The median annual salary for a Senior Test Consultant was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

Senior Test Consultant
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 858 927 967
Rank change year-on-year +69 +40  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Consultant 32 5 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.036% 0.005% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.005% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 31 5 12
Median salary £60,000 £65,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +13.04%  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -8.69% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85544 95045 105654
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.95% 96.52% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 69856 80154 87088
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior Test Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Test Consultant in the UK

Senior Test Consultant
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior Test Consultant in the UK

Senior Test Consultant
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Test Consultant over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Test Consultant in the UK

Senior Test Consultant
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Test Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 27 June 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
England +71 31 £63,750 -1.92% 4
London +54 21 £70,000 +7.69% 3
South East +43 1 £45,000 -21.73%
Hampshire - 1 £45,000 -
Basingstoke - 1 £45,000 -

Senior Test Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Senior 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 featuring Senior Test Consultant in the job title.

1 43 (64.18%) Test Automation
2 37 (55.22%) Selenium
2 37 (55.22%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (49.25%) Java
4 31 (46.27%) C#
4 31 (46.27%) SQL
5 30 (44.78%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (41.79%) Jasmine
6 28 (41.79%) Protractor
6 28 (41.79%) TestNG
6 28 (41.79%) .NET
6 28 (41.79%) JUnit
6 28 (41.79%) HTML
6 28 (41.79%) JavaScript
6 28 (41.79%) CSS
7 27 (40.30%) SDLC
8 26 (38.81%) Open Source
8 26 (38.81%) Finance
8 26 (38.81%) Degree
9 21 (31.34%) Test Strategy
10 17 (25.37%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (25.37%) SAP
11 16 (23.88%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (20.90%) Driving Licence
12 14 (20.90%) ITIL
12 14 (20.90%) PRINCE2
12 14 (20.90%) Project Management
12 14 (20.90%) User Acceptance Testing
12 14 (20.90%) Performance Testing
13 12 (17.91%) Scrum

Senior Test Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 37 (55.22%) Selenium
2 28 (41.79%) Jasmine
2 28 (41.79%) JUnit
2 28 (41.79%) Protractor
2 28 (41.79%) TestNG
3 3 (4.48%) WebDriver
4 2 (2.99%) Appium
4 2 (2.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (2.99%) Calabash
4 2 (2.99%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.99%) JIRA
4 2 (2.99%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.49%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.49%) JMeter
5 1 (1.49%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.49%) Rational Performance Tester
5 1 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 26 (38.81%) Finance
2 8 (11.94%) Banking
3 1 (1.49%) Electronics
3 1 (1.49%) Front Office
3 1 (1.49%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.49%) Marketing
3 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (41.79%) .NET
1 28 (41.79%) CSS
1 28 (41.79%) HTML
2 1 (1.49%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.88%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (20.90%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (64.18%) Test Automation
2 37 (55.22%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (44.78%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (40.30%) SDLC
5 26 (38.81%) Open Source
6 21 (31.34%) Test Strategy
7 17 (25.37%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (20.90%) ITIL
8 14 (20.90%) Performance Testing
8 14 (20.90%) PRINCE2
8 14 (20.90%) Project Management
8 14 (20.90%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (17.91%) Scrum
10 11 (16.42%) Context-Driven Testing
10 11 (16.42%) Test Management
11 8 (11.94%) Presales
12 5 (7.46%) DevOps
12 5 (7.46%) Software Testing
13 4 (5.97%) Functional Testing
13 4 (5.97%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 33 (49.25%) Java
2 31 (46.27%) C#
2 31 (46.27%) SQL
3 28 (41.79%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 26 (38.81%) Degree
2 8 (11.94%) ISTQB
3 7 (10.45%) ISEB
4 4 (5.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.49%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (25.37%) SAP
2 9 (13.43%) Oracle
3 1 (1.49%) Microsoft
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