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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 619 653 663
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Tester 33 17 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.078% 0.038% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.040% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 33 17 24
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £45,000 £41,450
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £62,000 £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
40306 42741 47076
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.83% 95.78% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 34959 35982 38915
Median salary £55,000 £53,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.77% +0.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
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 5 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 5 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
Ealing -5 6 £55,000 -8.33%
City of London +43 5 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Senior QA Tester
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 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 66 (100.00%) QA
2 59 (89.39%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (71.21%) Microsoft
4 43 (65.15%) C#
5 40 (60.61%) Team Foundation Server
6 37 (56.06%) Selenium
7 36 (54.55%) TDD
8 30 (45.45%) Automation Testing
9 29 (43.94%) Windows
10 27 (40.91%) Continuous Integration
10 27 (40.91%) SpecFlow
11 26 (39.39%) Relational Database
12 25 (37.88%) Automated Testing
13 23 (34.85%) SQL
13 23 (34.85%) Test Scripting
13 23 (34.85%) Test Automation
14 22 (33.33%) WebDriver
14 22 (33.33%) BDD
15 21 (31.82%) Manual Testing
16 20 (30.30%) Git (software)
16 20 (30.30%) Kanban
17 19 (28.79%) Refactoring
17 19 (28.79%) C++
17 19 (28.79%) Software Engineering
17 19 (28.79%) Pair Programming
18 17 (25.76%) Degree
19 15 (22.73%) SQL Server
20 14 (21.21%) Integration Testing
21 12 (18.18%) Test Strategy
21 12 (18.18%) Cucumber

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 (15.15%) IIS
2 4 (6.06%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.52%) Apache
3 1 (1.52%) Confluence
3 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (39.39%) Relational Database
2 15 (22.73%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 40 (60.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 37 (56.06%) Selenium
3 27 (40.91%) SpecFlow
4 22 (33.33%) WebDriver
5 20 (30.30%) Git (software)
6 12 (18.18%) Cucumber
7 10 (15.15%) JMeter
7 10 (15.15%) Visual Studio
8 7 (10.61%) Subversion
9 6 (9.09%) WATIR
10 5 (7.58%) Appium
11 4 (6.06%) NUnit
11 4 (6.06%) SoapUI
12 3 (4.55%) JIRA
13 2 (3.03%) Hudson
13 2 (3.03%) Jenkins
13 2 (3.03%) RSpec
14 1 (1.52%) MSTest
14 1 (1.52%) NCover
14 1 (1.52%) NCrunch
General
1 5 (7.58%) Finance
2 3 (4.55%) Games
3 2 (3.03%) Marketing
4 1 (1.52%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.09%) .NET
1 6 (9.09%) Gherkin
2 2 (3.03%) .NET Framework
2 2 (3.03%) HTML
2 2 (3.03%) SOAP
2 2 (3.03%) Web Services
3 1 (1.52%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (1.52%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.52%) Backbone.js
3 1 (1.52%) CSS
3 1 (1.52%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.52%) HTML5
3 1 (1.52%) jQuery
3 1 (1.52%) LESS
3 1 (1.52%) REST
3 1 (1.52%) Sass
3 1 (1.52%) Spring
3 1 (1.52%) Symfony
3 1 (1.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (1.52%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 10 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.58%) Mobile App
4 4 (6.06%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.03%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.52%) BBC
6 1 (1.52%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.52%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.52%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 29 (43.94%) Windows
2 10 (15.15%) Windows Server
3 7 (10.61%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (89.39%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (54.55%) TDD
3 30 (45.45%) Automation Testing
4 27 (40.91%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (37.88%) Automated Testing
6 23 (34.85%) Test Automation
6 23 (34.85%) Test Scripting
7 22 (33.33%) BDD
8 21 (31.82%) Manual Testing
9 20 (30.30%) Kanban
10 19 (28.79%) Pair Programming
10 19 (28.79%) Refactoring
10 19 (28.79%) Software Engineering
11 14 (21.21%) Integration Testing
12 12 (18.18%) Test Strategy
13 9 (13.64%) Scrum
14 8 (12.12%) Regression Testing
15 7 (10.61%) Continuous Delivery
16 6 (9.09%) SDLC
17 5 (7.58%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 43 (65.15%) C#
2 23 (34.85%) SQL
3 19 (28.79%) C++
4 10 (15.15%) Java
5 6 (9.09%) Ruby
6 5 (7.58%) Python
7 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (25.76%) Degree
2 8 (12.12%) ISEB
3 5 (7.58%) ISTQB
4 3 (4.55%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) SDET
Vendors
1 47 (71.21%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.58%) Apple
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle
4 1 (1.52%) HP
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Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
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