The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester 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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Consultant
Rank 179 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Consultant 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.028% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +32.81%
QA Consultant
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3426 3771 3944
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.27% 94.46% 94.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2837 3105 3419
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

QA Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

QA Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

QA Consultant
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

QA Consultant Salary Trend in Manchester

QA Consultant
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) WebLOAD
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (100.00%) Coaching

QA Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (100.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (100.00%) WebLOAD
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (100.00%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP