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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Consultant
Rank 822 857 759
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -98
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Consultant 102 119 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.11% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.11% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 69 88 67
Median salary £80,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+68.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £35,900 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £62,500 £72,375
UK excluding London median salary £100,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+122.22% -5.26%

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
93561 106940 116399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.49% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 78889 88177 95218
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 26 June 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +36 100 £80,000 +77.77% 14
London +42 52 £80,000 +60.00% 6
Yorkshire - 15 £100,000 - 1
City of London +62 13 £65,000 +30.00% 2
Leeds - 11 £100,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 11 £100,000 - 1
South East +25 8 £57,500 +15.00% 1
East Midlands - 8 £75,000 -
Northamptonshire - 8 £75,000 -
Corby - 8 £75,000 -
North West +25 7 £100,000 +316.66% 1
Manchester +8 7 £100,000 +316.66% 1
West Midlands -22 5 £100,000 +110.52% 4
South West +15 4 £21,500 -49.41%
South Yorkshire - 4 £46,250 -
Hampshire +14 3 - - 1
Berkshire +8 3 - -
Birmingham -6 3 £100,000 +110.52% 3
Gloucestershire - 3 - -
Reading +15 2 - -
Winchester - 2 - -
Surrey - 2 £57,500 -
East of England +31 1 £35,000 +11.11% 1
Bristol +23 1 £21,500 -49.41%
Hertfordshire +22 1 £35,000 - 1
Borehamwood +7 1 £35,000 -
Telford - 1 - - 1
Slough - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Solihull - 1 £100,000 -

Test Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, 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.

1 104 (54.17%) Test Automation
2 93 (48.44%) Java
3 87 (45.31%) Selenium
4 86 (44.79%) Software Testing
5 83 (43.23%) Agile Software Development
6 81 (42.19%) Games
7 76 (39.58%) Python
8 64 (33.33%) SoapUI
9 63 (32.81%) .NET
10 62 (32.29%) Scala
11 60 (31.25%) Ranorex
12 57 (29.69%) Open Source
13 55 (28.65%) Software Engineering
14 54 (28.13%) JUnit
15 46 (23.96%) C#
16 41 (21.35%) Finance
17 38 (19.79%) .NET Framework
18 37 (19.27%) QA
19 34 (17.71%) Cucumber
20 33 (17.19%) Ruby
21 26 (13.54%) Banking
21 26 (13.54%) User Acceptance Testing
22 25 (13.02%) Stakeholder Management
23 24 (12.50%) Telecoms
23 24 (12.50%) Test Management
24 22 (11.46%) Performance Testing
25 21 (10.94%) Performance Engineering
26 20 (10.42%) Test Strategy
26 20 (10.42%) Test Scripting
26 20 (10.42%) HP

