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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 528 483 476
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 79 156 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.36% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.39% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 70 141 127
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -11.42%
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
38709 40323 40040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.77% 93.79% 94.14%
Number of salaries quoted 32647 33078 34028
Average salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.90% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 -15 6 £45,000 +7.78% 5
Ealing - 6 £60,000 -
Docklands, London - 3 - -
Teddington - 3 £45,000 -
Southwark - 1 £28,500 -
QA Tester
England

QA Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 170 (100.00%) QA
2 92 (54.12%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (31.18%) Selenium
4 51 (30.00%) Test Scripting
4 51 (30.00%) Finance
5 47 (27.65%) SQL
6 38 (22.35%) Scrum
7 37 (21.76%) Manual Testing
8 36 (21.18%) SQL Server
9 35 (20.59%) Test Automation
9 35 (20.59%) Automated Testing
10 33 (19.41%) Java
11 32 (18.82%) Windows
12 31 (18.24%) JIRA
12 31 (18.24%) WebDriver
13 30 (17.65%) Software Testing
14 29 (17.06%) Cucumber
14 29 (17.06%) Microsoft
14 29 (17.06%) ISEB
15 25 (14.71%) BDD
16 24 (14.12%) Mobile App
16 24 (14.12%) Automation Testing
17 23 (13.53%) Degree
17 23 (13.53%) C#
18 21 (12.35%) Web Services
18 21 (12.35%) Analytics
19 20 (11.76%) Games
20 19 (11.18%) Android
20 19 (11.18%) Linux
21 18 (10.59%) ISTQB

QA Tester
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 11 (6.47%) IIS
1 11 (6.47%) CMS
2 10 (5.88%) Drupal
3 8 (4.71%) Apache
4 2 (1.18%) Confluence
5 1 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.59%) Mule
5 1 (0.59%) Node.js
5 1 (0.59%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (1.18%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.18%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.18%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (21.18%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.82%) Relational Database
3 11 (6.47%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (3.53%) Big Data
5 5 (2.94%) OLAP
6 4 (2.35%) DB2
6 4 (2.35%) MySQL
7 3 (1.76%) Oracle OLAP
7 3 (1.76%) OLTP
8 2 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.59%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (0.59%) Hazelcast
9 1 (0.59%) SSDT
9 1 (0.59%) Redis
9 1 (0.59%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.59%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 53 (31.18%) Selenium
2 31 (18.24%) JIRA
2 31 (18.24%) WebDriver
3 29 (17.06%) Cucumber
4 13 (7.65%) QuickTest Pro
5 12 (7.06%) SpecFlow
6 11 (6.47%) JUnit
6 11 (6.47%) LoadRunner
7 10 (5.88%) Bugzilla
8 8 (4.71%) Rational Performance Tester
8 8 (4.71%) Facilita Forecast
9 7 (4.12%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (3.53%) FitNesse
10 6 (3.53%) Subversion
10 6 (3.53%) JBehave
11 5 (2.94%) TeamCity
11 5 (2.94%) Git (software)
11 5 (2.94%) Visual Studio
11 5 (2.94%) InstallShield
12 4 (2.35%) JMeter
General
1 51 (30.00%) Finance
2 20 (11.76%) Games
3 16 (9.41%) Banking
4 12 (7.06%) Investment Banking
5 11 (6.47%) Marketing
6 10 (5.88%) Telecoms
6 10 (5.88%) Financial Institution
7 7 (4.12%) Back Office
8 6 (3.53%) Retail
9 4 (2.35%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (2.35%) Billing
10 3 (1.76%) Publishing
11 2 (1.18%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.59%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (12.35%) Web Services
2 14 (8.24%) HTML
3 11 (6.47%) CSS
3 11 (6.47%) SOAP
4 10 (5.88%) REST
5 8 (4.71%) XML
6 4 (2.35%) .NET
6 4 (2.35%) Spring
7 2 (1.18%) jQuery
7 2 (1.18%) MDX
8 1 (0.59%) Apache Camel
8 1 (0.59%) Gherkin
8 1 (0.59%) Backbone.js
8 1 (0.59%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (0.59%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.59%) WCF
8 1 (0.59%) LINQ
8 1 (0.59%) J2SE
8 1 (0.59%) Flash
8 1 (0.59%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.12%) Mobile App
2 17 (10.00%) iPhone
3 11 (6.47%) Client/Server
4 9 (5.29%) Open Source
4 9 (5.29%) iPad
4 9 (5.29%) Computer Science
5 7 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.53%) Credit Risk
6 6 (3.53%) Mathematics
6 6 (3.53%) Derivative
7 5 (2.94%) Fixed Income
8 4 (2.35%) Replication
8 4 (2.35%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.76%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.76%) Social Network
9 3 (1.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.76%) Equities
10 2 (1.18%) Blackberry
10 2 (1.18%) Social Media
10 2 (1.18%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 32 (18.82%) Windows
2 19 (11.18%) Android
2 19 (11.18%) Linux
3 16 (9.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (8.82%) Apple iOS
5 12 (7.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (7.06%) Windows XP
5 12 (7.06%) Windows 7
5 12 (7.06%) Windows Vista
5 12 (7.06%) Windows 8
5 12 (7.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (5.29%) UNIX
7 6 (3.53%) Solaris
8 1 (0.59%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.59%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (0.59%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.59%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (54.12%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 38 (22.35%) Scrum
4 37 (21.76%) Manual Testing
5 35 (20.59%) Test Automation
5 35 (20.59%) Automated Testing
6 30 (17.65%) Software Testing
7 25 (14.71%) BDD
8 24 (14.12%) Automation Testing
9 21 (12.35%) Analytics
10 16 (9.41%) Regression Testing
10 16 (9.41%) E-Commerce
10 16 (9.41%) Performance Testing
10 16 (9.41%) Test Strategy
11 15 (8.82%) TDD
12 14 (8.24%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (7.65%) User Acceptance Testing
13 13 (7.65%) OO
14 12 (7.06%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (7.06%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 47 (27.65%) SQL
2 33 (19.41%) Java
3 23 (13.53%) C#
4 8 (4.71%) JavaScript
4 8 (4.71%) Python
5 6 (3.53%) VBA
6 5 (2.94%) Ruby
6 5 (2.94%) VBScript
6 5 (2.94%) Perl
7 4 (2.35%) C
7 4 (2.35%) C++
8 3 (1.76%) PHP
9 2 (1.18%) ActionScript
9 2 (1.18%) Scala
9 2 (1.18%) R
9 2 (1.18%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.59%) SPARQL
10 1 (0.59%) Clojure
10 1 (0.59%) ActionScript 3.0
10 1 (0.59%) Lua
Qualifications
1 29 (17.06%) ISEB
2 23 (13.53%) Degree
3 18 (10.59%) ISTQB
4 15 (8.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.18%) VCP4
6 1 (0.59%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.59%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 170 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (4.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (17.06%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.88%) HP
3 8 (4.71%) Oracle
4 7 (4.12%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.35%) Cerillion
6 3 (1.76%) ION Trading
7 2 (1.18%) Sony
7 2 (1.18%) Google
8 1 (0.59%) Terracotta
8 1 (0.59%) Adobe
8 1 (0.59%) Intel
8 1 (0.59%) VMware
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus(10%),shares, pension, health
Posted: Yesterday
London
KPRS
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Harrow, Middlesex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + 25 days holiday, pension, bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
AdRoc Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £52,000 per annum Salary is dependant on personal skil
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive bonus and benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000.00 per annum + 15% bonus
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Creation Recruitment
Salary: £30,000 per year
Posted: 16 days ago
London (SE1)
Guru Careers
Salary: £30 - 35K
Posted: 21 days ago