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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Testing Consultant
Rank 873 885 869
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Testing Consultant 5 8 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.008% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.008% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 12
Average salary £47,500 £43,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £53,750 £62,500
% change year-on-year
-11.62% -14.00%

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
100365 96995 104060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.55% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 83553 78307 89163
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 £27,500 £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
Top 7 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 30 January 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 -6 5 £47,500 +11.76% 1
London -2 2 - -
Manchester - 2 - -
North West - 2 - -
Leeds -2 1 £47,500 +11.76%
West Yorkshire -7 1 £47,500 +11.76%
Yorkshire -12 1 £47,500 +11.76%

Testing Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 15 (60.00%) Security Testing
2 14 (56.00%) Penetration Testing
3 9 (36.00%) Finance
4 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
4 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
5 7 (28.00%) Network Security
6 6 (24.00%) Software Testing
6 6 (24.00%) ISEB
7 5 (20.00%) HP
7 5 (20.00%) Wireless
7 5 (20.00%) Degree
8 4 (16.00%) Wireless Security
8 4 (16.00%) Performance Testing
8 4 (16.00%) Mobile App
8 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
8 4 (16.00%) Banking
8 4 (16.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 4 (16.00%) Information Security
8 4 (16.00%) C
8 4 (16.00%) C#
8 4 (16.00%) C++
8 4 (16.00%) Java
8 4 (16.00%) Oracle
9 3 (12.00%) CRM
9 3 (12.00%) Siebel
9 3 (12.00%) ERP
9 3 (12.00%) VB
9 3 (12.00%) Windows
9 3 (12.00%) LoadRunner

Testing Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) Network Security
2 5 (20.00%) Wireless
3 4 (16.00%) Wireless Security
4 1 (4.00%) LDAP
4 1 (4.00%) DMZ
4 1 (4.00%) HTTP
4 1 (4.00%) Kerberos
4 1 (4.00%) VPN
4 1 (4.00%) HTTPS
4 1 (4.00%) IPsec
4 1 (4.00%) Firewall
4 1 (4.00%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) LoadRunner
1 3 (12.00%) JMeter
1 3 (12.00%) AppScan
1 3 (12.00%) LoadUI
General
1 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Banking
3 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (12.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
1 1 (4.00%) J2EE
1 1 (4.00%) SAML
1 1 (4.00%) JMX
1 1 (4.00%) JMS
1 1 (4.00%) Java RMI
1 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.00%) EJB
1 1 (4.00%) JSP
1 1 (4.00%) Servlets
1 1 (4.00%) SOAP
1 1 (4.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (4.00%) Spring
1 1 (4.00%) Apache Flex
1 1 (4.00%) Silverlight
1 1 (4.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Mobile App
1 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.00%) Statistics
3 1 (4.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.00%) Cryptography
3 1 (4.00%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Linux
3 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Security Testing
2 14 (56.00%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (24.00%) Software Testing
4 4 (16.00%) Performance Testing
4 4 (16.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (16.00%) Information Security
5 3 (12.00%) CRM
5 3 (12.00%) ERP
5 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (12.00%) Quality Management
5 3 (12.00%) E-business
5 3 (12.00%) Performance Engineering
5 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (12.00%) Project Planning
5 3 (12.00%) Line Management
5 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.00%) Identity Management
7 1 (4.00%) Validation
7 1 (4.00%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) C
1 4 (16.00%) C#
1 4 (16.00%) C++
1 4 (16.00%) Java
2 3 (12.00%) VB
3 1 (4.00%) Python
3 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.00%) Perl
3 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (24.00%) ISEB
3 5 (20.00%) Degree
4 3 (12.00%) HP AIS
4 3 (12.00%) HP ASE
4 3 (12.00%) ISTQB
5 2 (8.00%) OSCP
5 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
5 2 (8.00%) CISSP
6 1 (4.00%) GIAC
6 1 (4.00%) CEH
6 1 (4.00%) OSCE
6 1 (4.00%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) WebInspect
1 3 (12.00%) Nessus
1 3 (12.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.00%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) HP
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle
3 3 (12.00%) Siebel
4 2 (8.00%) Rapid7
4 2 (8.00%) IBM
5 1 (4.00%) Capita
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