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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Consultant
Rank 607 612 640
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Consultant 14 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.030% 0.009% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.010% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 6
Average salary £66,250 £45,750 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.80% +26.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £44,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,250 £51,700 £41,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £30,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+41.66% +9.09%
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
44320 42035 48015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.40% 93.54% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 37021 35268 41723
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Consultant within the London region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
City of London -6 1 £72,500 +52.63% 1
QA Consultant
England

QA Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 18 (100.00%) QA
2 15 (83.33%) Software Testing
2 15 (83.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 15 (83.33%) Test Management
3 14 (77.78%) Migration
3 14 (77.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (77.78%) Data Migration
3 14 (77.78%) Security Cleared
3 14 (77.78%) Security Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Selenium
4 3 (16.67%) Scrum
4 3 (16.67%) C#
5 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Performance Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Manual Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Automation Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Black-Box Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Scala
6 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
6 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
6 1 (5.56%) REST
6 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (5.56%) Kanban
6 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (5.56%) Velocity

QA Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
2 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (5.56%) NUnit
2 1 (5.56%) JUnit
2 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.56%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (5.56%) Marketing
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) REST
1 1 (5.56%) Velocity
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Software Testing
1 15 (83.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 15 (83.33%) Test Management
2 14 (77.78%) Migration
2 14 (77.78%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (77.78%) Data Migration
2 14 (77.78%) Security Testing
3 3 (16.67%) Scrum
4 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Manual Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Automation Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Black-Box Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Kanban
5 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (5.56%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (5.56%) Scala
2 1 (5.56%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) PHP
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle
1 1 (5.56%) SAP
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.56%) HP