The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had QA Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Consultant
UK
Rank 831 913 932
Rank change year-on-year
+82 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Consultant 21 12 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.012% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.013% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 17 11 16
Median salary £30,000 £72,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-58.62% +26.08%
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £75,000 £31,250
% change year-on-year
-60.00% +140.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
81194 94811 101108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.46% 96.44% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 67365 79575 84080
Median salary £45,344 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £69,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

QA Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured QA Consultant in the job title.

QA Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

QA Consultant
Salary Trend

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

QA Consultant Salary Trend in the UK

QA Consultant
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Consultant over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 within the UK.

QA Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

QA Consultant
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +89 21 £30,000 -57.89% 2
London +76 11 £52,500 -26.31% 1
Manchester - 4 £30,000 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £30,000 -
Yorkshire - 4 £30,000 -
North West - 4 £30,000 -
Leeds - 4 £30,000 -
City of London +36 3 £53,750 -
South East - 2 £32,500 - 1
Oxford - 2 £32,500 - 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £32,500 - 1

QA Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, QA Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring QA Consultant in the job title.

1 32 (100.00%) QA
2 23 (71.88%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (59.38%) Finance
4 15 (46.88%) Test Scripting
5 12 (37.50%) ISEB
6 9 (28.13%) V-Model
6 9 (28.13%) Waterfall
6 9 (28.13%) Functional Testing
7 8 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
7 8 (25.00%) Driving Licence
7 8 (25.00%) Business Development
8 7 (21.88%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (21.88%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (21.88%) Big Data
8 7 (21.88%) Performance Management
9 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
9 6 (18.75%) ISTQB
10 5 (15.63%) Predictive Analytics
10 5 (15.63%) Quality Management
10 5 (15.63%) Analytics
11 4 (12.50%) Test Strategy
11 4 (12.50%) SDLC
11 4 (12.50%) Regression Testing
11 4 (12.50%) Manual Testing
11 4 (12.50%) Software Testing
12 3 (9.38%) JIRA
12 3 (9.38%) Performance Testing
12 3 (9.38%) Risk Management
12 3 (9.38%) Change Management
12 3 (9.38%) PRINCE

QA Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.13%) Documentum
1 1 (3.13%) FileNet
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) HFM
1 2 (6.25%) Hyperion Enterprise
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) Big Data
1 7 (21.88%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.25%) Power BI
4 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) JIRA
2 2 (6.25%) HP UFT
2 2 (6.25%) JUnit
2 2 (6.25%) NUnit
2 2 (6.25%) Selenium
2 2 (6.25%) TestComplete
2 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 19 (59.38%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Banking
2 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
2 1 (3.13%) Retail
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) .NET
1 2 (6.25%) REST
1 2 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.13%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (71.88%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (46.88%) Test Scripting
3 9 (28.13%) Functional Testing
3 9 (28.13%) V-Model
3 9 (28.13%) Waterfall
4 8 (25.00%) Business Development
4 8 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
5 7 (21.88%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (21.88%) Performance Management
6 5 (15.63%) Analytics
6 5 (15.63%) Predictive Analytics
6 5 (15.63%) Quality Management
7 4 (12.50%) Manual Testing
7 4 (12.50%) Regression Testing
7 4 (12.50%) SDLC
7 4 (12.50%) Software Testing
7 4 (12.50%) Test Strategy
8 3 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (9.38%) Defect Tracking
8 3 (9.38%) Internal Audit
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) C#
1 3 (9.38%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) Java
2 2 (6.25%) PHP
2 2 (6.25%) Scala
2 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.13%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (37.50%) ISEB
2 6 (18.75%) ISTQB
3 2 (6.25%) ACCA
4 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) Hyperion
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (3.13%) Tableau
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