The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the London 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 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Consultant
Rank 627 650 614
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Consultant 5 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.011% 0.024% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.026% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 7
Average salary £45,000 - £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+42.85% +7.69%
QA Consultant
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
41812 46833 41321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.31% 93.66% 93.68%
Number of salaries quoted 35435 39378 34737
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +0.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,097
% change year-on-year
- +4.99%

QA Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

QA Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in London

QA Consultant
Salary Trend in London

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

QA Consultant Salary Trend in London

QA Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 12 (100.00%) QA
2 7 (58.33%) ISTQB
2 7 (58.33%) Selenium
3 6 (50.00%) TDD
3 6 (50.00%) SQL
4 5 (41.67%) Java
4 5 (41.67%) ISEB
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (41.67%) WebDriver
4 5 (41.67%) BDD
5 4 (33.33%) Finance
5 4 (33.33%) Scrum
5 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Windows
5 4 (33.33%) C#
6 3 (25.00%) .NET
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle
6 3 (25.00%) JUnit
6 3 (25.00%) Business Objects
6 3 (25.00%) SAP
6 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (25.00%) CRM
6 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
6 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (25.00%) Degree
6 3 (25.00%) Information Management
6 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing

QA Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Selenium
2 5 (41.67%) WebDriver
3 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (25.00%) JUnit
4 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
4 2 (16.67%) FitNesse
4 2 (16.67%) TestNG
4 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
5 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
5 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
5 1 (8.33%) IntelliJ
5 1 (8.33%) Maven
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
1 3 (25.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) SOAP
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) XML
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) TDD
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) BDD
3 4 (33.33%) Scrum
3 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Release Management
4 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (25.00%) System Testing
4 3 (25.00%) CRM
4 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (25.00%) Information Management
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (16.67%) Automation Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (16.67%) SDLC
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) Java
3 4 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (16.67%) Python
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 2 (16.67%) VBScript
5 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) ISTQB
2 5 (41.67%) ISEB
3 3 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) Business Objects
2 3 (25.00%) SAP
3 2 (16.67%) HP