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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 254 311 301
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 7 7 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.069% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.072% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 18
Average salary £40,000 £46,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.51% +8.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £34,000 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £66,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £30,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+14.75% -10.29%
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
6363 9725 9706
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.07% 95.35% 94.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5728 8455 8287
Average salary £57,500 £54,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.50% -0.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016, 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 11 (100.00%) QA
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) Java
4 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) Regression Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Scrum
4 3 (27.27%) Selenium
4 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Degree
4 3 (27.27%) Workflow
4 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
4 3 (27.27%) BDD
4 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (18.18%) SDLC
5 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
5 2 (18.18%) Defect Management
5 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
5 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
5 2 (18.18%) Ruby
5 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 2 (18.18%) System Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Android
5 2 (18.18%) JBehave
5 2 (18.18%) WebDriver
5 2 (18.18%) JMeter

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Selenium
2 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
2 2 (18.18%) JBehave
2 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 2 (18.18%) JMeter
2 2 (18.18%) WebDriver
3 1 (9.09%) Gerrit
3 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 1 (9.09%) JIRA
3 1 (9.09%) JUnit
3 1 (9.09%) Mercurial
3 1 (9.09%) PhantomJS
3 1 (9.09%) RSpec
3 1 (9.09%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Flash
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) HTML5
1 1 (9.09%) JMX
1 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Contract for Difference
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Android
1 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
3 3 (27.27%) BDD
3 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Regression Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Scrum
3 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
3 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Workflow
4 2 (18.18%) Defect Management
4 2 (18.18%) SDLC
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) System Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Investment Management
5 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
5 1 (9.09%) OWASP
5 1 (9.09%) TDD
5 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
5 1 (9.09%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) PHP
3 2 (18.18%) Ruby
4 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) SDET
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) Splunk
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Shares, bonus, bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-70,000
Posted: 6 days ago