The table below looks at the statistics for the Testing Consultant role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Testing Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Testing Consultant
Rank 889 882 871
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Testing Consultant 15 38 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.032% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.033% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 12 32 8
Average salary £60,000 £67,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary - £67,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +35.00%

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
104512 113471 104451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.62% 94.69%
Number of salaries quoted 85520 92371 86950
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Testing Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Testing Consultant in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Testing Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Testing Consultant
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Testing Consultant within the UK.

Testing Consultant Salary Trend in the UK

Testing Consultant
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Testing Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 5 May 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 +20 14 £60,000 -12.72% 3
London +12 13 £60,000 -14.28% 3
City of London +35 1 £60,000 -
Manchester -1 1 - -
North West -15 1 - -

Testing Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Testing 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 Testing Consultant in their job title.

1 18 (85.71%) Security Testing
2 17 (80.95%) Penetration Testing
3 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (71.43%) SC Cleared
3 15 (71.43%) Security Cleared
4 14 (66.67%) Wireless Security
4 14 (66.67%) Degree
4 14 (66.67%) Wireless
4 14 (66.67%) Mobile App
5 3 (14.29%) Nessus
5 3 (14.29%) Nmap
6 2 (9.52%) WebInspect
6 2 (9.52%) AppScan
6 2 (9.52%) Software Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Windows
6 2 (9.52%) Linux
6 2 (9.52%) IBM
6 2 (9.52%) HP
6 2 (9.52%) Rapid7
7 1 (4.76%) Automation Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (4.76%) OO
7 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.76%) Finance
7 1 (4.76%) Information Security
7 1 (4.76%) C#
7 1 (4.76%) Java
7 1 (4.76%) SQL
7 1 (4.76%) Manual Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Network Security

Testing Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Testing 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 Testing Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 14 (66.67%) Wireless
1 14 (66.67%) Wireless Security
2 1 (4.76%) Wireshark
2 1 (4.76%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) AppScan
2 1 (4.76%) Selenium
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 14 (66.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) Security Testing
2 17 (80.95%) Penetration Testing
3 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.52%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (4.76%) OO
5 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.76%) Information Security
5 1 (4.76%) Manual Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Information Assurance
5 1 (4.76%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (4.76%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) C#
1 1 (4.76%) Java
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (71.43%) SC Cleared
1 15 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 14 (66.67%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Nessus
1 3 (14.29%) Nmap
2 2 (9.52%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) IBM
1 2 (9.52%) HP
1 2 (9.52%) Rapid7
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