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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Test Consultant
Rank 884 915 873
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -42
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Consultant 18 23 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.019% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.021% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 15 10 10
Average salary £57,500 £70,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.85% +27.27%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £65,000 -
% change year-on-year
-11.53% -

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
104585 111653 102685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.55% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 86393 91565 85529
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 July 2015 within the UK.

Senior Test Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Test Consultant
Top 8 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 3 July 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 +12 8 £57,500 -3.96%
London +8 3 £62,500 -15.11%
North West -5 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £57,500 -
Preston - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 - -
Paddington - 1 £62,500 -
Birmingham - 1 £57,500 -

Senior Test Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 31 (70.45%) Performance Testing
2 29 (65.91%) HP
3 21 (47.73%) HP UFT
3 21 (47.73%) LoadRunner
4 20 (45.45%) SAP
5 19 (43.18%) HP Quality Center
5 19 (43.18%) Test Strategy
6 15 (34.09%) Automated Testing
7 13 (29.55%) ISEB
8 12 (27.27%) JMeter
9 11 (25.00%) Finance
10 10 (22.73%) Open Source
11 9 (20.45%) Retail
11 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (20.45%) ISTQB
11 9 (20.45%) IBM
12 8 (18.18%) Banking
12 8 (18.18%) Software Testing
12 8 (18.18%) Selenium
13 7 (15.91%) QA
14 6 (13.64%) Scrum
15 5 (11.36%) SAP Certification
15 5 (11.36%) Java
16 4 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 4 (9.09%) Automation Testing
16 4 (9.09%) Test Automation
16 4 (9.09%) SoapUI
16 4 (9.09%) C#
16 4 (9.09%) SOAP
16 4 (9.09%) PRINCE2

Senior Test Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (9.09%) Apache
Development Applications
1 21 (47.73%) HP UFT
1 21 (47.73%) LoadRunner
2 12 (27.27%) JMeter
3 8 (18.18%) Selenium
4 4 (9.09%) SoapUI
5 2 (4.55%) Ranorex
5 2 (4.55%) Appium
5 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.55%) FitNesse
5 2 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.27%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.27%) SilkPerformer
General
1 11 (25.00%) Finance
2 9 (20.45%) Retail
3 8 (18.18%) Banking
4 4 (9.09%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (70.45%) Performance Testing
2 19 (43.18%) Test Strategy
3 15 (34.09%) Automated Testing
4 10 (22.73%) Open Source
5 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (18.18%) Software Testing
7 6 (13.64%) Scrum
8 4 (9.09%) Test Automation
8 4 (9.09%) PRINCE2
8 4 (9.09%) Automation Testing
9 2 (4.55%) Performance Engineering
9 2 (4.55%) SDLC
9 2 (4.55%) Quality Management
9 2 (4.55%) Test Scripting
10 1 (2.27%) Manual Testing
10 1 (2.27%) Test Management
10 1 (2.27%) BDD
10 1 (2.27%) Validation
10 1 (2.27%) E-Commerce
10 1 (2.27%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.36%) Java
2 4 (9.09%) C#
3 2 (4.55%) VBScript
3 2 (4.55%) Python
3 2 (4.55%) Ruby
3 2 (4.55%) Scala
4 1 (2.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (29.55%) ISEB
2 9 (20.45%) ISTQB
3 5 (11.36%) SAP Certification
4 4 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.91%) QA
Systems Management
1 19 (43.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (65.91%) HP
2 20 (45.45%) SAP
3 9 (20.45%) IBM
4 2 (4.55%) Microsoft