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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Consultant
UK
Rank 725 827 767
Rank change year-on-year
+102 -60
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Consultant 121 106 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.10% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.11% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 80 44 100
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -17.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,250 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -26.08%

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
80883 98578 103250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.35% 96.45% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67143 82699 85275
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%

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 23 February 2017 within the UK.

Test Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Test Consultant
Top 27 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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +104 114 £50,000 +5.26% 10
London +101 73 £63,750 +2.00% 4
West Yorkshire +32 15 £42,500 - 3
Yorkshire +29 15 £42,500 - 4
Leeds +25 15 £42,500 - 3
North West -3 10 £45,500 +7.05% 1
Preston - 7 £45,500 - 1
Lancashire - 7 £45,500 - 1
South East +48 5 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Scotland +21 4 £40,500 -26.36%
City of London +39 3 £53,750 +22.15% 2
West Midlands +21 3 £30,000 -14.28% 1
East of England +17 3 £42,500 -
Oxfordshire +15 3 £35,000 +40.00%
Cambridge +13 3 £42,500 -
Oxford +12 3 £35,000 +40.00%
Birmingham +10 3 £30,000 -
Cambridgeshire +8 3 £42,500 -
Manchester -26 3 £30,000 -29.41%
Glasgow - 3 £40,500 -
Hampshire +16 1 £40,000 - 1
Edinburgh 0 1 - -
Eastleigh - 1 £40,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 £35,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £35,000 -

Test Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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.

1 139 (67.15%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (51.69%) Finance
3 73 (35.27%) Java
4 68 (32.85%) C#
5 66 (31.88%) Selenium
6 56 (27.05%) Test Automation
7 51 (24.64%) Continuous Integration
8 47 (22.71%) SQL
9 44 (21.26%) Test Strategy
10 43 (20.77%) Software Testing
10 43 (20.77%) QA
11 42 (20.29%) BDD
12 41 (19.81%) Waterfall
13 40 (19.32%) Automation Testing
13 40 (19.32%) Scrum
14 39 (18.84%) Cucumber
15 38 (18.36%) Performance Testing
15 38 (18.36%) TDD
16 36 (17.39%) Test Management
16 36 (17.39%) Test Scripting
17 35 (16.91%) Python
18 34 (16.43%) Software Engineering
19 33 (15.94%) Mentoring
20 32 (15.46%) C++
20 32 (15.46%) C
21 31 (14.98%) .NET
22 29 (14.01%) Banking
22 29 (14.01%) Retail
22 29 (14.01%) Degree
23 28 (13.53%) Kanban

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 (2.42%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (2.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.97%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 3 (1.45%) HFM
2 2 (0.97%) Hyperion Enterprise
3 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (11.11%) G Suite
1 23 (11.11%) Office 365
1 23 (11.11%) Slack
2 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.97%) Internet
2 1 (0.48%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.31%) Big Data
2 9 (4.35%) Power BI
2 9 (4.35%) SQL Server
3 8 (3.86%) Hadoop
4 6 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.93%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.97%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.48%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 66 (31.88%) Selenium
2 39 (18.84%) Cucumber
3 26 (12.56%) SoapUI
4 25 (12.08%) Jenkins
5 23 (11.11%) Appium
6 22 (10.63%) JMeter
7 21 (10.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 21 (10.14%) Buildbot
7 21 (10.14%) Ranorex
8 19 (9.18%) LoadRunner
9 17 (8.21%) Jasmine
9 17 (8.21%) JUnit
9 17 (8.21%) Protractor
9 17 (8.21%) TestNG
10 16 (7.73%) Visual Studio
11 15 (7.25%) HP UFT
12 14 (6.76%) JIRA
13 13 (6.28%) WATIR
14 9 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
15 7 (3.38%) WebLOAD
General
1 107 (51.69%) Finance
2 29 (14.01%) Banking
2 29 (14.01%) Retail
3 12 (5.80%) Telecoms
4 11 (5.31%) Games
5 6 (2.90%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.93%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.97%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.97%) Marketing
8 1 (0.48%) Back Office
8 1 (0.48%) Electronics
8 1 (0.48%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (14.98%) .NET
2 27 (13.04%) HTML
3 18 (8.70%) CSS
4 9 (4.35%) Java EE
4 9 (4.35%) STL
5 7 (3.38%) XML
6 2 (0.97%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.97%) Gherkin
6 2 (0.97%) RESTful
6 2 (0.97%) Web Services
7 1 (0.48%) Behat
7 1 (0.48%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.66%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (8.21%) Driving Licence
3 10 (4.83%) Mobile App
4 8 (3.86%) New Media
5 6 (2.90%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.97%) BBC
6 2 (0.97%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.48%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.48%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.83%) Linux
1 10 (4.83%) Unix
2 7 (3.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (67.15%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (27.05%) Test Automation
3 51 (24.64%) Continuous Integration
4 44 (21.26%) Test Strategy
5 43 (20.77%) Software Testing
6 42 (20.29%) BDD
7 41 (19.81%) Waterfall
8 40 (19.32%) Automation Testing
8 40 (19.32%) Scrum
9 38 (18.36%) Performance Testing
9 38 (18.36%) TDD
10 36 (17.39%) Test Management
10 36 (17.39%) Test Scripting
11 34 (16.43%) Software Engineering
12 33 (15.94%) Mentoring
13 28 (13.53%) Kanban
13 28 (13.53%) SDLC
13 28 (13.53%) V-Model
14 27 (13.04%) Functional Testing
14 27 (13.04%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 73 (35.27%) Java
2 68 (32.85%) C#
3 47 (22.71%) SQL
4 35 (16.91%) Python
5 32 (15.46%) C
5 32 (15.46%) C++
6 25 (12.08%) Ruby
7 22 (10.63%) Scala
8 21 (10.14%) PHP
9 18 (8.70%) JavaScript
10 12 (5.80%) VB
11 10 (4.83%) Perl
12 9 (4.35%) Objective-C
13 8 (3.86%) R
14 5 (2.42%) T-SQL
14 5 (2.42%) XPath
15 3 (1.45%) VBScript
16 2 (0.97%) PL/SQL
17 1 (0.48%) AWK
17 1 (0.48%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (14.01%) Degree
2 23 (11.11%) ISTQB
3 22 (10.63%) ISEB
4 16 (7.73%) Security Cleared
5 12 (5.80%) CISSP
5 12 (5.80%) GIAC
6 9 (4.35%) CCNA
6 9 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (4.35%) CompTIA Security+
6 9 (4.35%) DV Cleared
6 9 (4.35%) Linux+ Certification
6 9 (4.35%) MCSE
6 9 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (4.35%) Network+ Certification
6 9 (4.35%) SANS
6 9 (4.35%) Security+ Certification
6 9 (4.35%) SSCP
7 7 (3.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (3.38%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.93%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (20.77%) QA
2 2 (0.97%) SDET
Systems Management
1 11 (5.31%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (11.11%) Google
2 22 (10.63%) HP
3 13 (6.28%) Oracle
4 11 (5.31%) Hyperion
5 7 (3.38%) Microsoft
6 5 (2.42%) SAP
7 2 (0.97%) BT
7 2 (0.97%) CA Agile Central
7 2 (0.97%) Intel Security
8 1 (0.48%) Citrix
8 1 (0.48%) IBM
8 1 (0.48%) Perforce
8 1 (0.48%) Tableau
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