The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Consultant
Rank 384 411 430
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Consultant 52 17 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.078% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.082% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 13 16 20
Average salary £50,000 £41,250 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% -9.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,800 £33,750 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £45,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -1.09%
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 South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20724 20627 21233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.86% 94.93% 95.54%
Number of salaries quoted 16449 17008 18211
Average salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Test Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Test Consultant
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Test Consultant Salary Trend in the South East

Test Consultant
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Consultant across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Test Consultant Salary Histogram in the South East

Test Consultant
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Consultant within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014. 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
Berkshire +53 46 £50,000 +2.56% 1
Hampshire +1 3 £52,500 +13.51%
Surrey -10 3 £47,750 +73.63%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £50,000 -
Test Consultant
England

Test Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 51 (62.20%) ISEB
2 42 (51.22%) Finance
3 39 (47.56%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (47.56%) QA
4 36 (43.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 35 (42.68%) Retail
6 34 (41.46%) Software Testing
7 32 (39.02%) Telecoms
8 31 (37.80%) Security Cleared
9 30 (36.59%) SQL
10 25 (30.49%) SC Cleared
11 22 (26.83%) Test Automation
12 21 (25.61%) ISTQB
13 20 (24.39%) HP Quality Center
13 20 (24.39%) Scrum
14 19 (23.17%) SQL Server
15 18 (21.95%) Oracle
15 18 (21.95%) Banking
16 17 (20.73%) Test Management
16 17 (20.73%) Test Scripting
16 17 (20.73%) Windows
16 17 (20.73%) Windows Server 2003
16 17 (20.73%) LoadRunner
16 17 (20.73%) Regression Testing
16 17 (20.73%) Aerospace
17 16 (19.51%) Migration
17 16 (19.51%) Active Directory
17 16 (19.51%) LAN
17 16 (19.51%) WAN
17 16 (19.51%) Windows XP

Test Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 11 (13.41%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (7.32%) IIS
2 6 (7.32%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.88%) WebLogic
3 4 (4.88%) JBoss
3 4 (4.88%) Apache
3 4 (4.88%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (3.66%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (19.51%) LAN
1 16 (19.51%) WAN
2 7 (8.54%) MVNO
3 1 (1.22%) 3G
3 1 (1.22%) GGSN
3 1 (1.22%) SGSN
3 1 (1.22%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (23.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (20.73%) LoadRunner
2 9 (10.98%) WinRunner
3 7 (8.54%) SilkPerformer
4 6 (7.32%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (6.10%) Selenium
6 4 (4.88%) TestComplete
6 4 (4.88%) WebDriver
6 4 (4.88%) Ranorex
7 3 (3.66%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (3.66%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.22%) TestDirector
8 1 (1.22%) Facilita Forecast
8 1 (1.22%) JMeter
8 1 (1.22%) Subversion
General
1 42 (51.22%) Finance
2 35 (42.68%) Retail
3 32 (39.02%) Telecoms
4 18 (21.95%) Banking
5 17 (20.73%) Aerospace
6 4 (4.88%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.63%) XML
2 4 (4.88%) .NET
2 4 (4.88%) Web Services
2 4 (4.88%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.44%) XML Schema
4 1 (1.22%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.10%) Client/Server
1 5 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.88%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.22%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.22%) Open Source
3 1 (1.22%) GIS
3 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (20.73%) Windows
1 17 (20.73%) Windows Server 2003
2 16 (19.51%) Windows Server 2008
2 16 (19.51%) Windows 7
2 16 (19.51%) Windows XP
3 12 (14.63%) UNIX
4 7 (8.54%) Linux
5 6 (7.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (47.56%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (41.46%) Software Testing
3 22 (26.83%) Test Automation
4 20 (24.39%) Scrum
5 17 (20.73%) Regression Testing
5 17 (20.73%) Test Management
5 17 (20.73%) Test Scripting
6 16 (19.51%) Migration
7 11 (13.41%) Automation Testing
8 9 (10.98%) Test Planning
8 9 (10.98%) Web Testing
9 6 (7.32%) Test Strategy
9 6 (7.32%) Validation
9 6 (7.32%) Network Monitoring
9 6 (7.32%) Non-Functional Testing
10 4 (4.88%) Analytics
10 4 (4.88%) Mentoring
10 4 (4.88%) Configuration Management
10 4 (4.88%) OO
10 4 (4.88%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 30 (36.59%) SQL
2 11 (13.41%) XPath
3 4 (4.88%) C#
4 1 (1.22%) Java
4 1 (1.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 51 (62.20%) ISEB
2 36 (43.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 31 (37.80%) Security Cleared
4 25 (30.49%) SC Cleared
5 21 (25.61%) ISTQB
6 6 (7.32%) Degree
7 2 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.22%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.22%) CCNP
8 1 (1.22%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (47.56%) QA
System Software
1 16 (19.51%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.32%) VMware ESX
2 6 (7.32%) VMware Workstation
2 6 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (24.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (21.95%) Oracle
2 10 (12.20%) HP
3 9 (10.98%) Microsoft
4 6 (7.32%) NetApp
4 6 (7.32%) VMware
4 6 (7.32%) Fujitsu
5 4 (4.88%) FatWire
6 1 (1.22%) Red Gate
6 1 (1.22%) Citrix
6 1 (1.22%) Siebel
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