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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Test Consultant
Rank 861 864 898
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Consultant 43 15 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.014% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.015% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 40 15 10
Average salary £35,000 £55,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.36% +7.31%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 - £52,500

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
107528 102254 109513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.52% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 87765 84921 93187
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 21 October 2014 within the UK.

Senior Test Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Test Consultant
Top 14 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 21 October 2014. 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 +9 40 £35,000 -36.36% 3
North West - 14 £35,000 - 1
Leeds - 13 £35,000 - 1
Manchester - 13 £35,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 13 £35,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 13 £35,000 - 1
East Midlands - 10 £35,000 -
London -24 2 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Leatherhead - 1 £40,500 -
Surrey - 1 £40,500 -
South East - 1 £40,500 -
Scotland - 1 - -

Senior Test Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 61 (83.56%) ISEB
2 45 (61.64%) Test Scripting
3 43 (58.90%) Functional Testing
3 43 (58.90%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (30.14%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (27.40%) Retail
6 19 (26.03%) Finance
6 19 (26.03%) Software Testing
7 18 (24.66%) ISTQB
8 17 (23.29%) QA
8 17 (23.29%) SC Cleared
8 17 (23.29%) Security Cleared
8 17 (23.29%) HP Quality Center
9 16 (21.92%) Test Management
9 16 (21.92%) System Testing
9 16 (21.92%) User Acceptance Testing
9 16 (21.92%) XML Messaging
9 16 (21.92%) HP
9 16 (21.92%) XML
9 16 (21.92%) PRINCE2
10 7 (9.59%) QuickTest Pro
10 7 (9.59%) Performance Testing
11 6 (8.22%) Automated Testing
11 6 (8.22%) Test Strategy
11 6 (8.22%) LoadRunner
11 6 (8.22%) SAP
12 4 (5.48%) Selenium
13 3 (4.11%) Waterfall
13 3 (4.11%) Java
13 3 (4.11%) Mentoring

Senior Test Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 7 (9.59%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (8.22%) LoadRunner
3 4 (5.48%) Selenium
4 2 (2.74%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.37%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (1.37%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.37%) Subversion
General
1 20 (27.40%) Retail
2 19 (26.03%) Finance
3 2 (2.74%) Banking
4 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.92%) XML Messaging
1 16 (21.92%) XML
2 1 (1.37%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 43 (58.90%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.37%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (61.64%) Test Scripting
2 43 (58.90%) Functional Testing
3 22 (30.14%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (26.03%) Software Testing
5 16 (21.92%) Test Management
5 16 (21.92%) System Testing
5 16 (21.92%) User Acceptance Testing
5 16 (21.92%) PRINCE2
6 7 (9.59%) Performance Testing
7 6 (8.22%) Automated Testing
7 6 (8.22%) Test Strategy
8 3 (4.11%) Waterfall
8 3 (4.11%) Mentoring
9 2 (2.74%) Regression Testing
9 2 (2.74%) TDD
9 2 (2.74%) Build Automation
9 2 (2.74%) Non-Functional Testing
9 2 (2.74%) Logistics
10 1 (1.37%) Security Testing
10 1 (1.37%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.11%) Java
2 2 (2.74%) PHP
2 2 (2.74%) C#
2 2 (2.74%) Scala
3 1 (1.37%) SQL
Qualifications
1 61 (83.56%) ISEB
2 18 (24.66%) ISTQB
3 17 (23.29%) SC Cleared
3 17 (23.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (23.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 17 (23.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (21.92%) HP
2 6 (8.22%) SAP
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle
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Midlands
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