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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 449 508 542
Rank change year-on-year
+59 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 160 140 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.45% 0.32% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.34% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 140 134 112
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
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
33757 41577 43198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.89% 96.23% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 28732 35404 36678
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 £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +24 15 £57,500 +4.54% 1
City of London +30 11 £52,500 +31.25% 2
Chiswick - 10 £50,000 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 6 £40,000 - 1
Chessington - 4 £40,000 -
Uxbridge - 3 £45,000 -
Hounslow - 2 £52,500 -
QA Tester
England

QA Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 292 (100.00%) QA
2 195 (66.78%) Selenium
3 193 (66.10%) Agile Software Development
4 121 (41.44%) BDD
5 114 (39.04%) Cucumber
6 106 (36.30%) Java
7 88 (30.14%) Automated Testing
8 84 (28.77%) TDD
8 84 (28.77%) SQL
9 80 (27.40%) Scrum
10 79 (27.05%) Test Automation
11 74 (25.34%) Continuous Integration
12 68 (23.29%) Unix
13 67 (22.95%) Python
14 65 (22.26%) WebDriver
15 64 (21.92%) Software Testing
15 64 (21.92%) QA Automation
16 63 (21.58%) Finance
16 63 (21.58%) C#
17 62 (21.23%) Ruby
18 60 (20.55%) ISEB
19 59 (20.21%) Linux
19 59 (20.21%) JUnit
20 58 (19.86%) Manual Testing
21 55 (18.84%) Kanban
22 52 (17.81%) SoapUI
23 51 (17.47%) Automation Testing
24 48 (16.44%) Jenkins
25 44 (15.07%) JIRA
26 43 (14.73%) Test Scripting

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 (2.40%) CMS
2 6 (2.05%) Confluence
2 6 (2.05%) Sitecore CMS
2 6 (2.05%) Umbraco
3 2 (0.68%) SAS
3 2 (0.68%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.34%) JBoss
4 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (1.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.03%) Chatbot
2 3 (1.03%) MS Office
3 1 (0.34%) NUKE
3 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.03%) Misys Midas
2 2 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.68%) Global One
3 1 (0.34%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.82%) SaaS
2 12 (4.11%) GitHub
3 7 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.34%) Google Play
5 1 (0.34%) Heroku
5 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.79%) HTTP
2 11 (3.77%) Internet
3 1 (0.34%) Multicast
3 1 (0.34%) RTSP
3 1 (0.34%) SSH
3 1 (0.34%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (13.36%) Relational Database
2 21 (7.19%) NoSQL
3 17 (5.82%) MySQL
4 16 (5.48%) Apache Cassandra
4 16 (5.48%) HBase
5 14 (4.79%) Big Data
6 10 (3.42%) SQL Server
7 4 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.68%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 195 (66.78%) Selenium
2 114 (39.04%) Cucumber
3 65 (22.26%) WebDriver
4 59 (20.21%) JUnit
5 52 (17.81%) SoapUI
6 48 (16.44%) Jenkins
7 44 (15.07%) JIRA
8 41 (14.04%) Git (software)
8 41 (14.04%) SpecFlow
9 38 (13.01%) JMeter
10 30 (10.27%) Team Foundation Server
11 16 (5.48%) FitNesse
11 16 (5.48%) Hamcrest
11 16 (5.48%) jMock
12 14 (4.79%) Hudson
13 13 (4.45%) Capybara
13 13 (4.45%) Maven
14 11 (3.77%) WATIR
15 9 (3.08%) Appium
15 9 (3.08%) TestLink
General
1 63 (21.58%) Finance
2 20 (6.85%) Games
3 14 (4.79%) Banking
4 11 (3.77%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.05%) Financial Institution
5 6 (2.05%) Marketing
5 6 (2.05%) Retail
6 4 (1.37%) Advertising
7 1 (0.34%) iGaming
7 1 (0.34%) Law
7 1 (0.34%) Music Industry
7 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (13.36%) Web Services
2 33 (11.30%) HTML
3 32 (10.96%) REST
4 30 (10.27%) SOAP
5 24 (8.22%) XML
6 23 (7.88%) RESTful
7 14 (4.79%) Gherkin
8 12 (4.11%) .NET
9 8 (2.74%) CSS
9 8 (2.74%) HTML5
9 8 (2.74%) JSON
10 6 (2.05%) AngularJS
11 5 (1.71%) Ruby on Rails
12 4 (1.37%) jQuery
13 3 (1.03%) Middleware
13 3 (1.03%) Node.js
13 3 (1.03%) RabbitMQ
13 3 (1.03%) Swagger
14 2 (0.68%) Ext JS
15 1 (0.34%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 32 (10.96%) Fintech
2 26 (8.90%) Mobile App
3 21 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (6.16%) Online Games
5 14 (4.79%) Mobile Payment
6 12 (4.11%) Client/Server
6 12 (4.11%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (2.74%) Computer Science
8 7 (2.40%) Blackberry
9 5 (1.71%) Data Extraction
9 5 (1.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (1.71%) Social Network
10 4 (1.37%) Arduino
10 4 (1.37%) Artificial Intelligence
10 4 (1.37%) Raspberry Pi
10 4 (1.37%) Social Media
11 3 (1.03%) Algorithms
11 3 (1.03%) Driving Licence
11 3 (1.03%) Fixed Income
11 3 (1.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 68 (23.29%) Unix
2 59 (20.21%) Linux
3 42 (14.38%) Windows
4 31 (10.62%) Android
4 31 (10.62%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (66.10%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (41.44%) BDD
3 88 (30.14%) Automated Testing
4 84 (28.77%) TDD
5 80 (27.40%) Scrum
6 79 (27.05%) Test Automation
7 74 (25.34%) Continuous Integration
8 64 (21.92%) QA Automation
8 64 (21.92%) Software Testing
9 58 (19.86%) Manual Testing
10 55 (18.84%) Kanban
11 51 (17.47%) Automation Testing
12 43 (14.73%) Regression Testing
12 43 (14.73%) Test Scripting
13 40 (13.70%) Performance Testing
14 33 (11.30%) Unit Testing
15 31 (10.62%) E-Commerce
16 25 (8.56%) API Testing
17 24 (8.22%) Functional Testing
17 24 (8.22%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 106 (36.30%) Java
2 84 (28.77%) SQL
3 67 (22.95%) Python
4 63 (21.58%) C#
5 62 (21.23%) Ruby
6 37 (12.67%) JavaScript
7 30 (10.27%) Groovy
8 24 (8.22%) Bash Shell
9 14 (4.79%) PHP
10 10 (3.42%) C++
11 8 (2.74%) Shell Script
12 6 (2.05%) Perl
12 6 (2.05%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.37%) ActionScript
14 2 (0.68%) R
14 2 (0.68%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.68%) VB
15 1 (0.34%) Bourne shell
15 1 (0.34%) Korn
15 1 (0.34%) Scala
Qualifications
1 60 (20.55%) ISEB
2 29 (9.93%) Degree
3 26 (8.90%) ISTQB
4 6 (2.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.37%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.34%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 292 (100.00%) QA
2 10 (3.42%) SDET
3 3 (1.03%) SEPA
4 2 (0.68%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.34%) Docker
2 1 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (1.71%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.34%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (3.42%) Oracle
2 8 (2.74%) Google
2 8 (2.74%) Microsoft
3 6 (2.05%) Sitecore
4 4 (1.37%) ServiceNow
5 3 (1.03%) Sencha
5 3 (1.03%) TOWER Software
6 2 (0.68%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.68%) VMware
7 1 (0.34%) ATG
7 1 (0.34%) Demandware
7 1 (0.34%) HP
7 1 (0.34%) hybris
7 1 (0.34%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.34%) IBM
7 1 (0.34%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.34%) Sybase
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Freshtechit
Salary: From £0 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 (Plus excellent Package!!)
Posted: 2 days ago
London
V-Source UK Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Ealing, London, W5
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + good bonus (10%) + health + pensio
Posted: 4 days ago
Chiswick, London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: £45,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus/Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Energon Global
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000 + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £35k + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Kingston upon Thames
Client Server
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Central London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 26 days ago