The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading 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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Consultant
Rank - 132 133
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Consultant 0 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading - 0.52% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.57% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 3
Average salary - £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +21.42%
Test Consultant
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2008 2281 2125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.79% 91.94% 93.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1613 1613 1688
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

Test Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Test Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Test Consultant
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Test Consultant Salary Trend in Reading

Test Consultant
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) Selenium
2 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) QA
3 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
3 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (42.86%) Test Management
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) Subversion
4 2 (28.57%) Ajax
4 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) CSS
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) OOP
4 2 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) HP UFT
4 2 (28.57%) Ranorex
4 2 (28.57%) API Testing
4 2 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 2 (28.57%) RSpec
4 2 (28.57%) JBehave
4 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
4 2 (28.57%) BDD
5 1 (14.29%) Data Protection

Test Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (28.57%) RSpec
2 2 (28.57%) JBehave
2 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
2 2 (28.57%) Ranorex
2 2 (28.57%) HP UFT
2 2 (28.57%) Subversion
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
1 2 (28.57%) Ajax
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (42.86%) Test Management
1 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
2 2 (28.57%) API Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 2 (28.57%) BDD
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
2 2 (28.57%) OOP
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) HP
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