The median annual salary for a Senior Test Consultant was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Test Consultant
UK
Rank 832 959 924
Rank change year-on-year +127 -35  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Consultant 35 5 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.041% 0.005% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.005% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 24 4 25
Median salary £65,000 £72,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.34% +11.53%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £72,500 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,750 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,500 - £57,500

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 81759 99530 102645
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.36% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67832 83314 83806
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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%  

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 25 March 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 25 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
England +122 35 £65,000 -10.34% 2
London +94 25 £67,500 -6.89% 2
Preston - 5 £45,500 -
Lancashire - 5 £45,500 -
North West - 5 £45,500 -

Senior Test Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 32 (68.09%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (55.32%) Test Automation
3 23 (48.94%) C#
3 23 (48.94%) SQL
4 22 (46.81%) Selenium
5 21 (44.68%) Java
5 21 (44.68%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (44.68%) Test Strategy
6 19 (40.43%) Jasmine
6 19 (40.43%) TestNG
6 19 (40.43%) Protractor
6 19 (40.43%) JavaScript
6 19 (40.43%) .NET
6 19 (40.43%) HTML
6 19 (40.43%) CSS
6 19 (40.43%) JUnit
7 18 (38.30%) Finance
7 18 (38.30%) SDLC
8 16 (34.04%) Open Source
9 15 (31.91%) Scrum
9 15 (31.91%) Degree
10 12 (25.53%) Test Management
11 11 (23.40%) Context-Driven Testing
12 9 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (17.02%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (14.89%) Banking
14 7 (14.89%) Performance Testing
14 7 (14.89%) Oracle
14 7 (14.89%) Presales
14 7 (14.89%) V-Model

Senior Test Consultant Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) G Suite
1 2 (4.26%) Office 365
1 2 (4.26%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (46.81%) Selenium
2 19 (40.43%) Jasmine
2 19 (40.43%) JUnit
2 19 (40.43%) Protractor
2 19 (40.43%) TestNG
3 5 (10.64%) Cucumber
4 4 (8.51%) JIRA
5 3 (6.38%) FitNesse
5 3 (6.38%) SoapUI
5 3 (6.38%) SpecFlow
5 3 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (4.26%) Appium
6 2 (4.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (4.26%) Buildbot
6 2 (4.26%) HP UFT
6 2 (4.26%) Jenkins
6 2 (4.26%) Ranorex
6 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
6 2 (4.26%) WATIR
General
1 18 (38.30%) Finance
2 7 (14.89%) Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Retail
4 1 (2.13%) Electronics
4 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.13%) Marketing
4 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (40.43%) .NET
1 19 (40.43%) CSS
1 19 (40.43%) HTML
2 2 (4.26%) Gherkin
3 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.64%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.26%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (68.09%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (55.32%) Test Automation
3 21 (44.68%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (44.68%) Test Strategy
4 18 (38.30%) SDLC
5 16 (34.04%) Open Source
6 15 (31.91%) Scrum
7 12 (25.53%) Test Management
8 11 (23.40%) Context-Driven Testing
9 8 (17.02%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (14.89%) Performance Testing
10 7 (14.89%) Presales
10 7 (14.89%) V-Model
11 6 (12.77%) Business Development
11 6 (12.77%) Functional Testing
11 6 (12.77%) Test Scripting
11 6 (12.77%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (12.77%) Waterfall
12 5 (10.64%) ITIL
12 5 (10.64%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (48.94%) C#
1 23 (48.94%) SQL
2 21 (44.68%) Java
3 19 (40.43%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.51%) Python
5 2 (4.26%) C
5 2 (4.26%) C++
5 2 (4.26%) PHP
5 2 (4.26%) Ruby
5 2 (4.26%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (31.91%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (14.89%) Oracle
2 6 (12.77%) SAP
3 2 (4.26%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (4.26%) Google
4 1 (2.13%) HP
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
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