The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland 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 155 162 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Consultant 2 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.066% 0.12% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.12% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% -
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+21.05% -5.00%
Test Consultant
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2851 3273 2712
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.09% 95.93% 94.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1799 2135 1712
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Test Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Test Consultant
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Test Consultant Salary Trend in Scotland

Test Consultant
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Consultant within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +6 2 £42,500 -
Test Consultant
UK

Test Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) JMeter
3 4 (44.44%) SilkPerformer
3 4 (44.44%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (44.44%) LoadRunner
3 4 (44.44%) Performance Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Test Management
3 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
4 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) QA
4 3 (33.33%) Banking
5 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Ajax
5 2 (22.22%) Validation
5 2 (22.22%) Selenium
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle
5 2 (22.22%) Siebel
5 2 (22.22%) Six Sigma
5 2 (22.22%) CMMI
5 2 (22.22%) GIS
5 2 (22.22%) HP
5 2 (22.22%) Citrix
5 2 (22.22%) WinRunner
5 2 (22.22%) Facilita Forecast
5 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 2 (22.22%) Degree
5 2 (22.22%) Open Source
6 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center

Test Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 1 (11.11%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) JMeter
1 4 (44.44%) SilkPerformer
1 4 (44.44%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (44.44%) LoadRunner
2 2 (22.22%) Selenium
2 2 (22.22%) WinRunner
2 2 (22.22%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) GIS
1 2 (22.22%) Open Source
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Performance Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Test Management
2 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
3 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Validation
3 2 (22.22%) Six Sigma
3 2 (22.22%) CMMI
3 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) System Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
1 2 (22.22%) Siebel
1 2 (22.22%) HP
1 2 (22.22%) Citrix