Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a QA Consultant was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 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
England > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 831 835 916
Rank change year-on-year +4 +81 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Consultant 13 16 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.017% 0.021% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.022% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 12 15 8
London median annual salary £57,500 £70,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.86% +12.00% +31.58%
10th Percentile £52,625 £49,250 £43,200
90th Percentile £71,750 £80,000 £68,125
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +27.78% -5.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 70426 72444 85501
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.33% 95.96% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 55326 62571 72563
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

QA Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for QA Consultant in London

QA Consultant
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for QA Consultant in London

QA Consultant
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA Consultant in London over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for QA Consultant in London

QA Consultant
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Consultant within the London region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London - 7 £57,500 - 2
West London +18 1 £60,000 +20.00%
QA Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 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 London region featuring QA Consultant in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) QA
2 11 (84.62%) Test Automation
3 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (61.54%) Test Scripting
4 8 (61.54%) Finance
4 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
5 7 (53.85%) Test Strategy
5 7 (53.85%) Software Engineering
6 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (46.15%) Oracle
6 6 (46.15%) SQL
6 6 (46.15%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
6 6 (46.15%) ISEB
6 6 (46.15%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (46.15%) Big Data
7 5 (38.46%) Tableau
7 5 (38.46%) Power BI
7 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Excel
7 5 (38.46%) Selenium
7 5 (38.46%) Retail
8 4 (30.77%) HFM
8 4 (30.77%) Hyperion Enterprise
8 4 (30.77%) Customer Engagement
8 4 (30.77%) Performance Management
8 4 (30.77%) JIRA
8 4 (30.77%) .NET
8 4 (30.77%) Java
8 4 (30.77%) Hyperion
8 4 (30.77%) ACCA

QA Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) HFM
1 4 (30.77%) Hyperion Enterprise
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 6 (46.15%) Big Data
2 6 (46.15%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (38.46%) Power BI
4 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
5 1 (7.69%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Selenium
2 4 (30.77%) JIRA
3 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
4 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
4 2 (15.38%) Gatling
4 2 (15.38%) JMeter
4 2 (15.38%) SpecFlow
4 2 (15.38%) The Grinder
4 2 (15.38%) Travis CI
4 2 (15.38%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Algorithms
1 1 (7.69%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Test Automation
2 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (61.54%) Test Scripting
4 7 (53.85%) Software Engineering
4 7 (53.85%) Test Strategy
5 6 (46.15%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (30.77%) Customer Engagement
6 4 (30.77%) Performance Management
7 2 (15.38%) BDD
7 2 (15.38%) Defect Management
7 2 (15.38%) ETL
7 2 (15.38%) Exploratory Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Load Testing
7 2 (15.38%) MVC
7 2 (15.38%) OO
7 2 (15.38%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (15.38%) Pair Programming
7 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Refactoring
7 2 (15.38%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) ISEB
2 4 (30.77%) ACCA
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) IFRS
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle
2 5 (38.46%) Tableau
3 4 (30.77%) Hyperion