The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 490 499 529
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 177 116 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.35% 0.25% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.27% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 158 111 134
Average salary £40,250 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.29% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £28,650
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.94%
Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47128 43468 52649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.78% 93.93% 93.86%
Number of salaries quoted 38864 36712 45646
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
QA Tester
England

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
City of London +1 23 £38,750 -18.42% 9
Chiswick - 2 £45,000 -
Croydon - 1 £32,500 -
QA Tester
England

QA Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

1 286 (100.00%) QA
2 115 (40.21%) Degree
3 109 (38.11%) Agile Software Development
4 100 (34.97%) SQL
5 99 (34.62%) Selenium
6 87 (30.42%) Finance
7 81 (28.32%) Java
8 72 (25.17%) Test Automation
9 68 (23.78%) Automated Testing
9 68 (23.78%) ISEB
10 67 (23.43%) Manual Testing
11 66 (23.08%) Automation Testing
12 65 (22.73%) Software Testing
13 61 (21.33%) Computer Science
14 55 (19.23%) JIRA
14 55 (19.23%) C#
15 53 (18.53%) User Acceptance Testing
16 46 (16.08%) Python
17 44 (15.38%) Scrum
18 40 (13.99%) Test Scripting
18 40 (13.99%) WebDriver
19 37 (12.94%) Regression Testing
19 37 (12.94%) E-Commerce
20 36 (12.59%) .NET
20 36 (12.59%) ISTQB
20 36 (12.59%) Android
21 35 (12.24%) Apple iOS
22 32 (11.19%) System Testing
23 31 (10.84%) JavaScript
23 31 (10.84%) Linux

QA Tester
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 18 (6.29%) Confluence
2 7 (2.45%) Apache
3 6 (2.10%) CMS
4 4 (1.40%) OpenEdge
4 4 (1.40%) TWiki
5 2 (0.70%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.70%) Drupal
5 2 (0.70%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.35%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 18 (6.29%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.75%) MS Office
3 2 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.45%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.75%) Internet
3 1 (0.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (9.79%) SQL Server
2 24 (8.39%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (5.24%) MySQL
4 8 (2.80%) SQLPlus
5 6 (2.10%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.05%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.70%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.35%) Big Data
8 1 (0.35%) DB2
8 1 (0.35%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 99 (34.62%) Selenium
2 55 (19.23%) JIRA
3 40 (13.99%) WebDriver
4 25 (8.74%) FitNesse
5 22 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
6 19 (6.64%) Cucumber
6 19 (6.64%) JUnit
7 12 (4.20%) JMeter
8 10 (3.50%) Jenkins
8 10 (3.50%) jMock
8 10 (3.50%) JSUnit
9 9 (3.15%) SpecFlow
10 8 (2.80%) Bugzilla
10 8 (2.80%) Toad
11 7 (2.45%) SoapUI
12 6 (2.10%) CruiseControl
12 6 (2.10%) SilkTest
12 6 (2.10%) TestComplete
12 6 (2.10%) NUnit
12 6 (2.10%) Ant
General
1 87 (30.42%) Finance
2 25 (8.74%) Games
3 19 (6.64%) Financial Institution
4 14 (4.90%) Marketing
5 12 (4.20%) Banking
6 11 (3.85%) Retail
7 7 (2.45%) Online Betting
8 6 (2.10%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.05%) Publishing
9 3 (1.05%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.70%) Front Office
10 2 (0.70%) Back Office
10 2 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.35%) Law
11 1 (0.35%) Advertising
11 1 (0.35%) Electronics
11 1 (0.35%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (12.59%) .NET
2 16 (5.59%) HTML
3 14 (4.90%) XML
4 11 (3.85%) Gherkin
5 10 (3.50%) Web Services
6 8 (2.80%) LAMP
7 7 (2.45%) SOAP
8 5 (1.75%) HTML5
9 4 (1.40%) .NET Framework
9 4 (1.40%) ASP.NET
10 3 (1.05%) DOM
10 3 (1.05%) jQuery
10 3 (1.05%) JSON
11 2 (0.70%) WCF
11 2 (0.70%) JSF
11 2 (0.70%) REST
11 2 (0.70%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (0.70%) CSS
11 2 (0.70%) J2EE
11 2 (0.70%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 61 (21.33%) Computer Science
2 26 (9.09%) Derivative
3 24 (8.39%) Mobile App
4 20 (6.99%) Open Source
5 18 (6.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 10 (3.50%) Digital Media
7 9 (3.15%) Animation
8 7 (2.45%) Equities
8 7 (2.45%) Social Media
9 6 (2.10%) Mathematics
10 5 (1.75%) Online Games
10 5 (1.75%) Online Gambling
11 4 (1.40%) Spread Betting
11 4 (1.40%) iPhone
11 4 (1.40%) Handset
11 4 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.70%) iPad
12 2 (0.70%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.70%) W3C
12 2 (0.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 36 (12.59%) Android
2 35 (12.24%) Apple iOS
3 31 (10.84%) Linux
4 24 (8.39%) Windows
5 19 (6.64%) UNIX
6 3 (1.05%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (38.11%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (25.17%) Test Automation
3 68 (23.78%) Automated Testing
4 67 (23.43%) Manual Testing
5 66 (23.08%) Automation Testing
6 65 (22.73%) Software Testing
7 53 (18.53%) User Acceptance Testing
8 44 (15.38%) Scrum
9 40 (13.99%) Test Scripting
10 37 (12.94%) Regression Testing
10 37 (12.94%) E-Commerce
11 32 (11.19%) System Testing
12 29 (10.14%) Integration Testing
13 28 (9.79%) Test Strategy
14 26 (9.09%) BDD
15 25 (8.74%) Performance Testing
16 24 (8.39%) User Stories
17 23 (8.04%) TDD
17 23 (8.04%) Continuous Integration
18 18 (6.29%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 100 (34.97%) SQL
2 81 (28.32%) Java
3 55 (19.23%) C#
4 46 (16.08%) Python
5 31 (10.84%) JavaScript
6 27 (9.44%) Ruby
7 19 (6.64%) PHP
8 16 (5.59%) C++
9 10 (3.50%) Lua
10 7 (2.45%) F#
11 6 (2.10%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.75%) C
12 5 (1.75%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.75%) Objective-C
13 4 (1.40%) PowerHouse
13 4 (1.40%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.40%) VBScript
14 2 (0.70%) VB
15 1 (0.35%) VBA
15 1 (0.35%) Jython
Qualifications
1 115 (40.21%) Degree
2 68 (23.78%) ISEB
3 36 (12.59%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.05%) HND
5 2 (0.70%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 286 (100.00%) QA
2 4 (1.40%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (6.99%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (8.39%) Microsoft
2 19 (6.64%) Oracle
3 5 (1.75%) HP
4 4 (1.40%) Atlassian
5 3 (1.05%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.70%) IBM
7 1 (0.35%) Apple
7 1 (0.35%) Adobe
7 1 (0.35%) Mercator
7 1 (0.35%) VMware
7 1 (0.35%) EPiServer
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