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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Consultant
Rank - - 219
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Consultant 0 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Average salary - - £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
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
5840 4837 5478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.14% 94.94% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4824 4174 4859
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,881 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 12 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) JDE OneWorld
1 4 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 4 (100.00%) SOA
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Retail
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (100.00%) QA
1 4 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Test Planning

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 4 (100.00%) JDE OneWorld
General
1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) SOA
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Planning
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA