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

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Consultant
Rank 404 419 418
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Consultant 44 15 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.070% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.074% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 11 14 23
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -6.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £35,000 £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
20752 20226 21312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.70% 95.05% 95.53%
Number of salaries quoted 16409 16692 18239
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 23 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 23 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
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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 +40 40 £50,000 +2.56% 3
Surrey -13 3 £47,750 +73.63%
Hampshire -12 2 £61,250 +32.43%
Test Consultant
England

Test Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 44 (60.27%) ISEB
2 39 (53.42%) Finance
3 37 (50.68%) QA
4 34 (46.58%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (45.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 32 (43.84%) Retail
7 30 (41.10%) Software Testing
8 27 (36.99%) Telecoms
8 27 (36.99%) Security Cleared
9 26 (35.62%) SQL
10 21 (28.77%) SC Cleared
10 21 (28.77%) Test Automation
11 18 (24.66%) SQL Server
12 17 (23.29%) HP Quality Center
12 17 (23.29%) ISTQB
13 16 (21.92%) Oracle
14 15 (20.55%) Windows
14 15 (20.55%) Scrum
14 15 (20.55%) Regression Testing
14 15 (20.55%) LoadRunner
14 15 (20.55%) Windows Server 2003
14 15 (20.55%) Banking
14 15 (20.55%) Test Management
14 15 (20.55%) Test Scripting
15 14 (19.18%) Windows Server 2008
15 14 (19.18%) Windows 7
15 14 (19.18%) Aerospace
15 14 (19.18%) Migration
15 14 (19.18%) Active Directory
15 14 (19.18%) LAN

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 10 (13.70%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (8.22%) Tomcat
2 6 (8.22%) IIS
3 4 (5.48%) CMS
3 4 (5.48%) Apache
3 4 (5.48%) JBoss
3 4 (5.48%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.37%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (19.18%) LAN
1 14 (19.18%) WAN
2 6 (8.22%) MVNO
3 1 (1.37%) 3G
3 1 (1.37%) LTE
3 1 (1.37%) GGSN
3 1 (1.37%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (24.66%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (20.55%) LoadRunner
2 10 (13.70%) WinRunner
3 7 (9.59%) SilkPerformer
4 6 (8.22%) Selenium
4 6 (8.22%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (6.85%) TestComplete
5 5 (6.85%) Ranorex
5 5 (6.85%) WebDriver
6 3 (4.11%) Visual Studio
6 3 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.37%) TestDirector
7 1 (1.37%) JMeter
7 1 (1.37%) Facilita Forecast
7 1 (1.37%) Subversion
General
1 39 (53.42%) Finance
2 32 (43.84%) Retail
3 27 (36.99%) Telecoms
4 15 (20.55%) Banking
5 14 (19.18%) Aerospace
6 4 (5.48%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.07%) XML
2 5 (6.85%) .NET
2 5 (6.85%) Web Services
2 5 (6.85%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.37%) XML Schema
3 1 (1.37%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.22%) Client/Server
1 6 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.85%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.37%) GIS
3 1 (1.37%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.37%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.55%) Windows
1 15 (20.55%) Windows Server 2003
2 14 (19.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (19.18%) Windows 7
2 14 (19.18%) Windows XP
3 8 (10.96%) UNIX
4 7 (9.59%) Linux
5 6 (8.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (46.58%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (41.10%) Software Testing
3 21 (28.77%) Test Automation
4 15 (20.55%) Scrum
4 15 (20.55%) Regression Testing
4 15 (20.55%) Test Management
4 15 (20.55%) Test Scripting
5 14 (19.18%) Migration
6 11 (15.07%) Automation Testing
7 9 (12.33%) Web Testing
7 9 (12.33%) Test Planning
8 7 (9.59%) Test Strategy
9 6 (8.22%) Validation
9 6 (8.22%) Non-Functional Testing
9 6 (8.22%) Network Monitoring
10 5 (6.85%) Analytics
10 5 (6.85%) OO
10 5 (6.85%) RAD
11 4 (5.48%) Automated Testing
11 4 (5.48%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (35.62%) SQL
2 10 (13.70%) XPath
3 5 (6.85%) C#
4 1 (1.37%) Java
4 1 (1.37%) Perl
Qualifications
1 44 (60.27%) ISEB
2 33 (45.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 27 (36.99%) Security Cleared
4 21 (28.77%) SC Cleared
5 17 (23.29%) ISTQB
6 6 (8.22%) Degree
7 3 (4.11%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.37%) CCNP
8 1 (1.37%) CCNA
8 1 (1.37%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (50.68%) QA
System Software
1 14 (19.18%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.22%) VMware ESX
2 6 (8.22%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 17 (23.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (21.92%) Oracle
2 9 (12.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.33%) HP
3 6 (8.22%) Fujitsu
3 6 (8.22%) NetApp
3 6 (8.22%) VMware
4 4 (5.48%) FatWire
5 1 (1.37%) Siebel
5 1 (1.37%) Citrix
5 1 (1.37%) Red Gate
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