The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South West region that had Test Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Consultant
Rank 245 244 238
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Consultant 2 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.036% 0.033% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.034% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Median salary £21,500 £42,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-49.41% +11.84%
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 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
5399 5920 5611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.81% 97.45% 96.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4527 4863 4691
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £57,500
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 West

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

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
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 4 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
Bristol +5 2 £21,500 -49.41%
Test Consultant
England

Test Consultant Skill Set
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 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 West region featuring Test Consultant in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) System Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VBScript
1 1 (50.00%) VB
1 1 (50.00%) .NET

Test Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) System Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB
1 1 (50.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification