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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 229 280 284
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 14 10 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.23% 0.12% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.12% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 29
Median salary £40,000 £26,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+49.53% -37.05%
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.94%
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
5737 8314 10781
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 96.03% 95.70% 95.58%
Number of salaries quoted 5239 7213 9056
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 21 (100.00%) QA
2 14 (66.67%) Selenium
3 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (52.38%) WebDriver
4 11 (52.38%) BDD
5 10 (47.62%) Cucumber
5 10 (47.62%) TDD
6 9 (42.86%) Git (software)
7 8 (38.10%) Ruby
7 8 (38.10%) SQL
8 7 (33.33%) HTML
8 7 (33.33%) HTTP
8 7 (33.33%) Software Testing
9 6 (28.57%) Automated Testing
9 6 (28.57%) Linux
9 6 (28.57%) Java
9 6 (28.57%) Web Testing
9 6 (28.57%) Analytics
9 6 (28.57%) Capybara
9 6 (28.57%) Defect Management
9 6 (28.57%) QA Automation
10 5 (23.81%) Test Planning
10 5 (23.81%) Functional Testing
10 5 (23.81%) Relational Database
10 5 (23.81%) Manual Testing
10 5 (23.81%) Performance Testing
10 5 (23.81%) WATIR
10 5 (23.81%) XML
10 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
10 5 (23.81%) Web Analytics

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 1 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (4.76%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (66.67%) Selenium
2 11 (52.38%) WebDriver
3 10 (47.62%) Cucumber
4 9 (42.86%) Git (software)
5 6 (28.57%) Capybara
6 5 (23.81%) WATIR
7 4 (19.05%) JMeter
7 4 (19.05%) TeamCity
8 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
8 3 (14.29%) JIRA
8 3 (14.29%) NUnit
9 2 (9.52%) SoapUI
9 2 (9.52%) SpecFlow
10 1 (4.76%) JBehave
10 1 (4.76%) JUnit
10 1 (4.76%) Maven
10 1 (4.76%) Protractor
10 1 (4.76%) Selenium IDE
10 1 (4.76%) TestLink
10 1 (4.76%) TestNG
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Advertising
2 1 (4.76%) Games
2 1 (4.76%) iGaming
2 1 (4.76%) Law
2 1 (4.76%) Legal
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Publishing
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) HTML
2 5 (23.81%) XML
3 3 (14.29%) Web Services
4 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
4 2 (9.52%) HTML5
5 1 (4.76%) JMS
5 1 (4.76%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) User Experience
3 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Fintech
3 1 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Online Games
3 1 (4.76%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Android
2 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (52.38%) BDD
3 10 (47.62%) TDD
4 7 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 6 (28.57%) Analytics
5 6 (28.57%) Automated Testing
5 6 (28.57%) Defect Management
5 6 (28.57%) QA Automation
5 6 (28.57%) Web Testing
6 5 (23.81%) Functional Testing
6 5 (23.81%) Manual Testing
6 5 (23.81%) Performance Testing
6 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
6 5 (23.81%) Test Planning
6 5 (23.81%) Web Analytics
7 4 (19.05%) Test Management
8 3 (14.29%) Scrum
8 3 (14.29%) System Testing
8 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
8 3 (14.29%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) Ruby
1 8 (38.10%) SQL
2 6 (28.57%) Java
3 3 (14.29%) C#
3 3 (14.29%) Python
4 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) ISEB
2 2 (9.52%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (4.76%) Docker
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Atlassian
2 1 (4.76%) VMware
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