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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Consultant
Rank 232 219 201
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Consultant 1 4 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.018% 0.067% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.071% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 15
Average salary £42,500 - £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +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 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
5460 5673 5015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.81% 95.63% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4601 4723 4418
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,657
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.16%
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 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 2 June 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
Bristol -9 1 £42,500 -
Test Consultant
England

Test Consultant
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 5 (71.43%) Finance
1 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
2 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
2 4 (57.14%) QA
2 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 4 (57.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (57.14%) Aerospace
2 4 (57.14%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) ISEB
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Banking
2 4 (57.14%) Retail
3 2 (28.57%) Information Security
4 1 (14.29%) Qualys
4 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Network Security
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (14.29%) Nmap
4 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) McAfee

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

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (14.29%) Network Security
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Aerospace
2 4 (57.14%) Banking
2 4 (57.14%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
2 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 4 (57.14%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Information Security
4 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 4 (57.14%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Nmap
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Qualys
1 1 (14.29%) McAfee