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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 491 516 482
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 129 145 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.33% 0.33% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.34% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 123 137 181
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 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
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
37710 42519 46086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.70% 95.63% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 32780 35978 38665
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +20.00%
City of London +43 4 £57,500 +27.77% 2
QA Tester
England

QA Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 286 (100.00%) QA
2 198 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 124 (43.36%) Selenium
4 97 (33.92%) SQL
5 94 (32.87%) C#
6 85 (29.72%) BDD
6 85 (29.72%) Test Automation
7 84 (29.37%) Finance
8 83 (29.02%) TDD
8 83 (29.02%) Cucumber
9 82 (28.67%) Automation Testing
10 78 (27.27%) Scrum
11 76 (26.57%) Degree
12 74 (25.87%) Automated Testing
13 71 (24.83%) Java
14 70 (24.48%) Continuous Integration
15 68 (23.78%) Test Scripting
16 65 (22.73%) Manual Testing
17 56 (19.58%) Analytical Skills
18 51 (17.83%) Regression Testing
19 50 (17.48%) Microsoft
20 49 (17.13%) Windows
21 48 (16.78%) ISEB
21 48 (16.78%) Team Foundation Server
22 46 (16.08%) WebDriver
23 45 (15.73%) Android
23 45 (15.73%) Kanban
24 44 (15.38%) Software Testing
25 42 (14.69%) JUnit
25 42 (14.69%) .NET

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 14 (4.90%) Confluence
2 8 (2.80%) IIS
3 6 (2.10%) CMS
4 4 (1.40%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.70%) Drupal
5 2 (0.70%) SAS
6 1 (0.35%) Apache
6 1 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.35%) JBoss
6 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 22 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.75%) Maya
Business Applications
1 2 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.70%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.35%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.40%) GitHub
2 1 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.35%) Office 365
2 1 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.70%) HTTP
1 2 (0.70%) Internet
1 2 (0.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (13.29%) Relational Database
2 35 (12.24%) SQL Server
3 10 (3.50%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (2.10%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 124 (43.36%) Selenium
2 83 (29.02%) Cucumber
3 48 (16.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 46 (16.08%) WebDriver
5 42 (14.69%) JUnit
5 42 (14.69%) SpecFlow
6 36 (12.59%) Git (software)
7 34 (11.89%) JIRA
8 31 (10.84%) FitNesse
9 22 (7.69%) SoapUI
10 20 (6.99%) JMeter
11 19 (6.64%) Jenkins
12 11 (3.85%) HP UFT
12 11 (3.85%) Hudson
12 11 (3.85%) Subversion
13 10 (3.50%) Appium
14 9 (3.15%) RSpec
14 9 (3.15%) TeamCity
14 9 (3.15%) TestNG
15 8 (2.80%) Visual Studio
General
1 84 (29.37%) Finance
2 20 (6.99%) Games
3 10 (3.50%) Retail
4 7 (2.45%) Financial Institution
5 6 (2.10%) Marketing
5 6 (2.10%) Publishing
6 5 (1.75%) Back Office
7 4 (1.40%) Banking
8 3 (1.05%) Legal
9 2 (0.70%) Advertising
9 2 (0.70%) Front Office
9 2 (0.70%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.35%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.35%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (14.69%) .NET
2 23 (8.04%) Web Services
3 16 (5.59%) HTML
3 16 (5.59%) SOAP
4 13 (4.55%) CSS
4 13 (4.55%) Gherkin
5 11 (3.85%) jQuery
5 11 (3.85%) XML
6 8 (2.80%) REST
7 5 (1.75%) JSON
8 4 (1.40%) .NET Framework
8 4 (1.40%) Android SDK
8 4 (1.40%) J2EE
8 4 (1.40%) Spring
9 3 (1.05%) iOS SDK
9 3 (1.05%) Java EE
10 2 (0.70%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (0.70%) WebSockets
11 1 (0.35%) Behat
11 1 (0.35%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 56 (19.58%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (10.14%) Computer Science
3 27 (9.44%) Mobile App
4 14 (4.90%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (4.55%) Client/Server
6 11 (3.85%) Blackberry
6 11 (3.85%) Digital Media
6 11 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 9 (3.15%) Online Games
8 7 (2.45%) Spread Betting
9 5 (1.75%) Artificial Intelligence
9 5 (1.75%) Derivative
9 5 (1.75%) User Experience
10 4 (1.40%) Augmented Reality
10 4 (1.40%) N-Tier
10 4 (1.40%) Social Network
11 3 (1.05%) Driving Licence
11 3 (1.05%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.05%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.70%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 49 (17.13%) Windows
2 45 (15.73%) Android
3 42 (14.69%) Apple iOS
4 32 (11.19%) Unix
5 22 (7.69%) Linux
6 8 (2.80%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (29.72%) BDD
2 85 (29.72%) Test Automation
3 83 (29.02%) TDD
4 82 (28.67%) Automation Testing
5 78 (27.27%) Scrum
6 74 (25.87%) Automated Testing
7 70 (24.48%) Continuous Integration
8 68 (23.78%) Test Scripting
9 65 (22.73%) Manual Testing
10 51 (17.83%) Regression Testing
11 45 (15.73%) Kanban
12 44 (15.38%) Software Testing
13 35 (12.24%) Performance Testing
14 32 (11.19%) Test Strategy
15 25 (8.74%) User Acceptance Testing
16 24 (8.39%) System Testing
17 23 (8.04%) QA Automation
18 21 (7.34%) API Testing
18 21 (7.34%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 97 (33.92%) SQL
2 94 (32.87%) C#
3 71 (24.83%) Java
4 34 (11.89%) JavaScript
5 27 (9.44%) Ruby
6 16 (5.59%) Python
7 15 (5.24%) C++
8 12 (4.20%) Bash Shell
8 12 (4.20%) PHP
9 11 (3.85%) Groovy
10 6 (2.10%) ActionScript
11 4 (1.40%) Lua
12 3 (1.05%) C
12 3 (1.05%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.70%) R
14 1 (0.35%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.35%) Perl
14 1 (0.35%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.35%) VB
14 1 (0.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 76 (26.57%) Degree
2 48 (16.78%) ISEB
3 35 (12.24%) ISTQB
4 11 (3.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (1.05%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 286 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (0.70%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.35%) SDET
Systems Management
1 4 (1.40%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 50 (17.48%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.90%) Google
2 14 (4.90%) Oracle
3 5 (1.75%) Apple
4 3 (1.05%) Atlassian
4 3 (1.05%) Splunk
4 3 (1.05%) StreamBase
5 2 (0.70%) IFS
5 2 (0.70%) Infor
5 2 (0.70%) Sage
5 2 (0.70%) SAP
6 1 (0.35%) HP
6 1 (0.35%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.35%) VMware
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Salary: £70k to £90k + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Client Server
Salary: £70k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
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Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + benefits
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
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Salary: £50000.00 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Bonus & Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
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Zoopla Property Group Plc
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45,000 to £60,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £38k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000 + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50,000 to £55,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
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