The median annual salary for a QA Consultant was - in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 28 March 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 / North West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 242
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Consultant 0 0 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West - - 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 12
Median salary - - £27,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £30,000 £31,250
% change year-on-year +25.00% -4.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5931 5576 6456
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.83% 97.04% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4959 4681 5205
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for QA Consultant in the North West

QA Consultant
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for QA Consultant in the North West

QA Consultant Skill Set
Top 10 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 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 North West region featuring QA Consultant in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Business Development
1 4 (100.00%) QA
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (100.00%) V-Model
1 4 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 4 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 4 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Driving Licence

QA Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Business Development
1 4 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 4 (100.00%) V-Model
1 4 (100.00%) Waterfall
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA