Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a QA Consultant was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance Consultant
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 315 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +466
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Consultant 6 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.059% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% - -
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 0
City of London median annual salary £57,500 - -
Central London median annual salary £57,500 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 9690 11231 16273
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 96.42% 95.77%
Number of salaries quoted 8777 10236 14140
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% +4.55% +0.92%

QA Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured QA Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for QA Consultant in the City of London

QA Consultant
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for QA Consultant in the City of London

QA Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 across the City of London region featuring QA Consultant in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) QA
1 6 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (83.33%) Test Strategy
2 5 (83.33%) Big Data
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (66.67%) ISEB
3 4 (66.67%) Retail
3 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (66.67%) Tableau
3 4 (66.67%) Power BI
4 3 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (50.00%) Performance Management
4 3 (50.00%) HFM
4 3 (50.00%) Hyperion Enterprise
4 3 (50.00%) Hyperion
4 3 (50.00%) ACCA
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) ETL
5 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
6 1 (16.67%) Travis CI
6 1 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing

QA Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) HFM
1 3 (50.00%) Hyperion Enterprise
Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) Big Data
1 5 (83.33%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) Power BI
3 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (16.67%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 1 (16.67%) Gatling
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) JMeter
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
1 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
1 1 (16.67%) The Grinder
1 1 (16.67%) Travis CI
1 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
1 4 (66.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 5 (83.33%) Test Strategy
3 3 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
3 3 (50.00%) Performance Management
4 2 (33.33%) ETL
5 1 (16.67%) BDD
5 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
5 1 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
5 1 (16.67%) MVC
5 1 (16.67%) OO
5 1 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (16.67%) Pair Programming
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Refactoring
5 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) ISEB
2 3 (50.00%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) Tableau
3 3 (50.00%) Hyperion