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

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 556 632 676
Rank change year-on-year
+76 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Tester 25 31 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.071% 0.071% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.074% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 19 31 4
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +18.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £47,500 £40,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £51,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +11.84%
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
33674 42112 43698
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.87% 96.23% 96.21%
Number of salaries quoted 28710 35811 37120
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 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
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 4 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 +22 9 £57,500 +4.54%
City of London - 5 £55,000 - 1
Chiswick - 2 £52,500 -
Senior QA Tester
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 31 (100.00%) QA
2 23 (74.19%) BDD
3 21 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (58.06%) Automated Testing
5 17 (54.84%) Selenium
6 16 (51.61%) Cucumber
7 15 (48.39%) Relational Database
7 15 (48.39%) QA Automation
7 15 (48.39%) C#
8 13 (41.94%) SQL
8 13 (41.94%) SpecFlow
9 12 (38.71%) SoapUI
9 12 (38.71%) Jenkins
9 12 (38.71%) Windows
9 12 (38.71%) ISEB
9 12 (38.71%) Scrum
10 11 (35.48%) Linux
10 11 (35.48%) TDD
10 11 (35.48%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (32.26%) Ruby
11 10 (32.26%) Software Testing
11 10 (32.26%) SOAP
11 10 (32.26%) Web Services
12 9 (29.03%) Java
12 9 (29.03%) WebDriver
12 9 (29.03%) Kanban
12 9 (29.03%) Git (software)
13 8 (25.81%) JMeter
14 7 (22.58%) XML
14 7 (22.58%) Python

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 6 (19.35%) CMS
1 6 (19.35%) Sitecore CMS
1 6 (19.35%) Umbraco
2 2 (6.45%) Confluence
2 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (48.39%) Relational Database
2 6 (19.35%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.45%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (6.45%) HBase
3 2 (6.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (54.84%) Selenium
2 16 (51.61%) Cucumber
3 13 (41.94%) SpecFlow
4 12 (38.71%) Jenkins
4 12 (38.71%) SoapUI
5 11 (35.48%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (29.03%) Git (software)
6 9 (29.03%) WebDriver
7 8 (25.81%) JMeter
8 6 (19.35%) Capybara
8 6 (19.35%) WATIR
9 5 (16.13%) JBehave
10 3 (9.68%) JIRA
10 3 (9.68%) JUnit
11 2 (6.45%) FishEye
11 2 (6.45%) Hamcrest
11 2 (6.45%) IntelliJ
11 2 (6.45%) jMock
11 2 (6.45%) Spock
11 2 (6.45%) TestLink
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Banking
2 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
2 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (32.26%) SOAP
1 10 (32.26%) Web Services
2 7 (22.58%) XML
3 6 (19.35%) HTML
3 6 (19.35%) RESTful
4 4 (12.90%) REST
5 1 (3.23%) Gherkin
5 1 (3.23%) JSON
5 1 (3.23%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.45%) Fintech
3 1 (3.23%) Data Extraction
3 1 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.23%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 12 (38.71%) Windows
2 11 (35.48%) Linux
3 2 (6.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (74.19%) BDD
2 21 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (58.06%) Automated Testing
4 15 (48.39%) QA Automation
5 12 (38.71%) Scrum
6 11 (35.48%) TDD
7 10 (32.26%) Software Testing
8 9 (29.03%) Kanban
9 7 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (19.35%) Analytics
10 6 (19.35%) Mentoring
10 6 (19.35%) Performance Testing
10 6 (19.35%) Security Testing
10 6 (19.35%) SOA
10 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
10 6 (19.35%) Test Management
10 6 (19.35%) Test Planning
10 6 (19.35%) Test Strategy
10 6 (19.35%) Web Analytics
10 6 (19.35%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (48.39%) C#
2 13 (41.94%) SQL
3 10 (32.26%) Ruby
4 9 (29.03%) Java
5 7 (22.58%) Python
6 6 (19.35%) Groovy
7 4 (12.90%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (38.71%) ISEB
2 3 (9.68%) ISTQB
3 2 (6.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) SDET
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Sitecore
2 4 (12.90%) ServiceNow
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