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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Consultant
Rank 645 765 777
Rank change year-on-year
+120 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Consultant 223 110 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.11% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.11% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 99 76 87
Average salary £57,500 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.05% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £30,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,000 £63,250
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+27.77% -10.00%

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
98723 98609 105043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.80% 94.57% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 82175 79630 90068
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 £27,500 £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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +110 197 £57,500 +21.05% 22
London +69 128 £57,500 +21.05% 16
South East -24 27 £60,000 +26.31% 2
Berkshire +15 24 £60,000 -7.69% 2
East of England - 18 £60,000 -
City of London +16 16 £50,000 +5.26% 10
West Midlands - 16 £60,000 - 1
Reading - 13 £60,000 -
Hertfordshire - 10 £60,000 -
North West -2 9 £35,000 +27.27%
South West -15 8 £55,000 +44.73% 2
Cambridgeshire - 8 £45,000 -
Bristol - 8 £55,000 - 2
Cambridge - 8 £45,000 -
Birmingham - 7 £60,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 7 £60,000 -
Scotland +8 5 £47,500 +23.37%
Edinburgh +6 4 £53,750 -
Cheshire +1 4 £27,500 -5.17%
Lancashire -4 4 £41,500 -
Bracknell -9 4 - -
Tamworth - 4 - -
Telford - 4 - -
Shropshire - 4 - -
Staffordshire - 4 - -
Docklands, London - 3 - -
East Midlands - 3 £35,000 -
Leeds +11 2 £52,500 +23.52%
West Yorkshire -7 2 £52,500 +23.52%
Yorkshire -10 2 £52,500 -19.23%

Test Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 279 (62.70%) ISEB
2 251 (56.40%) Finance
3 238 (53.48%) QA
4 234 (52.58%) Agile Software Development
5 227 (51.01%) Software Testing
6 217 (48.76%) Retail
7 190 (42.70%) Banking
7 190 (42.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 164 (36.85%) Scrum
9 147 (33.03%) Aerospace
10 117 (26.29%) HP Quality Center
11 110 (24.72%) Test Scripting
12 109 (24.49%) HP
13 95 (21.35%) SQL
14 81 (18.20%) Performance Testing
15 73 (16.40%) Test Management
16 70 (15.73%) LoadRunner
17 60 (13.48%) Telecoms
17 60 (13.48%) Test Automation
18 55 (12.36%) QuickTest Pro
19 54 (12.13%) Functional Testing
19 54 (12.13%) Analytical Skills
20 51 (11.46%) Test Strategy
20 51 (11.46%) Security Cleared
20 51 (11.46%) ISTQB
21 45 (10.11%) User Acceptance Testing
22 44 (9.89%) Selenium
23 40 (8.99%) UNIX
24 38 (8.54%) Mentoring
25 37 (8.31%) SC Cleared

