39,000 +20.00%
Test Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) QA
2 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
2 5 (71.43%) V-Model
2 5 (71.43%) Waterfall
2 5 (71.43%) Functional Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Driving Licence
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) Business Development
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Management
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) JIRA
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
4 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Budget Control
4 1 (14.29%) C
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) MS Project
4 1 (14.29%) MS Office

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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (14.29%) MS Project
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Functional Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
2 5 (71.43%) V-Model
2 5 (71.43%) Waterfall
3 4 (57.14%) Business Development
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Budget Control
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Test Management
4 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) C++
1 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft