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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Tester
England / London
Rank 459 507 555
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +48
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 126 142 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.38% 0.35% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.36% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 116 139 87
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%

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
31959 39084 39568
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.65% 96.15% 95.94%
Number of salaries quoted 27021 33692 33443
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 £33,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £76,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 21 February 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 21 February 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 - 13 £52,500 -
City of London +31 8 £52,500 +31.25% 2
Ealing +15 6 £57,500 +4.54%
Hammersmith - 3 £47,500 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £37,500 -
QA Tester
England

QA Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 303 (100.00%) QA
2 227 (74.92%) Selenium
3 220 (72.61%) Agile Software Development
4 138 (45.54%) Java
5 128 (42.24%) Cucumber
6 125 (41.25%) BDD
7 105 (34.65%) Test Automation
8 95 (31.35%) WebDriver
9 84 (27.72%) Python
10 81 (26.73%) QA Automation
11 80 (26.40%) TDD
12 79 (26.07%) Ruby
13 77 (25.41%) Continuous Integration
14 76 (25.08%) Automated Testing
15 72 (23.76%) Scrum
16 69 (22.77%) Manual Testing
17 68 (22.44%) Unix
18 67 (22.11%) Automation Testing
19 66 (21.78%) C#
19 66 (21.78%) SQL
20 64 (21.12%) Finance
21 59 (19.47%) JUnit
21 59 (19.47%) Linux
22 57 (18.81%) SoapUI
23 56 (18.48%) Software Testing
24 52 (17.16%) Kanban
25 50 (16.50%) ISEB
26 49 (16.17%) JMeter
27 48 (15.84%) Fintech
28 47 (15.51%) Jenkins

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 (2.31%) CMS
1 7 (2.31%) Confluence
2 6 (1.98%) Sitecore CMS
2 6 (1.98%) Umbraco
3 3 (0.99%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 8 (2.64%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.32%) MS Office
3 1 (0.33%) NUKE
3 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.99%) Misys Midas
2 2 (0.66%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 27 (8.91%) SaaS
2 9 (2.97%) GitHub
3 8 (2.64%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.33%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.62%) HTTP
2 13 (4.29%) Internet
3 1 (0.33%) Multicast
3 1 (0.33%) RTSP
3 1 (0.33%) SSH
3 1 (0.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (11.55%) Relational Database
2 29 (9.57%) NoSQL
3 26 (8.58%) MySQL
4 25 (8.25%) Apache Cassandra
4 25 (8.25%) HBase
5 24 (7.92%) Big Data
6 8 (2.64%) SQL Server
7 3 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.99%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.99%) Power BI
8 1 (0.33%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 227 (74.92%) Selenium
2 128 (42.24%) Cucumber
3 95 (31.35%) WebDriver
4 59 (19.47%) JUnit
5 57 (18.81%) SoapUI
6 49 (16.17%) JMeter
7 47 (15.51%) Jenkins
8 36 (11.88%) JIRA
8 36 (11.88%) SpecFlow
9 32 (10.56%) Git (software)
10 25 (8.25%) Hamcrest
10 25 (8.25%) jMock
10 25 (8.25%) Team Foundation Server
11 21 (6.93%) Appium
12 17 (5.61%) Maven
13 16 (5.28%) Calabash
13 16 (5.28%) FitNesse
13 16 (5.28%) Hudson
14 15 (4.95%) Capybara
15 10 (3.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 64 (21.12%) Finance
2 15 (4.95%) Games
3 14 (4.62%) Banking
4 13 (4.29%) Investment Banking
5 7 (2.31%) Retail
6 5 (1.65%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.32%) Marketing
8 3 (0.99%) Law
9 2 (0.66%) Publishing
10 1 (0.33%) Advertising
10 1 (0.33%) iGaming
10 1 (0.33%) Legal
10 1 (0.33%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (15.18%) Web Services
2 39 (12.87%) REST
3 30 (9.90%) RESTful
3 30 (9.90%) SOAP
4 28 (9.24%) XML
5 25 (8.25%) HTML
6 17 (5.61%) Ruby on Rails
7 16 (5.28%) Gherkin
8 9 (2.97%) .NET
9 6 (1.98%) HTML5
10 4 (1.32%) AngularJS
10 4 (1.32%) CSS
10 4 (1.32%) JSON
11 3 (0.99%) Middleware
11 3 (0.99%) Node.js
11 3 (0.99%) Swagger
12 2 (0.66%) Ext JS
12 2 (0.66%) RabbitMQ
13 1 (0.33%) ASP.NET MVC
13 1 (0.33%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 48 (15.84%) Fintech
2 25 (8.25%) Mobile Payment
3 20 (6.60%) Mobile App
4 14 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (3.63%) Client/Server
5 11 (3.63%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (3.63%) Online Games
6 6 (1.98%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.32%) Arduino
7 4 (1.32%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.32%) Raspberry Pi
7 4 (1.32%) User Experience
8 3 (0.99%) Equities
8 3 (0.99%) Fixed Income
8 3 (0.99%) Social Media
9 2 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.33%) Animation
10 1 (0.33%) AS400
10 1 (0.33%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.33%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 68 (22.44%) Unix
2 59 (19.47%) Linux
3 36 (11.88%) Windows
4 24 (7.92%) Android
4 24 (7.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (72.61%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (41.25%) BDD
3 105 (34.65%) Test Automation
4 81 (26.73%) QA Automation
5 80 (26.40%) TDD
6 77 (25.41%) Continuous Integration
7 76 (25.08%) Automated Testing
8 72 (23.76%) Scrum
9 69 (22.77%) Manual Testing
10 67 (22.11%) Automation Testing
11 56 (18.48%) Software Testing
12 52 (17.16%) Kanban
13 46 (15.18%) E-Commerce
14 41 (13.53%) Unit Testing
15 39 (12.87%) Regression Testing
16 34 (11.22%) Continuous Delivery
17 31 (10.23%) Security Testing
17 31 (10.23%) Software Engineering
18 30 (9.90%) SOA
19 29 (9.57%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 138 (45.54%) Java
2 84 (27.72%) Python
3 79 (26.07%) Ruby
4 66 (21.78%) C#
4 66 (21.78%) SQL
5 41 (13.53%) JavaScript
6 32 (10.56%) Groovy
7 15 (4.95%) Bash Shell
8 12 (3.96%) PHP
9 8 (2.64%) Shell Script
10 7 (2.31%) C++
11 6 (1.98%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.32%) Perl
13 2 (0.66%) ActionScript
14 1 (0.33%) Go
14 1 (0.33%) Scala
14 1 (0.33%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 50 (16.50%) ISEB
2 18 (5.94%) Degree
3 15 (4.95%) ISTQB
4 5 (1.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (0.99%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.99%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 303 (100.00%) QA
2 16 (5.28%) SDET
3 3 (0.99%) SEPA
System Software
1 2 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.33%) Docker
2 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (1.65%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.99%) Puppet
3 2 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.33%) Nagios
4 1 (0.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (3.63%) Microsoft
2 10 (3.30%) TOWER Software
3 6 (1.98%) Sitecore
4 4 (1.32%) Oracle
5 3 (0.99%) Sencha
5 3 (0.99%) ServiceNow
6 2 (0.66%) Google
6 2 (0.66%) HP
6 2 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.66%) Tableau
7 1 (0.33%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.33%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.33%) IBM
7 1 (0.33%) New Relic
7 1 (0.33%) Splunk
7 1 (0.33%) Sybase
7 1 (0.33%) VMware
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus & Others
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £95k
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Stott & May
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hammersmith and Fulham
Energon Global
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum & bonus and good company benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Function 22
Salary: £25000 - £40000 Per Annum & package
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Energon Global
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: full benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: full benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 19 days ago