The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Consultant
Rank 210 209 209
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Consultant 7 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.12% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.12% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 0
Average salary £47,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +3.26%
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
5030 4924 4811
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.10% 95.04% 96.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4222 4160 3991
Average salary £39,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Test Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Consultant in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 May 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Consultant within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Birmingham - 7 £47,500 - 1
Test Consultant
England

Test Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Test 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 Test Consultant in their job title.

1 19 (100.00%) QA
2 15 (78.95%) Finance
3 9 (47.37%) ISEB
4 8 (42.11%) Aerospace
4 8 (42.11%) Scrum
4 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (42.11%) Banking
4 8 (42.11%) Retail
4 8 (42.11%) Software Testing
4 8 (42.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (31.58%) Selenium
5 6 (31.58%) Java
6 5 (26.32%) Test Scripting
7 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
7 4 (21.05%) Degree
7 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
7 4 (21.05%) Coaching
7 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
7 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
7 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
7 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (21.05%) Test Strategy
8 3 (15.79%) Test Management
9 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (10.53%) HP
9 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
9 2 (10.53%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 1 (5.26%) Functional Testing
10 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
10 1 (5.26%) Manual Testing

Test Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Test 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 Test Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Selenium
General
1 15 (78.95%) Finance
2 8 (42.11%) Aerospace
2 8 (42.11%) Banking
2 8 (42.11%) Retail
3 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Scrum
1 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (42.11%) Software Testing
2 5 (26.32%) Test Scripting
3 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
3 4 (21.05%) Test Strategy
3 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
3 4 (21.05%) Coaching
4 3 (15.79%) Test Management
5 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
6 1 (5.26%) Functional Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) ISEB
2 8 (42.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (21.05%) Degree
3 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
3 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) HP
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