The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the London region that had QA Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 495 514 488
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 117 163 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.30% 0.37% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.39% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 106 154 177
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,650 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.79% -1.42%
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
37543 42266 45508
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.72% 95.55% 95.76%
Number of salaries quoted 32627 35877 37958
Median salary £56,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.81% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

QA Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region that featured QA Tester in the job title.

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 25 August 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Tester within the London region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ealing +29 13 £60,000 +14.28%
City of London +57 7 £60,000 +41.17% 5
Chiswick +4 2 £50,000 +58.73% 1
QA Tester
England

QA Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 London region featuring QA Tester in the job title.

1 260 (100.00%) QA
2 180 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 124 (47.69%) Selenium
4 90 (34.62%) SQL
5 86 (33.08%) C#
6 82 (31.54%) Cucumber
6 82 (31.54%) BDD
7 73 (28.08%) Scrum
8 72 (27.69%) TDD
8 72 (27.69%) Automation Testing
9 68 (26.15%) Test Automation
10 67 (25.77%) Finance
10 67 (25.77%) Java
11 66 (25.38%) Test Scripting
12 65 (25.00%) Automated Testing
13 62 (23.85%) Degree
13 62 (23.85%) Continuous Integration
14 50 (19.23%) Manual Testing
15 48 (18.46%) ISEB
15 48 (18.46%) Analytical Skills
16 46 (17.69%) Windows
17 44 (16.92%) Kanban
18 43 (16.54%) Software Testing
19 42 (16.15%) SpecFlow
20 41 (15.77%) Team Foundation Server
21 40 (15.38%) WebDriver
21 40 (15.38%) JUnit
22 38 (14.62%) .NET
23 37 (14.23%) Relational Database
23 37 (14.23%) Regression Testing

QA Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 10 (3.85%) Confluence
2 6 (2.31%) IIS
3 3 (1.15%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.77%) CMS
4 2 (0.77%) SAS
5 1 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.38%) JBoss
5 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (6.15%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.54%) Maya
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Global One
1 1 (0.38%) Magento
1 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.38%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.92%) GitHub
2 2 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.77%) SaaS
3 1 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.38%) Google Play
3 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.92%) HTTP
2 3 (1.15%) Internet
3 2 (0.77%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.38%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (14.23%) Relational Database
2 28 (10.77%) SQL Server
3 8 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (2.31%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (1.15%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.77%) Big Data
6 2 (0.77%) HBase
6 2 (0.77%) MySQL
6 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.38%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 124 (47.69%) Selenium
2 82 (31.54%) Cucumber
3 42 (16.15%) SpecFlow
4 41 (15.77%) Team Foundation Server
5 40 (15.38%) JUnit
5 40 (15.38%) WebDriver
6 37 (14.23%) JIRA
7 36 (13.85%) Git (software)
8 28 (10.77%) FitNesse
9 22 (8.46%) SoapUI
10 20 (7.69%) Jenkins
11 19 (7.31%) JMeter
12 12 (4.62%) HP UFT
13 11 (4.23%) Appium
13 11 (4.23%) TeamCity
14 9 (3.46%) Hudson
14 9 (3.46%) Subversion
15 8 (3.08%) Bugzilla
15 8 (3.08%) RSpec
16 7 (2.69%) WATIR
General
1 67 (25.77%) Finance
2 19 (7.31%) Games
3 10 (3.85%) Retail
4 6 (2.31%) Marketing
5 5 (1.92%) Banking
5 5 (1.92%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.54%) Advertising
7 3 (1.15%) Back Office
7 3 (1.15%) Legal
7 3 (1.15%) Publishing
8 2 (0.77%) Front Office
8 2 (0.77%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.77%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (14.62%) .NET
2 20 (7.69%) HTML
2 20 (7.69%) Web Services
3 13 (5.00%) Gherkin
3 13 (5.00%) SOAP
4 12 (4.62%) CSS
5 11 (4.23%) jQuery
5 11 (4.23%) XML
6 10 (3.85%) REST
7 6 (2.31%) JSON
8 4 (1.54%) .NET Framework
8 4 (1.54%) RESTful
9 3 (1.15%) AngularJS
9 3 (1.15%) HTML5
9 3 (1.15%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (0.77%) Android SDK
10 2 (0.77%) WebSockets
11 1 (0.38%) iOS SDK
11 1 (0.38%) Node.js
11 1 (0.38%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 48 (18.46%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (9.62%) Computer Science
3 23 (8.85%) Mobile App
4 11 (4.23%) Client/Server
4 11 (4.23%) Online Games
5 10 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (3.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (2.69%) Spread Betting
8 6 (2.31%) Blackberry
9 5 (1.92%) Artificial Intelligence
9 5 (1.92%) Derivative
9 5 (1.92%) Fintech
9 5 (1.92%) Social Network
10 4 (1.54%) Augmented Reality
10 4 (1.54%) Data Extraction
10 4 (1.54%) Mathematics
10 4 (1.54%) User Experience
11 3 (1.15%) Driving Licence
11 3 (1.15%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.15%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 46 (17.69%) Windows
2 36 (13.85%) Android
3 33 (12.69%) Apple iOS
4 31 (11.92%) Unix
5 22 (8.46%) Linux
6 6 (2.31%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (31.54%) BDD
3 73 (28.08%) Scrum
4 72 (27.69%) Automation Testing
4 72 (27.69%) TDD
5 68 (26.15%) Test Automation
6 66 (25.38%) Test Scripting
7 65 (25.00%) Automated Testing
8 62 (23.85%) Continuous Integration
9 50 (19.23%) Manual Testing
10 44 (16.92%) Kanban
11 43 (16.54%) Software Testing
12 37 (14.23%) Regression Testing
13 35 (13.46%) Performance Testing
14 31 (11.92%) Test Strategy
15 26 (10.00%) QA Automation
16 19 (7.31%) API Testing
16 19 (7.31%) System Testing
17 18 (6.92%) Functional Testing
18 17 (6.54%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 90 (34.62%) SQL
2 86 (33.08%) C#
3 67 (25.77%) Java
4 31 (11.92%) JavaScript
5 30 (11.54%) Ruby
6 20 (7.69%) Python
7 12 (4.62%) Groovy
8 11 (4.23%) Bash Shell
9 10 (3.85%) C++
9 10 (3.85%) PHP
10 6 (2.31%) ActionScript
11 3 (1.15%) C
11 3 (1.15%) Lua
11 3 (1.15%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.77%) Perl
12 2 (0.77%) R
12 2 (0.77%) VB
13 1 (0.38%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.38%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 62 (23.85%) Degree
2 48 (18.46%) ISEB
3 35 (13.46%) ISTQB
4 11 (4.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (1.15%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.38%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 260 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (1.15%) SDET
3 2 (0.77%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.38%) Docker
1 1 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 35 (13.46%) Microsoft
2 16 (6.15%) Google
3 14 (5.38%) Oracle
4 4 (1.54%) Apple
5 3 (1.15%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.77%) Sencha
6 2 (0.77%) Splunk
6 2 (0.77%) StreamBase
6 2 (0.77%) VMware
7 1 (0.38%) ATG
7 1 (0.38%) Demandware
7 1 (0.38%) HP
7 1 (0.38%) hybris
7 1 (0.38%) IBM
7 1 (0.38%) IFS
7 1 (0.38%) Infor
7 1 (0.38%) Sage
7 1 (0.38%) SAP
7 1 (0.38%) ServiceNow
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £75,000 per annum + good bonus (10-20%) + health + pen
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: full benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000 per annum + Gym, Bonus, Pension, BUPA, Dental
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Bonus & Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50,000 to £55,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50,000 to £55,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60,000 to £65,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Chiswick, London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 24 days ago