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 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Consultant
Rank 903 889 946
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +57
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Consultant 3 40 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.003% 0.040% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.003% 0.041% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 2 36 20
Median salary £69,250 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+45.78% -
UK excluding London median salary - £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -15.78%
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
89853 97233 106674
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.33% 96.52% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 76436 80612 88172
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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
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 May 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 +32 2 £69,250 +20.43%
South East +6 1 - -
QA Consultant
UK

QA Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 8 (100.00%) QA
2 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 6 (75.00%) Test Management
3 5 (62.50%) ISTQB
3 5 (62.50%) ISEB
4 4 (50.00%) HP
4 4 (50.00%) Regression Testing
4 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (50.00%) JIRA
4 4 (50.00%) System Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Software Delivery
4 4 (50.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Defect Management
6 2 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
7 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
7 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (12.50%) Information Management
7 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
7 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
7 1 (12.50%) Selenium
7 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
7 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Test Management
2 4 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Software Delivery
2 4 (50.00%) System Testing
2 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Defect Management
3 3 (37.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 1 (12.50%) Information Management
5 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
5 1 (12.50%) OO
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
5 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) ISEB
1 5 (62.50%) ISTQB
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) SAP