The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had Test Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Consultant
Rank 430 455 460
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Consultant 13 12 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.067% 0.056% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.058% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 18
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
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
18646 20686 23010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.81% 96.91% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 15875 16528 18398
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured Test Consultant in the job title.

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 3 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Consultant within the South East region over the 3 months to 3 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +15 5 £42,500 -12.82%
Hampshire +13 4 - - 1
Surrey - 2 £57,500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £25,000 -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Test Consultant
England

Test Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, Test Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring Test Consultant in the job title.

1 12 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 10 (47.62%) Selenium
3 9 (42.86%) Test Scripting
4 8 (38.10%) C#
4 8 (38.10%) Java
5 7 (33.33%) Presales
5 7 (33.33%) SQL
6 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
6 6 (28.57%) HP UFT
6 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (28.57%) Finance
6 6 (28.57%) Banking
6 6 (28.57%) Subversion
7 5 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (23.81%) HP
7 5 (23.81%) Test Strategy
7 5 (23.81%) Test Management
8 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
8 4 (19.05%) Cucumber
8 4 (19.05%) BDD
8 4 (19.05%) Network Management
8 4 (19.05%) RSpec
8 4 (19.05%) JBehave
8 4 (19.05%) User Stories
8 4 (19.05%) Ranorex
8 4 (19.05%) API Testing
8 4 (19.05%) SNMP
8 4 (19.05%) SAP
8 4 (19.05%) CSS
8 4 (19.05%) Web Services

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP CO
1 1 (4.76%) SAP FI
1 1 (4.76%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Firewall
1 4 (19.05%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 10 (47.62%) Selenium
2 6 (28.57%) HP UFT
2 6 (28.57%) Subversion
3 4 (19.05%) Cucumber
3 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
3 4 (19.05%) JBehave
3 4 (19.05%) Ranorex
3 4 (19.05%) RSpec
4 3 (14.29%) LoadRunner
5 2 (9.52%) Hudson
5 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
5 2 (9.52%) JIRA
5 2 (9.52%) Maven
5 2 (9.52%) SoapUI
5 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (28.57%) Banking
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Games
2 4 (19.05%) Retail
2 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
3 2 (9.52%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) Ajax
1 4 (19.05%) CSS
1 4 (19.05%) HTML
1 4 (19.05%) Web Services
2 3 (14.29%) DCOM
3 2 (9.52%) .NET
3 2 (9.52%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Digital Media
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 9 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 7 (33.33%) Presales
4 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (23.81%) Test Management
5 5 (23.81%) Test Strategy
5 5 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (19.05%) API Testing
6 4 (19.05%) BDD
6 4 (19.05%) Logistics
6 4 (19.05%) Manual Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Network Management
6 4 (19.05%) OOP
6 4 (19.05%) User Stories
7 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (14.29%) Functional Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Performance Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Project Management
7 3 (14.29%) Quality Management
7 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) C#
1 8 (38.10%) Java
2 7 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.52%) Ruby
4 2 (9.52%) VBScript
5 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) ISTQB
2 3 (14.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 3 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) ISO 9001
2 2 (9.52%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (9.52%) vRealize
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) HP
2 4 (19.05%) ComArch
2 4 (19.05%) SAP
3 3 (14.29%) Borland
3 3 (14.29%) Capita
3 3 (14.29%) Citrix
4 2 (9.52%) Arqiva
4 2 (9.52%) SolarWinds
4 2 (9.52%) VMware
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