The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Consultant
Rank 767 740 839
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +99
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Consultant 150 143 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.13% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.14% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 85 94 68
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,950 £34,350 £35,100
10% offered a salary of more than £75,250 £64,250 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114665 105124 119149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92969 87480 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%

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 18 April 2014 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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -37 146 £47,500 -5.00% 16
London -12 104 £52,500 -4.54% 7
South East -7 26 £47,500 -24.00% 3
City of London -10 17 £77,500 +55.00% 1
Surrey - 13 £47,500 -
West Yorkshire -31 12 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Yorkshire -38 12 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Reigate - 12 £47,500 -
Croydon - 12 £47,500 -
Guildford - 12 £47,500 -
Leeds -27 9 - -
South Yorkshire - 9 - -
Bradford - 9 - -
Sheffield - 9 - -
Hampshire +1 4 £38,000 - 2
Basingstoke +7 3 £37,500 -
Berkshire -9 3 £35,500 -21.11% 1
West Midlands +5 2 - - 2
North West -14 2 £50,000 +81.81%
South West -15 2 £38,000 -17.39% 2
East Midlands - 2 £35,000 - 1
Derbyshire - 2 £35,000 - 1
Maidenhead - 2 £35,500 -
Chesterfield - 2 £35,000 - 1
Coventry - 2 - - 1
Gloucester +11 1 £38,000 -17.39%
Manchester +1 1 £50,000 +81.81%
Oxford 0 1 £50,000 -25.92%
Gloucestershire 0 1 £38,000 -17.39%
Oxfordshire -13 1 £50,000 -25.92%

Test Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 90 (35.86%) Finance
2 79 (31.47%) ISEB
3 78 (31.08%) Selenium
4 68 (27.09%) Test Automation
5 67 (26.69%) QA
6 61 (24.30%) Software Testing
7 60 (23.90%) LoadRunner
8 58 (23.11%) HP
8 58 (23.11%) Degree
9 55 (21.91%) ISTQB
9 55 (21.91%) Agile Software Development
9 55 (21.91%) SQL
10 53 (21.12%) Java
11 52 (20.72%) .NET
12 49 (19.52%) QuickTest Pro
12 49 (19.52%) Performance Testing
13 48 (19.12%) C#
13 48 (19.12%) Test Strategy
14 45 (17.93%) Banking
15 42 (16.73%) Retail
16 39 (15.54%) Test Scripting
17 37 (14.74%) Security Cleared
18 35 (13.94%) WebDriver
19 28 (11.16%) Automated Testing
19 28 (11.16%) Telecoms
20 27 (10.76%) Web Services
20 27 (10.76%) HP Quality Center
21 26 (10.36%) OO
22 25 (9.96%) WinRunner
22 25 (9.96%) TestComplete

Test Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 9 (3.59%) WebSphere
2 7 (2.79%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.79%) IIS
3 2 (0.80%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.40%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (2.39%) MS Office
2 3 (1.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (4.38%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.59%) SAP FI
2 4 (1.59%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (1.59%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.80%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.40%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.19%) LAN
1 8 (3.19%) WAN
2 5 (1.99%) HTTP
3 4 (1.59%) Internet
4 2 (0.80%) LTE
4 2 (0.80%) 4G
5 1 (0.40%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.40%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.97%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.98%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (3.98%) DataStage
2 10 (3.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (3.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (1.99%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (1.20%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.40%) Big Data
6 1 (0.40%) MySQL
6 1 (0.40%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 78 (31.08%) Selenium
2 60 (23.90%) LoadRunner
3 49 (19.52%) QuickTest Pro
4 35 (13.94%) WebDriver
5 25 (9.96%) WinRunner
5 25 (9.96%) TestComplete
6 21 (8.37%) Ranorex
7 17 (6.77%) FitNesse
8 16 (6.37%) JMeter
9 9 (3.59%) NUnit
9 9 (3.59%) SilkPerformer
9 9 (3.59%) Rational Performance Tester
10 8 (3.19%) Jasmine
10 8 (3.19%) TeamCity
11 7 (2.79%) Cucumber
11 7 (2.79%) Metasploit
11 7 (2.79%) JIRA
12 6 (2.39%) eggPlant
13 4 (1.59%) Maven
13 4 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 90 (35.86%) Finance
2 45 (17.93%) Banking
3 42 (16.73%) Retail
4 28 (11.16%) Telecoms
5 22 (8.76%) Investment Banking
6 17 (6.77%) Retail Banking
7 12 (4.78%) Billing
8 6 (2.39%) Back Office
9 4 (1.59%) Publishing
9 4 (1.59%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.80%) Games
11 1 (0.40%) Marketing
11 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (20.72%) .NET
2 27 (10.76%) Web Services
3 19 (7.57%) .NET Framework
4 16 (6.37%) Middleware
5 11 (4.38%) SOAP
6 7 (2.79%) Oracle Fusion
6 7 (2.79%) XML
7 6 (2.39%) HTML
8 5 (1.99%) Ajax
9 4 (1.59%) Flash
9 4 (1.59%) Apache Flex
9 4 (1.59%) Silverlight
10 3 (1.20%) WCF
10 3 (1.20%) CSS
11 2 (0.80%) J2EE
11 2 (0.80%) Java SE
11 2 (0.80%) Java EE
11 2 (0.80%) JPA
11 2 (0.80%) GWT
11 2 (0.80%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.96%) Mathematics
2 17 (6.77%) Client/Server
2 17 (6.77%) Mobile App
3 14 (5.58%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (4.38%) Derivative
4 11 (4.38%) Fixed Income
5 10 (3.98%) Open Source
6 7 (2.79%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.79%) Equities
7 5 (1.99%) New Media
7 5 (1.99%) Firmware
8 4 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (1.59%) Statistics
9 2 (0.80%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.40%) Mobile Computing
10 1 (0.40%) Wiki
10 1 (0.40%) GIS
10 1 (0.40%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.59%) Linux
1 9 (3.59%) UNIX
2 2 (0.80%) Android
2 2 (0.80%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.40%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (27.09%) Test Automation
2 61 (24.30%) Software Testing
3 55 (21.91%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (19.52%) Performance Testing
5 48 (19.12%) Test Strategy
6 39 (15.54%) Test Scripting
7 28 (11.16%) Automated Testing
8 26 (10.36%) OO
9 25 (9.96%) Analytics
10 21 (8.37%) Scrum
10 21 (8.37%) Test Management
11 20 (7.97%) TDD
12 18 (7.17%) Penetration Testing
13 17 (6.77%) PRINCE2
14 16 (6.37%) RAD
14 16 (6.37%) Project Management
14 16 (6.37%) User Acceptance Testing
15 15 (5.98%) Stakeholder Management
16 14 (5.58%) CRM
16 14 (5.58%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 55 (21.91%) SQL
2 53 (21.12%) Java
3 48 (19.12%) C#
4 19 (7.57%) C++
5 14 (5.58%) Python
6 12 (4.78%) VBScript
7 10 (3.98%) Ruby
8 9 (3.59%) Shell Script
9 6 (2.39%) C
10 4 (1.59%) ABAP
11 3 (1.20%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.20%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.80%) VB
12 2 (0.80%) PHP
13 1 (0.40%) Scala
13 1 (0.40%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.40%) Perl
Qualifications
1 79 (31.47%) ISEB
2 58 (23.11%) Degree
3 55 (21.91%) ISTQB
4 37 (14.74%) Security Cleared
5 17 (6.77%) SC Cleared
6 11 (4.38%) DV Cleared
7 10 (3.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (1.59%) HP ASE
9 3 (1.20%) HP AIS
10 2 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.80%) PMP
10 2 (0.80%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (26.69%) QA
2 3 (1.20%) ISO 9002
3 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 27 (10.76%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (2.79%) CORE IMPACT
2 7 (2.79%) Nessus
Vendors
1 58 (23.11%) HP
2 22 (8.76%) Microsoft
3 21 (8.37%) Oracle
4 14 (5.58%) SAP
5 11 (4.38%) IBM
6 10 (3.98%) Informatica
6 10 (3.98%) Cognos
6 10 (3.98%) MicroStrategy
7 8 (3.19%) Siebel
8 7 (2.79%) Capita
9 6 (2.39%) Citrix
10 5 (1.99%) SOASTA, Inc
11 3 (1.20%) JD Edwards
12 2 (0.80%) Hyperion
12 2 (0.80%) PeopleSoft
13 1 (0.40%) Atlassian
13 1 (0.40%) Fujitsu
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