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

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Tester
England / London
Rank 457 511 530
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 131 137 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.39% 0.34% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.35% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 118 131 94
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%

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
31979 39106 38954
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.86% 96.15% 96.11%
Number of salaries quoted 27127 33602 33122
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £33,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
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 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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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
Chiswick - 11 £52,500 -
Ealing +15 10 £57,500 +4.54%
City of London +25 9 £52,500 +20.00% 3
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 £40,000 -
Chessington - 3 £40,000 -
Uxbridge - 2 £45,000 -
Hammersmith - 1 £47,500 -
QA Tester
England

QA Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 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 London region featuring QA Tester in the job title.

1 281 (100.00%) QA
2 203 (72.24%) Selenium
3 200 (71.17%) Agile Software Development
4 121 (43.06%) BDD
5 118 (41.99%) Java
6 115 (40.93%) Cucumber
7 93 (33.10%) Test Automation
8 80 (28.47%) WebDriver
8 80 (28.47%) Automated Testing
9 79 (28.11%) QA Automation
10 78 (27.76%) Python
11 77 (27.40%) TDD
12 75 (26.69%) Continuous Integration
13 71 (25.27%) Scrum
14 68 (24.20%) SQL
15 65 (23.13%) Ruby
16 64 (22.78%) Manual Testing
17 62 (22.06%) Unix
18 61 (21.71%) C#
19 59 (21.00%) Linux
19 59 (21.00%) Finance
20 58 (20.64%) Automation Testing
21 55 (19.57%) JUnit
22 54 (19.22%) Software Testing
23 52 (18.51%) ISEB
23 52 (18.51%) SoapUI
24 49 (17.44%) Kanban
25 46 (16.37%) Jenkins
26 42 (14.95%) JMeter
26 42 (14.95%) Web Services

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 7 (2.49%) CMS
2 6 (2.14%) Confluence
2 6 (2.14%) Sitecore CMS
2 6 (2.14%) Umbraco
3 2 (0.71%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (2.49%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.07%) MS Office
3 1 (0.36%) NUKE
3 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.07%) Misys Midas
2 2 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.71%) Global One
3 1 (0.36%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 23 (8.19%) SaaS
2 10 (3.56%) GitHub
3 9 (3.20%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.78%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.07%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.36%) Google Play
7 1 (0.36%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.34%) HTTP
2 10 (3.56%) Internet
3 1 (0.36%) Multicast
3 1 (0.36%) RTSP
3 1 (0.36%) SSH
3 1 (0.36%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (14.23%) Relational Database
2 27 (9.61%) NoSQL
3 23 (8.19%) MySQL
4 22 (7.83%) Apache Cassandra
4 22 (7.83%) HBase
5 19 (6.76%) Big Data
6 5 (1.78%) SQL Server
7 2 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.71%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.71%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 203 (72.24%) Selenium
2 115 (40.93%) Cucumber
3 80 (28.47%) WebDriver
4 55 (19.57%) JUnit
5 52 (18.51%) SoapUI
6 46 (16.37%) Jenkins
7 42 (14.95%) JMeter
8 41 (14.59%) SpecFlow
9 39 (13.88%) JIRA
10 37 (13.17%) Git (software)
11 29 (10.32%) Team Foundation Server
12 22 (7.83%) Hamcrest
12 22 (7.83%) jMock
13 17 (6.05%) Maven
14 15 (5.34%) Appium
15 14 (4.98%) Capybara
16 13 (4.63%) FitNesse
17 12 (4.27%) Hudson
18 11 (3.91%) WATIR
19 10 (3.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 59 (21.00%) Finance
2 15 (5.34%) Banking
3 14 (4.98%) Investment Banking
4 13 (4.63%) Games
5 8 (2.85%) Retail
6 6 (2.14%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.78%) Marketing
8 3 (1.07%) Law
9 2 (0.71%) Advertising
10 1 (0.36%) iGaming
10 1 (0.36%) Legal
10 1 (0.36%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (14.95%) Web Services
2 38 (13.52%) REST
3 29 (10.32%) HTML
3 29 (10.32%) RESTful
3 29 (10.32%) XML
4 28 (9.96%) SOAP
5 14 (4.98%) Gherkin
6 13 (4.63%) Ruby on Rails
7 8 (2.85%) .NET
7 8 (2.85%) HTML5
8 7 (2.49%) JSON
9 6 (2.14%) AngularJS
10 4 (1.42%) CSS
11 3 (1.07%) Middleware
11 3 (1.07%) Node.js
11 3 (1.07%) RabbitMQ
11 3 (1.07%) Swagger
12 2 (0.71%) Ext JS
13 1 (0.36%) JMS
13 1 (0.36%) Pyramid
Miscellaneous
1 40 (14.23%) Fintech
2 22 (7.83%) Mobile App
3 21 (7.47%) Mobile Payment
4 15 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (3.91%) Online Games
6 9 (3.20%) Client/Server
6 9 (3.20%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.14%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.78%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.42%) Arduino
9 4 (1.42%) Data Extraction
9 4 (1.42%) Raspberry Pi
9 4 (1.42%) Social Media
9 4 (1.42%) User Experience
10 3 (1.07%) Equities
10 3 (1.07%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.71%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.71%) Animation
11 2 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.71%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 62 (22.06%) Unix
2 59 (21.00%) Linux
3 39 (13.88%) Windows
4 24 (8.54%) Android
4 24 (8.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (71.17%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (43.06%) BDD
3 93 (33.10%) Test Automation
4 80 (28.47%) Automated Testing
5 79 (28.11%) QA Automation
6 77 (27.40%) TDD
7 75 (26.69%) Continuous Integration
8 71 (25.27%) Scrum
9 64 (22.78%) Manual Testing
10 58 (20.64%) Automation Testing
11 54 (19.22%) Software Testing
12 49 (17.44%) Kanban
13 38 (13.52%) Regression Testing
14 36 (12.81%) Unit Testing
15 34 (12.10%) E-Commerce
16 30 (10.68%) Software Engineering
17 28 (9.96%) SOA
18 26 (9.25%) Test Scripting
19 25 (8.90%) Security Testing
20 23 (8.19%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 118 (41.99%) Java
2 78 (27.76%) Python
3 68 (24.20%) SQL
4 65 (23.13%) Ruby
5 61 (21.71%) C#
6 37 (13.17%) JavaScript
7 31 (11.03%) Groovy
8 17 (6.05%) Bash Shell
9 10 (3.56%) PHP
10 8 (2.85%) C++
10 8 (2.85%) Shell Script
11 6 (2.14%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.78%) Perl
13 2 (0.71%) ActionScript
14 1 (0.36%) Go
14 1 (0.36%) Scala
14 1 (0.36%) VB
14 1 (0.36%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 52 (18.51%) ISEB
2 20 (7.12%) Degree
3 14 (4.98%) ISTQB
4 5 (1.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.36%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.36%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 281 (100.00%) QA
2 16 (5.69%) SDET
3 3 (1.07%) SEPA
System Software
1 2 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.36%) Docker
2 1 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.42%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.07%) Puppet
3 2 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (3.56%) TOWER Software
2 9 (3.20%) Microsoft
3 6 (2.14%) Sitecore
4 4 (1.42%) Google
4 4 (1.42%) Oracle
4 4 (1.42%) ServiceNow
5 3 (1.07%) Sencha
6 2 (0.71%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.36%) ATG
7 1 (0.36%) Demandware
7 1 (0.36%) HP
7 1 (0.36%) hybris
7 1 (0.36%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.36%) IBM
7 1 (0.36%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.36%) Sybase
7 1 (0.36%) Tableau
7 1 (0.36%) VMware
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Client Server
Salary: £30k to £35k + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Freshtechit
Salary: From £0 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Ease IT
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
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Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + good bonus (10%) + health + pensio
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Kalpa Resource
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
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Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago