The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Test Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Consultant
Rank 765 754 733
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Consultant 125 151 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.14% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 77 90 101
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £68,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-22.10% +3.26%

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
102508 106760 102483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83937 86285 85691
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%

Test Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Consultant in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Test Consultant
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Consultant within the UK.

Test Consultant Salary Trend in the UK

Test Consultant
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Consultant over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 within the UK.

Test Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Test Consultant
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 30 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
England -20 110 £40,000 -15.78% 14
London -19 78 £57,500 +21.05% 7
North West +16 12 £27,500 -30.37%
Cheshire +10 9 £27,500 -5.17%
City of London -1 8 £77,500 +51.21% 1
South East -21 6 £57,500 +21.05% 3
Yorkshire -2 4 £37,500 -11.76%
West Midlands - 4 £35,000 -
Scotland +24 2 £42,500 +10.38%
Edinburgh +9 2 £42,500 -
Lancashire +8 2 £39,500 -
Leeds -1 2 £35,000 -
South Yorkshire -6 2 £40,000 -
Sheffield -7 2 £40,000 -
Berkshire -9 2 - - 1
West Yorkshire -10 2 £35,000 -17.64%
South West -22 2 - - 1
Staffordshire - 2 - -
Suffolk - 2 £33,250 -
Home Counties - 2 - -
East of England - 2 £33,250 - 2
South Coast - 2 - -
Tamworth - 2 - -
Ipswich - 2 £33,250 -
Manchester +4 1 £35,000 -30.00%
Bristol -2 1 - -
Gloucestershire -9 1 - -
Surrey -13 1 £65,000 +36.84% 1
Shropshire - 1 - -
Telford - 1 - -

Test Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited 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 Test Consultant in their job title.

1 215 (58.74%) Agile Software Development
2 211 (57.65%) ISEB
3 191 (52.19%) QA
4 186 (50.82%) Finance
5 175 (47.81%) Software Testing
6 157 (42.90%) Banking
7 147 (40.16%) Retail
8 145 (39.62%) Scrum
9 134 (36.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 128 (34.97%) Aerospace
11 99 (27.05%) SQL
11 99 (27.05%) Test Scripting
12 89 (24.32%) HP
13 87 (23.77%) Performance Testing
14 85 (23.22%) HP Quality Center
15 69 (18.85%) LoadRunner
16 61 (16.67%) Selenium
17 58 (15.85%) ISTQB
17 58 (15.85%) Test Management
18 57 (15.57%) QuickTest Pro
19 55 (15.03%) Test Automation
20 49 (13.39%) User Acceptance Testing
21 48 (13.11%) Test Strategy
22 41 (11.20%) Java
23 39 (10.66%) Automated Testing
24 38 (10.38%) Functional Testing
24 38 (10.38%) Oracle
24 38 (10.38%) JMeter
25 36 (9.84%) Telecoms
25 36 (9.84%) Windows

