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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 513 526 491
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 123 132 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.31% 0.29% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.31% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 121 126 185
Median salary £47,500 £43,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.82% +8.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
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
38177 42950 47461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.67% 95.70% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 33215 36341 39768
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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +15 9 £60,000 +9.09%
City of London +46 6 £50,000 +21.21% 3
QA Tester
England

QA Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 284 (100.00%) QA
2 205 (72.18%) Agile Software Development
3 119 (41.90%) Selenium
4 98 (34.51%) C#
5 94 (33.10%) SQL
6 91 (32.04%) Test Automation
7 87 (30.63%) TDD
8 86 (30.28%) Automation Testing
9 82 (28.87%) BDD
10 80 (28.17%) Cucumber
11 79 (27.82%) Degree
12 78 (27.46%) Continuous Integration
13 76 (26.76%) Finance
14 75 (26.41%) Manual Testing
15 74 (26.06%) Automated Testing
16 73 (25.70%) Scrum
17 68 (23.94%) Java
18 59 (20.77%) Microsoft
19 57 (20.07%) Test Scripting
19 57 (20.07%) Analytical Skills
20 56 (19.72%) WebDriver
21 55 (19.37%) Windows
22 53 (18.66%) Regression Testing
22 53 (18.66%) Team Foundation Server
23 47 (16.55%) Android
24 44 (15.49%) Kanban
24 44 (15.49%) Apple iOS
24 44 (15.49%) SpecFlow
25 41 (14.44%) .NET
26 40 (14.08%) Relational Database

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 16 (5.63%) Confluence
2 10 (3.52%) IIS
3 7 (2.46%) CMS
4 5 (1.76%) Drupal
4 5 (1.76%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.35%) Apache
5 1 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.35%) JBoss
5 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 24 (8.45%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.82%) Maya
Business Applications
1 2 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.70%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 2 (0.70%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.35%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.70%) Office 365
1 2 (0.70%) SaaS
2 1 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.41%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (14.08%) Relational Database
2 33 (11.62%) SQL Server
3 9 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.35%) Big Data
6 1 (0.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 119 (41.90%) Selenium
2 80 (28.17%) Cucumber
3 56 (19.72%) WebDriver
4 53 (18.66%) Team Foundation Server
5 44 (15.49%) SpecFlow
6 39 (13.73%) Git (software)
7 38 (13.38%) JUnit
8 32 (11.27%) FitNesse
9 30 (10.56%) JIRA
10 22 (7.75%) Jenkins
11 21 (7.39%) SoapUI
12 18 (6.34%) JMeter
13 15 (5.28%) Subversion
14 14 (4.93%) Hudson
15 11 (3.87%) Appium
15 11 (3.87%) HP UFT
16 10 (3.52%) Visual Studio
17 9 (3.17%) TestNG
18 8 (2.82%) RSpec
18 8 (2.82%) TeamCity
General
1 76 (26.76%) Finance
2 19 (6.69%) Games
3 10 (3.52%) Retail
4 7 (2.46%) Financial Institution
4 7 (2.46%) Publishing
5 5 (1.76%) Back Office
6 4 (1.41%) Banking
6 4 (1.41%) Law
6 4 (1.41%) Marketing
7 3 (1.06%) Legal
7 3 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.06%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.70%) Front Office
8 2 (0.70%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.35%) iGaming
9 1 (0.35%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (14.44%) .NET
2 22 (7.75%) Web Services
3 19 (6.69%) SOAP
4 16 (5.63%) HTML
5 13 (4.58%) CSS
6 12 (4.23%) Gherkin
7 10 (3.52%) jQuery
7 10 (3.52%) XML
8 9 (3.17%) REST
9 4 (1.41%) .NET Framework
9 4 (1.41%) Android SDK
9 4 (1.41%) J2EE
9 4 (1.41%) JSON
10 3 (1.06%) iOS SDK
10 3 (1.06%) Java EE
10 3 (1.06%) Spring
11 2 (0.70%) RabbitMQ
11 2 (0.70%) WebSockets
12 1 (0.35%) Behat
12 1 (0.35%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 57 (20.07%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (12.68%) Computer Science
3 27 (9.51%) Mobile App
4 16 (5.63%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (5.28%) Client/Server
6 13 (4.58%) Digital Media
7 9 (3.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 8 (2.82%) Blackberry
9 6 (2.11%) Online Games
9 6 (2.11%) Spread Betting
10 5 (1.76%) Derivative
10 5 (1.76%) N-Tier
10 5 (1.76%) User Experience
11 4 (1.41%) Artificial Intelligence
11 4 (1.41%) Augmented Reality
12 3 (1.06%) Management Information System
12 3 (1.06%) Mathematics
13 2 (0.70%) Biometrics
13 2 (0.70%) Fixed Income
13 2 (0.70%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 55 (19.37%) Windows
2 47 (16.55%) Android
3 44 (15.49%) Apple iOS
4 27 (9.51%) Unix
5 19 (6.69%) Linux
6 11 (3.87%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (72.18%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (32.04%) Test Automation
3 87 (30.63%) TDD
4 86 (30.28%) Automation Testing
5 82 (28.87%) BDD
6 78 (27.46%) Continuous Integration
7 75 (26.41%) Manual Testing
8 74 (26.06%) Automated Testing
9 73 (25.70%) Scrum
10 57 (20.07%) Test Scripting
11 53 (18.66%) Regression Testing
12 44 (15.49%) Kanban
13 38 (13.38%) Software Testing
14 30 (10.56%) User Acceptance Testing
15 28 (9.86%) System Testing
15 28 (9.86%) Test Strategy
16 23 (8.10%) E-Commerce
16 23 (8.10%) Integration Testing
17 22 (7.75%) Continuous Delivery
18 21 (7.39%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 98 (34.51%) C#
2 94 (33.10%) SQL
3 68 (23.94%) Java
4 34 (11.97%) JavaScript
5 26 (9.15%) Ruby
6 18 (6.34%) C++
7 17 (5.99%) Python
8 13 (4.58%) Groovy
8 13 (4.58%) PHP
9 6 (2.11%) Bash Shell
10 5 (1.76%) ActionScript
10 5 (1.76%) Lua
11 3 (1.06%) C
12 1 (0.35%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.35%) Korn
12 1 (0.35%) Perl
12 1 (0.35%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.35%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.35%) VB
12 1 (0.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 79 (27.82%) Degree
2 37 (13.03%) ISEB
3 28 (9.86%) ISTQB
4 10 (3.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (1.06%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 284 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (0.35%) SDET
Systems Management
1 5 (1.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 59 (20.77%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.58%) Google
3 10 (3.52%) Oracle
4 6 (2.11%) Atlassian
5 5 (1.76%) Apple
6 3 (1.06%) Splunk
6 3 (1.06%) StreamBase
7 2 (0.70%) IFS
7 2 (0.70%) Infor
7 2 (0.70%) Sage
7 2 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.70%) SAP
8 1 (0.35%) HP
8 1 (0.35%) Rally
8 1 (0.35%) VMware
City, London
We are Friday Ltd.
Salary: Competitive - Depending on experience
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £38k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £38k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ease IT
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £75,000 per annum + good bonus (10-20%) + health + pen
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Feltham, Middlesex
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £19000.00 per annum + plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
North West London
Playtech
Salary: Competitive salary + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Pension, Bonus & Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50,000 to £55,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £38k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30,000 to £45,000 + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
North West London
Playtech
Salary: From £29,000 to £35,000 per annum Annual Bonus plus great benefits (Aw
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45,000 to £60,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50,000 to £65,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago