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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Consultant
Rank 845 850 827
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Consultant 78 114 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.078% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.11% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 44 87 65
Median salary £65,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+44.44% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £35,000 £38,400
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £62,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+35.29% -10.52%

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
96072 103113 114040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.47% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 80843 84551 93470
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -9 76 £65,000 +52.94% 18
London +15 34 £68,500 +37.00% 13
City of London +46 9 £65,000 +30.00% 8
South East -3 9 £57,500 +15.00%
North West +23 8 £100,000 +220.00%
Manchester +10 8 £100,000 +185.71%
Yorkshire +7 8 £73,750 +96.66% 1
East of England +20 6 £35,000 +5.26%
West Yorkshire +9 5 £100,000 +185.71%
Berkshire +3 5 £42,500 -15.00%
Leeds +2 5 £100,000 +185.71%
Corby - 5 £75,000 -
Northamptonshire - 5 £75,000 -
East Midlands - 5 £75,000 -
Hertfordshire +18 4 £35,000 -
Reading +15 4 £42,500 -22.72%
South West +4 4 £21,500 -49.41%
West Midlands -19 4 £100,000 +110.52% 4
South Yorkshire +17 3 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Borehamwood +3 3 £35,000 -
Birmingham -17 3 £100,000 +110.52% 3
Hampshire +14 2 - -
Bristol +5 2 £21,500 -49.41%
Surrey - 2 £57,500 -
Gloucestershire - 2 - -
Cambridge - 2 - -
Winchester - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
Shropshire - 1 - - 1
Slough - 1 - -

Test Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 84 (47.19%) Test Automation
2 83 (46.63%) Selenium
3 80 (44.94%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (44.94%) Java
4 68 (38.20%) Software Testing
5 58 (32.58%) Games
6 57 (32.02%) Python
7 51 (28.65%) SoapUI
8 50 (28.09%) Ranorex
9 48 (26.97%) Open Source
9 48 (26.97%) .NET
10 47 (26.40%) Scala
11 46 (25.84%) JUnit
12 45 (25.28%) Software Engineering
13 42 (23.60%) Finance
14 38 (21.35%) QA
14 38 (21.35%) .NET Framework
15 32 (17.98%) C#
16 29 (16.29%) Stakeholder Management
17 28 (15.73%) Banking
18 26 (14.61%) HP
19 25 (14.04%) Telecoms
19 25 (14.04%) Test Strategy
20 24 (13.48%) Test Management
21 23 (12.92%) ISTQB
22 22 (12.36%) Test Scripting
22 22 (12.36%) Analytical Skills
23 21 (11.80%) Performance Testing
23 21 (11.80%) Cucumber
24 20 (11.24%) ISEB

