The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had Test Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Consultant
Rank 232 225 218
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Consultant 7 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.19% 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.19% 0.098%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 1
Median salary £100,000 £47,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+110.52% +35.71%
UK excluding London median salary £75,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+57.89% -
Test Consultant
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5785 5678 5117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.92% 95.85% 96.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4571 4654 4275
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region that featured Test Consultant in the job title.

Test Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Test Consultant
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Consultant across the West Midlands region.

Test Consultant Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Test Consultant
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Consultant across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

Test Consultant Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Test Consultant
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Consultant within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 July 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
Birmingham -18 3 £100,000 +110.52% 3
Solihull - 2 £100,000 -
Shropshire - 2 £47,500 - 1
Test Consultant
England

Test Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, Test 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Test Consultant in the job title.

1 9 (69.23%) Test Automation
2 7 (53.85%) Games
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Software Testing
2 7 (53.85%) Java
3 6 (46.15%) .NET
3 6 (46.15%) Python
3 6 (46.15%) Scala
3 6 (46.15%) Open Source
3 6 (46.15%) SoapUI
3 6 (46.15%) Selenium
4 5 (38.46%) Ranorex
4 5 (38.46%) JUnit
4 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
5 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
6 3 (23.08%) Integration Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
6 3 (23.08%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (23.08%) ISEB
6 3 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
7 2 (15.38%) C#
7 2 (15.38%) Unix
7 2 (15.38%) Oracle
7 2 (15.38%) SQL
7 2 (15.38%) Ruby
7 2 (15.38%) Banking
7 2 (15.38%) Retail
7 2 (15.38%) Scrum
7 2 (15.38%) Finance

Test Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (7.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Selenium
1 6 (46.15%) SoapUI
2 5 (38.46%) JUnit
2 5 (38.46%) Ranorex
3 1 (7.69%) Appium
3 1 (7.69%) ClearCase
3 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
3 1 (7.69%) Gatling
3 1 (7.69%) JMeter
3 1 (7.69%) NeoLoad
3 1 (7.69%) WebLOAD
General
1 7 (53.85%) Games
2 2 (15.38%) Aerospace
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) .NET
2 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.69%) JSON
3 1 (7.69%) SOAP
3 1 (7.69%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Test Automation
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Software Testing
3 6 (46.15%) Open Source
4 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
5 3 (23.08%) Integration Testing
5 3 (23.08%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Performance Engineering
6 2 (15.38%) Scrum
6 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (15.38%) Web Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
7 1 (7.69%) DevOps
7 1 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
7 1 (7.69%) Software Architecture
7 1 (7.69%) System Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Use Case
7 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Java
2 6 (46.15%) Python
2 6 (46.15%) Scala
3 2 (15.38%) C#
3 2 (15.38%) Ruby
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) ISEB
1 3 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) SOASTA, Inc
2 1 (7.69%) webMethods
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