The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire 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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Consultant
Rank 260 251 216
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Consultant 4 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.053% 0.094% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.099% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 11
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-22.10% +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 Yorkshire 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
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7325 7097 5565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 97.54% 95.61% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 5924 5592 4446
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Test Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Test Consultant
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Test Consultant Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Test Consultant
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Consultant within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 March 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
West Yorkshire -3 2 £35,000 -17.64%
South Yorkshire -8 2 £40,000 -
Test Consultant
England

Test Consultant
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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 8 (80.00%) Test Scripting
1 8 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (70.00%) Functional Testing
2 7 (70.00%) ISEB
3 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (20.00%) .NET
5 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) QA
5 2 (20.00%) Selenium
5 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
5 2 (20.00%) BDD
5 2 (20.00%) SpecFlow
5 2 (20.00%) Gherkin
6 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
6 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management

Test Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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.

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Selenium
1 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (20.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 7 (70.00%) Functional Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (20.00%) BDD
5 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) ISEB
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft