The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the City of London region that had QA Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 251 288 345
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +57
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 7 18 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.18% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 7 15 20
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,800 £27,000 £28,850
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £53,250
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
QA Tester
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6034 9797 12479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.88% 94.68% 94.99%
Number of salaries quoted 5505 8401 10506
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

QA Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region that featured QA Tester in the job title.

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 25 June 2016.

QA Tester Salary Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, QA Tester 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 City of London region featuring QA Tester in the job title.

1 19 (100.00%) QA
2 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (63.16%) Selenium
4 10 (52.63%) Scrum
5 9 (47.37%) JMeter
5 9 (47.37%) Java
6 7 (36.84%) BDD
6 7 (36.84%) Regression Testing
6 7 (36.84%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (31.58%) Finance
7 6 (31.58%) Cucumber
8 5 (26.32%) System Testing
8 5 (26.32%) Test Automation
8 5 (26.32%) WebDriver
8 5 (26.32%) Defect Management
8 5 (26.32%) ISEB
8 5 (26.32%) Integration Testing
8 5 (26.32%) Test Scripting
9 4 (21.05%) Ruby
9 4 (21.05%) Automated Testing
9 4 (21.05%) TDD
9 4 (21.05%) Workflow
9 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
10 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
10 3 (15.79%) Functional Testing
10 3 (15.79%) Apple iOS
10 3 (15.79%) Gerrit
10 3 (15.79%) SoapUI
10 3 (15.79%) Mercurial

QA Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (63.16%) Selenium
2 9 (47.37%) JMeter
3 6 (31.58%) Cucumber
4 5 (26.32%) WebDriver
5 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
6 3 (15.79%) Gerrit
6 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
6 3 (15.79%) JIRA
6 3 (15.79%) Mercurial
6 3 (15.79%) NUnit
6 3 (15.79%) SoapUI
7 2 (10.53%) FitNesse
7 2 (10.53%) JBehave
8 1 (5.26%) JUnit
8 1 (5.26%) RSpec
8 1 (5.26%) Selenium IDE
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Legal
2 1 (5.26%) Publishing
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) REST
1 2 (10.53%) SOAP
2 1 (5.26%) JMX
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
3 2 (10.53%) Client/Server
3 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Android
1 3 (15.79%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) Scrum
3 7 (36.84%) BDD
3 7 (36.84%) Regression Testing
3 7 (36.84%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (26.32%) Defect Management
4 5 (26.32%) Integration Testing
4 5 (26.32%) System Testing
4 5 (26.32%) Test Automation
4 5 (26.32%) Test Scripting
5 4 (21.05%) Automated Testing
5 4 (21.05%) TDD
5 4 (21.05%) Workflow
6 3 (15.79%) API Testing
6 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
6 3 (15.79%) Functional Testing
6 3 (15.79%) OWASP
6 3 (15.79%) QA Automation
6 3 (15.79%) Quality Management
6 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) Java
2 4 (21.05%) Ruby
3 2 (10.53%) C#
3 2 (10.53%) SQL
4 1 (5.26%) C++
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) ISEB
2 3 (15.79%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Splunk
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £38k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Stratospherec
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum excellent benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago