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 11 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Testing Consultant
Rank 870 951 968
Rank change year-on-year
+81 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Testing Consultant 9 11 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.010% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.011% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 5
Median salary £65,000 £47,304 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+37.40% -5.39%
UK excluding London median salary - £47,304 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.39%

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
86471 102103 109760
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.56% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 71855 85111 90926
Median salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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
Top 6 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 11 December 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 +64 9 £65,000 +37.40% 2
London +60 4 £65,000 +6.12% 1
Birmingham - 4 - -
West Midlands - 4 - -
City of London - 2 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1

Testing Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 12 (54.55%) Mentoring
2 11 (50.00%) C
3 10 (45.45%) MS Excel
3 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 10 (45.45%) Migration
3 10 (45.45%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (45.45%) Software Testing
3 10 (45.45%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (45.45%) QA
3 10 (45.45%) Time Management
3 10 (45.45%) Data Migration
3 10 (45.45%) SDLC
3 10 (45.45%) Defect Management
3 10 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (45.45%) Test Planning
4 7 (31.82%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (22.73%) Finance
5 5 (22.73%) Open Source
6 4 (18.18%) Test Automation
6 4 (18.18%) Security Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (18.18%) CREST Certified
7 3 (13.64%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (13.64%) Coaching
7 3 (13.64%) Automation Testing
8 2 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (9.09%) OSCP
8 2 (9.09%) Business Development
8 2 (9.09%) Degree
8 2 (9.09%) Wireshark

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:

Applications
1 10 (45.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (45.45%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Wireshark
2 1 (4.55%) Wideband
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Burp Suite
2 1 (4.55%) Selenium
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (45.45%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.55%) CESG
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Kali Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Mentoring
2 10 (45.45%) Data Migration
2 10 (45.45%) Defect Management
2 10 (45.45%) Migration
2 10 (45.45%) SDLC
2 10 (45.45%) Software Testing
2 10 (45.45%) Test Planning
2 10 (45.45%) Time Management
3 7 (31.82%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (22.73%) Open Source
5 4 (18.18%) Security Testing
5 4 (18.18%) Test Automation
5 4 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (13.64%) Automation Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Coaching
6 3 (13.64%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (9.09%) Business Development
7 2 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (9.09%) Information Security
8 1 (4.55%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) C
2 2 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (4.55%) C#
3 1 (4.55%) C++
3 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.55%) Perl
3 1 (4.55%) Ruby
3 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) CREST Certified
2 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) OSCP
2 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) CEH
3 1 (4.55%) CHECK Team Leader
3 1 (4.55%) CISA
3 1 (4.55%) CISM
3 1 (4.55%) CISSP
3 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) GIAC
3 1 (4.55%) GPEN
3 1 (4.55%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (45.45%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Nessus
1 2 (9.09%) Nmap
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
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