The first table below looks at the demand for the QA Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 301 303 292
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 25 14 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.21% 0.12% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.13% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 23 14 35
Average salary £35,000 £43,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £34,000 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £30,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.25%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
11226 11158 12260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.28% 93.11% 93.88%
Number of salaries quoted 9412 9778 11182
Average salary £52,500 £53,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.86% -2.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £78,200 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
QA Tester
London

QA Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Tester in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

QA Tester
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

QA Tester Salary Trend in the City of London

QA Tester
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Tester across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

QA Tester Salary Histogram in the City of London

QA Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited QA Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Tester in their job title.

1 47 (100.00%) QA
2 26 (55.32%) SQL
3 19 (40.43%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (38.30%) Test Scripting
5 15 (31.91%) Selenium
5 15 (31.91%) Java
6 14 (29.79%) Finance
7 13 (27.66%) Degree
7 13 (27.66%) C#
8 12 (25.53%) .NET
8 12 (25.53%) QuickTest Pro
8 12 (25.53%) Automated Testing
9 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
9 11 (23.40%) WebDriver
10 10 (21.28%) Manual Testing
10 10 (21.28%) Scrum
11 8 (17.02%) E-Commerce
11 8 (17.02%) JavaScript
11 8 (17.02%) JIRA
11 8 (17.02%) BDD
12 7 (14.89%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (14.89%) SaaS
12 7 (14.89%) Python
12 7 (14.89%) LoadRunner
12 7 (14.89%) Regression Testing
13 6 (12.77%) Software Testing
13 6 (12.77%) ISEB
13 6 (12.77%) Automation Testing
14 5 (10.64%) Black-Box Testing
14 5 (10.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

QA Tester
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited QA Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.13%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.89%) SaaS
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) MySQL
2 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.13%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 15 (31.91%) Selenium
2 12 (25.53%) QuickTest Pro
3 11 (23.40%) WebDriver
4 8 (17.02%) JIRA
5 7 (14.89%) LoadRunner
6 3 (6.38%) JMeter
6 3 (6.38%) NUnit
6 3 (6.38%) SoapUI
7 2 (4.26%) SpecFlow
7 2 (4.26%) Cucumber
7 2 (4.26%) JUnit
8 1 (2.13%) Toad
8 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
8 1 (2.13%) FitNesse
8 1 (2.13%) TeamCity
8 1 (2.13%) JBehave
8 1 (2.13%) PHPUnit
General
1 14 (29.79%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Games
3 2 (4.26%) Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Publishing
4 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (25.53%) .NET
2 4 (8.51%) SOAP
3 3 (6.38%) Web Services
3 3 (6.38%) .NET Framework
3 3 (6.38%) jQuery
4 2 (4.26%) HTML
4 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.13%) CSS
5 1 (2.13%) Middleware
5 1 (2.13%) XML
5 1 (2.13%) XSLT
5 1 (2.13%) Ajax
5 1 (2.13%) JSON
5 1 (2.13%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.26%) Handset
3 1 (2.13%) Derivative
3 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.13%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.13%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) Android
1 3 (6.38%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.13%) UNIX
2 1 (2.13%) Windows
2 1 (2.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (40.43%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (38.30%) Test Scripting
3 12 (25.53%) Automated Testing
4 10 (21.28%) Manual Testing
4 10 (21.28%) Scrum
5 8 (17.02%) E-Commerce
5 8 (17.02%) BDD
6 7 (14.89%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (14.89%) Regression Testing
7 6 (12.77%) Software Testing
7 6 (12.77%) Automation Testing
8 5 (10.64%) Black-Box Testing
8 5 (10.64%) Non-Functional Testing
8 5 (10.64%) Test Automation
8 5 (10.64%) V-Model
8 5 (10.64%) Integration Testing
9 3 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (6.38%) Test Strategy
9 3 (6.38%) DevOps
10 2 (4.26%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (55.32%) SQL
2 15 (31.91%) Java
3 13 (27.66%) C#
4 8 (17.02%) JavaScript
5 7 (14.89%) Python
6 4 (8.51%) PL/SQL
7 3 (6.38%) Ruby
8 1 (2.13%) PHP
8 1 (2.13%) C
8 1 (2.13%) VB
8 1 (2.13%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 13 (27.66%) Degree
2 6 (12.77%) ISEB
3 5 (10.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (10.64%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.64%) Oracle
3 2 (4.26%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.13%) HP
4 1 (2.13%) VMware
4 1 (2.13%) Atlassian
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