The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Testing Consultant
Rank 884 871 871
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Testing Consultant 9 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.008% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.009% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 2
Average salary £50,000 £36,250 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.93% -21.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £30,700 £43,250
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £61,500 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -30.00%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
108763 102557 112445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.28% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 88869 85119 96467
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 22 July 2014 within the UK.

Testing Consultant Salary Histogram 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 22 July 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 -32 6 £50,000 +37.93% 1
London -29 4 £51,250 -21.15%
South East -3 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £45,000 - 1
Reading - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
North West - 1 £45,000 - 1

Testing Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 33 (67.35%) Penetration Testing
1 33 (67.35%) Security Testing
2 19 (38.78%) Network Security
3 16 (32.65%) Security Cleared
4 14 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 12 (24.49%) Degree
5 12 (24.49%) Information Security
6 8 (16.33%) Wireless
6 8 (16.33%) Mobile App
6 8 (16.33%) Wireless Security
7 6 (12.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 6 (12.24%) Business Development
8 5 (10.20%) Integration Testing
9 4 (8.16%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (8.16%) Performance Testing
9 4 (8.16%) Capita
9 4 (8.16%) Cryptography
9 4 (8.16%) GIAC
9 4 (8.16%) Management Information System
9 4 (8.16%) Java
9 4 (8.16%) ISEB
9 4 (8.16%) DV Cleared
9 4 (8.16%) GPEN
9 4 (8.16%) OSCP
9 4 (8.16%) System Testing
10 3 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (6.12%) CISSP
10 3 (6.12%) LoadRunner
10 3 (6.12%) Internet
10 3 (6.12%) SQL

Testing Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (38.78%) Network Security
2 8 (16.33%) Wireless
2 8 (16.33%) Wireless Security
3 3 (6.12%) Internet
3 3 (6.12%) HTTP
4 2 (4.08%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) LoadRunner
1 3 (6.12%) Maven
2 1 (2.04%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (2.04%) Retail Banking
1 1 (2.04%) Banking
1 1 (2.04%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) Flash
1 3 (6.12%) Silverlight
1 3 (6.12%) Apache Flex
2 1 (2.04%) Gherkin
2 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Mobile App
2 4 (8.16%) Cryptography
2 4 (8.16%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.04%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (67.35%) Penetration Testing
1 33 (67.35%) Security Testing
2 12 (24.49%) Information Security
3 6 (12.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 6 (12.24%) Business Development
4 5 (10.20%) Integration Testing
5 4 (8.16%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (8.16%) Performance Testing
5 4 (8.16%) System Testing
6 3 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (6.12%) Software Testing
6 3 (6.12%) Unit Testing
6 3 (6.12%) Automated Testing
7 2 (4.08%) Quality Management
7 2 (4.08%) ERP
7 2 (4.08%) Test Automation
7 2 (4.08%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (4.08%) Automation Testing
8 1 (2.04%) Web Application Development
8 1 (2.04%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.16%) Java
2 3 (6.12%) SQL
3 1 (2.04%) C
3 1 (2.04%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (32.65%) Security Cleared
2 14 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 12 (24.49%) Degree
4 4 (8.16%) GIAC
4 4 (8.16%) ISEB
4 4 (8.16%) DV Cleared
4 4 (8.16%) GPEN
4 4 (8.16%) OSCP
5 3 (6.12%) CISSP
6 1 (2.04%) MCT
6 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.04%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) Nessus
2 1 (2.04%) CA LISA
2 1 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (8.16%) Capita
2 2 (4.08%) HP
3 1 (2.04%) Green Hat
3 1 (2.04%) CA
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
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