The median annual salary for a QA Consultant was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Consultant
UK / England
Rank 831 927 907
Rank change year-on-year +96 -20  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Consultant 6 2 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.008% 0.002% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.002% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 23
Median salary £55,000 £67,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.51% +92.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £63,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £71,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £30,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% +9.09%  

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 76786 93381 96100
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.26% 96.43% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 64228 78950 79244
Median salary £46,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.09% +1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

QA Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured QA Consultant in the job title.

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 25 March 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 25 March 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
London +75 4 £55,000 -18.51% 1
Yorkshire - 2 £37,500 - 1
QA Consultant
UK

QA Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 29 (100.00%) QA
2 22 (75.86%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (65.52%) Test Scripting
3 19 (65.52%) Finance
4 14 (48.28%) Test Strategy
5 10 (34.48%) ISEB
6 9 (31.03%) Functional Testing
6 9 (31.03%) V-Model
6 9 (31.03%) Waterfall
7 8 (27.59%) Driving Licence
7 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
7 8 (27.59%) Business Development
8 5 (17.24%) Big Data
8 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
8 5 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (17.24%) SQL
8 5 (17.24%) Oracle
8 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
9 4 (13.79%) HP
9 4 (13.79%) Quality Management
9 4 (13.79%) ISTQB
9 4 (13.79%) Software Testing
9 4 (13.79%) Regression Testing
9 4 (13.79%) Power BI
9 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (13.79%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (13.79%) Customer Engagement
10 3 (10.34%) Tableau
10 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement

QA Consultant Skill Set
Top Related 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 (3.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) HFM
1 2 (6.90%) Hyperion Enterprise
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) Big Data
1 5 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) Power BI
3 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) JIRA
2 2 (6.90%) HP UFT
2 2 (6.90%) JUnit
2 2 (6.90%) NUnit
2 2 (6.90%) Selenium
2 2 (6.90%) TestComplete
2 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
General
1 19 (65.52%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) REST
1 2 (6.90%) Web Services
2 1 (3.45%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Driving Licence
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.45%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (75.86%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (65.52%) Test Scripting
3 14 (48.28%) Test Strategy
4 9 (31.03%) Functional Testing
4 9 (31.03%) V-Model
4 9 (31.03%) Waterfall
5 8 (27.59%) Business Development
6 5 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (13.79%) Customer Engagement
7 4 (13.79%) Quality Management
7 4 (13.79%) Regression Testing
7 4 (13.79%) Software Testing
8 3 (10.34%) Change Management
8 3 (10.34%) Manual Testing
8 3 (10.34%) Performance Management
8 3 (10.34%) PRINCE
8 3 (10.34%) QMS
8 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
8 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
8 3 (10.34%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) C#
3 2 (6.90%) Java
3 2 (6.90%) PHP
3 2 (6.90%) Scala
3 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.45%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) ISEB
2 4 (13.79%) ISTQB
3 2 (6.90%) ACCA
4 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.45%) PMO
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle
3 4 (13.79%) HP
4 3 (10.34%) Hyperion
4 3 (10.34%) Tableau
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