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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 640 595 666
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +71
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Tester 22 16 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.044% 0.035% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.037% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 22 16 6
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,400 £45,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.75% -
Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46521 42684 52638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.74% 93.92% 93.86%
Number of salaries quoted 38422 36027 45659
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
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
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 18 April 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior QA Tester within the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
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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
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Job
Vacancies
City of London - 3 £45,000 - 2
Senior QA Tester
England

Senior QA Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 45 (100.00%) QA
2 20 (44.44%) Java
2 20 (44.44%) SQL
3 15 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (33.33%) Degree
4 13 (28.89%) Selenium
4 13 (28.89%) Scrum
5 12 (26.67%) Automated Testing
5 12 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (26.67%) Test Automation
6 11 (24.44%) Test Strategy
6 11 (24.44%) Linux
7 10 (22.22%) C#
7 10 (22.22%) ISEB
7 10 (22.22%) JIRA
7 10 (22.22%) Computer Science
8 9 (20.00%) WebDriver
8 9 (20.00%) Manual Testing
8 9 (20.00%) .NET
9 8 (17.78%) MySQL
9 8 (17.78%) Python
9 8 (17.78%) Windows
10 7 (15.56%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (15.56%) E-Commerce
10 7 (15.56%) OO
10 7 (15.56%) PHP
11 6 (13.33%) Test Scripting
11 6 (13.33%) Software Testing
11 6 (13.33%) TDD
11 6 (13.33%) SQL Server

Senior QA Tester
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.89%) Confluence
1 4 (8.89%) OpenEdge
1 4 (8.89%) TWiki
2 3 (6.67%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.78%) MySQL
2 7 (15.56%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
4 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.22%) DB2
Development Applications
1 13 (28.89%) Selenium
2 10 (22.22%) JIRA
3 9 (20.00%) WebDriver
4 4 (8.89%) SpecFlow
4 4 (8.89%) NUnit
4 4 (8.89%) JUnit
5 3 (6.67%) SoapUI
5 3 (6.67%) Visual Studio
5 3 (6.67%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (6.67%) JMeter
5 3 (6.67%) TeamCity
5 3 (6.67%) Git (software)
6 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (4.44%) PHPUnit
6 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.22%) eggPlant
7 1 (2.22%) Bugzilla
7 1 (2.22%) WebLOAD
7 1 (2.22%) MonkeyTalk
7 1 (2.22%) Robotium
General
1 5 (11.11%) Online Betting
2 3 (6.67%) Finance
3 2 (4.44%) Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Games
4 1 (2.22%) Electronics
4 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.00%) .NET
2 4 (8.89%) Gherkin
2 4 (8.89%) LAMP
3 3 (6.67%) .NET Framework
3 3 (6.67%) JSON
4 2 (4.44%) HTML5
4 2 (4.44%) SOAP
4 2 (4.44%) Web Services
4 2 (4.44%) XML
4 2 (4.44%) HTML
4 2 (4.44%) REST
5 1 (2.22%) J2EE
5 1 (2.22%) DOM
5 1 (2.22%) CSS
5 1 (2.22%) Spring
5 1 (2.22%) Ajax
5 1 (2.22%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 5 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 4 (8.89%) Digital Media
3 4 (8.89%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.22%) Handset
4 1 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.22%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.22%) Animation
4 1 (2.22%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (24.44%) Linux
2 8 (17.78%) Windows
3 5 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 5 (11.11%) UNIX
3 5 (11.11%) Android
4 1 (2.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (28.89%) Scrum
3 12 (26.67%) Automated Testing
3 12 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (26.67%) Test Automation
4 11 (24.44%) Test Strategy
5 9 (20.00%) Manual Testing
6 7 (15.56%) E-Commerce
6 7 (15.56%) OO
7 6 (13.33%) Test Scripting
7 6 (13.33%) Software Testing
7 6 (13.33%) TDD
8 5 (11.11%) Automation Testing
8 5 (11.11%) Regression Testing
9 4 (8.89%) V-Model
9 4 (8.89%) System Testing
9 4 (8.89%) Test Management
9 4 (8.89%) Waterfall
9 4 (8.89%) MSF
9 4 (8.89%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (44.44%) Java
1 20 (44.44%) SQL
2 10 (22.22%) C#
3 8 (17.78%) Python
4 7 (15.56%) PHP
5 3 (6.67%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.44%) Objective-C
6 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (33.33%) Degree
2 10 (22.22%) ISEB
3 2 (4.44%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
1 4 (8.89%) Oracle
2 1 (2.22%) VMware
2 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London, South East, United Kingdom
Which
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 19 days ago