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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Consultant
Rank 793 894 728
Rank change year-on-year
+101 -166
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Consultant 83 91 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.092% 0.085% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.088% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 65 65 101
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,400 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £74,000 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £37,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -18.91%

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
86868 103583 109353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.55% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 72113 86403 90477
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

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 7 December 2016 within the UK.

Test Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Test Consultant
Top 29 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 7 December 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 +96 81 £50,000 +5.26% 15
London +54 42 £65,000 +18.18% 12
South East +67 9 £45,000 +44.00% 1
Yorkshire +21 9 £30,000 -14.28% 1
South West - 8 £50,000 -
Gloucestershire - 7 £50,000 -
Leeds +36 6 £30,000 -14.28% 1
West Yorkshire +34 6 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Birmingham -8 6 £30,000 -36.84%
West Midlands -13 6 £30,000 -36.84%
North West -18 5 £30,000 -14.28%
Hampshire +12 4 £45,000 -
Manchester -10 4 £30,000 -14.28%
South Yorkshire - 3 - -
Sheffield - 3 - -
Berkshire +56 2 £67,500 +68.75%
Oxfordshire +35 2 £25,750 +14.44% 1
Oxford +30 2 £25,750 +14.44% 1
Scotland +23 2 £40,500 -
Glasgow +18 1 £40,500 -
Edinburgh +13 1 - -
Lancashire -12 1 £39,000 +20.00%
Kent - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 £34,500 -
Bath - 1 £34,500 -
City of London - 1 - - 6
Eastleigh - 1 £40,000 -
West Malling - 1 - -
Preston - 1 £39,000 -

Test Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 113 (52.07%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (42.86%) Finance
3 80 (36.87%) Java
4 73 (33.64%) Software Testing
5 71 (32.72%) C#
6 67 (30.88%) Test Automation
7 58 (26.73%) Python
8 53 (24.42%) Games
9 51 (23.50%) QA
10 50 (23.04%) Selenium
11 46 (21.20%) Test Strategy
12 42 (19.35%) Cucumber
12 42 (19.35%) Software Engineering
12 42 (19.35%) Ruby
13 40 (18.43%) Scala
14 39 (17.97%) SoapUI
15 37 (17.05%) Waterfall
15 37 (17.05%) Test Scripting
16 36 (16.59%) User Acceptance Testing
16 36 (16.59%) Test Management
17 34 (15.67%) Automation Testing
18 33 (15.21%) .NET
19 29 (13.36%) Open Source
20 28 (12.90%) BDD
20 28 (12.90%) Banking
20 28 (12.90%) Functional Testing
21 26 (11.98%) Performance Engineering
21 26 (11.98%) Continuous Integration
21 26 (11.98%) Automated Testing
22 25 (11.52%) Appium

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 (2.30%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.46%) Documentum
2 1 (0.46%) FileNet
2 1 (0.46%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (5.99%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.46%) MS Office
2 1 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.46%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) HFM
1 1 (0.46%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.46%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.07%) G Suite
1 11 (5.07%) Office 365
1 11 (5.07%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.84%) HTTPS
1 4 (1.84%) WAN
2 1 (0.46%) HTTP
2 1 (0.46%) Network Security
2 1 (0.46%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.07%) Big Data
2 7 (3.23%) Hadoop
2 7 (3.23%) Power BI
3 5 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.30%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.46%) MS Access
5 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.46%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.46%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 50 (23.04%) Selenium
2 42 (19.35%) Cucumber
3 39 (17.97%) SoapUI
4 25 (11.52%) Appium
4 25 (11.52%) Ranorex
5 23 (10.60%) JMeter
6 18 (8.29%) JUnit
7 17 (7.83%) Jenkins
8 13 (5.99%) JIRA
9 12 (5.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 12 (5.53%) Gatling
9 12 (5.53%) NeoLoad
9 12 (5.53%) WebLOAD
10 11 (5.07%) WATIR
11 10 (4.61%) LoadRunner
11 10 (4.61%) Visual Studio
12 9 (4.15%) Buildbot
12 9 (4.15%) SpecFlow
13 8 (3.69%) WebDriver
14 7 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 93 (42.86%) Finance
2 53 (24.42%) Games
3 28 (12.90%) Banking
4 18 (8.29%) Retail
5 11 (5.07%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.30%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.84%) Back Office
8 2 (0.92%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.46%) Local Government
9 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.46%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (15.21%) .NET
2 12 (5.53%) Java EE
2 12 (5.53%) STL
3 7 (3.23%) HTML
3 7 (3.23%) XML
4 5 (2.30%) SOAP
5 4 (1.84%) HTML5
5 4 (1.84%) REST
6 2 (0.92%) Android SDK
6 2 (0.92%) AngularJS
6 2 (0.92%) CSS
6 2 (0.92%) iOS SDK
6 2 (0.92%) Web Services
7 1 (0.46%) Behat
7 1 (0.46%) CGI
7 1 (0.46%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.99%) Driving Licence
3 10 (4.61%) Mobile App
4 8 (3.69%) New Media
5 4 (1.84%) BBC
5 4 (1.84%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.84%) Derivative
5 4 (1.84%) Fixed Income
5 4 (1.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (1.84%) OTC Derivatives
6 2 (0.92%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.46%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.46%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.46%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.46%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.45%) Linux
2 13 (5.99%) Unix
3 4 (1.84%) Windows
4 2 (0.92%) Android
4 2 (0.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (52.07%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (33.64%) Software Testing
3 67 (30.88%) Test Automation
4 46 (21.20%) Test Strategy
5 42 (19.35%) Software Engineering
6 37 (17.05%) Test Scripting
6 37 (17.05%) Waterfall
7 36 (16.59%) Test Management
7 36 (16.59%) User Acceptance Testing
8 34 (15.67%) Automation Testing
9 29 (13.36%) Open Source
10 28 (12.90%) BDD
10 28 (12.90%) Functional Testing
11 26 (11.98%) Automated Testing
11 26 (11.98%) Continuous Integration
11 26 (11.98%) Performance Engineering
12 23 (10.60%) TDD
13 22 (10.14%) Performance Testing
13 22 (10.14%) SDLC
14 20 (9.22%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 80 (36.87%) Java
2 71 (32.72%) C#
3 58 (26.73%) Python
4 42 (19.35%) Ruby
5 40 (18.43%) Scala
6 23 (10.60%) C
6 23 (10.60%) C++
7 21 (9.68%) SQL
8 15 (6.91%) VB
9 14 (6.45%) Perl
10 12 (5.53%) Objective-C
11 9 (4.15%) PHP
12 7 (3.23%) R
13 5 (2.30%) JavaScript
13 5 (2.30%) XPath
14 2 (0.92%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.46%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.46%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (8.76%) Degree
2 18 (8.29%) Security Cleared
3 15 (6.91%) CISSP
3 15 (6.91%) GIAC
4 13 (5.99%) CCNA
4 13 (5.99%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (5.99%) ISEB
5 12 (5.53%) CompTIA Security+
5 12 (5.53%) DV Cleared
5 12 (5.53%) Linux+ Certification
5 12 (5.53%) MCSE
5 12 (5.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (5.53%) Network+ Certification
5 12 (5.53%) SANS
5 12 (5.53%) Security+ Certification
5 12 (5.53%) SSCP
6 10 (4.61%) ISTQB
7 6 (2.76%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.38%) CEH
8 3 (1.38%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (23.50%) QA
2 3 (1.38%) SDET
Systems Management
1 11 (5.07%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (6.91%) HP
2 11 (5.07%) Google
2 11 (5.07%) SOASTA, Inc
3 9 (4.15%) Oracle
4 8 (3.69%) Hyperion
5 6 (2.76%) Microsoft
5 6 (2.76%) SAP
6 5 (2.30%) Intel Security
7 4 (1.84%) BT
7 4 (1.84%) Citrix
8 1 (0.46%) IBM
8 1 (0.46%) Sophos
8 1 (0.46%) Symantec
8 1 (0.46%) webMethods
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