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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Consultant
Rank 783 863 761
Rank change year-on-year
+80 -102
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Consultant 129 112 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.10% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.11% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 84 86 107
Median salary £60,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,800 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £73,750 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +35.71%

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
91719 105001 110310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.27% 96.26% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76765 87557 89208
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 September 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 30 September 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
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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 +88 128 £60,000 +26.31% 3
London +58 65 £72,500 +41.46%
Yorkshire +53 26 £60,000 -
West Yorkshire +45 22 £60,000 -
Leeds +50 15 - -
South East +48 13 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Midlands - 10 £34,500 -
South West - 9 £50,000 -
Gloucestershire - 8 £50,000 -
Bradford - 7 £60,000 -
Hampshire +14 6 £45,000 -
Berkshire +18 5 £50,000 +25.00%
South Yorkshire - 4 - -
Sheffield - 4 - -
Reading - 4 £50,000 -
North West -5 2 £52,500 +50.00%
West Midlands -17 2 £44,250 -6.84% 2
Scotland +14 1 - -
Edinburgh +11 1 - -
Manchester -4 1 £60,000 +71.42%
Birmingham -34 1 £41,000 -13.68% 2
Shropshire - 1 £47,500 -
Kent - 1 £37,500 -
Surrey - 1 £41,000 -
Somerset - 1 £34,500 -
West Malling - 1 £37,500 -
Telford - 1 £47,500 -
Bath - 1 £34,500 -
Leatherhead - 1 £41,000 -
Bracknell - 1 - -

Test Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 105 (45.26%) Agile Software Development
1 105 (45.26%) Java
2 103 (44.40%) Test Automation
3 102 (43.97%) Software Testing
4 88 (37.93%) Games
5 87 (37.50%) Python
6 82 (35.34%) C#
7 73 (31.47%) Selenium
8 72 (31.03%) Finance
9 65 (28.02%) Scala
10 62 (26.72%) SoapUI
11 59 (25.43%) Software Engineering
11 59 (25.43%) Ruby
12 55 (23.71%) .NET
13 54 (23.28%) Cucumber
14 48 (20.69%) User Acceptance Testing
15 47 (20.26%) Open Source
15 47 (20.26%) Ranorex
16 40 (17.24%) Performance Engineering
16 40 (17.24%) QA
17 38 (16.38%) JUnit
18 34 (14.66%) Test Strategy
18 34 (14.66%) Test Management
19 33 (14.22%) Automated Testing
19 33 (14.22%) Appium
20 30 (12.93%) BDD
21 29 (12.50%) Performance Testing
21 29 (12.50%) JMeter
22 28 (12.07%) Continuous Integration
23 25 (10.78%) Mentoring

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 (2.16%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.43%) Documentum
2 1 (0.43%) FileNet
2 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 22 (9.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.43%) MS Office
2 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.86%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (0.86%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.45%) Google Apps
1 8 (3.45%) Office 365
1 8 (3.45%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.72%) HTTPS
1 4 (1.72%) WAN
2 2 (0.86%) Firewall
2 2 (0.86%) SNMP
3 1 (0.43%) HTTP
3 1 (0.43%) Network Security
3 1 (0.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.02%) Big Data
2 2 (0.86%) Data Mining
2 2 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (0.86%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.43%) MS Access
3 1 (0.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 73 (31.47%) Selenium
2 62 (26.72%) SoapUI
3 54 (23.28%) Cucumber
4 47 (20.26%) Ranorex
5 38 (16.38%) JUnit
6 33 (14.22%) Appium
7 29 (12.50%) JMeter
8 19 (8.19%) Gatling
8 19 (8.19%) NeoLoad
8 19 (8.19%) WebLOAD
9 18 (7.76%) Jenkins
10 14 (6.03%) SpecFlow
10 14 (6.03%) WebDriver
11 11 (4.74%) eggPlant
11 11 (4.74%) Git (software)
11 11 (4.74%) WATIR
12 10 (4.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 10 (4.31%) HP UFT
12 10 (4.31%) JIRA
13 9 (3.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 88 (37.93%) Games
2 72 (31.03%) Finance
3 23 (9.91%) Banking
4 16 (6.90%) Retail
5 14 (6.03%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.72%) Back Office
7 3 (1.29%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.29%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.43%) Law
8 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.43%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (23.71%) .NET
2 11 (4.74%) Java EE
2 11 (4.74%) STL
3 10 (4.31%) .NET Framework
4 9 (3.88%) XML
5 8 (3.45%) HTML
6 7 (3.02%) Buildbot
7 5 (2.16%) SOAP
8 4 (1.72%) AngularJS
8 4 (1.72%) CSS
8 4 (1.72%) HTML5
8 4 (1.72%) REST
8 4 (1.72%) Web Services
9 2 (0.86%) Ajax
9 2 (0.86%) Android SDK
9 2 (0.86%) CGI
9 2 (0.86%) iOS SDK
10 1 (0.43%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.74%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.45%) Mobile App
2 8 (3.45%) New Media
3 6 (2.59%) BBC
4 5 (2.16%) Derivative
4 5 (2.16%) Fixed Income
4 5 (2.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (2.16%) OTC Derivatives
5 3 (1.29%) Smart Meter
6 2 (0.86%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.43%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.43%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.60%) Unix
2 12 (5.17%) Linux
3 2 (0.86%) Android
3 2 (0.86%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (45.26%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (44.40%) Test Automation
3 102 (43.97%) Software Testing
4 59 (25.43%) Software Engineering
5 48 (20.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 47 (20.26%) Open Source
7 40 (17.24%) Performance Engineering
8 34 (14.66%) Test Management
8 34 (14.66%) Test Strategy
9 33 (14.22%) Automated Testing
10 30 (12.93%) BDD
11 29 (12.50%) Performance Testing
12 28 (12.07%) Continuous Integration
13 25 (10.78%) Mentoring
13 25 (10.78%) TDD
14 24 (10.34%) Automation Testing
15 23 (9.91%) Non-Functional Testing
15 23 (9.91%) Test Scripting
16 20 (8.62%) Waterfall
17 19 (8.19%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 105 (45.26%) Java
2 87 (37.50%) Python
3 82 (35.34%) C#
4 65 (28.02%) Scala
5 59 (25.43%) Ruby
6 19 (8.19%) C++
7 18 (7.76%) C
8 16 (6.90%) SQL
9 15 (6.47%) Perl
10 14 (6.03%) VB
11 11 (4.74%) Objective-C
12 7 (3.02%) JavaScript
12 7 (3.02%) PHP
13 5 (2.16%) XPath
14 1 (0.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (7.33%) Security Cleared
2 15 (6.47%) Degree
3 12 (5.17%) CCNA
3 12 (5.17%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (5.17%) CISSP
3 12 (5.17%) GIAC
4 11 (4.74%) CompTIA Security+
4 11 (4.74%) DV Cleared
4 11 (4.74%) Linux+ Certification
4 11 (4.74%) MCSE
4 11 (4.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (4.74%) Network+ Certification
4 11 (4.74%) SANS
4 11 (4.74%) Security+ Certification
4 11 (4.74%) SSCP
5 9 (3.88%) ISTQB
6 6 (2.59%) ISEB
6 6 (2.59%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (17.24%) QA
2 2 (0.86%) SDET
Systems Management
1 8 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.86%) vRealize
Vendors
1 18 (7.76%) SOASTA, Inc
2 15 (6.47%) HP
3 8 (3.45%) Google
4 7 (3.02%) Intel Security
4 7 (3.02%) Oracle
4 7 (3.02%) SAP
5 6 (2.59%) BT
6 4 (1.72%) Citrix
7 3 (1.29%) IBM
7 3 (1.29%) Microsoft
8 2 (0.86%) ComArch
8 2 (0.86%) VMware
9 1 (0.43%) Sophos
9 1 (0.43%) Symantec
9 1 (0.43%) webMethods
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