The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Consultant role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Consultant
Rank 934 914 929
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Consultant 14 28 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.026% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.027% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 13 18 21
Average salary £70,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+75.00% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £27,500 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £27,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+90.90% -42.10%

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
97345 102801 101131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.11% 96.45% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 81678 85210 81441
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

QA Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 9 February 2016 within the UK.

QA Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

QA Consultant
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
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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
England +11 12 £70,000 +75.00% 1
London 0 12 £70,000 +12.00% 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £30,000 - 1
Belfast - 1 £30,000 -
City of London - 1 - -
County Antrim - 1 £30,000 - 1

QA Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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 20 (100.00%) QA
2 14 (70.00%) Finance
3 10 (50.00%) Test Management
4 8 (40.00%) Defect Management
5 7 (35.00%) Software Delivery
5 7 (35.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 7 (35.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (35.00%) Integration Testing
5 7 (35.00%) System Testing
5 7 (35.00%) Regression Testing
6 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (30.00%) ISEB
6 6 (30.00%) ISTQB
6 6 (30.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 6 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (25.00%) JIRA
7 5 (25.00%) HP
8 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
8 4 (20.00%) C#
8 4 (20.00%) Java
8 4 (20.00%) OO
8 4 (20.00%) Selenium
8 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
8 4 (20.00%) Manual Testing
8 4 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (20.00%) Automation Testing
9 3 (15.00%) SDLC
9 3 (15.00%) Process Improvement
9 3 (15.00%) Workflow
9 3 (15.00%) Service Management

QA Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.00%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) JIRA
2 4 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 14 (70.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Test Management
2 8 (40.00%) Defect Management
3 7 (35.00%) Integration Testing
3 7 (35.00%) Regression Testing
3 7 (35.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 7 (35.00%) Software Delivery
3 7 (35.00%) System Testing
3 7 (35.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (30.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Automation Testing
5 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 4 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (20.00%) OO
5 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (15.00%) Project Management
6 3 (15.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) C#
1 4 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) ISEB
1 6 (30.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) SAP
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