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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 304 299 299
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 6 15 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.058% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.16% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5 15 14
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £35,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,100 £60,000 £57,750
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £31,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-3.17% -7.35%
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
9613 9633 10230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.38% 92.91% 94.08%
Number of salaries quoted 8403 8235 9203
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,501 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 32 (100.00%) QA
2 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (40.63%) Selenium
3 12 (37.50%) Automated Testing
4 10 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (28.13%) WebDriver
5 9 (28.13%) Java
6 8 (25.00%) DevOps
7 7 (21.88%) Automation Testing
8 6 (18.75%) Mobile App
8 6 (18.75%) Test Automation
8 6 (18.75%) SQL
8 6 (18.75%) CRM
8 6 (18.75%) E-Commerce
8 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
9 5 (15.63%) ISEB
9 5 (15.63%) JUnit
9 5 (15.63%) Windows
9 5 (15.63%) C#
9 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (12.50%) Cerillion
10 4 (12.50%) Android
10 4 (12.50%) iPhone
10 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (12.50%) TeamCity
10 4 (12.50%) Subversion
10 4 (12.50%) Software Testing
10 4 (12.50%) ISTQB
10 4 (12.50%) JIRA
10 4 (12.50%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 3 (9.38%) CMS
2 2 (6.25%) Drupal
3 1 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.13%) Node.js
3 1 (3.13%) Mule
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) MySQL
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.13%) Redis
Development Applications
1 13 (40.63%) Selenium
2 9 (28.13%) WebDriver
3 5 (15.63%) JUnit
4 4 (12.50%) TeamCity
4 4 (12.50%) Subversion
4 4 (12.50%) JIRA
4 4 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 4 (12.50%) SpecFlow
5 3 (9.38%) Bugzilla
5 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
6 2 (6.25%) JMeter
6 2 (6.25%) Geb
6 2 (6.25%) Gradle
7 1 (3.13%) Calabash
7 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
7 1 (3.13%) Behat
7 1 (3.13%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (3.13%) LoadRunner
7 1 (3.13%) Mercurial
General
1 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.25%) Marketing
2 2 (6.25%) Billing
2 2 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Advertising
3 1 (3.13%) Games
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) Spring
2 1 (3.13%) Gherkin
2 1 (3.13%) LAMP
2 1 (3.13%) CSS
2 1 (3.13%) HTML
2 1 (3.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (18.75%) Mobile App
3 4 (12.50%) iPhone
4 2 (6.25%) Social Network
4 2 (6.25%) Client/Server
4 2 (6.25%) Open Source
4 2 (6.25%) iPad
5 1 (3.13%) Digital Media
5 1 (3.13%) EPoS
5 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Windows
2 4 (12.50%) Android
2 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (12.50%) Linux
3 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Phone
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (37.50%) Automated Testing
3 8 (25.00%) DevOps
4 7 (21.88%) Automation Testing
5 6 (18.75%) Test Automation
5 6 (18.75%) CRM
5 6 (18.75%) E-Commerce
6 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (12.50%) Software Testing
7 4 (12.50%) Waterfall
8 3 (9.38%) Manual Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Test Scripting
9 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (6.25%) Scrum
9 2 (6.25%) Mobile Commerce
9 2 (6.25%) BDD
9 2 (6.25%) User Stories
10 1 (3.13%) Test Planning
10 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
10 1 (3.13%) Black-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) Java
2 6 (18.75%) SQL
3 5 (15.63%) C#
4 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.13%) Clojure
5 1 (3.13%) ActionScript
5 1 (3.13%) C
5 1 (3.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) ISEB
2 4 (12.50%) ISTQB
3 2 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Cerillion
1 4 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension + Flexible working
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