The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Consultant
Rank 418 419 430
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Consultant 29 19 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.083% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.088% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 19 4 14
Average salary £47,500 £62,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.00% +66.66%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
23021 21689 23440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.64% 94.95% 95.46%
Number of salaries quoted 18373 17978 20301
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Test Consultant
England

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Surrey - 14 £47,500 -
Hampshire - 5 £38,000 - 1
Berkshire -3 3 £35,500 -21.11% 1
Oxfordshire -14 1 £50,000 -25.92% 1
Test Consultant
England

Test Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 29 (50.00%) .NET
1 29 (50.00%) Selenium
2 28 (48.28%) Test Automation
2 28 (48.28%) QA
2 28 (48.28%) Test Strategy
2 28 (48.28%) SQL
3 26 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (43.10%) ISEB
5 24 (41.38%) Finance
6 23 (39.66%) Web Services
7 22 (37.93%) Degree
8 21 (36.21%) Mathematics
8 21 (36.21%) TestComplete
8 21 (36.21%) Ranorex
8 21 (36.21%) WebDriver
8 21 (36.21%) Analytics
8 21 (36.21%) C#
8 21 (36.21%) OO
9 18 (31.03%) ISTQB
10 17 (29.31%) WinRunner
11 16 (27.59%) Microsoft
11 16 (27.59%) RAD
11 16 (27.59%) Client/Server
11 16 (27.59%) .NET Framework
11 16 (27.59%) Microsoft Azure
12 15 (25.86%) QuickTest Pro
12 15 (25.86%) Middleware
13 10 (17.24%) Banking
13 10 (17.24%) Test Scripting
14 9 (15.52%) Software Testing

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 7 (12.07%) IIS
1 7 (12.07%) SharePoint
1 7 (12.07%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.72%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 16 (27.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) LTE
1 2 (3.45%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.07%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.72%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.72%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 29 (50.00%) Selenium
2 21 (36.21%) TestComplete
2 21 (36.21%) WebDriver
2 21 (36.21%) Ranorex
3 17 (29.31%) WinRunner
4 15 (25.86%) QuickTest Pro
5 6 (10.34%) eggPlant
6 2 (3.45%) TestDirector
6 2 (3.45%) LoadRunner
6 2 (3.45%) JMeter
7 1 (1.72%) SilkPerformer
7 1 (1.72%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (41.38%) Finance
2 10 (17.24%) Banking
3 6 (10.34%) Retail
4 5 (8.62%) Investment Banking
5 4 (6.90%) Telecoms
5 4 (6.90%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (50.00%) .NET
2 23 (39.66%) Web Services
3 16 (27.59%) .NET Framework
4 15 (25.86%) Middleware
5 7 (12.07%) XML
5 7 (12.07%) SOAP
6 1 (1.72%) HTML
6 1 (1.72%) J2EE
6 1 (1.72%) CSS
6 1 (1.72%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (36.21%) Mathematics
2 16 (27.59%) Client/Server
3 5 (8.62%) New Media
3 5 (8.62%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.72%) Linux
1 1 (1.72%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (48.28%) Test Automation
1 28 (48.28%) Test Strategy
2 26 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (36.21%) OO
3 21 (36.21%) Analytics
4 16 (27.59%) RAD
5 10 (17.24%) Test Scripting
6 9 (15.52%) Software Testing
7 8 (13.79%) SOA
8 5 (8.62%) Scrum
9 4 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (6.90%) Performance Testing
10 3 (5.17%) Manual Testing
10 3 (5.17%) Automation Testing
11 2 (3.45%) Penetration Testing
12 1 (1.72%) Data Analysis
12 1 (1.72%) Automated Testing
12 1 (1.72%) Software Engineering
12 1 (1.72%) Disaster Recovery
12 1 (1.72%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (48.28%) SQL
2 21 (36.21%) C#
3 4 (6.90%) Java
4 2 (3.45%) Python
5 1 (1.72%) Ruby
5 1 (1.72%) Scala
5 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.72%) Perl
5 1 (1.72%) PHP
5 1 (1.72%) C++
Qualifications
1 25 (43.10%) ISEB
2 22 (37.93%) Degree
3 18 (31.03%) ISTQB
4 8 (13.79%) Security Cleared
5 7 (12.07%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (48.28%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.79%) HP
3 5 (8.62%) SOASTA, Inc
4 3 (5.17%) Oracle
5 1 (1.72%) IBM
5 1 (1.72%) Fujitsu
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