The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior QA Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior QA Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 602 633 644
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Tester 31 8 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.075% 0.019% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.020% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 31 8 21
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -13.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £41,250 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,250 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £52,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +40.00%
Senior 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
39382 39313 40777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.65% 95.73% 95.65%
Number of salaries quoted 33975 33320 33316
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £76,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Senior QA Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior QA Tester in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior QA Tester Jobs Demand Trend in London

Senior QA Tester
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior QA Tester across the London region.

Senior QA Tester Salary Trend in London

Senior QA Tester
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior QA Tester across the London region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Senior QA Tester Salary Histogram in London

Senior QA Tester
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior QA Tester within the London region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ealing -7 13 £55,000 -8.33%
City of London - 1 £40,000 - 2
Senior QA Tester
England

Senior QA Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the London region that cited Senior QA Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior QA Tester in their job title.

1 61 (100.00%) QA
2 53 (86.89%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (70.49%) C#
4 42 (68.85%) Selenium
5 41 (67.21%) Microsoft
6 40 (65.57%) Team Foundation Server
7 37 (60.66%) SpecFlow
7 37 (60.66%) Continuous Integration
7 37 (60.66%) TDD
8 36 (59.02%) Automated Testing
9 33 (54.10%) Automation Testing
10 32 (52.46%) Relational Database
11 31 (50.82%) BDD
11 31 (50.82%) WebDriver
12 30 (49.18%) Windows
13 28 (45.90%) Software Engineering
14 27 (44.26%) Kanban
15 25 (40.98%) Refactoring
15 25 (40.98%) C++
15 25 (40.98%) Pair Programming
16 19 (31.15%) Test Scripting
17 17 (27.87%) Test Automation
17 17 (27.87%) SQL
18 15 (24.59%) Manual Testing
19 12 (19.67%) Git (software)
19 12 (19.67%) Cucumber
20 10 (16.39%) Test Strategy
21 9 (14.75%) Degree
21 9 (14.75%) Computer Science
21 9 (14.75%) SDLC

Senior QA Tester
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the London region that cited Senior QA Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior QA Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.56%) IIS
2 1 (1.64%) Apache
2 1 (1.64%) Confluence
2 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.64%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) HTTP
2 1 (1.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (52.46%) Relational Database
2 6 (9.84%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.64%) Big Data
3 1 (1.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 42 (68.85%) Selenium
2 40 (65.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 37 (60.66%) SpecFlow
4 31 (50.82%) WebDriver
5 12 (19.67%) Cucumber
5 12 (19.67%) Git (software)
6 7 (11.48%) Subversion
7 6 (9.84%) JIRA
7 6 (9.84%) WATIR
8 5 (8.20%) JMeter
8 5 (8.20%) Visual Studio
9 4 (6.56%) Bugzilla
9 4 (6.56%) Hudson
9 4 (6.56%) Jenkins
10 3 (4.92%) JUnit
10 3 (4.92%) MSTest
10 3 (4.92%) NCover
10 3 (4.92%) NCrunch
10 3 (4.92%) NUnit
10 3 (4.92%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 2 (3.28%) Finance
2 1 (1.64%) Law
2 1 (1.64%) Legal
2 1 (1.64%) Marketing
2 1 (1.64%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.48%) Web Services
2 4 (6.56%) HTML
2 4 (6.56%) SOAP
3 3 (4.92%) .NET
3 3 (4.92%) HTML5
3 3 (4.92%) jQuery
3 3 (4.92%) REST
3 3 (4.92%) WCF
4 1 (1.64%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.64%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (1.64%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.64%) Backbone.js
4 1 (1.64%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.64%) JSON
4 1 (1.64%) LESS
4 1 (1.64%) React
4 1 (1.64%) Sass
4 1 (1.64%) Symfony
4 1 (1.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.75%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.56%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.28%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.64%) BBC
5 1 (1.64%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.64%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.64%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.64%) New Media
5 1 (1.64%) Physics
5 1 (1.64%) Semantic Web
5 1 (1.64%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 30 (49.18%) Windows
2 4 (6.56%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (86.89%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (60.66%) Continuous Integration
2 37 (60.66%) TDD
3 36 (59.02%) Automated Testing
4 33 (54.10%) Automation Testing
5 31 (50.82%) BDD
6 28 (45.90%) Software Engineering
7 27 (44.26%) Kanban
8 25 (40.98%) Pair Programming
8 25 (40.98%) Refactoring
9 19 (31.15%) Test Scripting
10 17 (27.87%) Test Automation
11 15 (24.59%) Manual Testing
12 10 (16.39%) Test Strategy
13 9 (14.75%) SDLC
14 8 (13.11%) Continuous Delivery
14 8 (13.11%) E-Commerce
14 8 (13.11%) Scrum
15 6 (9.84%) Integration Testing
16 5 (8.20%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (70.49%) C#
2 25 (40.98%) C++
3 17 (27.87%) SQL
4 8 (13.11%) Java
5 6 (9.84%) Ruby
6 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (14.75%) Degree
2 7 (11.48%) ISEB
2 7 (11.48%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.64%) SDET
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 41 (67.21%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.64%) HP
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