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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Test Consultant
Rank 849 877 880
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Consultant 48 13 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.012% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.013% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 43 13 5
Average salary £35,000 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.36% +22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £43,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -7.89%

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
106025 103677 110089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88349 84138 94850
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +24 37 £35,000 -36.36% 2
London +28 13 £62,500 +13.63% 1
West Yorkshire - 8 £35,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 8 £35,000 - 1
Leeds - 8 £35,000 - 1
North West - 8 £35,000 -
East Midlands - 7 £35,000 -
Manchester - 7 £35,000 -
Scotland +5 3 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Edinburgh - 2 £53,750 - 1
South East +10 1 £40,500 -29.56%
Leatherhead - 1 £40,500 -
Surrey - 1 £40,500 -
City of London - 1 £55,000 - 1

Senior Test Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 68 (71.58%) ISEB
2 57 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 54 (56.84%) Analytical Skills
4 52 (54.74%) Functional Testing
5 24 (25.26%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (24.21%) Retail
7 19 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
7 19 (20.00%) Finance
7 19 (20.00%) QA
8 17 (17.89%) HP
9 16 (16.84%) Software Testing
10 15 (15.79%) QuickTest Pro
11 14 (14.74%) LoadRunner
11 14 (14.74%) ISTQB
11 14 (14.74%) Performance Testing
12 13 (13.68%) User Acceptance Testing
12 13 (13.68%) Test Strategy
13 12 (12.63%) Test Management
13 12 (12.63%) SAP
13 12 (12.63%) Automated Testing
13 12 (12.63%) Mentoring
14 11 (11.58%) Security Cleared
15 10 (10.53%) SC Cleared
15 10 (10.53%) System Testing
16 9 (9.47%) Scrum
16 9 (9.47%) PRINCE2
16 9 (9.47%) SQL
16 9 (9.47%) XML
16 9 (9.47%) XML Messaging
17 8 (8.42%) Linux

Senior Test Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.37%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 15 (15.79%) QuickTest Pro
2 14 (14.74%) LoadRunner
3 4 (4.21%) Selenium
4 2 (2.11%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.11%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.11%) JMeter
4 2 (2.11%) SilkPerformer
5 1 (1.05%) JIRA
5 1 (1.05%) Subversion
5 1 (1.05%) Selenium IDE
General
1 23 (24.21%) Retail
2 19 (20.00%) Finance
3 6 (6.32%) Banking
4 2 (2.11%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.05%) Local Government
5 1 (1.05%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.47%) XML
1 9 (9.47%) XML Messaging
2 2 (2.11%) SOAP
3 1 (1.05%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 54 (56.84%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.05%) Online Banking
2 1 (1.05%) Credit Risk
2 1 (1.05%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.42%) Linux
2 7 (7.37%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 52 (54.74%) Functional Testing
3 24 (25.26%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (16.84%) Software Testing
5 14 (14.74%) Performance Testing
6 13 (13.68%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (13.68%) Test Strategy
7 12 (12.63%) Mentoring
7 12 (12.63%) Test Management
7 12 (12.63%) Automated Testing
8 10 (10.53%) System Testing
9 9 (9.47%) Scrum
9 9 (9.47%) PRINCE2
10 8 (8.42%) Manual Testing
11 7 (7.37%) Unit Testing
11 7 (7.37%) Black-Box Testing
11 7 (7.37%) ETL
12 4 (4.21%) Stakeholder Management
13 3 (3.16%) Waterfall
14 2 (2.11%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.47%) SQL
2 8 (8.42%) Java
3 1 (1.05%) Python
Qualifications
1 68 (71.58%) ISEB
2 14 (14.74%) ISTQB
3 11 (11.58%) Security Cleared
4 10 (10.53%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 19 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (17.89%) HP
2 12 (12.63%) SAP
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle
3 1 (1.05%) Capita
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: Up to £70K + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago