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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Consultant
England / West Midlands
Rank 210 219 200
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Consultant 5 3 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.10% 0.057% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.060% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 10
Median salary £30,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-45.45% -8.33%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
- -30.43%

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
4756 5039 4851
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 97.42% 96.55% 97.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3770 4205 4253
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
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 18 January 2017. 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 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 - 5 £30,000 -
Test Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 6 (85.71%) Finance
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) QA
1 6 (85.71%) V-Model
2 5 (71.43%) Business Development
2 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
2 5 (71.43%) Waterfall
2 5 (71.43%) Functional Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Driving Licence
3 2 (28.57%) JIRA
4 1 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
4 1 (14.29%) System Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Management
4 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Content Management
4 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Content Management
4 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
4 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing

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 (14.29%) Documentum
1 1 (14.29%) FileNet
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Driving Licence
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) V-Model
2 5 (71.43%) Business Development
2 5 (71.43%) Functional Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
2 5 (71.43%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Content Management
3 1 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
3 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Test Management
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) HP