The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the London region that had Senior QA Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 613 654 666
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Tester 30 13 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.074% 0.030% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.031% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 30 13 19
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £42,600 £42,100
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
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
38680 41680 46825
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.71% 95.76% 96.07%
Number of salaries quoted 33569 35176 39123
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% -

Senior QA Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region that featured Senior QA Tester in the job title.

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 26 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior QA Tester within the London region over the 3 months to 26 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 +70 5 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Ealing +2 3 £55,000 -4.34%
Senior QA Tester
England

Senior QA Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, Senior 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 Senior QA Tester in the job title.

1 60 (100.00%) QA
2 56 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (71.67%) Microsoft
4 40 (66.67%) C#
5 36 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 32 (53.33%) TDD
7 30 (50.00%) Selenium
8 27 (45.00%) Windows
8 27 (45.00%) Automation Testing
9 23 (38.33%) Relational Database
9 23 (38.33%) SpecFlow
9 23 (38.33%) SQL
9 23 (38.33%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (36.67%) Test Scripting
11 21 (35.00%) Automated Testing
12 20 (33.33%) Git (software)
12 20 (33.33%) Test Automation
13 19 (31.67%) Manual Testing
13 19 (31.67%) BDD
14 18 (30.00%) WebDriver
14 18 (30.00%) Degree
15 17 (28.33%) Kanban
16 16 (26.67%) Refactoring
16 16 (26.67%) Software Engineering
16 16 (26.67%) Pair Programming
16 16 (26.67%) C++
17 15 (25.00%) SQL Server
18 14 (23.33%) Integration Testing
19 13 (21.67%) Test Strategy
20 11 (18.33%) MS Excel

Senior 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 10 (16.67%) IIS
2 4 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.67%) Apache
3 1 (1.67%) Confluence
3 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (18.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (38.33%) Relational Database
2 15 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 36 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 30 (50.00%) Selenium
3 23 (38.33%) SpecFlow
4 20 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 18 (30.00%) WebDriver
6 10 (16.67%) Visual Studio
7 8 (13.33%) Cucumber
8 7 (11.67%) JMeter
8 7 (11.67%) Subversion
9 5 (8.33%) Appium
10 4 (6.67%) SoapUI
11 3 (5.00%) NUnit
11 3 (5.00%) WATIR
12 2 (3.33%) JIRA
12 2 (3.33%) RSpec
13 1 (1.67%) FitNesse
13 1 (1.67%) Hudson
13 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
13 1 (1.67%) JUnit
13 1 (1.67%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (10.00%) Finance
2 3 (5.00%) Games
3 2 (3.33%) Marketing
4 1 (1.67%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.00%) .NET
1 6 (10.00%) Gherkin
2 2 (3.33%) Web Services
3 1 (1.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.67%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (1.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.67%) Backbone.js
3 1 (1.67%) CSS
3 1 (1.67%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.67%) HTML
3 1 (1.67%) LESS
3 1 (1.67%) React
3 1 (1.67%) Sass
3 1 (1.67%) SOAP
3 1 (1.67%) Spring
3 1 (1.67%) Symfony
3 1 (1.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.33%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (18.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.33%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.67%) BBC
4 1 (1.67%) Contract for Difference
4 1 (1.67%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.67%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.67%) New Media
4 1 (1.67%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 27 (45.00%) Windows
2 10 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 7 (11.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (53.33%) TDD
3 27 (45.00%) Automation Testing
4 23 (38.33%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (36.67%) Test Scripting
6 21 (35.00%) Automated Testing
7 20 (33.33%) Test Automation
8 19 (31.67%) BDD
8 19 (31.67%) Manual Testing
9 17 (28.33%) Kanban
10 16 (26.67%) Pair Programming
10 16 (26.67%) Refactoring
10 16 (26.67%) Software Engineering
11 14 (23.33%) Integration Testing
12 13 (21.67%) Test Strategy
13 9 (15.00%) Scrum
14 7 (11.67%) Continuous Delivery
14 7 (11.67%) Regression Testing
15 4 (6.67%) Defect Management
15 4 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (66.67%) C#
2 23 (38.33%) SQL
3 16 (26.67%) C++
4 7 (11.67%) Java
5 5 (8.33%) Python
6 3 (5.00%) Ruby
7 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (30.00%) Degree
2 5 (8.33%) ISEB
3 3 (5.00%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (3.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) SDET
Vendors
1 43 (71.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.33%) Apple
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle
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