The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Testing Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Testing Consultant
Rank 880 929 949
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Testing Consultant 16 12 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.011% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.012% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 15
Median salary £55,000 £56,250 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £32,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £41,250 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+15.15% -31.25%

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
92091 104182 108737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.30% 96.24% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 77057 86801 87903
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
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% -

Testing Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Testing Consultant in the job title.

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Testing Consultant over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 within the UK.

Testing Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Testing Consultant
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Testing Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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
(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 +55 16 £55,000 -2.22%
West Midlands -10 10 £55,000 +25.71%
Birmingham -22 10 £55,000 +25.71%
London +43 5 £70,000 +14.28%
City of London - 2 £42,500 -
South East +31 1 £40,000 -20.00%
Godalming - 1 £40,000 -
Surrey - 1 £40,000 -

Testing Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, Testing 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 Testing Consultant in the job title.

1 13 (56.52%) Software Testing
2 12 (52.17%) QA
3 10 (43.48%) Time Management
3 10 (43.48%) Mentoring
4 9 (39.13%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (39.13%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (39.13%) Test Planning
4 9 (39.13%) SDLC
4 9 (39.13%) Defect Management
4 9 (39.13%) Data Migration
4 9 (39.13%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
4 9 (39.13%) C
4 9 (39.13%) MS Excel
4 9 (39.13%) Migration
5 6 (26.09%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Finance
6 3 (13.04%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (13.04%) Regression Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Test Automation
6 3 (13.04%) Open Source
6 3 (13.04%) Security Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Automation Testing
6 3 (13.04%) CREST Certified
7 2 (8.70%) Presales
7 2 (8.70%) Social Engineering
7 2 (8.70%) Mobile Computing
7 2 (8.70%) PCI DSS

Testing 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 1 (4.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (39.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Wideband
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) JMeter
2 1 (4.35%) Appium
2 1 (4.35%) Burp Suite
2 1 (4.35%) Calabash
2 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.35%) Gatling
2 1 (4.35%) JBehave
2 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) JUnit
2 1 (4.35%) LoadRunner
2 1 (4.35%) SpecFlow
2 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) REST
1 1 (4.35%) SOAP
1 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (39.13%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (8.70%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Software Testing
2 10 (43.48%) Mentoring
2 10 (43.48%) Time Management
3 9 (39.13%) Data Migration
3 9 (39.13%) Defect Management
3 9 (39.13%) Migration
3 9 (39.13%) SDLC
3 9 (39.13%) Test Planning
4 6 (26.09%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Automation Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Open Source
5 3 (13.04%) Regression Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (13.04%) Security Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Test Automation
5 3 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (8.70%) Information Security
6 2 (8.70%) Presales
6 2 (8.70%) Social Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) C
2 1 (4.35%) C#
2 1 (4.35%) Java
2 1 (4.35%) Python
2 1 (4.35%) Ruby
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) CREST Certified
2 1 (4.35%) CEH
2 1 (4.35%) CISA
2 1 (4.35%) CISM
2 1 (4.35%) CISSP
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) GIAC
2 1 (4.35%) GPEN
2 1 (4.35%) OSCE
2 1 (4.35%) OSCP
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (52.17%) QA
2 2 (8.70%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.35%) SDET
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) HP