The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Test Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Consultant
UK
Rank 745 842 705
Rank change year-on-year
+97 -137
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Consultant 100 85 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.085% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.088% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 77 51 104
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -17.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
- -30.43%

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
81089 96565 99662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67342 81085 82844
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Test Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Test Consultant in the job title.

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 18 January 2017 within the UK.

Test Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Test Consultant
Top 28 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +90 93 £50,000 -4.76% 12
London +65 54 £52,500 -10.63% 8
Leeds - 10 £42,500 - 2
West Yorkshire - 10 £42,500 - 2
Yorkshire - 10 £42,500 - 2
South East +51 9 £37,500 -6.25% 2
North West -12 9 £39,000 +20.00%
West Midlands +9 5 £30,000 -45.45%
Manchester -27 5 £30,000 -4.00%
Birmingham - 5 £30,000 -
Lancashire -7 4 £45,500 +40.00%
Oxfordshire - 4 £32,500 - 2
Oxford - 4 £32,500 - 2
Preston - 4 £45,500 -
Scotland - 4 £40,500 - 1
City of London +24 3 £53,750 +22.15% 2
East of England - 3 £42,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £42,500 -
Cambridge - 3 £42,500 -
Glasgow - 3 £40,500 - 1
Berkshire +39 2 £67,500 +68.75%
Hampshire +8 2 £40,000 -
South West - 2 £50,000 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £50,000 -
Eastleigh - 2 £40,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -

Test Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, Test Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Test Consultant in the job title.

1 120 (57.97%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (50.24%) Finance
3 67 (32.37%) Java
4 65 (31.40%) C#
5 62 (29.95%) Software Testing
6 51 (24.64%) Test Strategy
7 49 (23.67%) QA
7 49 (23.67%) Selenium
8 47 (22.71%) Test Automation
8 47 (22.71%) Python
9 42 (20.29%) Test Scripting
9 42 (20.29%) Software Engineering
9 42 (20.29%) Automation Testing
10 39 (18.84%) Cucumber
11 38 (18.36%) Waterfall
12 35 (16.91%) Test Management
13 33 (15.94%) BDD
13 33 (15.94%) Banking
14 32 (15.46%) SoapUI
15 31 (14.98%) Ruby
15 31 (14.98%) Games
16 30 (14.49%) Scala
17 29 (14.01%) Continuous Integration
17 29 (14.01%) TDD
17 29 (14.01%) C++
17 29 (14.01%) C
18 26 (12.56%) SQL
18 26 (12.56%) Scrum
18 26 (12.56%) Performance Testing
19 25 (12.08%) V-Model

Test Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (2.42%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.48%) Documentum
2 1 (0.48%) FileNet
Applications
1 10 (4.83%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.97%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 3 (1.45%) HFM
2 2 (0.97%) Hyperion Enterprise
Cloud Services
1 18 (8.70%) G Suite
1 18 (8.70%) Office 365
1 18 (8.70%) Slack
2 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.93%) HTTPS
1 4 (1.93%) WAN
2 2 (0.97%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.31%) Big Data
2 9 (4.35%) Power BI
2 9 (4.35%) SQL Server
3 8 (3.86%) Hadoop
4 6 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.97%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.48%) MS Access
6 1 (0.48%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 49 (23.67%) Selenium
2 39 (18.84%) Cucumber
3 32 (15.46%) SoapUI
4 25 (12.08%) Appium
5 24 (11.59%) JMeter
6 23 (11.11%) Ranorex
7 19 (9.18%) Jenkins
8 17 (8.21%) LoadRunner
9 16 (7.73%) Visual Studio
10 15 (7.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 15 (7.25%) Buildbot
11 14 (6.76%) HP UFT
11 14 (6.76%) JIRA
12 13 (6.28%) WATIR
13 9 (4.35%) Gatling
13 9 (4.35%) NeoLoad
13 9 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (4.35%) WebLOAD
14 8 (3.86%) JUnit
15 7 (3.38%) TestDirector
General
1 104 (50.24%) Finance
2 33 (15.94%) Banking
3 31 (14.98%) Games
4 25 (12.08%) Retail
5 14 (6.76%) Telecoms
6 7 (3.38%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.45%) Back Office
8 1 (0.48%) Local Government
8 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (11.11%) .NET
2 12 (5.80%) Java EE
2 12 (5.80%) STL
3 10 (4.83%) HTML
4 6 (2.90%) XML
5 4 (1.93%) HTML5
5 4 (1.93%) SOAP
6 3 (1.45%) Web Services
7 2 (0.97%) Gherkin
7 2 (0.97%) REST
8 1 (0.48%) Behat
8 1 (0.48%) CSS
8 1 (0.48%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.66%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.76%) Driving Licence
3 12 (5.80%) Mobile App
4 11 (5.31%) New Media
5 5 (2.42%) BBC
6 4 (1.93%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.97%) Credit Risk
7 2 (0.97%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.48%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.48%) Derivative
8 1 (0.48%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.48%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.48%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.48%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.28%) Linux
1 13 (6.28%) Unix
2 7 (3.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (57.97%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (29.95%) Software Testing
3 51 (24.64%) Test Strategy
4 47 (22.71%) Test Automation
5 42 (20.29%) Automation Testing
5 42 (20.29%) Software Engineering
5 42 (20.29%) Test Scripting
6 38 (18.36%) Waterfall
7 35 (16.91%) Test Management
8 33 (15.94%) BDD
9 29 (14.01%) Continuous Integration
9 29 (14.01%) TDD
10 26 (12.56%) Performance Testing
10 26 (12.56%) Scrum
11 25 (12.08%) Functional Testing
11 25 (12.08%) V-Model
12 24 (11.59%) User Acceptance Testing
13 23 (11.11%) Mentoring
14 21 (10.14%) Business Development
14 21 (10.14%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 67 (32.37%) Java
2 65 (31.40%) C#
3 47 (22.71%) Python
4 31 (14.98%) Ruby
5 30 (14.49%) Scala
6 29 (14.01%) C
6 29 (14.01%) C++
7 26 (12.56%) SQL
8 15 (7.25%) PHP
8 15 (7.25%) VB
9 13 (6.28%) Perl
10 12 (5.80%) Objective-C
11 8 (3.86%) R
12 5 (2.42%) T-SQL
12 5 (2.42%) XPath
13 4 (1.93%) JavaScript
14 3 (1.45%) VBScript
15 2 (0.97%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.48%) AWK
16 1 (0.48%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (10.63%) ISTQB
2 21 (10.14%) ISEB
3 19 (9.18%) Security Cleared
4 18 (8.70%) Degree
5 14 (6.76%) CISSP
5 14 (6.76%) GIAC
6 12 (5.80%) CCNA
6 12 (5.80%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (5.80%) CompTIA Security+
6 12 (5.80%) DV Cleared
6 12 (5.80%) Linux+ Certification
6 12 (5.80%) MCSE
6 12 (5.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (5.80%) Network+ Certification
6 12 (5.80%) SANS
6 12 (5.80%) Security+ Certification
6 12 (5.80%) SSCP
7 7 (3.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (3.38%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (23.67%) QA
2 4 (1.93%) SDET
Systems Management
1 14 (6.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (11.11%) HP
2 18 (8.70%) Google
3 11 (5.31%) Hyperion
4 7 (3.38%) Microsoft
4 7 (3.38%) Oracle
5 5 (2.42%) BT
5 5 (2.42%) Intel Security
6 4 (1.93%) Citrix
6 4 (1.93%) SAP
6 4 (1.93%) SOASTA, Inc
7 2 (0.97%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (0.48%) IBM
8 1 (0.48%) Perforce
8 1 (0.48%) Tableau
London
Icore Tech
Salary: £50000.00 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 54 minutes ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - 65,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Car Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum Training + Career Progression
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Car Allow + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000.00 per annum + bonus, package, paid training
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Posted: 12 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago