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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Testing Consultant
Rank 889 880 874
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Testing Consultant 8 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.009% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.010% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 11
Average salary £57,500 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.29% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £35,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £61,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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
106025 103677 110089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88349 84138 94850
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Testing Consultant over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 within the UK.

Testing Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Testing Consultant
Top 10 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 19 December 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
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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 -3 8 £57,500 +35.29% 1
Manchester - 3 - -
North West - 3 - -
London +22 2 £65,000 +67.74% 1
South East +9 1 £50,000 -9.09%
Surrey -4 1 £50,000 -
South West - 1 £47,500 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £47,500 -
Cheltenham - 1 £47,500 -
Leatherhead - 1 £50,000 -

Testing Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 15 (53.57%) Security Testing
2 14 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
3 9 (32.14%) Finance
4 8 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 8 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 7 (25.00%) ISEB
5 7 (25.00%) Network Security
6 6 (21.43%) Degree
6 6 (21.43%) Wireless
7 5 (17.86%) Wireless Security
7 5 (17.86%) Performance Testing
7 5 (17.86%) HP
7 5 (17.86%) Mobile App
8 4 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (14.29%) LoadRunner
8 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
8 4 (14.29%) Banking
8 4 (14.29%) Oracle
8 4 (14.29%) C
8 4 (14.29%) C#
8 4 (14.29%) C++
8 4 (14.29%) Java
9 3 (10.71%) Windows
9 3 (10.71%) VB
9 3 (10.71%) ISTQB
9 3 (10.71%) HP AIS
9 3 (10.71%) HP ASE
9 3 (10.71%) Siebel

Testing Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.57%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) Network Security
2 6 (21.43%) Wireless
3 5 (17.86%) Wireless Security
4 1 (3.57%) IPsec
4 1 (3.57%) LDAP
4 1 (3.57%) HTTP
4 1 (3.57%) Kerberos
4 1 (3.57%) VPN
4 1 (3.57%) HTTPS
4 1 (3.57%) DMZ
4 1 (3.57%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) LoadRunner
2 3 (10.71%) JMeter
2 3 (10.71%) AppScan
2 3 (10.71%) LoadUI
General
1 9 (32.14%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Banking
3 3 (10.71%) Retail
3 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
1 1 (3.57%) J2EE
1 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.57%) EJB
1 1 (3.57%) JSP
1 1 (3.57%) Servlets
1 1 (3.57%) SOAP
1 1 (3.57%) JMS
1 1 (3.57%) Java RMI
1 1 (3.57%) SAML
1 1 (3.57%) JMX
1 1 (3.57%) Hibernate
1 1 (3.57%) Spring
1 1 (3.57%) Ajax
1 1 (3.57%) Apache Flex
1 1 (3.57%) Silverlight
1 1 (3.57%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Mobile App
2 4 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 3 (10.71%) Statistics
4 1 (3.57%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (3.57%) Cryptography
4 1 (3.57%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Linux
3 1 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Security Testing
2 14 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
3 8 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 5 (17.86%) Performance Testing
5 3 (10.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
5 3 (10.71%) CRM
5 3 (10.71%) ERP
5 3 (10.71%) Quality Management
5 3 (10.71%) E-business
5 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (10.71%) Information Security
5 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.71%) Test Automation
5 3 (10.71%) Performance Engineering
5 3 (10.71%) Project Planning
5 3 (10.71%) Line Management
6 1 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.57%) Network Architecture
6 1 (3.57%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) C
1 4 (14.29%) C#
1 4 (14.29%) C++
1 4 (14.29%) Java
2 3 (10.71%) VB
3 1 (3.57%) Python
3 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 7 (25.00%) ISEB
3 6 (21.43%) Degree
4 3 (10.71%) ISTQB
4 3 (10.71%) HP AIS
4 3 (10.71%) HP ASE
5 2 (7.14%) OSCP
5 2 (7.14%) CISSP
6 1 (3.57%) GIAC
6 1 (3.57%) CEH
6 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.57%) OSCE
6 1 (3.57%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (10.71%) WebInspect
3 2 (7.14%) Nessus
4 1 (3.57%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) HP
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle
3 3 (10.71%) Siebel
4 2 (7.14%) IBM
4 2 (7.14%) Rapid7
5 1 (3.57%) Capita
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