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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Test Consultant
Rank 864 889 880
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Consultant 28 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.006% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.007% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 22 7 7
Average salary £65,000 £50,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -25.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £37,100 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £73,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £38,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+49.35% +16.66%

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
101979 105886 103172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83486 85576 86253
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 £27,000 £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 27 March 2015 within the UK.

Senior Test Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Test Consultant
Top 4 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 27 March 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
London +54 18 £75,000 +17.64%
England +24 18 £75,000 +36.36%
Scotland +15 1 £45,000 +16.88%
Edinburgh - 1 £45,000 -

Senior Test Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 35 (45.45%) ISEB
2 33 (42.86%) Performance Testing
3 29 (37.66%) HP
4 24 (31.17%) Test Scripting
5 22 (28.57%) QuickTest Pro
5 22 (28.57%) LoadRunner
6 21 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (27.27%) Retail
7 20 (25.97%) HP Quality Center
7 20 (25.97%) Test Strategy
7 20 (25.97%) Analytical Skills
8 19 (24.68%) Automated Testing
8 19 (24.68%) SAP
9 18 (23.38%) QA
9 18 (23.38%) Functional Testing
10 17 (22.08%) Software Testing
10 17 (22.08%) Finance
10 17 (22.08%) Scrum
11 14 (18.18%) Banking
12 13 (16.88%) JMeter
13 12 (15.58%) Mentoring
14 10 (12.99%) Java
14 10 (12.99%) IBM
15 9 (11.69%) SQL
15 9 (11.69%) ISTQB
15 9 (11.69%) Open Source
16 8 (10.39%) SoapUI
16 8 (10.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 8 (10.39%) Manual Testing
16 8 (10.39%) SOAP

Senior Test Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (5.19%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.09%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 22 (28.57%) QuickTest Pro
1 22 (28.57%) LoadRunner
2 13 (16.88%) JMeter
3 8 (10.39%) SoapUI
4 6 (7.79%) Selenium
5 3 (3.90%) SilkPerformer
6 2 (2.60%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.60%) FitNesse
6 2 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.60%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.30%) Subversion
7 1 (1.30%) JIRA
7 1 (1.30%) Selenium IDE
General
1 21 (27.27%) Retail
2 17 (22.08%) Finance
3 14 (18.18%) Banking
4 8 (10.39%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.30%) Local Government
5 1 (1.30%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.39%) SOAP
2 1 (1.30%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 20 (25.97%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.69%) Open Source
3 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.30%) Online Banking
3 1 (1.30%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.39%) Linux
2 7 (9.09%) UNIX
3 2 (2.60%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (42.86%) Performance Testing
2 24 (31.17%) Test Scripting
3 21 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (25.97%) Test Strategy
5 19 (24.68%) Automated Testing
6 18 (23.38%) Functional Testing
7 17 (22.08%) Software Testing
7 17 (22.08%) Scrum
8 12 (15.58%) Mentoring
9 8 (10.39%) Manual Testing
10 7 (9.09%) Black-Box Testing
10 7 (9.09%) Unit Testing
10 7 (9.09%) ETL
11 4 (5.19%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (5.19%) Test Management
11 4 (5.19%) User Acceptance Testing
12 3 (3.90%) Validation
12 3 (3.90%) Automation Testing
12 3 (3.90%) Test Automation
13 2 (2.60%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.99%) Java
2 9 (11.69%) SQL
3 2 (2.60%) VBScript
3 2 (2.60%) C#
4 1 (1.30%) VB
4 1 (1.30%) Python
Qualifications
1 35 (45.45%) ISEB
2 9 (11.69%) ISTQB
3 8 (10.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.60%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (23.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 20 (25.97%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (37.66%) HP
2 19 (24.68%) SAP
3 10 (12.99%) IBM
4 2 (2.60%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.30%) Capita
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle