The median annual salary for a Test Consultant was - in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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

Test Consultant
England / South West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 257 241
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Consultant 0 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West - 0.017% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.018% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Median salary - £21,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -60.90%  
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 the South West. 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
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4888 5679 5932
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.66% 96.80% 97.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4073 4697 4972
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £60,000
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 the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Consultant in the South West

Test Consultant
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Test Consultant in the South West

Test Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 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 South West region featuring Test Consultant in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Perl
1 4 (100.00%) VB
1 4 (100.00%) STL
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) SSCP
1 4 (100.00%) Security+ Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Network+ Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Linux+ Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Games
1 4 (100.00%) GIAC
1 4 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 4 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) Java EE
1 4 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 4 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared

Test Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

General
1 4 (100.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Java EE
1 4 (100.00%) STL
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Coaching
1 4 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 4 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 4 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 4 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 4 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 4 (100.00%) Perl
1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
1 4 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
1 4 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) GIAC
1 4 (100.00%) Linux+ Certification
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Network+ Certification
1 4 (100.00%) SANS
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security+ Certification
1 4 (100.00%) SSCP