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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Consultant
Rank 613 614 609
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Consultant 17 7 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.039% 0.016% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.017% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 18
Average salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £63,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-45.09% +59.37%
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
41068 41891 44489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.90% 93.97% 94.41%
Number of salaries quoted 35022 34487 38469
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £75,000 £78,500
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
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Consultant across the London region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

QA Consultant Salary Histogram 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 24 December 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 +12 3 £72,500 +3.57%
Docklands, London - 3 - -
QA Consultant
England

QA Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 25 (100.00%) QA
2 24 (96.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (68.00%) Scrum
4 15 (60.00%) SQL
5 13 (52.00%) Java
5 13 (52.00%) Manual Testing
6 12 (48.00%) Black-Box Testing
7 10 (40.00%) Software Testing
7 10 (40.00%) Selenium
7 10 (40.00%) Test Automation
8 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
8 9 (36.00%) Performance Testing
8 9 (36.00%) HP Quality Center
9 8 (32.00%) Web Services
9 8 (32.00%) QuickTest Pro
9 8 (32.00%) Unit Testing
9 8 (32.00%) Test Scripting
10 7 (28.00%) C#
10 7 (28.00%) UNIX
10 7 (28.00%) Linux
10 7 (28.00%) ETL
10 7 (28.00%) TDD
10 7 (28.00%) Retail
10 7 (28.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (28.00%) Hadoop
11 6 (24.00%) JUnit
11 6 (24.00%) Visual Studio
11 6 (24.00%) HP
11 6 (24.00%) Test Strategy
12 5 (20.00%) PHP

QA Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (40.00%) Selenium
2 8 (32.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (24.00%) JUnit
3 6 (24.00%) Visual Studio
4 5 (20.00%) Visual Studio Team System
4 5 (20.00%) NUnit
5 3 (12.00%) JBehave
5 3 (12.00%) SpecFlow
5 3 (12.00%) WebLOAD
5 3 (12.00%) LoadRunner
6 1 (4.00%) FitNesse
6 1 (4.00%) TestNG
6 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (4.00%) Calabash
6 1 (4.00%) WebDriver
6 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
General
1 7 (28.00%) Retail
2 5 (20.00%) Marketing
3 4 (16.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) Web Services
2 5 (20.00%) Velocity
2 5 (20.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) User Experience
2 3 (12.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) UNIX
1 7 (28.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (96.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (68.00%) Scrum
3 13 (52.00%) Manual Testing
4 12 (48.00%) Black-Box Testing
5 10 (40.00%) Test Automation
5 10 (40.00%) Software Testing
6 9 (36.00%) Performance Testing
7 8 (32.00%) Unit Testing
7 8 (32.00%) Test Scripting
8 7 (28.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (28.00%) TDD
8 7 (28.00%) ETL
9 6 (24.00%) Test Strategy
10 5 (20.00%) Code Coverage
10 5 (20.00%) Regression Testing
10 5 (20.00%) Pair Programming
10 5 (20.00%) Refactoring
10 5 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (20.00%) OOP
11 4 (16.00%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) SQL
2 13 (52.00%) Java
3 7 (28.00%) C#
4 5 (20.00%) Scala
4 5 (20.00%) PHP
5 1 (4.00%) VBScript
5 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) ISEB
1 3 (12.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) COSO
2 1 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 9 (36.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) HP
3 3 (12.00%) ION Trading
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) SAP