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 19 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 612 611 598
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Tester 6 11 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.013% 0.024% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.026% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 47
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +4.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £40,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
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
44309 42056 49106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.37% 93.50% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 37050 35238 42672
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 19 August 2014.

Senior QA Tester Salary Histogram in London

Senior QA Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, 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 22 (100.00%) QA
2 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (54.55%) Scrum
4 11 (50.00%) Java
5 10 (45.45%) Degree
6 8 (36.36%) Test Automation
6 8 (36.36%) SQL
6 8 (36.36%) Regression Testing
7 7 (31.82%) Selenium
8 6 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (27.27%) Android
8 6 (27.27%) Apple iOS
8 6 (27.27%) JUnit
8 6 (27.27%) Web Services
8 6 (27.27%) Windows
9 5 (22.73%) Linux
9 5 (22.73%) C#
9 5 (22.73%) TDD
9 5 (22.73%) Test Strategy
9 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
9 5 (22.73%) Test Scripting
10 4 (18.18%) Performance Testing
10 4 (18.18%) Manual Testing
10 4 (18.18%) Test Management
10 4 (18.18%) WebDriver
10 4 (18.18%) NUnit
10 4 (18.18%) Automated Testing
10 4 (18.18%) Software Testing
10 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
10 4 (18.18%) PHP

Senior QA Tester
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Hazelcast
1 2 (9.09%) Neo4j
1 2 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Selenium
2 6 (27.27%) JUnit
3 4 (18.18%) WebDriver
3 4 (18.18%) NUnit
4 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
4 3 (13.64%) Cucumber
4 3 (13.64%) SpecFlow
4 3 (13.64%) JIRA
5 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (9.09%) TestNG
5 2 (9.09%) Jasmine
5 2 (9.09%) PHPUnit
5 2 (9.09%) Subversion
5 2 (9.09%) Maven
5 2 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (4.55%) JMeter
6 1 (4.55%) SoapUI
6 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
6 1 (4.55%) MonkeyTalk
6 1 (4.55%) Robotium
General
1 3 (13.64%) Games
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) Web Services
2 4 (18.18%) .NET
3 3 (13.64%) REST
4 2 (9.09%) Apache Camel
4 2 (9.09%) Backbone.js
4 2 (9.09%) HTML5
4 2 (9.09%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (9.09%) Spring
4 2 (9.09%) HTML
4 2 (9.09%) J2SE
5 1 (4.55%) XML
5 1 (4.55%) CSS
5 1 (4.55%) SOAP
5 1 (4.55%) Ajax
5 1 (4.55%) LAMP
5 1 (4.55%) JSON
5 1 (4.55%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.64%) Mobile App
3 2 (9.09%) iPhone
3 2 (9.09%) N-Tier
4 1 (4.55%) Handset
4 1 (4.55%) Mobile Games
4 1 (4.55%) Open Source
4 1 (4.55%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Android
1 6 (27.27%) Apple iOS
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Linux
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (4.55%) UNIX
4 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (54.55%) Scrum
3 8 (36.36%) Test Automation
3 8 (36.36%) Regression Testing
4 6 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (22.73%) TDD
5 5 (22.73%) Test Strategy
5 5 (22.73%) Test Scripting
6 4 (18.18%) Performance Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Manual Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Test Management
6 4 (18.18%) Automated Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Software Testing
6 4 (18.18%) OO
7 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (9.09%) Integration Testing
8 2 (9.09%) System Testing
8 2 (9.09%) Black-Box Testing
8 2 (9.09%) Android Development
8 2 (9.09%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) Java
2 8 (36.36%) SQL
3 5 (22.73%) C#
4 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 4 (18.18%) PHP
4 4 (18.18%) Python
5 3 (13.64%) Ruby
6 2 (9.09%) Lua
6 2 (9.09%) Scala
6 2 (9.09%) Objective-C
6 2 (9.09%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Terracotta
2 2 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.55%) Adobe
3 1 (4.55%) VMware
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Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Salary: £50k to £55k + share options
Posted: 4 days ago