Period
to 21 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Test Consultant was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

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

Test Consultant
England > London
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 720 704 801
Rank change year-on-year -16 +97 -129
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Consultant 91 111 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.13% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.16% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 55 69 70
London median annual salary £60,000 £67,500 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +25.58% +19.44%
10th Percentile £37,500 £45,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £100,250 £77,625
England median annual salary £54,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +9.00% +5.26% +8.57%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 65,881 67,434 81,734
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.94% 95.91% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 53,582 57,715 69,841
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +3.77%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Test Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Test Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Test Consultant in London

Test Consultant
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Test Consultant in London

Test Consultant
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Consultant in London over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Consultant in London

Test Consultant
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Consultant within the London region over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -16 2 £83,500 +55.35% 13
North London - 1 £55,000 -
South London - 1 - - 1
West London - 1 £60,000 - 1
Test Consultant
England

Test Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 London region featuring Test Consultant in the job title.

1 56 (61.54%) Test Automation
2 52 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (48.35%) Selenium
4 38 (41.76%) Java
5 33 (36.26%) Finance
6 30 (32.97%) Scrum
6 30 (32.97%) C#
7 28 (30.77%) TDD
8 27 (29.67%) BDD
9 26 (28.57%) JMeter
10 25 (27.47%) Cucumber
11 24 (26.37%) Test Management
11 24 (26.37%) Kanban
11 24 (26.37%) Software Testing
12 22 (24.18%) Jenkins
13 20 (21.98%) Continuous Integration
14 19 (20.88%) Test Strategy
14 19 (20.88%) DSDM
14 19 (20.88%) Retail
15 18 (19.78%) Python
16 17 (18.68%) SQL
16 17 (18.68%) Ruby
16 17 (18.68%) SoapUI
16 17 (18.68%) Scala
17 16 (17.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 16 (17.58%) Buildbot
17 16 (17.58%) C++
17 16 (17.58%) LoadRunner
18 15 (16.48%) PHP
18 15 (16.48%) C

Test Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (1.10%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.10%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.10%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.69%) G Suite
1 7 (7.69%) Office 365
1 7 (7.69%) Slack
2 3 (3.30%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.30%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.20%) HTTP
2 1 (1.10%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.10%) DNS
2 1 (1.10%) Internet
2 1 (1.10%) MVNO
2 1 (1.10%) Network Security
2 1 (1.10%) NFC
2 1 (1.10%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.99%) Big Data
2 5 (5.49%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (5.49%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.20%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.10%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.10%) MySQL
4 1 (1.10%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.10%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 44 (48.35%) Selenium
2 26 (28.57%) JMeter
3 25 (27.47%) Cucumber
4 22 (24.18%) Jenkins
5 17 (18.68%) SoapUI
6 16 (17.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 16 (17.58%) Buildbot
6 16 (17.58%) LoadRunner
7 15 (16.48%) Ranorex
8 13 (14.29%) Appium
9 11 (12.09%) JUnit
9 11 (12.09%) TestNG
9 11 (12.09%) WebDriver
10 10 (10.99%) NeoLoad
10 10 (10.99%) WATIR
10 10 (10.99%) WebLOAD
11 8 (8.79%) Gatling
11 8 (8.79%) Jasmine
12 7 (7.69%) Protractor
13 6 (6.59%) JIRA
General
1 33 (36.26%) Finance
2 19 (20.88%) Retail
3 8 (8.79%) Banking
3 8 (8.79%) Legal
4 7 (7.69%) Law
5 5 (5.49%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.10%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.29%) HTML
2 11 (12.09%) .NET
3 7 (7.69%) CSS
4 6 (6.59%) XML
5 4 (4.40%) REST
6 3 (3.30%) JSON
6 3 (3.30%) RESTful
6 3 (3.30%) SOAP
6 3 (3.30%) Web Services
7 2 (2.20%) Apache Flex
8 1 (1.10%) CGI
8 1 (1.10%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.69%) Fintech
2 3 (3.30%) Client/Server
2 3 (3.30%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.20%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.10%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.10%) BBC
4 1 (1.10%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.10%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.10%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.49%) Unix
2 1 (1.10%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (61.54%) Test Automation
2 52 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (32.97%) Scrum
4 28 (30.77%) TDD
5 27 (29.67%) BDD
6 24 (26.37%) Kanban
6 24 (26.37%) Software Testing
6 24 (26.37%) Test Management
7 20 (21.98%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (20.88%) DSDM
8 19 (20.88%) Test Strategy
9 15 (16.48%) Mentoring
9 15 (16.48%) Performance Testing
10 14 (15.38%) Open Source
10 14 (15.38%) SDLC
10 14 (15.38%) Software Engineering
11 12 (13.19%) DevOps
12 11 (12.09%) Non-Functional Testing
13 9 (9.89%) Coaching
13 9 (9.89%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (41.76%) Java
2 30 (32.97%) C#
3 18 (19.78%) Python
4 17 (18.68%) Ruby
4 17 (18.68%) Scala
4 17 (18.68%) SQL
5 16 (17.58%) C++
6 15 (16.48%) C
6 15 (16.48%) PHP
7 11 (12.09%) JavaScript
8 5 (5.49%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.10%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 14 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 12 (13.19%) ISTQB
3 11 (12.09%) Degree
4 4 (4.40%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.20%) CEH
5 2 (2.20%) CISA
5 2 (2.20%) CISM
5 2 (2.20%) CISSP
5 2 (2.20%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (2.20%) GIAC
5 2 (2.20%) GPEN
5 2 (2.20%) ISEB
6 1 (1.10%) CREST Certified
6 1 (1.10%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.19%) QA
2 1 (1.10%) IFRS
System Software
1 1 (1.10%) Apache Flume
1 1 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.20%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (2.20%) OpenView
3 1 (1.10%) Ambari
3 1 (1.10%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 9 (9.89%) HP
2 7 (7.69%) Google
2 7 (7.69%) SAP
3 5 (5.49%) Informatica
3 5 (5.49%) Netezza
3 5 (5.49%) Oracle
4 3 (3.30%) Citrix
5 2 (2.20%) AppDynamics
5 2 (2.20%) BMC
5 2 (2.20%) New Relic
6 1 (1.10%) BT
6 1 (1.10%) IBM
6 1 (1.10%) McAfee
6 1 (1.10%) Microsoft