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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Consultant
Rank 431 434 428
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Consultant 13 26 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.061% 0.11% 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.12% 0.093%
Number of salaries quoted 7 18 4
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -24.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £48,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £71,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-13.15% +3.26%
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
20191 22325 21425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.95% 94.83% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 16176 17922 17686
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +1 7 £48,750 +37.32% 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £50,000 -
Home Counties - 2 - -
Hampshire 0 1 - -
Test Consultant
England

Test Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 19 (55.88%) QA
2 16 (47.06%) Telecoms
2 16 (47.06%) Finance
3 14 (41.18%) ISEB
4 13 (38.24%) HP
4 13 (38.24%) Software Testing
5 12 (35.29%) Test Management
5 12 (35.29%) SC Cleared
5 12 (35.29%) Security Cleared
5 12 (35.29%) HP Quality Center
6 11 (32.35%) Mentoring
6 11 (32.35%) Selenium
6 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (29.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 8 (23.53%) Performance Testing
8 8 (23.53%) Scrum
8 8 (23.53%) LoadRunner
9 7 (20.59%) QuickTest Pro
9 7 (20.59%) SQL
9 7 (20.59%) Java
9 7 (20.59%) Aerospace
9 7 (20.59%) Degree
9 7 (20.59%) Banking
9 7 (20.59%) Retail
9 7 (20.59%) Coaching
10 6 (17.65%) Oracle
11 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
11 5 (14.71%) Test Automation
12 4 (11.76%) Test Scripting
12 4 (11.76%) People Management

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 1 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) LAN
1 3 (8.82%) WAN
2 1 (2.94%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (32.35%) Selenium
2 8 (23.53%) LoadRunner
3 7 (20.59%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
4 2 (5.88%) JIRA
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (2.94%) Subversion
5 1 (2.94%) Ranorex
5 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.94%) RSpec
5 1 (2.94%) JBehave
General
1 16 (47.06%) Telecoms
1 16 (47.06%) Finance
2 7 (20.59%) Aerospace
2 7 (20.59%) Banking
2 7 (20.59%) Retail
3 2 (5.88%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.94%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) HTML
2 2 (5.88%) Web Services
3 1 (2.94%) Ajax
3 1 (2.94%) XML
3 1 (2.94%) CSS
3 1 (2.94%) .NET
3 1 (2.94%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Digital Media
1 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (8.82%) UNIX
1 3 (8.82%) Windows
1 3 (8.82%) Windows XP
1 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (8.82%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) Software Testing
2 12 (35.29%) Test Management
3 11 (32.35%) Mentoring
3 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (23.53%) Performance Testing
4 8 (23.53%) Scrum
5 7 (20.59%) Coaching
6 5 (14.71%) Test Automation
7 4 (11.76%) Test Scripting
7 4 (11.76%) People Management
7 4 (11.76%) ITIL
7 4 (11.76%) Regression Testing
7 4 (11.76%) Release Management
8 3 (8.82%) Migration
8 3 (8.82%) Test Strategy
8 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (5.88%) Waterfall
9 2 (5.88%) V-Model
9 2 (5.88%) DevOps
9 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) SQL
1 7 (20.59%) Java
2 2 (5.88%) C++
3 1 (2.94%) XPath
3 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.94%) PHP
3 1 (2.94%) C
3 1 (2.94%) C#
3 1 (2.94%) VBScript
3 1 (2.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (41.18%) ISEB
2 12 (35.29%) SC Cleared
2 12 (35.29%) Security Cleared
3 10 (29.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (20.59%) Degree
5 4 (11.76%) ISTQB
6 1 (2.94%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (55.88%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (35.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (38.24%) HP
2 6 (17.65%) Oracle
3 1 (2.94%) SAP
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
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