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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Test Consultant
Rank 855 861 892
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Consultant 47 15 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.014% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.015% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 35 15 9
Average salary £35,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.36% +4.76%
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
108127 100585 110257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87510 83697 93999
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +8 42 £35,000 -36.36% 3
North West - 12 £35,000 - 1
Leeds - 12 £35,000 - 1
Manchester - 12 £35,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 12 £35,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 12 £35,000 - 1
London -32 11 - -
East Midlands - 6 £35,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £35,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £35,000 -
Scotland - 1 - -

Senior Test Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 48 (77.42%) ISEB
2 32 (51.61%) Test Scripting
3 31 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 31 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (33.87%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (32.26%) Finance
5 20 (32.26%) Retail
6 18 (29.03%) Software Testing
6 18 (29.03%) Test Management
7 17 (27.42%) HP Quality Center
7 17 (27.42%) ISTQB
7 17 (27.42%) QA
8 16 (25.81%) User Acceptance Testing
8 16 (25.81%) System Testing
8 16 (25.81%) SC Cleared
8 16 (25.81%) Security Cleared
8 16 (25.81%) XML Messaging
8 16 (25.81%) XML
8 16 (25.81%) PRINCE2
8 16 (25.81%) HP
9 8 (12.90%) QuickTest Pro
9 8 (12.90%) Performance Testing
9 8 (12.90%) Test Strategy
10 7 (11.29%) Automated Testing
10 7 (11.29%) LoadRunner
10 7 (11.29%) SAP
11 4 (6.45%) Banking
12 3 (4.84%) Selenium
12 3 (4.84%) Waterfall
13 2 (3.23%) Non-Functional Testing

Senior Test Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 8 (12.90%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (11.29%) LoadRunner
3 3 (4.84%) Selenium
4 2 (3.23%) WebDriver
General
1 20 (32.26%) Finance
1 20 (32.26%) Retail
2 4 (6.45%) Banking
3 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (25.81%) XML
1 16 (25.81%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 31 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.23%) Fixed Income
2 2 (3.23%) Derivative
3 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.61%) Equities
3 1 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (51.61%) Test Scripting
2 31 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 21 (33.87%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (29.03%) Test Management
4 18 (29.03%) Software Testing
5 16 (25.81%) User Acceptance Testing
5 16 (25.81%) PRINCE2
5 16 (25.81%) System Testing
6 8 (12.90%) Performance Testing
6 8 (12.90%) Test Strategy
7 7 (11.29%) Automated Testing
8 3 (4.84%) Waterfall
9 2 (3.23%) Build Automation
9 2 (3.23%) Non-Functional Testing
9 2 (3.23%) TDD
9 2 (3.23%) Logistics
9 2 (3.23%) Risk Management
10 1 (1.61%) Workflow
10 1 (1.61%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (1.61%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.23%) C#
1 2 (3.23%) Java
1 2 (3.23%) PHP
1 2 (3.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 48 (77.42%) ISEB
2 17 (27.42%) ISTQB
3 16 (25.81%) SC Cleared
3 16 (25.81%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (27.42%) QA
Systems Management
1 17 (27.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (25.81%) HP
2 7 (11.29%) SAP
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