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 1 (0.52%) Confluence
1 1 (0.52%) JBoss
1 1 (0.52%) Mule
1 1 (0.52%) Mule ESB
1 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.52%) MS Office
2 1 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.04%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (1.04%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (0.52%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.52%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.52%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.60%) HTTP
2 4 (2.08%) Firewall
2 4 (2.08%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.21%) Big Data
2 2 (1.04%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.52%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 87 (45.31%) Selenium
2 64 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 60 (31.25%) Ranorex
4 54 (28.13%) JUnit
5 34 (17.71%) Cucumber
6 16 (8.33%) JMeter
7 15 (7.81%) HP UFT
8 14 (7.29%) Appium
8 14 (7.29%) Git (software)
9 12 (6.25%) SpecFlow
9 12 (6.25%) WebDriver
10 10 (5.21%) Gatling
10 10 (5.21%) Jenkins
10 10 (5.21%) LoadRunner
10 10 (5.21%) NeoLoad
10 10 (5.21%) WebLOAD
11 9 (4.69%) eggPlant
12 7 (3.65%) JBehave
13 6 (3.13%) RSpec
13 6 (3.13%) TestComplete
General
1 81 (42.19%) Games
2 41 (21.35%) Finance
3 26 (13.54%) Banking
4 24 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 16 (8.33%) Retail
6 6 (3.13%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.04%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.04%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.52%) Billing
8 1 (0.52%) Law
8 1 (0.52%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (32.81%) .NET
2 38 (19.79%) .NET Framework
3 12 (6.25%) HTML
3 12 (6.25%) Web Services
4 8 (4.17%) CSS
5 7 (3.65%) Ajax
6 5 (2.60%) AngularJS
6 5 (2.60%) XML
7 3 (1.56%) Java EE
7 3 (1.56%) STL
8 2 (1.04%) CGI
9 1 (0.52%) Android SDK
9 1 (0.52%) Backbone.js
9 1 (0.52%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.52%) iOS SDK
9 1 (0.52%) jQuery
9 1 (0.52%) REST
9 1 (0.52%) Spring
9 1 (0.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.21%) New Media
2 10 (5.21%) NHS
3 7 (3.65%) Derivative
3 7 (3.65%) Fixed Income
3 7 (3.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (3.65%) OTC Derivatives
4 5 (2.60%) Smart Meter
5 2 (1.04%) BBC
5 2 (1.04%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.52%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.52%) User Experience
6 1 (0.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.13%) Unix
2 3 (1.56%) Linux
3 2 (1.04%) Android
3 2 (1.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (54.17%) Test Automation
2 86 (44.79%) Software Testing
3 83 (43.23%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (29.69%) Open Source
5 55 (28.65%) Software Engineering
6 26 (13.54%) User Acceptance Testing
7 25 (13.02%) Stakeholder Management
8 24 (12.50%) Test Management
9 22 (11.46%) Performance Testing
10 21 (10.94%) Performance Engineering
11 20 (10.42%) Test Scripting
11 20 (10.42%) Test Strategy
12 19 (9.90%) BDD
13 16 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
14 15 (7.81%) Coaching
14 15 (7.81%) Programme Management
15 14 (7.29%) Automated Testing
16 13 (6.77%) Continuous Integration
16 13 (6.77%) Mentoring
17 12 (6.25%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 93 (48.44%) Java
2 76 (39.58%) Python
3 62 (32.29%) Scala
4 46 (23.96%) C#
5 33 (17.19%) Ruby
6 15 (7.81%) SQL
7 9 (4.69%) C
8 8 (4.17%) JavaScript
8 8 (4.17%) Perl
9 6 (3.13%) C++
10 5 (2.60%) ANSI C
11 4 (2.08%) VB
12 3 (1.56%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (8.85%) ISTQB
2 16 (8.33%) ISEB
3 12 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (5.21%) Degree
5 6 (3.13%) HP ASE
5 6 (3.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 5 (2.60%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.56%) CCNA
7 3 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.56%) CISSP
7 3 (1.56%) CompTIA Security+
7 3 (1.56%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.56%) GIAC
7 3 (1.56%) Linux+ Certification
7 3 (1.56%) MCSE
7 3 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.56%) Network+ Certification
7 3 (1.56%) SANS
7 3 (1.56%) Security+ Certification
7 3 (1.56%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (19.27%) QA
2 1 (0.52%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.04%) vRealize
Vendors
1 20 (10.42%) HP
2 10 (5.21%) SOASTA, Inc
3 9 (4.69%) Oracle
4 8 (4.17%) SAP
5 5 (2.60%) Borland
5 5 (2.60%) Citrix
6 4 (2.08%) ComArch
7 2 (1.04%) Arqiva
7 2 (1.04%) BT
7 2 (1.04%) IBM
7 2 (1.04%) Intel Security
7 2 (1.04%) SolarWinds
7 2 (1.04%) VMware
8 1 (0.52%) Microsoft
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lewis Paige
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Trust In Soda
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
BAE Systems
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Mail Newspapers
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Capgemini
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive (DOE) + 5% Flex Benefits + Pension
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive salary with additional NCC Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 12 days ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £31,000 - £40,000
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £31,000 - £40,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 12 days ago