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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Consultant
Rank 925 919 980
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +61
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Consultant 1 39 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.001% 0.036% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.001% 0.038% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 0 35 22
Median salary - £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
UK excluding London median salary - £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -15.78%

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
94959 103109 113376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.26% 96.47% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 79822 84547 92802
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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
Top 4 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 25 May 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
South East +4 1 - -
England -14 1 - - 1
Slough - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -

QA Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 8 (100.00%) QA
2 6 (75.00%) Finance
3 5 (62.50%) Test Management
4 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (50.00%) System Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Software Delivery
4 4 (50.00%) Integration Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Defect Management
4 4 (50.00%) ISTQB
4 4 (50.00%) JIRA
4 4 (50.00%) Regression Testing
4 4 (50.00%) ISEB
4 4 (50.00%) HP
5 3 (37.50%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (37.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (25.00%) CRM
7 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
7 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
7 1 (12.50%) ERP
7 1 (12.50%) C#
7 1 (12.50%) Java
7 1 (12.50%) .NET
7 1 (12.50%) Oracle
7 1 (12.50%) SAP
7 1 (12.50%) OO
7 1 (12.50%) Microsoft

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 (12.50%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (12.50%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Test Management
2 4 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 4 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Software Delivery
2 4 (50.00%) System Testing
2 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (37.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (25.00%) CRM
5 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 1 (12.50%) ERP
5 1 (12.50%) Information Management
5 1 (12.50%) OO
5 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) ISEB
1 4 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) SAP
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