The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Consultant
Rank 814 845 852
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Consultant 23 8 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.024% 0.008% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.009% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 20
Average salary £52,500 £70,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £61,250 £43,600
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £62,750
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £70,000 £36,750
% change year-on-year
-60.71% +90.47%
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
92117 91934 99163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.57% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 77310 75065 85756
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

QA Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Consultant in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 29 January 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +4 17 £62,500 -10.71%
North West - 4 £27,500 - 1
East Midlands - 2 £37,500 -
QA Consultant
UK

QA Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited QA Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Consultant in their job title.

1 34 (100.00%) QA
2 29 (85.29%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (58.82%) SQL
4 16 (47.06%) Scrum
4 16 (47.06%) Java
4 16 (47.06%) Manual Testing
4 16 (47.06%) Test Automation
4 16 (47.06%) HP Quality Center
5 14 (41.18%) Selenium
6 13 (38.24%) Software Testing
7 12 (35.29%) QuickTest Pro
7 12 (35.29%) Performance Testing
7 12 (35.29%) Test Scripting
7 12 (35.29%) Black-Box Testing
8 11 (32.35%) Unit Testing
8 11 (32.35%) Web Services
8 11 (32.35%) TDD
9 10 (29.41%) C#
9 10 (29.41%) JUnit
10 9 (26.47%) Windows
10 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
10 9 (26.47%) HP
11 8 (23.53%) Linux
11 8 (23.53%) BDD
12 7 (20.59%) Hadoop
12 7 (20.59%) ISEB
12 7 (20.59%) UNIX
12 7 (20.59%) ETL
12 7 (20.59%) Regression Testing
12 7 (20.59%) Retail

QA Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited QA Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.82%) IIS
2 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.88%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) Hadoop
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (41.18%) Selenium
2 12 (35.29%) QuickTest Pro
3 10 (29.41%) JUnit
4 6 (17.65%) Visual Studio
5 5 (14.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (14.71%) WebDriver
5 5 (14.71%) Visual Studio Team System
5 5 (14.71%) NUnit
6 4 (11.76%) TestNG
6 4 (11.76%) MSTest
7 3 (8.82%) SpecFlow
7 3 (8.82%) JBehave
7 3 (8.82%) WebLOAD
7 3 (8.82%) LoadRunner
8 2 (5.88%) Cucumber
9 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
9 1 (2.94%) FitNesse
9 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
9 1 (2.94%) Calabash
9 1 (2.94%) Maven
General
1 7 (20.59%) Retail
2 5 (14.71%) Marketing
3 4 (11.76%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (32.35%) Web Services
2 5 (14.71%) REST
2 5 (14.71%) Velocity
3 2 (5.88%) Ajax
3 2 (5.88%) Java SE
3 2 (5.88%) Java EE
3 2 (5.88%) GWT
3 2 (5.88%) JPA
4 1 (2.94%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.94%) SOAP
4 1 (2.94%) XML
4 1 (2.94%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) User Experience
2 3 (8.82%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.94%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (26.47%) Windows
2 8 (23.53%) Linux
3 7 (20.59%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (85.29%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (47.06%) Scrum
2 16 (47.06%) Manual Testing
2 16 (47.06%) Test Automation
3 13 (38.24%) Software Testing
4 12 (35.29%) Performance Testing
4 12 (35.29%) Test Scripting
4 12 (35.29%) Black-Box Testing
5 11 (32.35%) Unit Testing
5 11 (32.35%) TDD
6 8 (23.53%) BDD
7 7 (20.59%) ETL
7 7 (20.59%) Regression Testing
8 6 (17.65%) Pair Programming
8 6 (17.65%) Test Strategy
9 5 (14.71%) Digital Marketing
9 5 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (14.71%) OOP
9 5 (14.71%) Code Coverage
9 5 (14.71%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 20 (58.82%) SQL
2 16 (47.06%) Java
3 10 (29.41%) C#
4 5 (14.71%) Scala
4 5 (14.71%) PHP
5 1 (2.94%) Ruby
5 1 (2.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) ISEB
2 4 (11.76%) ISTQB
3 3 (8.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) COSO
2 1 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 16 (47.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
1 9 (26.47%) HP
2 3 (8.82%) ION Trading
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