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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Consultant
Rank 917 949 949
Rank change year-on-year
+32 0
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Consultant 15 29 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.026% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.027% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 14 27 22
Median salary £69,250 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+38.50% +5.26%
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-35.00% +5.26%

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
94522 107194 114726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.38% 96.47% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79692 88358 93874
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
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 median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 June 2016 within the UK.

QA Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

QA Consultant
Top 10 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 29 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +33 13 £70,000 +40.00% 1
London +24 8 £70,000 +55.55%
Wakefield - 3 £27,500 - 1
Yorkshire - 3 £27,500 - 1
West Yorkshire - 3 £27,500 - 1
South East +24 2 £37,500 -25.00%
West Sussex -18 1 £37,500 -25.00%
Berkshire - 1 - -
Slough - 1 - -
Gatwick - 1 £37,500 -

QA Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, 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 18 (100.00%) QA
2 12 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 12 (66.67%) Regression Testing
3 9 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 9 (50.00%) System Testing
4 8 (44.44%) Software Delivery
4 8 (44.44%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 7 (38.89%) Test Management
5 7 (38.89%) Finance
6 6 (33.33%) ISEB
6 6 (33.33%) ISTQB
7 5 (27.78%) Non-Functional Testing
7 5 (27.78%) Defect Management
8 4 (22.22%) Programme Management
8 4 (22.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 4 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
9 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
9 3 (16.67%) C#
10 2 (11.11%) Java
10 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
10 2 (11.11%) HP
10 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
10 2 (11.11%) SQL
10 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
10 2 (11.11%) VBA
10 2 (11.11%) .NET
10 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
10 2 (11.11%) OLAP
10 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio

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:

Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 2 (11.11%) OLAP
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) JIRA
1 2 (11.11%) Ranorex
1 2 (11.11%) Selenium
1 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.56%) JMeter
2 1 (5.56%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
1 2 (11.11%) MDX
1 2 (11.11%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.56%) Data Integration
1 1 (5.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Regression Testing
1 12 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 9 (50.00%) System Testing
3 8 (44.44%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 8 (44.44%) Software Delivery
4 7 (38.89%) Test Management
5 5 (27.78%) Defect Management
5 5 (27.78%) Non-Functional Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Programme Management
6 4 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
8 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Automation Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
8 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (5.56%) Manual Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
8 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) C#
2 2 (11.11%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
2 2 (11.11%) VBA
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) ISEB
1 6 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 4 (22.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) HP
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) IBM
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
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