Test Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 8 (1.80%) IIS
2 7 (1.57%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (1.57%) Tomcat
3 3 (0.67%) Apache
4 2 (0.45%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.22%) Node.js
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle BPEL
5 1 (0.22%) Confluence
5 1 (0.22%) SAS
5 1 (0.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (1.12%) Mingle
2 4 (0.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.67%) JDE OneWorld
2 2 (0.45%) SAP SD
2 2 (0.45%) SAP APO
2 2 (0.45%) SAP MM
2 2 (0.45%) SAP PP
2 2 (0.45%) SAP WM
2 2 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.27%) LAN
1 19 (4.27%) WAN
2 12 (2.70%) MVNO
3 1 (0.22%) Internet
3 1 (0.22%) HTTP
3 1 (0.22%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (7.87%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.82%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (1.80%) Relational Database
4 7 (1.57%) Hadoop
5 5 (1.12%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.90%) Informix
7 2 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.22%) Big Data
8 1 (0.22%) Redis
8 1 (0.22%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.22%) MySQL
8 1 (0.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 70 (15.73%) LoadRunner
2 55 (12.36%) QuickTest Pro
3 44 (9.89%) Selenium
4 33 (7.42%) JMeter
5 18 (4.04%) SoapUI
5 18 (4.04%) SilkPerformer
6 16 (3.60%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (3.37%) WebDriver
7 15 (3.37%) JIRA
8 14 (3.15%) Cucumber
9 10 (2.25%) WinRunner
9 10 (2.25%) SpecFlow
10 9 (2.02%) FitNesse
11 8 (1.80%) Visual Studio
11 8 (1.80%) JBehave
12 7 (1.57%) Jenkins
13 6 (1.35%) WebLOAD
13 6 (1.35%) TeamCity
13 6 (1.35%) Hudson
13 6 (1.35%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 251 (56.40%) Finance
2 217 (48.76%) Retail
3 190 (42.70%) Banking
4 147 (33.03%) Aerospace
5 60 (13.48%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.02%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.45%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.22%) Local Government
8 1 (0.22%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.37%) SOAP
2 13 (2.92%) .NET
3 8 (1.80%) XML
3 8 (1.80%) Ajax
4 7 (1.57%) Web Services
5 6 (1.35%) Gherkin
6 4 (0.90%) HTML
6 4 (0.90%) REST
7 3 (0.67%) XML Schema
8 2 (0.45%) JPA
8 2 (0.45%) GWT
8 2 (0.45%) Java SE
8 2 (0.45%) Java EE
9 1 (0.22%) Natural Language Processing
9 1 (0.22%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.22%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.22%) Middleware
9 1 (0.22%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 54 (12.13%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (5.62%) Open Source
3 7 (1.57%) N-Tier
4 6 (1.35%) GIS
5 5 (1.12%) Management Information System
6 3 (0.67%) New Media
6 3 (0.67%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.45%) User Experience
8 1 (0.22%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.22%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.22%) Statistics
8 1 (0.22%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 40 (8.99%) UNIX
2 35 (7.87%) Windows
3 26 (5.84%) Linux
4 17 (3.82%) Windows 7
4 17 (3.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (3.82%) Windows XP
4 17 (3.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (2.02%) Solaris
6 7 (1.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (52.58%) Agile Software Development
2 227 (51.01%) Software Testing
3 164 (36.85%) Scrum
4 110 (24.72%) Test Scripting
5 81 (18.20%) Performance Testing
6 73 (16.40%) Test Management
7 60 (13.48%) Test Automation
8 54 (12.13%) Functional Testing
9 51 (11.46%) Test Strategy
10 45 (10.11%) User Acceptance Testing
11 38 (8.54%) Mentoring
12 29 (6.52%) Automated Testing
13 26 (5.84%) Test Planning
14 25 (5.62%) Regression Testing
15 24 (5.39%) ETL
16 22 (4.94%) Coaching
16 22 (4.94%) BDD
17 21 (4.72%) Waterfall
17 21 (4.72%) Stakeholder Management
18 19 (4.27%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 95 (21.35%) SQL
2 35 (7.87%) Java
3 23 (5.17%) C#
4 14 (3.15%) Python
5 9 (2.02%) Ruby
6 7 (1.57%) XPath
6 7 (1.57%) Perl
7 6 (1.35%) JavaScript
7 6 (1.35%) Groovy
8 5 (1.12%) PL/SQL
9 4 (0.90%) T-SQL
9 4 (0.90%) C
10 3 (0.67%) C++
10 3 (0.67%) VB
11 2 (0.45%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.22%) VBScript
12 1 (0.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 279 (62.70%) ISEB
2 190 (42.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 51 (11.46%) Security Cleared
3 51 (11.46%) ISTQB
4 37 (8.31%) SC Cleared
5 30 (6.74%) Degree
6 6 (1.35%) PMP
6 6 (1.35%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.90%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
7 4 (0.90%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 4 (0.90%) ISEB Practitioner
7 4 (0.90%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 3 (0.67%) HP ASE
8 3 (0.67%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.22%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.22%) HP AIS
9 1 (0.22%) MCSD
9 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 238 (53.48%) QA
System Software
1 17 (3.82%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.12%) VMware ESX
2 5 (1.12%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 117 (26.29%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.90%) CA LISA
3 1 (0.22%) Nessus
3 1 (0.22%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 109 (24.49%) HP
2 34 (7.64%) Oracle
3 21 (4.72%) SAP
4 14 (3.15%) Microsoft
5 9 (2.02%) IBM
6 8 (1.80%) webMethods
7 7 (1.57%) Siebel
8 6 (1.35%) Citrix
8 6 (1.35%) BT
9 5 (1.12%) Capita
9 5 (1.12%) Fujitsu
9 5 (1.12%) VMware
9 5 (1.12%) NetApp
10 4 (0.90%) CA
10 4 (0.90%) Cognos
10 4 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.67%) ION Trading
12 1 (0.22%) Lotus
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £70000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
City of London
Sovereign Business Resources
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits, car
Posted: Yesterday
London
Sogeti UK Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Sogeti
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sogeti
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sogeti
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Sogeti
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Sogeti
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum plus competitive package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TRG
Salary: £70000 - £80000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £70000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £70000.00 - £85000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
London
TRG
Salary: 70000-80000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago