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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Consultant
Rank 408 379 426
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Consultant 27 31 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.16% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.16% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 10 22 10
Average salary £60,000 £47,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% -24.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £28,700 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £48,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+27.77% -10.00%
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
19829 18833 20898
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.60% 94.60% 95.19%
Number of salaries quoted 16199 15045 18115
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,500 £62,000
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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 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
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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 +10 24 £60,000 -7.69% 2
Hampshire -25 2 £52,500 +36.36%
Surrey -20 1 £65,000 +36.84%
Test Consultant
England

Test Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 50 (68.49%) ISEB
2 39 (53.42%) QA
3 37 (50.68%) Telecoms
4 35 (47.95%) Finance
5 34 (46.58%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (46.58%) Security Cleared
6 33 (45.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 33 (45.21%) Retail
6 33 (45.21%) Software Testing
7 29 (39.73%) SC Cleared
8 27 (36.99%) Scrum
9 25 (34.25%) Banking
10 24 (32.88%) Aerospace
11 23 (31.51%) HP Quality Center
12 22 (30.14%) ISTQB
12 22 (30.14%) LoadRunner
12 22 (30.14%) SQL
13 20 (27.40%) Test Management
14 18 (24.66%) Test Automation
14 18 (24.66%) Oracle
15 17 (23.29%) Windows Server 2003
15 17 (23.29%) Active Directory
15 17 (23.29%) SQL Server
15 17 (23.29%) Windows
15 17 (23.29%) Windows XP
15 17 (23.29%) LAN
15 17 (23.29%) WAN
15 17 (23.29%) Regression Testing
15 17 (23.29%) Migration
15 17 (23.29%) Windows 7

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 7 (9.59%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (6.85%) Tomcat
2 5 (6.85%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (23.29%) LAN
1 17 (23.29%) WAN
2 8 (10.96%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (23.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (30.14%) LoadRunner
2 9 (12.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (6.85%) SilkPerformer
4 4 (5.48%) Selenium
4 4 (5.48%) WinRunner
5 1 (1.37%) Subversion
General
1 37 (50.68%) Telecoms
2 35 (47.95%) Finance
3 33 (45.21%) Retail
4 25 (34.25%) Banking
5 24 (32.88%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.59%) XML
2 3 (4.11%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
1 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (23.29%) Windows Server 2003
1 17 (23.29%) Windows
1 17 (23.29%) Windows XP
1 17 (23.29%) Windows 7
1 17 (23.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (19.18%) UNIX
3 6 (8.22%) Linux
4 5 (6.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (46.58%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (45.21%) Software Testing
3 27 (36.99%) Scrum
4 20 (27.40%) Test Management
5 18 (24.66%) Test Automation
6 17 (23.29%) Regression Testing
6 17 (23.29%) Migration
6 17 (23.29%) Test Scripting
7 12 (16.44%) Mentoring
8 10 (13.70%) Coaching
9 7 (9.59%) Performance Testing
10 5 (6.85%) Validation
10 5 (6.85%) Network Monitoring
10 5 (6.85%) Non-Functional Testing
11 4 (5.48%) Automation Testing
11 4 (5.48%) People Management
11 4 (5.48%) Web Testing
11 4 (5.48%) Release Management
11 4 (5.48%) Configuration Management
11 4 (5.48%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 22 (30.14%) SQL
2 7 (9.59%) XPath
3 1 (1.37%) Java
Qualifications
1 50 (68.49%) ISEB
2 34 (46.58%) Security Cleared
3 33 (45.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 29 (39.73%) SC Cleared
5 22 (30.14%) ISTQB
6 9 (12.33%) Degree
7 1 (1.37%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (53.42%) QA
System Software
1 17 (23.29%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.85%) VMware ESX
2 5 (6.85%) VMware Workstation
2 5 (6.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (31.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (24.66%) Oracle
2 12 (16.44%) HP
3 5 (6.85%) NetApp
3 5 (6.85%) Fujitsu
3 5 (6.85%) VMware
4 3 (4.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.37%) SAP
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