The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had QA Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Consultant
Rank 880 927 931
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Consultant 16 18 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.017% 0.018% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.018% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 15 17 22
Median salary £70,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+55.55% -5.26%
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £36,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-10.95% -23.15%
QA Consultant
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
88528 98769 106171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.44% 96.31% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 75351 82409 87367
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

QA Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured QA Consultant in the job title.

QA Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in England

QA Consultant
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Consultant across the England region.

QA Consultant Salary Trend in England

QA Consultant
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Consultant across the England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

QA Consultant Salary Histogram in England

QA Consultant
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
London +47 11 £70,000 +55.55% 1
Yorkshire - 3 £27,500 -
South East +25 2 £37,500 -25.00% 1
QA Consultant
UK

QA Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, QA 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 England region featuring QA Consultant in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) QA
2 12 (75.00%) Regression Testing
2 12 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (56.25%) Integration Testing
3 9 (56.25%) System Testing
4 8 (50.00%) Test Management
4 8 (50.00%) Software Delivery
4 8 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 7 (43.75%) Finance
6 6 (37.50%) ISEB
7 5 (31.25%) ISTQB
7 5 (31.25%) Defect Management
8 4 (25.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 4 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
8 4 (25.00%) Programme Management
9 2 (12.50%) JIRA
9 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
9 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
9 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (12.50%) Oracle
9 2 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
10 1 (6.25%) HTTP
10 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (6.25%) IBM
10 1 (6.25%) HP
10 1 (6.25%) HTML

QA Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (6.25%) Big Data
2 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) JMeter
2 1 (6.25%) LoadRunner
2 1 (6.25%) Selenium
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) CSS
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Regression Testing
1 12 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (56.25%) Integration Testing
2 9 (56.25%) System Testing
3 8 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 8 (50.00%) Software Delivery
3 8 (50.00%) Test Management
4 5 (31.25%) Defect Management
5 4 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Programme Management
5 4 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
6 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
7 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (6.25%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (6.25%) Functional Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Machine Learning
7 1 (6.25%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Java
1 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) ISEB
2 5 (31.25%) ISTQB
3 4 (25.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) IBM
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