The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 289 323 316
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 19 20 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.17% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 14 19 15
Average salary £41,250 £35,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.85% -26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,750 £38,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +13.23%
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
9562 11707 11254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.24% 92.52% 93.10%
Number of salaries quoted 8248 9892 9769
Average salary £55,000 £53,750 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.32% +2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015, 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 34 (100.00%) QA
2 24 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (47.06%) Java
4 15 (44.12%) Selenium
5 14 (41.18%) Cucumber
6 13 (38.24%) Finance
7 12 (35.29%) JIRA
8 11 (32.35%) WebDriver
9 10 (29.41%) Test Automation
9 10 (29.41%) JavaScript
10 9 (26.47%) Degree
11 7 (20.59%) Software Testing
11 7 (20.59%) BDD
11 7 (20.59%) Apple iOS
11 7 (20.59%) Android
12 6 (17.65%) Open Source
12 6 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (17.65%) Ruby
12 6 (17.65%) Automated Testing
12 6 (17.65%) C#
12 6 (17.65%) HTML
12 6 (17.65%) SQL
12 6 (17.65%) ISEB
13 5 (14.71%) PHP
13 5 (14.71%) Games
13 5 (14.71%) Scrum
13 5 (14.71%) ISTQB
13 5 (14.71%) Test Scripting
13 5 (14.71%) Computer Science
13 5 (14.71%) System Testing

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 (2.94%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.94%) Mule
1 1 (2.94%) Node.js
1 1 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.94%) Redis
1 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (44.12%) Selenium
2 14 (41.18%) Cucumber
3 12 (35.29%) JIRA
4 11 (32.35%) WebDriver
5 4 (11.76%) Jenkins
5 4 (11.76%) JUnit
6 2 (5.88%) Bugzilla
6 2 (5.88%) WATIR
6 2 (5.88%) JBehave
7 1 (2.94%) eggPlant
7 1 (2.94%) Appium
7 1 (2.94%) Xcode
7 1 (2.94%) Behat
7 1 (2.94%) Robotium
7 1 (2.94%) Capybara
General
1 13 (38.24%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Games
3 4 (11.76%) Banking
3 4 (11.76%) Law
3 4 (11.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.94%) Advertising
4 1 (2.94%) Retail
4 1 (2.94%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) HTML
2 3 (8.82%) XML
3 2 (5.88%) J2EE
3 2 (5.88%) Gherkin
3 2 (5.88%) Web Services
4 1 (2.94%) Android SDK
4 1 (2.94%) CSS
4 1 (2.94%) LAMP
4 1 (2.94%) Apache Flex
4 1 (2.94%) HTML5
4 1 (2.94%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Computer Science
1 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.76%) Social Network
2 4 (11.76%) Mobile App
3 3 (8.82%) User Experience
3 3 (8.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (8.82%) Online Games
3 3 (8.82%) Equities
4 2 (5.88%) Online Gambling
5 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Android
1 7 (20.59%) Apple iOS
2 3 (8.82%) Linux
3 2 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (29.41%) Test Automation
3 7 (20.59%) BDD
3 7 (20.59%) Software Testing
4 6 (17.65%) Automated Testing
4 6 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (17.65%) Open Source
5 5 (14.71%) System Testing
5 5 (14.71%) Test Scripting
5 5 (14.71%) Scrum
6 4 (11.76%) User Stories
6 4 (11.76%) Load Testing
6 4 (11.76%) Unit Testing
6 4 (11.76%) Integration Testing
6 4 (11.76%) Software Engineering
6 4 (11.76%) Regression Testing
6 4 (11.76%) Manual Testing
7 3 (8.82%) SDLC
7 3 (8.82%) RUP
7 3 (8.82%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 16 (47.06%) Java
2 10 (29.41%) JavaScript
3 6 (17.65%) C#
3 6 (17.65%) SQL
3 6 (17.65%) Ruby
4 5 (14.71%) PHP
5 3 (8.82%) Python
6 2 (5.88%) C
7 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.94%) Clojure
7 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) Degree
2 6 (17.65%) ISEB
3 5 (14.71%) ISTQB
4 2 (5.88%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (100.00%) QA
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum 12% Bonus, Pension, Life Assurance,
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Start up benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
First Point
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago