The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Consultant
Rank - 227 214
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Consultant 0 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.033% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.034% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £46,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+2.15% +55.00%
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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5646 5888 4979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.09% 95.80% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4809 4890 4300
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Consultant in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Test Consultant
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Consultant across the South West region.

Test Consultant Salary Trend in the South West

Test Consultant
Top 11 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 2 (100.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Nmap
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Qualys
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Nmap
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) McAfee
1 1 (50.00%) Qualys