The median annual salary for a Test Consultant was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Consultant
UK / England
Rank 726 846 801
Rank change year-on-year +120 -45  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Consultant 117 86 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.089% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.092% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 75 28 74
Median salary £55,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.41% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,750 £37,000
% change year-on-year +3.22% +4.72%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 76500 93487 97724
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.27% 96.44% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 64049 79038 80601
Median salary £46,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.09% +1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Test Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Test Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Test Consultant in England

Test Consultant
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Test Consultant in England

Test Consultant
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Consultant in England over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Consultant in England

Test Consultant
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
London +126 84 £65,000 -7.14% 5
Yorkshire +27 15 £41,250 -
South East +64 6 £25,000 -39.39% 1
North West -12 5 £45,500 +7.05% 1
East Midlands - 1 £35,000 -
Test Consultant
UK

Test Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 England region featuring Test Consultant in the job title.

1 139 (67.48%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (50.49%) Finance
3 100 (48.54%) Test Strategy
4 86 (41.75%) Selenium
5 85 (41.26%) Java
6 73 (35.44%) C#
7 67 (32.52%) Test Automation
8 61 (29.61%) SQL
9 58 (28.16%) Continuous Integration
10 51 (24.76%) Scrum
11 49 (23.79%) QA
12 44 (21.36%) BDD
13 42 (20.39%) Cucumber
13 42 (20.39%) Degree
13 42 (20.39%) .NET
14 41 (19.90%) Performance Testing
14 41 (19.90%) Waterfall
15 40 (19.42%) Test Management
16 38 (18.45%) HTML
16 38 (18.45%) TDD
16 38 (18.45%) SDLC
17 37 (17.96%) Software Testing
17 37 (17.96%) Open Source
18 36 (17.48%) Test Scripting
18 36 (17.48%) Automation Testing
19 34 (16.50%) Mentoring
20 32 (15.53%) Functional Testing
21 31 (15.05%) Jasmine
21 31 (15.05%) JavaScript
21 31 (15.05%) JUnit

Test Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (0.49%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (3.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.97%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 3 (1.46%) HFM
2 2 (0.97%) Hyperion Enterprise
3 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (10.68%) G Suite
1 22 (10.68%) Office 365
1 22 (10.68%) Slack
2 4 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.80%) Big Data
2 11 (5.34%) Power BI
2 11 (5.34%) SQL Server
3 9 (4.37%) Relational Database
4 8 (3.88%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (3.88%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.97%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 86 (41.75%) Selenium
2 42 (20.39%) Cucumber
3 31 (15.05%) Jasmine
3 31 (15.05%) JUnit
3 31 (15.05%) Protractor
4 30 (14.56%) TestNG
5 27 (13.11%) SoapUI
6 24 (11.65%) Jenkins
7 23 (11.17%) Appium
8 21 (10.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 21 (10.19%) JMeter
9 19 (9.22%) Buildbot
9 19 (9.22%) Ranorex
10 18 (8.74%) LoadRunner
11 16 (7.77%) JIRA
12 11 (5.34%) Visual Studio
13 10 (4.85%) WATIR
14 9 (4.37%) Gatling
14 9 (4.37%) HP UFT
14 9 (4.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 104 (50.49%) Finance
2 30 (14.56%) Retail
3 28 (13.59%) Banking
4 14 (6.80%) Telecoms
5 9 (4.37%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.43%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.43%) Games
7 3 (1.46%) Marketing
8 1 (0.49%) Electronics
8 1 (0.49%) Legal
8 1 (0.49%) Local Government
8 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (20.39%) .NET
2 38 (18.45%) HTML
3 30 (14.56%) CSS
4 4 (1.94%) Java EE
4 4 (1.94%) STL
4 4 (1.94%) XML
5 3 (1.46%) .NET Framework
5 3 (1.46%) RESTful
5 3 (1.46%) Web Services
6 2 (0.97%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.49%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.49%) Behat
7 1 (0.49%) Node.js
7 1 (0.49%) React
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.19%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (9.22%) Driving Licence
3 10 (4.85%) New Media
4 8 (3.88%) Mobile App
5 7 (3.40%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.46%) BBC
7 2 (0.97%) Blog
7 2 (0.97%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.49%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.49%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.88%) Windows
2 5 (2.43%) Unix
3 4 (1.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (67.48%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (48.54%) Test Strategy
3 67 (32.52%) Test Automation
4 58 (28.16%) Continuous Integration
5 51 (24.76%) Scrum
6 44 (21.36%) BDD
7 41 (19.90%) Performance Testing
7 41 (19.90%) Waterfall
8 40 (19.42%) Test Management
9 38 (18.45%) SDLC
9 38 (18.45%) TDD
10 37 (17.96%) Open Source
10 37 (17.96%) Software Testing
11 36 (17.48%) Automation Testing
11 36 (17.48%) Test Scripting
12 34 (16.50%) Mentoring
13 32 (15.53%) Functional Testing
14 30 (14.56%) Kanban
15 29 (14.08%) Software Engineering
16 27 (13.11%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 85 (41.26%) Java
2 73 (35.44%) C#
3 61 (29.61%) SQL
4 31 (15.05%) JavaScript
5 28 (13.59%) Python
6 25 (12.14%) C
6 25 (12.14%) C++
7 22 (10.68%) Ruby
8 19 (9.22%) PHP
8 19 (9.22%) Scala
9 8 (3.88%) R
10 7 (3.40%) T-SQL
11 5 (2.43%) Perl
12 4 (1.94%) Objective-C
12 4 (1.94%) VB
13 2 (0.97%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.49%) AWK
14 1 (0.49%) sed
14 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.49%) XPath
Qualifications
1 42 (20.39%) Degree
2 24 (11.65%) ISEB
3 23 (11.17%) ISTQB
4 8 (3.88%) CISSP
4 8 (3.88%) GIAC
5 5 (2.43%) CEH
5 5 (2.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (2.43%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.94%) CISA
6 4 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.94%) CISM
6 4 (1.94%) CompTIA Security+
6 4 (1.94%) GPEN
6 4 (1.94%) Linux+ Certification
6 4 (1.94%) MCSE
6 4 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.94%) Network+ Certification
6 4 (1.94%) SANS
6 4 (1.94%) Security+ Certification
6 4 (1.94%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (23.79%) QA
2 3 (1.46%) SDET
Systems Management
1 7 (3.40%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (10.68%) Google
1 22 (10.68%) Oracle
2 15 (7.28%) HP
3 11 (5.34%) Hyperion
4 8 (3.88%) Microsoft
5 6 (2.91%) SAP
6 3 (1.46%) BT
6 3 (1.46%) Intel Security
6 3 (1.46%) Tableau
7 2 (0.97%) CA Agile Central
7 2 (0.97%) Capita
8 1 (0.49%) IBM
8 1 (0.49%) Perforce
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