Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Test Consultant was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1159 1184 1285
Rank change year-on-year +25 +101 -52
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Consultant 52 38 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.029% 0.020% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.021% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 50 29 33
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% -14.29% +100.00%
10th Percentile £47,500 £46,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £76,250 £76,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -16.67% +71.43% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 172577 182568 211044
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138473 152713 175380
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Senior Test Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Test Consultant in the UK

Senior Test Consultant
Top 8 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
England +58 52 £55,000 -8.33% 2
London +14 32 £70,000 -3.45% 2
UK excluding London +39 4 £50,000 -16.67%
Yorkshire +18 2 £50,000 -16.67%
North of England +8 2 £50,000 -16.67%
South East +53 1 £50,000 -
Midlands +32 1 £45,000 +30.43%
East Midlands - 1 £45,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 29 (55.77%) Finance
2 27 (51.92%) Test Automation
3 26 (50.00%) Performance Testing
4 22 (42.31%) SAP
5 19 (36.54%) Java
6 18 (34.62%) Selenium
6 18 (34.62%) Test Management
7 17 (32.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 17 (32.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (32.69%) Project Management
7 17 (32.69%) Driving Licence
8 16 (30.77%) ITIL
8 16 (30.77%) PRINCE2
9 14 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (25.00%) C#
10 13 (25.00%) Test Strategy
11 12 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (21.15%) Banking
13 10 (19.23%) Open Source
13 10 (19.23%) SQL
14 9 (17.31%) .NET
14 9 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (17.31%) SDLC
15 8 (15.38%) Analytical Thinking
15 8 (15.38%) Mentoring
15 8 (15.38%) Protractor
15 8 (15.38%) TestNG
15 8 (15.38%) Jasmine
15 8 (15.38%) Degree
15 8 (15.38%) JUnit

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 (1.92%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) G Suite
1 4 (7.69%) Office 365
2 1 (1.92%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) MVNO
Development Applications
1 18 (34.62%) Selenium
2 8 (15.38%) Jasmine
2 8 (15.38%) JUnit
2 8 (15.38%) Protractor
2 8 (15.38%) TestNG
3 7 (13.46%) LoadRunner
4 6 (11.54%) Cucumber
4 6 (11.54%) JMeter
5 5 (9.62%) Jenkins
6 4 (7.69%) Appium
6 4 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (7.69%) Buildbot
6 4 (7.69%) Ranorex
6 4 (7.69%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.92%) eCATT
7 1 (1.92%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.92%) JBehave
7 1 (1.92%) WATIR
7 1 (1.92%) WebDriver
General
1 29 (55.77%) Finance
2 11 (21.15%) Banking
3 2 (3.85%) Retail
3 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.31%) .NET
2 8 (15.38%) CSS
2 8 (15.38%) HTML
3 1 (1.92%) Behat
Miscellaneous
1 17 (32.69%) Driving Licence
2 9 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (11.54%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.92%) Unix
1 1 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (51.92%) Test Automation
2 26 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 18 (34.62%) Test Management
4 17 (32.69%) Project Management
4 17 (32.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (32.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 16 (30.77%) ITIL
5 16 (30.77%) PRINCE2
6 14 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (25.00%) Test Strategy
8 12 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (19.23%) Open Source
10 9 (17.31%) SDLC
11 8 (15.38%) Analytical Thinking
11 8 (15.38%) Mentoring
12 6 (11.54%) BDD
12 6 (11.54%) ERP
13 5 (9.62%) Presales
13 5 (9.62%) TDD
14 4 (7.69%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 19 (36.54%) Java
2 13 (25.00%) C#
3 10 (19.23%) SQL
4 8 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 5 (9.62%) Python
5 5 (9.62%) Ruby
6 4 (7.69%) C
6 4 (7.69%) C++
6 4 (7.69%) PHP
6 4 (7.69%) Scala
7 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (15.38%) Degree
2 2 (3.85%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.92%) ISEB
3 1 (1.92%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (42.31%) SAP
2 6 (11.54%) Oracle
3 4 (7.69%) Google
4 1 (1.92%) HP