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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Consultant
Rank 841 846 857
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Consultant 22 11 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.022% 0.011% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.012% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 13
Average salary £27,500 £70,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-60.71% +27.27%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £70,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-60.71% +55.55%
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
94647 92576 95847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.87% 94.45% 94.96%
Number of salaries quoted 78762 75162 81879
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 £27,000
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 27 February 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 27 February 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
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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 +18 13 £62,500 -10.71% 2
North West - 8 £27,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £40,000 -
QA Consultant
UK

QA Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 37 (100.00%) QA
2 32 (86.49%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (62.16%) SQL
4 19 (51.35%) HP Quality Center
5 16 (43.24%) Software Testing
6 15 (40.54%) Scrum
6 15 (40.54%) QuickTest Pro
6 15 (40.54%) Java
6 15 (40.54%) Test Automation
6 15 (40.54%) Performance Testing
6 15 (40.54%) Test Scripting
6 15 (40.54%) Manual Testing
7 13 (35.14%) Selenium
7 13 (35.14%) Windows
8 11 (29.73%) ISEB
8 11 (29.73%) Unit Testing
8 11 (29.73%) Black-Box Testing
9 10 (27.03%) TDD
9 10 (27.03%) Web Services
10 9 (24.32%) C#
10 9 (24.32%) JUnit
10 9 (24.32%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (21.62%) Release Management
11 8 (21.62%) MSTest
11 8 (21.62%) BDD
11 8 (21.62%) Linux
11 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
11 8 (21.62%) HP
12 7 (18.92%) Retail
12 7 (18.92%) UNIX

QA Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (8.11%) IIS
2 2 (5.41%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.41%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) Hadoop
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (40.54%) QuickTest Pro
2 13 (35.14%) Selenium
3 9 (24.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (24.32%) JUnit
4 8 (21.62%) MSTest
5 5 (13.51%) Visual Studio
5 5 (13.51%) WebDriver
6 4 (10.81%) NUnit
6 4 (10.81%) Visual Studio Team System
6 4 (10.81%) TestNG
7 3 (8.11%) WebLOAD
7 3 (8.11%) JBehave
7 3 (8.11%) LoadRunner
7 3 (8.11%) SpecFlow
8 2 (5.41%) Cucumber
9 1 (2.70%) FitNesse
9 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
9 1 (2.70%) Maven
9 1 (2.70%) Eclipse
9 1 (2.70%) IntelliJ
General
1 7 (18.92%) Retail
2 4 (10.81%) Marketing
2 4 (10.81%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.03%) Web Services
2 4 (10.81%) Velocity
2 4 (10.81%) REST
3 2 (5.41%) GWT
3 2 (5.41%) JPA
3 2 (5.41%) Ajax
3 2 (5.41%) Java SE
3 2 (5.41%) Java EE
4 1 (2.70%) XML
4 1 (2.70%) HTML
4 1 (2.70%) SOAP
4 1 (2.70%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) User Experience
2 3 (8.11%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.70%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (35.14%) Windows
2 8 (21.62%) Linux
3 7 (18.92%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (86.49%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (43.24%) Software Testing
3 15 (40.54%) Performance Testing
3 15 (40.54%) Test Scripting
3 15 (40.54%) Manual Testing
3 15 (40.54%) Test Automation
3 15 (40.54%) Scrum
4 11 (29.73%) Black-Box Testing
4 11 (29.73%) Unit Testing
5 10 (27.03%) TDD
6 8 (21.62%) Release Management
6 8 (21.62%) BDD
7 7 (18.92%) ETL
8 6 (16.22%) Regression Testing
9 5 (13.51%) Pair Programming
9 5 (13.51%) Test Strategy
10 4 (10.81%) ATDD
10 4 (10.81%) Mentoring
10 4 (10.81%) Automated Testing
10 4 (10.81%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 23 (62.16%) SQL
2 15 (40.54%) Java
3 9 (24.32%) C#
4 4 (10.81%) Scala
4 4 (10.81%) PHP
5 1 (2.70%) VBScript
5 1 (2.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (29.73%) ISEB
2 4 (10.81%) ISTQB
3 3 (8.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) COSO
2 1 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 19 (51.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
1 8 (21.62%) HP
2 3 (8.11%) ION Trading
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