The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Test Consultant role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Test Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Test Consultant
Rank 872 866 860
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Consultant 21 41 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.036% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.038% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 17 27 13
Average salary £70,000 £35,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -36.36%
UK excluding London average salary £75,000 £35,000 -
% change year-on-year
+114.28% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103166 108467 100157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.53% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 85861 87695 83035
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Senior Test Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Senior Test Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Test Consultant
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Test Consultant within the UK.

Senior Test Consultant Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Test Consultant
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Test Consultant over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 within the UK.

Senior Test Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Test Consultant
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Test Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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
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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
England -21 12 £60,000 +71.42% 2
London +5 7 £60,000 - 2
West Midlands -4 2 £44,500 +27.14%
Birmingham +11 1 £57,500 +64.28%
North West -5 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £50,000 -
Scotland - 1 £50,000 -
Staffordshire - 1 £31,500 -
Preston - 1 - -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £31,500 -
Lancashire - 1 - -

Senior Test Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Test Consultant in their job title.

1 21 (61.76%) SAP
2 20 (58.82%) LoadRunner
2 20 (58.82%) Performance Testing
3 19 (55.88%) Test Strategy
4 18 (52.94%) HP
5 17 (50.00%) HP UFT
6 14 (41.18%) HP Quality Center
7 11 (32.35%) Finance
8 9 (26.47%) Automated Testing
8 9 (26.47%) ISTQB
8 9 (26.47%) ISEB
9 8 (23.53%) SAP Certification
9 8 (23.53%) Selenium
10 7 (20.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 7 (20.59%) PRINCE2
11 5 (14.71%) Java
11 5 (14.71%) Degree
11 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (11.76%) C#
12 4 (11.76%) Automation Testing
13 3 (8.82%) Line Management
13 3 (8.82%) Rational Performance Tester
13 3 (8.82%) Test Automation
13 3 (8.82%) IBM
13 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
13 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
13 3 (8.82%) QA
13 3 (8.82%) Retail
14 2 (5.88%) Banking

Senior Test Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Test Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (58.82%) LoadRunner
2 17 (50.00%) HP UFT
3 8 (23.53%) Selenium
4 3 (8.82%) Rational Performance Tester
5 2 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (5.88%) FitNesse
5 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
5 2 (5.88%) JMeter
5 2 (5.88%) Ranorex
5 2 (5.88%) Appium
6 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
General
1 11 (32.35%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Retail
3 2 (5.88%) Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Marketing
4 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.94%) Electronics
4 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (5.88%) Fixed Income
2 2 (5.88%) Derivative
3 1 (2.94%) DTV
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (58.82%) Performance Testing
2 19 (55.88%) Test Strategy
3 9 (26.47%) Automated Testing
4 7 (20.59%) PRINCE2
5 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (11.76%) Automation Testing
7 3 (8.82%) Line Management
7 3 (8.82%) Test Automation
8 2 (5.88%) Open Source
8 2 (5.88%) Software Testing
8 2 (5.88%) Test Management
8 2 (5.88%) Scrum
8 2 (5.88%) Quality Management
8 2 (5.88%) Risk Management
8 2 (5.88%) Performance Engineering
8 2 (5.88%) Manual Testing
8 2 (5.88%) SDLC
9 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.94%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) Java
2 4 (11.76%) C#
3 2 (5.88%) Python
3 2 (5.88%) Ruby
3 2 (5.88%) Scala
3 2 (5.88%) VBScript
4 1 (2.94%) VB
4 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) ISEB
1 9 (26.47%) ISTQB
2 8 (23.53%) SAP Certification
3 7 (20.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (14.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (41.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (61.76%) SAP
2 18 (52.94%) HP
3 3 (8.82%) IBM
3 3 (8.82%) Microsoft