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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Consultant
Rank 600 636 599
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Consultant 7 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.016% 0.024% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.026% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 8
Average salary £57,500 £65,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.53% +40.54%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 - £50,000
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
40103 42659 41747
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.72% 93.90% 94.08%
Number of salaries quoted 33809 35111 35345
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 March 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 25 (100.00%) QA
2 23 (92.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (56.00%) Scrum
3 14 (56.00%) SQL
4 12 (48.00%) Java
4 12 (48.00%) Selenium
4 12 (48.00%) Manual Testing
5 11 (44.00%) Unit Testing
6 10 (40.00%) Test Automation
7 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
7 9 (36.00%) TDD
8 8 (32.00%) C#
8 8 (32.00%) Linux
8 8 (32.00%) HP Quality Center
8 8 (32.00%) Black-Box Testing
8 8 (32.00%) BDD
9 7 (28.00%) Hadoop
9 7 (28.00%) UNIX
9 7 (28.00%) Windows
9 7 (28.00%) ETL
9 7 (28.00%) Retail
10 6 (24.00%) ISTQB
10 6 (24.00%) Finance
10 6 (24.00%) JUnit
10 6 (24.00%) Performance Testing
11 5 (20.00%) WebDriver
11 5 (20.00%) Web Services
11 5 (20.00%) ISEB
11 5 (20.00%) HP
11 5 (20.00%) Software Testing

QA Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (12.00%) IIS
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (8.00%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 12 (48.00%) Selenium
2 6 (24.00%) JUnit
3 5 (20.00%) WebDriver
4 4 (16.00%) Visual Studio
4 4 (16.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (16.00%) TestNG
5 3 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (12.00%) JBehave
5 3 (12.00%) WebLOAD
5 3 (12.00%) FitNesse
5 3 (12.00%) LoadRunner
5 3 (12.00%) SpecFlow
6 2 (8.00%) Cucumber
7 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
7 1 (4.00%) Calabash
7 1 (4.00%) NUnit
7 1 (4.00%) Maven
7 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
7 1 (4.00%) IntelliJ
7 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (28.00%) Retail
2 6 (24.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) Web Services
2 2 (8.00%) .NET
3 1 (4.00%) SOAP
3 1 (4.00%) HTML
3 1 (4.00%) XML
3 1 (4.00%) Velocity
3 1 (4.00%) REST
3 1 (4.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.00%) Open Source
2 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Linux
2 7 (28.00%) UNIX
2 7 (28.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (92.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (56.00%) Scrum
3 12 (48.00%) Manual Testing
4 11 (44.00%) Unit Testing
5 10 (40.00%) Test Automation
6 9 (36.00%) TDD
7 8 (32.00%) BDD
7 8 (32.00%) Black-Box Testing
8 7 (28.00%) ETL
9 6 (24.00%) Performance Testing
10 5 (20.00%) Software Testing
11 4 (16.00%) Automated Testing
11 4 (16.00%) ATDD
11 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
11 4 (16.00%) Test Management
11 4 (16.00%) Test Scripting
12 3 (12.00%) Automation Testing
12 3 (12.00%) DevOps
12 3 (12.00%) Regression Testing
13 2 (8.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) SQL
2 12 (48.00%) Java
3 8 (32.00%) C#
4 3 (12.00%) VBScript
5 1 (4.00%) VB
5 1 (4.00%) Ruby
5 1 (4.00%) Scala
5 1 (4.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (20.00%) ISEB
3 3 (12.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (32.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.00%) HP
3 3 (12.00%) ION Trading
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle
4 2 (8.00%) Business Objects
4 2 (8.00%) SAP
London
Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: Competitive base salary + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago