The median annual salary for a Testing Consultant was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Testing Consultant
UK / England
Rank 814 919 919
Rank change year-on-year +105 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Testing Consultant 5 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.006% 0.008% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.009% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 6
Median salary £47,500 £85,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -44.11% +41.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 - £47,500

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 75905 92477 95025
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.29% 96.42% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 63439 78184 78375
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%  

Testing Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Testing Consultant in England

Testing Consultant
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Testing Consultant in England

Testing Consultant
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Testing Consultant in England over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Testing Consultant in England

Testing 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 Testing Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 22 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 +65 3 £65,500 -22.94% 1
Yorkshire - 2 £37,500 - 2
Testing Consultant
UK

Testing Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, Testing 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 Testing Consultant in the job title.

1 5 (41.67%) Mentoring
2 4 (33.33%) Coaching
2 4 (33.33%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 4 (33.33%) QA
2 4 (33.33%) Test Management
3 3 (25.00%) Selenium
3 3 (25.00%) Security Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Business Development
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) Nessus
3 3 (25.00%) C
3 3 (25.00%) SDLC
3 3 (25.00%) Open Source
3 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (16.67%) Automation Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Test Planning
4 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (16.67%) Defect Management
4 2 (16.67%) Burp Suite
4 2 (16.67%) CREST Certified
4 2 (16.67%) Finance
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 2 (16.67%) HP

Testing 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 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Wireshark
2 1 (8.33%) Network Security
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
1 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Selenium
2 2 (16.67%) Burp Suite
3 1 (8.33%) Appium
3 1 (8.33%) AppScan
3 1 (8.33%) Calabash
3 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (8.33%) HP UFT
3 1 (8.33%) Paros
3 1 (8.33%) SilkTest
3 1 (8.33%) WebScarab
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) CGI
2 1 (8.33%) LAMP
2 1 (8.33%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (8.33%) CESG
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) FreeBSD
2 1 (8.33%) HPUX
2 1 (8.33%) Kali Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Vista
2 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Mentoring
2 4 (33.33%) Coaching
2 4 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Test Management
3 3 (25.00%) Business Development
3 3 (25.00%) Open Source
3 3 (25.00%) SDLC
3 3 (25.00%) Security Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (16.67%) Automation Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 2 (16.67%) Defect Management
4 2 (16.67%) Information Security
4 2 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 2 (16.67%) Test Planning
4 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 2 (16.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) C
3 2 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) C++
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) Perl
4 1 (8.33%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) Ruby
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) CREST Certified
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
1 2 (16.67%) ISEB
2 1 (8.33%) CEH
2 1 (8.33%) CHECK Team Leader
2 1 (8.33%) CISA
2 1 (8.33%) CISM
2 1 (8.33%) CISSP
2 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (8.33%) OSCP
2 1 (8.33%) SANS
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Nessus
2 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (16.67%) Nmap
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) IBM
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
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Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
South East London
set2recruit
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum £45k - £65k + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago