The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 508 509 528
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 117 151 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.27% 0.31% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.33% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 110 131 86
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £38,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +11.76%
QA Tester
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
41174 45679 41778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.30% 93.62% 93.69%
Number of salaries quoted 34928 38421 35168
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +0.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

QA Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Tester in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Tester Jobs Demand Trend in London

QA Tester
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Tester across the London region.

QA Tester Salary Trend in London

QA Tester
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Tester across the London region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

QA Tester Salary Histogram in London

QA Tester
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Tester within the London region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +43 18 £42,500 +21.42% 6
Ealing - 3 £55,000 -
Teddington - 2 £29,750 -
Wimbledon - 1 £34,000 -
QA Tester
England

QA Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the 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.

1 210 (100.00%) QA
2 111 (52.86%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (46.19%) Selenium
4 77 (36.67%) Java
5 64 (30.48%) Manual Testing
6 55 (26.19%) Finance
7 54 (25.71%) Cucumber
8 53 (25.24%) Automated Testing
9 50 (23.81%) WebDriver
10 48 (22.86%) Test Scripting
10 48 (22.86%) C#
11 47 (22.38%) SQL
12 43 (20.48%) Software Testing
13 38 (18.10%) Scrum
14 37 (17.62%) ISEB
15 36 (17.14%) Automation Testing
16 34 (16.19%) Degree
17 33 (15.71%) Test Automation
18 32 (15.24%) JIRA
19 31 (14.76%) Android
19 31 (14.76%) Microsoft
20 30 (14.29%) Regression Testing
21 29 (13.81%) BDD
21 29 (13.81%) Computer Science
22 27 (12.86%) Apple iOS
23 26 (12.38%) SQL Server
23 26 (12.38%) Continuous Integration
24 25 (11.90%) Ruby
24 25 (11.90%) Windows
24 25 (11.90%) Games

QA Tester
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the 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 4 (1.90%) IIS
2 3 (1.43%) Apache
2 3 (1.43%) Confluence
2 3 (1.43%) CMS
3 2 (0.95%) Node.js
4 1 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.48%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.48%) Joomla!
4 1 (0.48%) Drupal
4 1 (0.48%) Mule
Applications
1 3 (1.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.67%) SaaS
2 1 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.95%) Internet
2 1 (0.48%) DVB
2 1 (0.48%) Skype
2 1 (0.48%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (12.38%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.10%) Relational Database
3 14 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.38%) Big Data
5 4 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.90%) Oracle OLAP
5 4 (1.90%) OLTP
5 4 (1.90%) DB2
5 4 (1.90%) OLAP
6 3 (1.43%) MySQL
6 3 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.43%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (0.95%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.95%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.48%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.48%) Redis
8 1 (0.48%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 97 (46.19%) Selenium
2 54 (25.71%) Cucumber
3 50 (23.81%) WebDriver
4 32 (15.24%) JIRA
5 16 (7.62%) HP UFT
5 16 (7.62%) SpecFlow
6 13 (6.19%) Subversion
7 12 (5.71%) WATIR
8 10 (4.76%) NUnit
8 10 (4.76%) TeamCity
8 10 (4.76%) Git (software)
8 10 (4.76%) FitNesse
8 10 (4.76%) JUnit
9 8 (3.81%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (3.81%) CppUnit
10 7 (3.33%) JBehave
11 6 (2.86%) MSTest
11 6 (2.86%) Eclipse
11 6 (2.86%) Rational Robot
11 6 (2.86%) Jenkins
General
1 55 (26.19%) Finance
2 25 (11.90%) Games
3 17 (8.10%) Banking
4 11 (5.24%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.81%) Investment Banking
6 7 (3.33%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.90%) Law
7 4 (1.90%) Advertising
7 4 (1.90%) Publishing
7 4 (1.90%) Retail Banking
7 4 (1.90%) Marketing
7 4 (1.90%) Retail
8 2 (0.95%) Billing
8 2 (0.95%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.48%) Back Office
9 1 (0.48%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (9.05%) .NET
2 14 (6.67%) HTML
3 13 (6.19%) SOAP
3 13 (6.19%) REST
4 10 (4.76%) Web Services
5 8 (3.81%) XML
5 8 (3.81%) CSS
5 8 (3.81%) J2EE
6 6 (2.86%) J2SE
7 3 (1.43%) Gherkin
7 3 (1.43%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 2 (0.95%) XML Schema
8 2 (0.95%) HTML5
8 2 (0.95%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.95%) DOM
8 2 (0.95%) JSON
9 1 (0.48%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.48%) Apache Flex
9 1 (0.48%) WCF
9 1 (0.48%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 29 (13.81%) Computer Science
2 25 (11.90%) Mobile App
3 23 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (5.24%) Replication
5 8 (3.81%) iPad
6 7 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (3.33%) Equities
7 6 (2.86%) Fixed Income
7 6 (2.86%) Mathematics
8 5 (2.38%) iPhone
9 4 (1.90%) User Experience
9 4 (1.90%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.90%) Derivative
9 4 (1.90%) Social Network
10 3 (1.43%) Online Games
11 2 (0.95%) Online Gambling
11 2 (0.95%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.95%) Credit Risk
11 2 (0.95%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 31 (14.76%) Android
2 27 (12.86%) Apple iOS
3 25 (11.90%) Windows
4 18 (8.57%) UNIX
5 14 (6.67%) Linux
6 11 (5.24%) Windows XP
6 11 (5.24%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (5.24%) Windows Vista
6 11 (5.24%) Windows 8
6 11 (5.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (5.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (5.24%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (52.86%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (30.48%) Manual Testing
3 53 (25.24%) Automated Testing
4 48 (22.86%) Test Scripting
5 43 (20.48%) Software Testing
6 38 (18.10%) Scrum
7 36 (17.14%) Automation Testing
8 33 (15.71%) Test Automation
9 30 (14.29%) Regression Testing
10 29 (13.81%) BDD
11 26 (12.38%) Continuous Integration
12 21 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
13 19 (9.05%) TDD
14 16 (7.62%) OOP
14 16 (7.62%) OO
15 15 (7.14%) User Stories
15 15 (7.14%) SDLC
16 14 (6.67%) Analytics
17 13 (6.19%) E-Commerce
17 13 (6.19%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 77 (36.67%) Java
2 48 (22.86%) C#
3 47 (22.38%) SQL
4 25 (11.90%) Ruby
5 18 (8.57%) JavaScript
6 14 (6.67%) Python
7 12 (5.71%) C++
8 9 (4.29%) PHP
9 5 (2.38%) C
10 3 (1.43%) ActionScript
11 2 (0.95%) VBA
12 1 (0.48%) VC++
12 1 (0.48%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.48%) VBScript
12 1 (0.48%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.48%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.48%) Groovy
12 1 (0.48%) F#
12 1 (0.48%) Scala
12 1 (0.48%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 37 (17.62%) ISEB
2 34 (16.19%) Degree
3 24 (11.43%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.95%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 210 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (0.48%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 4 (1.90%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.95%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (14.76%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.67%) Oracle
3 4 (1.90%) HP
4 2 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.48%) Marketo
5 1 (0.48%) Intel
5 1 (0.48%) Adobe
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