The median annual salary for a QA Consultant was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 29 June 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
UK / England
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 856 915 920
Rank change year-on-year +59 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Consultant 17 13 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.020% 0.014% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.015% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 27
Median salary £57,500 £70,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.85% +40.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,250 £80,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £27,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% -45.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80155 88904 100680
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.94% 96.51% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 269837 336665 384213
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

QA Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for QA Consultant in England

QA Consultant
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for QA Consultant in England

QA Consultant
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA Consultant in England over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for QA Consultant in England

QA Consultant
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
South East +53 9 £25,000 -33.33%
London +27 8 £57,500 -17.85% 2
QA Consultant
UK

QA Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 England region featuring QA Consultant in the job title.

1 24 (100.00%) QA
2 19 (79.17%) Test Automation
3 15 (62.50%) Test Scripting
4 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
6 10 (41.67%) HP
6 10 (41.67%) ISEB
6 10 (41.67%) Microsoft Excel
6 10 (41.67%) C#
6 10 (41.67%) Relational Database
7 9 (37.50%) Test Strategy
7 9 (37.50%) Java
8 8 (33.33%) C++
8 8 (33.33%) Unix
8 8 (33.33%) Windows
8 8 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (33.33%) Oracle
8 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 8 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (33.33%) Finance
8 8 (33.33%) Software Engineering
8 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
8 8 (33.33%) Big Data
9 7 (29.17%) Power BI
9 7 (29.17%) Tableau
9 7 (29.17%) Retail
10 6 (25.00%) SQL
11 5 (20.83%) ETL
12 4 (16.67%) ISTQB
12 4 (16.67%) Selenium

QA Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 (4.17%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (41.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (4.17%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) HFM
1 3 (12.50%) Hyperion Enterprise
Cloud Services
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) Relational Database
2 8 (33.33%) Big Data
2 8 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 7 (29.17%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Selenium
2 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 2 (8.33%) Cucumber
3 2 (8.33%) JIRA
3 2 (8.33%) SpecFlow
3 2 (8.33%) WebDriver
4 1 (4.17%) Gatling
4 1 (4.17%) JMeter
4 1 (4.17%) The Grinder
4 1 (4.17%) Travis CI
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 7 (29.17%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
1 1 (4.17%) Gherkin
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Unix
1 8 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) Test Automation
2 15 (62.50%) Test Scripting
3 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (37.50%) Test Strategy
5 8 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 5 (20.83%) ETL
7 4 (16.67%) Project Management
7 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
8 3 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
8 3 (12.50%) Functional Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Performance Management
8 3 (12.50%) Regression Testing
9 2 (8.33%) QA Automation
9 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
9 2 (8.33%) Test Management
10 1 (4.17%) Performance Testing
10 1 (4.17%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) C#
2 9 (37.50%) Java
3 8 (33.33%) C++
4 6 (25.00%) SQL
5 1 (4.17%) F#
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) ISEB
2 4 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 3 (12.50%) ACCA
4 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 10 (41.67%) HP
3 8 (33.33%) Oracle
4 7 (29.17%) Tableau
5 3 (12.50%) Hyperion
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