Test Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited 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 Test Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (1.09%) Apache
2 3 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (0.82%) Oracle BPEL
2 3 (0.82%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (0.82%) IIS
2 3 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (0.55%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.55%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.55%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.27%) SAS
4 1 (0.27%) Confluence
4 1 (0.27%) Node.js
Applications
1 9 (2.46%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.09%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.82%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.82%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.82%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (0.82%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.55%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.73%) LAN
1 10 (2.73%) WAN
2 6 (1.64%) MVNO
3 4 (1.09%) HTTP
3 4 (1.09%) DNS
4 3 (0.82%) Internet
5 2 (0.55%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (9.56%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.92%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (3.28%) Relational Database
4 7 (1.91%) Oracle Database
4 7 (1.91%) Hadoop
5 4 (1.09%) Informix
5 4 (1.09%) MySQL
6 3 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.27%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.27%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.27%) Redis
8 1 (0.27%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 69 (18.85%) LoadRunner
2 61 (16.67%) Selenium
3 57 (15.57%) QuickTest Pro
4 38 (10.38%) JMeter
5 19 (5.19%) WebDriver
6 17 (4.64%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (4.64%) SoapUI
7 15 (4.10%) SilkPerformer
8 13 (3.55%) JIRA
9 11 (3.01%) Visual Studio
9 11 (3.01%) Cucumber
10 10 (2.73%) MSTest
11 7 (1.91%) Facilita Forecast
11 7 (1.91%) Bugzilla
11 7 (1.91%) WinRunner
12 6 (1.64%) WebLOAD
12 6 (1.64%) FitNesse
12 6 (1.64%) LoadUI
13 5 (1.37%) Calabash
13 5 (1.37%) SpecFlow
General
1 186 (50.82%) Finance
2 157 (42.90%) Banking
3 147 (40.16%) Retail
4 128 (34.97%) Aerospace
5 36 (9.84%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.09%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.55%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.55%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.27%) Back Office
8 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.27%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.83%) SOAP
2 12 (3.28%) Gherkin
3 10 (2.73%) .NET
4 9 (2.46%) HTML
4 9 (2.46%) Ajax
5 7 (1.91%) Web Services
6 4 (1.09%) XML
6 4 (1.09%) CSS
6 4 (1.09%) REST
7 3 (0.82%) XML Schema
8 2 (0.55%) Java SE
8 2 (0.55%) Java EE
8 2 (0.55%) GWT
8 2 (0.55%) JPA
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.27%) Middleware
9 1 (0.27%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 35 (9.56%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (7.92%) Open Source
3 7 (1.91%) N-Tier
3 7 (1.91%) GIS
4 3 (0.82%) Client/Server
5 2 (0.55%) User Experience
5 2 (0.55%) Derivative
5 2 (0.55%) Fixed Income
5 2 (0.55%) Digital Media
5 2 (0.55%) New Media
6 1 (0.27%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.27%) Equities
6 1 (0.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.27%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.27%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 36 (9.84%) Windows
2 33 (9.02%) UNIX
3 21 (5.74%) Linux
4 8 (2.19%) Windows XP
4 8 (2.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (2.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (2.19%) Windows 7
5 7 (1.91%) Android
6 4 (1.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (58.74%) Agile Software Development
2 175 (47.81%) Software Testing
3 145 (39.62%) Scrum
4 99 (27.05%) Test Scripting
5 87 (23.77%) Performance Testing
6 58 (15.85%) Test Management
7 55 (15.03%) Test Automation
8 49 (13.39%) User Acceptance Testing
9 48 (13.11%) Test Strategy
10 39 (10.66%) Automated Testing
11 38 (10.38%) Functional Testing
12 31 (8.47%) Mentoring
13 25 (6.83%) BDD
14 24 (6.56%) Manual Testing
15 23 (6.28%) Integration Testing
15 23 (6.28%) ETL
16 21 (5.74%) Regression Testing
16 21 (5.74%) Waterfall
17 19 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
18 18 (4.92%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 99 (27.05%) SQL
2 41 (11.20%) Java
3 16 (4.37%) C#
4 12 (3.28%) C++
5 11 (3.01%) VB
5 11 (3.01%) Python
6 10 (2.73%) C
7 9 (2.46%) JavaScript
8 8 (2.19%) T-SQL
9 5 (1.37%) Perl
10 4 (1.09%) PHP
10 4 (1.09%) Groovy
11 3 (0.82%) XPath
11 3 (0.82%) VBScript
12 2 (0.55%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.55%) Ruby
13 1 (0.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 211 (57.65%) ISEB
2 134 (36.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 58 (15.85%) ISTQB
4 29 (7.92%) Security Cleared
5 27 (7.38%) SC Cleared
6 26 (7.10%) Degree
7 8 (2.19%) HP ASE
8 6 (1.64%) PMP
8 6 (1.64%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.55%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 191 (52.19%) QA
System Software
1 8 (2.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 85 (23.22%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.09%) CA LISA
3 2 (0.55%) Nmap
4 1 (0.27%) Nessus
4 1 (0.27%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 89 (24.32%) HP
2 38 (10.38%) Oracle
3 22 (6.01%) SAP
4 17 (4.64%) Microsoft
5 11 (3.01%) IBM
6 10 (2.73%) BT
6 10 (2.73%) Capita
7 8 (2.19%) webMethods
7 8 (2.19%) Cognos
8 7 (1.91%) Siebel
8 7 (1.91%) Citrix
9 6 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.09%) CA
11 3 (0.82%) ION Trading
12 2 (0.55%) NetSuite
12 2 (0.55%) Qualys
12 2 (0.55%) McAfee
12 2 (0.55%) Business Objects
13 1 (0.27%) Murex
13 1 (0.27%) Calypso
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