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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Consultant
Rank 116 131 118
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Consultant 25 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.97% 0.40% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 0.43% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 10
Average salary £50,000 £48,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £45,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -1.09%
Test Consultant
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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
2352 2303 1914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.06% 93.13% 95.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1572 1813 1592
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £67,500
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
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Consultant across the Reading region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Test Consultant Salary Histogram in Reading

Test Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 23 (71.88%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (62.50%) Software Testing
2 20 (62.50%) QA
2 20 (62.50%) ISEB
3 18 (56.25%) Retail
3 18 (56.25%) Finance
3 18 (56.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 14 (43.75%) Aerospace
4 14 (43.75%) Scrum
4 14 (43.75%) Banking
5 13 (40.63%) Telecoms
6 11 (34.38%) SQL
6 11 (34.38%) SC Cleared
6 11 (34.38%) Security Cleared
7 9 (28.13%) Web Testing
7 9 (28.13%) Automation Testing
7 9 (28.13%) XML
7 9 (28.13%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (28.13%) XPath
8 8 (25.00%) Test Management
9 6 (18.75%) MVNO
10 4 (12.50%) Configuration Management
11 2 (6.25%) UNIX
11 2 (6.25%) ISTQB
11 2 (6.25%) Security Testing
11 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
11 2 (6.25%) Coaching
11 2 (6.25%) Time Management
11 2 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (6.25%) Information Assurance

Test Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (28.13%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) MVNO
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) TestDirector
General
1 18 (56.25%) Finance
1 18 (56.25%) Retail
2 14 (43.75%) Aerospace
2 14 (43.75%) Banking
3 13 (40.63%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) UNIX
2 1 (3.13%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (71.88%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (62.50%) Software Testing
3 14 (43.75%) Scrum
4 9 (28.13%) Web Testing
4 9 (28.13%) Automation Testing
5 8 (25.00%) Test Management
6 4 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 2 (6.25%) Security Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Time Management
7 2 (6.25%) Information Assurance
7 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.25%) Coaching
8 1 (3.13%) Performance Engineering
8 1 (3.13%) Test Planning
8 1 (3.13%) Test Automation
8 1 (3.13%) Test Strategy
8 1 (3.13%) Functional Testing
8 1 (3.13%) Integration Testing
8 1 (3.13%) Business Development
8 1 (3.13%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) SQL
2 9 (28.13%) XPath
Qualifications
1 20 (62.50%) ISEB
2 18 (56.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 11 (34.38%) SC Cleared
3 11 (34.38%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.25%) ISTQB
5 1 (3.13%) Degree
5 1 (3.13%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (62.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (3.13%) HP
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