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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Consultant
Rank 441 439 414
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Consultant 9 15 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.047% 0.073% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.075% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 25
Average salary £40,000 £60,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £61,000 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £57,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year
-23.91% +24.32%
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
18287 19931 19929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.42% 97.07% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 15671 16283 15778
Average salary £44,000 £40,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.64% -4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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
Hampshire - 4 - -
Berkshire -6 2 £42,500 -29.16% 1
Kent - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £25,000 -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Test Consultant
England

Test Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 11 (68.75%) Test Automation
2 8 (50.00%) Selenium
2 8 (50.00%) Test Management
2 8 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 8 (50.00%) HP
3 7 (43.75%) C#
3 7 (43.75%) Java
4 6 (37.50%) SQL
5 5 (31.25%) .NET
5 5 (31.25%) Finance
5 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (31.25%) Functional Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 4 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 4 (25.00%) Hudson
6 4 (25.00%) SoapUI
6 4 (25.00%) Performance Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Digital Media
6 4 (25.00%) Presales
6 4 (25.00%) TDD
6 4 (25.00%) JIRA
6 4 (25.00%) Subversion
6 4 (25.00%) Maven
6 4 (25.00%) Ruby
6 4 (25.00%) Capita
6 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Wiki
6 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (25.00%) V-Model

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 4 (25.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
1 1 (6.25%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Selenium
2 4 (25.00%) HP UFT
2 4 (25.00%) Hudson
2 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (25.00%) JIRA
2 4 (25.00%) LoadRunner
2 4 (25.00%) Maven
2 4 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 4 (25.00%) Subversion
2 4 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) .NET
2 4 (25.00%) DCOM
2 4 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (25.00%) Digital Media
1 4 (25.00%) Wiki
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Test Automation
2 8 (50.00%) Test Management
2 8 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (31.25%) Functional Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Presales
4 4 (25.00%) Project Management
4 4 (25.00%) Quality Management
4 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 4 (25.00%) TDD
4 4 (25.00%) V-Model
4 4 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (12.50%) Automation Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
5 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) C#
1 7 (43.75%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) Ruby
3 4 (25.00%) VBScript
4 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) ISO 9001
2 2 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) HP
2 4 (25.00%) Capita
2 4 (25.00%) Citrix
2 4 (25.00%) SAP
3 2 (12.50%) Borland
4 1 (6.25%) ComArch
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds