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 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 490 559 493
Rank change year-on-year
+69 -66
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 142 117 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.35% 0.26% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.27% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 140 111 196
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -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
38599 42581 47644
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.74% 95.77% 96.06%
Number of salaries quoted 33503 35938 39808
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 £31,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
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 May 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 May 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
City of London +52 12 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Ealing +8 8 £60,000 +9.09%
Clapham - 1 £32,500 -
QA Tester
England

QA Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 287 (100.00%) QA
2 209 (72.82%) Agile Software Development
3 120 (41.81%) Selenium
4 99 (34.49%) C#
4 99 (34.49%) Test Automation
5 91 (31.71%) Automation Testing
5 91 (31.71%) SQL
5 91 (31.71%) TDD
6 86 (29.97%) BDD
7 84 (29.27%) Finance
8 82 (28.57%) Cucumber
9 81 (28.22%) Manual Testing
10 80 (27.87%) Continuous Integration
11 78 (27.18%) Degree
12 75 (26.13%) Automated Testing
13 72 (25.09%) Java
14 68 (23.69%) Scrum
15 66 (23.00%) WebDriver
16 62 (21.60%) Microsoft
17 61 (21.25%) Windows
18 59 (20.56%) Regression Testing
19 56 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
20 53 (18.47%) Team Foundation Server
21 51 (17.77%) Android
22 50 (17.42%) Test Scripting
23 48 (16.72%) Apple iOS
24 43 (14.98%) SpecFlow
25 42 (14.63%) Kanban
26 41 (14.29%) Relational Database
27 40 (13.94%) Git (software)

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 (5.57%) Confluence
2 10 (3.48%) IIS
3 8 (2.79%) CMS
4 6 (2.09%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.74%) Drupal
6 1 (0.35%) Apache
6 1 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 24 (8.36%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.48%) 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 3 (1.05%) SaaS
2 2 (0.70%) Office 365
3 1 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.74%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 30 (10.45%) SQL Server
3 8 (2.79%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.35%) Big Data
5 1 (0.35%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.35%) MySQL
5 1 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 120 (41.81%) Selenium
2 82 (28.57%) Cucumber
3 66 (23.00%) WebDriver
4 53 (18.47%) Team Foundation Server
5 43 (14.98%) SpecFlow
6 40 (13.94%) Git (software)
7 32 (11.15%) JUnit
8 31 (10.80%) FitNesse
8 31 (10.80%) JIRA
9 26 (9.06%) Jenkins
10 21 (7.32%) JMeter
10 21 (7.32%) SoapUI
11 16 (5.57%) Subversion
12 15 (5.23%) Hudson
13 11 (3.83%) Appium
13 11 (3.83%) HP UFT
14 10 (3.48%) TestNG
14 10 (3.48%) Visual Studio
14 10 (3.48%) WATIR
15 9 (3.14%) RSpec
General
1 84 (29.27%) Finance
2 19 (6.62%) Games
3 10 (3.48%) Law
3 10 (3.48%) Retail
4 8 (2.79%) Financial Institution
4 8 (2.79%) Publishing
5 7 (2.44%) Marketing
5 7 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (1.74%) Back Office
7 4 (1.39%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.05%) Legal
9 2 (0.70%) Banking
9 2 (0.70%) Front Office
9 2 (0.70%) iGaming
9 2 (0.70%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.35%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (13.24%) .NET
2 23 (8.01%) Web Services
3 19 (6.62%) SOAP
4 12 (4.18%) Gherkin
4 12 (4.18%) HTML
5 10 (3.48%) REST
5 10 (3.48%) XML
6 9 (3.14%) CSS
7 6 (2.09%) jQuery
8 4 (1.39%) Android SDK
8 4 (1.39%) J2EE
8 4 (1.39%) JSON
9 3 (1.05%) .NET Framework
9 3 (1.05%) iOS SDK
9 3 (1.05%) Java EE
9 3 (1.05%) Spring
10 2 (0.70%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (0.70%) WebSockets
11 1 (0.35%) Backbone.js
11 1 (0.35%) Behat
Miscellaneous
1 56 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (13.94%) Computer Science
3 27 (9.41%) Mobile App
4 16 (5.57%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (5.23%) Client/Server
5 15 (5.23%) Digital Media
6 8 (2.79%) Blackberry
6 8 (2.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (2.44%) N-Tier
8 6 (2.09%) Derivative
9 5 (1.74%) Spread Betting
9 5 (1.74%) User Experience
10 4 (1.39%) Augmented Reality
10 4 (1.39%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.05%) Online Games
12 2 (0.70%) Fixed Income
12 2 (0.70%) New Media
12 2 (0.70%) SWIFT
13 1 (0.35%) Artificial Intelligence
13 1 (0.35%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 61 (21.25%) Windows
2 51 (17.77%) Android
3 48 (16.72%) Apple iOS
4 25 (8.71%) Unix
5 22 (7.67%) Linux
6 14 (4.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (72.82%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (34.49%) Test Automation
3 91 (31.71%) Automation Testing
3 91 (31.71%) TDD
4 86 (29.97%) BDD
5 81 (28.22%) Manual Testing
6 80 (27.87%) Continuous Integration
7 75 (26.13%) Automated Testing
8 68 (23.69%) Scrum
9 59 (20.56%) Regression Testing
10 50 (17.42%) Test Scripting
11 42 (14.63%) Kanban
12 36 (12.54%) Software Testing
13 32 (11.15%) User Acceptance Testing
14 28 (9.76%) System Testing
15 27 (9.41%) E-Commerce
15 27 (9.41%) Functional Testing
16 26 (9.06%) Continuous Delivery
17 25 (8.71%) Integration Testing
17 25 (8.71%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 99 (34.49%) C#
2 91 (31.71%) SQL
3 72 (25.09%) Java
4 35 (12.20%) JavaScript
5 31 (10.80%) Ruby
6 22 (7.67%) Python
7 20 (6.97%) C++
8 14 (4.88%) PHP
9 12 (4.18%) Groovy
10 7 (2.44%) ActionScript
10 7 (2.44%) Lua
11 3 (1.05%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.05%) C
12 1 (0.35%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.35%) VBA
12 1 (0.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 78 (27.18%) Degree
2 33 (11.50%) ISEB
3 22 (7.67%) ISTQB
4 6 (2.09%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (1.05%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 287 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (0.70%) SDET
Systems Management
1 4 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 62 (21.60%) Microsoft
2 9 (3.14%) Google
3 6 (2.09%) Atlassian
4 5 (1.74%) Apple
5 4 (1.39%) Oracle
6 3 (1.05%) Splunk
6 3 (1.05%) 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
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £75,000 per annum + good bonus (10-20%) + health + pen
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ease IT
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40k - 60k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + huge bonus & more
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Ampersand Mobile ( Apppli )
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55,000 to £65,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50,000 to £65,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
London
ABILITY Resorucing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Options
Posted: 26 days ago
North West London
Playtech
Salary: From £29,000 to £35,000 per annum Annual Bonus plus great benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago