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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Tester
London / City of London
Rank 211 257 299
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +42
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 9 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 10
Median salary £52,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £35,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,500 £64,150
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £31,625
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +10.67%

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
4804 6197 9793
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 96.91% 95.87% 95.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4378 5553 8541
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 25 (100.00%) QA
2 19 (76.00%) Selenium
3 18 (72.00%) WebDriver
3 18 (72.00%) BDD
3 18 (72.00%) TDD
3 18 (72.00%) SQL
4 17 (68.00%) Cucumber
5 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (56.00%) Git (software)
7 13 (52.00%) Ruby
8 12 (48.00%) Software Engineering
8 12 (48.00%) HTML
8 12 (48.00%) Relational Database
8 12 (48.00%) QA Automation
9 11 (44.00%) Capybara
9 11 (44.00%) Analytics
9 11 (44.00%) Web Testing
9 11 (44.00%) Linux
9 11 (44.00%) HTTP
9 11 (44.00%) Software Testing
10 10 (40.00%) Web Analytics
10 10 (40.00%) WATIR
10 10 (40.00%) XML
10 10 (40.00%) Jenkins
10 10 (40.00%) Test Planning
10 10 (40.00%) Defect Management
11 9 (36.00%) SoapUI
11 9 (36.00%) Test Management
11 9 (36.00%) Performance Testing
11 9 (36.00%) SOAP

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 5 (20.00%) CMS
1 5 (20.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 5 (20.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (44.00%) HTTP
2 3 (12.00%) Internet
3 1 (4.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (48.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.00%) Big Data
2 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.00%) Power BI
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 19 (76.00%) Selenium
2 18 (72.00%) WebDriver
3 17 (68.00%) Cucumber
4 14 (56.00%) Git (software)
5 11 (44.00%) Capybara
6 10 (40.00%) Jenkins
6 10 (40.00%) WATIR
7 9 (36.00%) SoapUI
8 6 (24.00%) JMeter
9 3 (12.00%) FitNesse
9 3 (12.00%) Hudson
9 3 (12.00%) JIRA
9 3 (12.00%) JUnit
9 3 (12.00%) TeamCity
10 2 (8.00%) SpecFlow
11 1 (4.00%) LoadRunner
11 1 (4.00%) Maven
11 1 (4.00%) TestLink
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Advertising
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Games
2 1 (4.00%) iGaming
2 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Law
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (48.00%) HTML
2 10 (40.00%) XML
3 9 (36.00%) SOAP
4 2 (8.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (8.00%) HTML5
5 1 (4.00%) JMS
5 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Fintech
1 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (4.00%) Online Games
1 1 (4.00%) Statistics
1 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.00%) Android
2 3 (12.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) BDD
1 18 (72.00%) TDD
2 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (48.00%) QA Automation
3 12 (48.00%) Software Engineering
4 11 (44.00%) Analytics
4 11 (44.00%) Software Testing
4 11 (44.00%) Web Testing
5 10 (40.00%) Defect Management
5 10 (40.00%) Test Planning
5 10 (40.00%) Web Analytics
6 9 (36.00%) Performance Testing
6 9 (36.00%) Test Management
7 7 (28.00%) Automated Testing
7 7 (28.00%) Coaching
8 5 (20.00%) Functional Testing
8 5 (20.00%) Mentoring
8 5 (20.00%) Regression Testing
8 5 (20.00%) Security Testing
9 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 18 (72.00%) SQL
2 13 (52.00%) Ruby
3 8 (32.00%) Java
4 4 (16.00%) C#
5 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.00%) Python
6 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.00%) Groovy
6 1 (4.00%) Perl
6 1 (4.00%) PHP
6 1 (4.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) ISEB
2 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (4.00%) Docker
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Sitecore
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle
3 2 (8.00%) Atlassian
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.00%) Hyperion
4 1 (4.00%) Tableau
4 1 (4.00%) VMware
City, London
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
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