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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Consultant
Rank 138 - 137
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Consultant 2 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.087% - 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% - 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Average salary £60,000 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+21.05% -5.00%
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
2140 2032 1858
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.00% 92.41% 94.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1510 1558 1564
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 21 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 32 (100.00%) QA
2 25 (78.13%) Telecoms
3 23 (71.88%) Finance
3 23 (71.88%) ISEB
3 23 (71.88%) Retail
3 23 (71.88%) Software Testing
3 23 (71.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 20 (62.50%) Aerospace
4 20 (62.50%) Scrum
4 20 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (62.50%) Banking
5 9 (28.13%) Mentoring
5 9 (28.13%) Coaching
5 9 (28.13%) SC Cleared
5 9 (28.13%) Security Cleared
5 9 (28.13%) Degree
6 8 (25.00%) Test Management
6 8 (25.00%) MVNO
7 4 (12.50%) SQL
7 4 (12.50%) UNIX
8 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management

Test Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) MVNO
General
1 25 (78.13%) Telecoms
2 23 (71.88%) Finance
2 23 (71.88%) Retail
3 20 (62.50%) Aerospace
3 20 (62.50%) Banking
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (71.88%) Software Testing
2 20 (62.50%) Scrum
2 20 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (28.13%) Mentoring
3 9 (28.13%) Coaching
4 8 (25.00%) Test Management
5 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (71.88%) ISEB
1 23 (71.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 9 (28.13%) SC Cleared
2 9 (28.13%) Security Cleared
2 9 (28.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (100.00%) QA