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 3 (1.69%) Confluence
1 3 (1.69%) JBoss
1 3 (1.69%) Mule
1 3 (1.69%) Mule ESB
1 3 (1.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (6.18%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.12%) MS Project
3 1 (0.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.56%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.56%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.56%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (0.56%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.81%) HTTP
2 4 (2.25%) Firewall
2 4 (2.25%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.62%) Big Data
2 2 (1.12%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.56%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.56%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 83 (46.63%) Selenium
2 51 (28.65%) SoapUI
3 50 (28.09%) Ranorex
4 46 (25.84%) JUnit
5 21 (11.80%) Cucumber
6 16 (8.99%) HP UFT
6 16 (8.99%) LoadRunner
7 12 (6.74%) Git (software)
8 10 (5.62%) Jenkins
9 9 (5.06%) JMeter
10 8 (4.49%) JIRA
10 8 (4.49%) SpecFlow
10 8 (4.49%) WebDriver
11 5 (2.81%) Appium
11 5 (2.81%) eggPlant
11 5 (2.81%) JBehave
11 5 (2.81%) RSpec
11 5 (2.81%) Subversion
12 4 (2.25%) NeoLoad
12 4 (2.25%) TestComplete
General
1 58 (32.58%) Games
2 42 (23.60%) Finance
3 28 (15.73%) Banking
4 25 (14.04%) Telecoms
5 14 (7.87%) Retail
6 8 (4.49%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.12%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.56%) Billing
8 1 (0.56%) Marketing
8 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (26.97%) .NET
2 38 (21.35%) .NET Framework
3 13 (7.30%) Web Services
4 11 (6.18%) HTML
5 9 (5.06%) CSS
6 6 (3.37%) Ajax
7 5 (2.81%) AngularJS
7 5 (2.81%) XML
8 3 (1.69%) Backbone.js
8 3 (1.69%) DCOM
8 3 (1.69%) Hibernate
8 3 (1.69%) jQuery
8 3 (1.69%) Spring
8 3 (1.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (1.12%) Java EE
9 2 (1.12%) STL
10 1 (0.56%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.36%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.87%) New Media
3 10 (5.62%) NHS
4 6 (3.37%) Derivative
4 6 (3.37%) Fixed Income
4 6 (3.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (3.37%) OTC Derivatives
5 4 (2.25%) Smart Meter
6 2 (1.12%) BBC
6 2 (1.12%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.12%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.81%) Unix
2 2 (1.12%) Linux
3 1 (0.56%) Android
3 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (47.19%) Test Automation
2 80 (44.94%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (38.20%) Software Testing
4 48 (26.97%) Open Source
5 45 (25.28%) Software Engineering
6 29 (16.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 25 (14.04%) Test Strategy
8 24 (13.48%) Test Management
9 22 (12.36%) Test Scripting
10 21 (11.80%) Performance Testing
11 18 (10.11%) User Acceptance Testing
12 14 (7.87%) BDD
12 14 (7.87%) Coaching
13 13 (7.30%) Logistics
13 13 (7.30%) Non-Functional Testing
13 13 (7.30%) Project Management
13 13 (7.30%) Waterfall
14 12 (6.74%) Automation Testing
15 11 (6.18%) Continuous Integration
16 10 (5.62%) Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 80 (44.94%) Java
2 57 (32.02%) Python
3 47 (26.40%) Scala
4 32 (17.98%) C#
5 18 (10.11%) Ruby
6 14 (7.87%) SQL
7 9 (5.06%) C
7 9 (5.06%) JavaScript
8 5 (2.81%) ANSI C
8 5 (2.81%) C++
8 5 (2.81%) Perl
9 3 (1.69%) VB
10 2 (1.12%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.56%) PHP
11 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (12.92%) ISTQB
2 20 (11.24%) ISEB
3 15 (8.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (5.06%) Degree
5 8 (4.49%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 7 (3.93%) HP ASE
7 4 (2.25%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.12%) CCNA
8 2 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.12%) CISSP
8 2 (1.12%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (1.12%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.12%) GIAC
8 2 (1.12%) Linux+ Certification
8 2 (1.12%) MCSE
8 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.12%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (1.12%) SANS
8 2 (1.12%) Security+ Certification
8 2 (1.12%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (21.35%) QA
2 3 (1.69%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.56%) SDET
3 1 (0.56%) SLA
Systems Management
1 7 (3.93%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.12%) vRealize
Vendors
1 26 (14.61%) HP
2 10 (5.62%) SAP
3 9 (5.06%) Oracle
4 8 (4.49%) Citrix
5 7 (3.93%) Borland
6 4 (2.25%) ComArch
6 4 (2.25%) SOASTA, Inc
7 3 (1.69%) Capita
8 2 (1.12%) Arqiva
8 2 (1.12%) BT
8 2 (1.12%) Intel Security
8 2 (1.12%) SolarWinds
8 2 (1.12%) VMware
9 1 (0.56%) IBM
9 1 (0.56%) Microsoft
South Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 65000 per year
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Sogeti
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £70,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £48,000 - £65,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Capgemini
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive (DOE) + 5% Flex Benefits + Pension
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Acutest
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
City, London
Acutest
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 16 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 16 days ago