The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 641 589 596
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Tester 5 13 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.010% 0.029% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.031% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 37
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +4.39%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £38,500 £45,500
% change year-on-year
+1.29% -15.38%
Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45135 41404 48816
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.36% 93.46% 94.52%
Number of salaries quoted 37931 34643 42521
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
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 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Senior QA Tester
England

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
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 25 July 2014. 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
City of London -13 1 £60,000 +50.00%
Senior QA Tester
England

Senior QA Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 26 (100.00%) QA
2 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (50.00%) Scrum
3 13 (50.00%) Java
4 11 (42.31%) SQL
5 10 (38.46%) Degree
6 9 (34.62%) Selenium
7 8 (30.77%) Test Automation
7 8 (30.77%) TDD
8 7 (26.92%) C#
8 7 (26.92%) JUnit
8 7 (26.92%) Windows
8 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
9 6 (23.08%) Linux
9 6 (23.08%) Regression Testing
9 6 (23.08%) Automated Testing
10 5 (19.23%) Software Testing
10 5 (19.23%) NUnit
10 5 (19.23%) OO
10 5 (19.23%) Web Services
10 5 (19.23%) Apple iOS
10 5 (19.23%) Test Strategy
10 5 (19.23%) Test Scripting
10 5 (19.23%) Android
11 4 (15.38%) Manual Testing
11 4 (15.38%) Test Management
11 4 (15.38%) WebDriver
11 4 (15.38%) JIRA
11 4 (15.38%) Mobile App

Senior QA Tester
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (3.85%) MS Office
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) MySQL
1 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
1 2 (7.69%) Neo4j
1 2 (7.69%) Hazelcast
2 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Selenium
2 7 (26.92%) JUnit
3 5 (19.23%) NUnit
4 4 (15.38%) JIRA
4 4 (15.38%) WebDriver
5 3 (11.54%) Cucumber
5 3 (11.54%) JMeter
5 3 (11.54%) SpecFlow
6 2 (7.69%) Jasmine
6 2 (7.69%) TestNG
6 2 (7.69%) PHPUnit
6 2 (7.69%) Subversion
6 2 (7.69%) Maven
6 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
7 1 (3.85%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (3.85%) WebLOAD
7 1 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (3.85%) SoapUI
7 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (7.69%) Games
1 2 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Online Betting
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) Web Services
2 4 (15.38%) .NET
3 3 (11.54%) XML
3 3 (11.54%) JSON
4 2 (7.69%) HTML
4 2 (7.69%) HTML5
4 2 (7.69%) REST
4 2 (7.69%) Backbone.js
4 2 (7.69%) Gherkin
4 2 (7.69%) Apache Camel
4 2 (7.69%) J2SE
4 2 (7.69%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (7.69%) Spring
5 1 (3.85%) Ajax
5 1 (3.85%) CSS
5 1 (3.85%) SOAP
5 1 (3.85%) LAMP
5 1 (3.85%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 4 (15.38%) Mobile App
3 2 (7.69%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.85%) Handset
4 1 (3.85%) iPhone
4 1 (3.85%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Windows
2 6 (23.08%) Linux
3 5 (19.23%) Android
3 5 (19.23%) Apple iOS
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (3.85%) UNIX
5 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (50.00%) Scrum
3 8 (30.77%) TDD
3 8 (30.77%) Test Automation
4 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (23.08%) Automated Testing
5 6 (23.08%) Regression Testing
6 5 (19.23%) OO
6 5 (19.23%) Software Testing
6 5 (19.23%) Test Strategy
6 5 (19.23%) Test Scripting
7 4 (15.38%) Automation Testing
7 4 (15.38%) BDD
7 4 (15.38%) Manual Testing
7 4 (15.38%) Test Management
8 3 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (11.54%) Performance Testing
8 3 (11.54%) System Testing
9 2 (7.69%) Kanban
9 2 (7.69%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) Java
2 11 (42.31%) SQL
3 7 (26.92%) C#
4 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 4 (15.38%) PHP
4 4 (15.38%) Python
5 3 (11.54%) Ruby
6 2 (7.69%) Lua
6 2 (7.69%) Objective-C
6 2 (7.69%) ActionScript
7 1 (3.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) Degree
2 3 (11.54%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 2 (7.69%) Terracotta
2 1 (3.85%) HP
2 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.85%) VMware
South East London
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