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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Test Consultant
Rank 862 851 875
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Consultant 41 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.012% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.013% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 26 13 8
Average salary £35,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.36% +10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 - -

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
108942 102831 113237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.39% 94.24% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 88146 85231 96833
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 2014 within the UK.

Senior Test Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Test Consultant
Top 13 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 20 August 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 +10 37 £35,000 -36.36% 4
London -8 16 £72,250 +31.36%
Manchester - 9 £35,000 - 1
North West - 9 £35,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 8 £35,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 8 £35,000 - 1
Leeds - 8 £35,000 - 1
East Midlands - 2 £35,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £35,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £47,500 -
Birmingham - 1 £35,000 -
Borehamwood - 1 £47,500 -
East of England - 1 £47,500 -

Senior Test Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 35 (74.47%) ISEB
2 19 (40.43%) Test Scripting
2 19 (40.43%) Functional Testing
3 18 (38.30%) Test Management
3 18 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (38.30%) Finance
4 17 (36.17%) Retail
4 17 (36.17%) Software Testing
4 17 (36.17%) QA
5 16 (34.04%) User Acceptance Testing
5 16 (34.04%) ISTQB
5 16 (34.04%) System Testing
5 16 (34.04%) SC Cleared
5 16 (34.04%) Security Cleared
5 16 (34.04%) HP Quality Center
5 16 (34.04%) XML Messaging
5 16 (34.04%) XML
5 16 (34.04%) PRINCE2
5 16 (34.04%) HP
6 7 (14.89%) Performance Testing
6 7 (14.89%) Test Strategy
7 6 (12.77%) SAP
7 6 (12.77%) QuickTest Pro
7 6 (12.77%) LoadRunner
7 6 (12.77%) Automated Testing
8 2 (4.26%) TDD
8 2 (4.26%) Banking
8 2 (4.26%) Fixed Income
8 2 (4.26%) C#
8 2 (4.26%) Java

Senior Test Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 6 (12.77%) QuickTest Pro
1 6 (12.77%) LoadRunner
2 2 (4.26%) Selenium
2 2 (4.26%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (38.30%) Finance
2 17 (36.17%) Retail
3 2 (4.26%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (34.04%) XML
1 16 (34.04%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.26%) Fixed Income
1 2 (4.26%) Derivative
2 1 (2.13%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (2.13%) Equities
2 1 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (2.13%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (40.43%) Test Scripting
1 19 (40.43%) Functional Testing
2 18 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (38.30%) Test Management
3 17 (36.17%) Software Testing
4 16 (34.04%) User Acceptance Testing
4 16 (34.04%) PRINCE2
4 16 (34.04%) System Testing
5 7 (14.89%) Test Strategy
5 7 (14.89%) Performance Testing
6 6 (12.77%) Automated Testing
7 2 (4.26%) TDD
7 2 (4.26%) Build Automation
7 2 (4.26%) Risk Management
7 2 (4.26%) Non-Functional Testing
8 1 (2.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.13%) Information Security
8 1 (2.13%) Data Security
8 1 (2.13%) Security Testing
8 1 (2.13%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.26%) C#
1 2 (4.26%) Java
1 2 (4.26%) PHP
1 2 (4.26%) Scala
Qualifications
1 35 (74.47%) ISEB
2 16 (34.04%) ISTQB
2 16 (34.04%) SC Cleared
2 16 (34.04%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (36.17%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 16 (34.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (34.04%) HP
2 6 (12.77%) SAP
Midlands
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago