Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Consultant was £39,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

Test Consultant
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 292 286 267
Rank change year-on-year -6 -19 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Consultant 3 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.038% 0.027% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.028% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 11
Manchester median annual salary £39,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% +28.57% -
10th Percentile £36,150 £30,750 £22,000
90th Percentile £44,400 £57,250 £37,500
North West median annual salary £39,000 £45,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -13.33% +38.46% -7.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Permanent vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 7744 7174 7198
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.36% 97.42% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 6439 6158 5993
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £58,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Test Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Consultant in Manchester

Test Consultant
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Test Consultant in Manchester

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Manchester region featuring Test Consultant in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) BlazeMeter
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) JMeter
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) Degree

Test Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) BlazeMeter
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) JMeter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle