The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 608 625 622
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Tester 14 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.032% 0.019% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.021% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 10
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £30,000 £39,750
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £59,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +21.21%
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
41131 43401 41192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.17% 93.52% 93.50%
Number of salaries quoted 35099 36258 34578
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 - 5 £52,500 -
Senior QA Tester
England

Senior QA Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 25 (100.00%) QA
2 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (48.00%) C#
4 11 (44.00%) Selenium
4 11 (44.00%) BDD
5 10 (40.00%) SpecFlow
6 9 (36.00%) Java
7 8 (32.00%) Software Testing
8 7 (28.00%) TDD
8 7 (28.00%) Automated Testing
9 6 (24.00%) Analytics
9 6 (24.00%) Computer Science
9 6 (24.00%) Test Scripting
9 6 (24.00%) Manual Testing
9 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
9 6 (24.00%) Web Services
9 6 (24.00%) ISEB
10 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (20.00%) Windows
10 5 (20.00%) E-Commerce
10 5 (20.00%) Windows XP
10 5 (20.00%) J2EE
10 5 (20.00%) Finance
10 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 5 (20.00%) Replication
10 5 (20.00%) Pair Programming
10 5 (20.00%) Windows Vista
10 5 (20.00%) Refactoring
10 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008

Senior QA Tester
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.00%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (44.00%) Selenium
2 10 (40.00%) SpecFlow
3 5 (20.00%) WebDriver
4 4 (16.00%) TestNG
5 3 (12.00%) NUnit
5 3 (12.00%) JIRA
6 1 (4.00%) JBehave
6 1 (4.00%) Xcode
6 1 (4.00%) Robotium
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Law
2 1 (4.00%) Publishing
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) Web Services
2 5 (20.00%) J2EE
3 4 (16.00%) J2SE
4 2 (8.00%) HTML
4 2 (8.00%) HTML5
5 1 (4.00%) iOS SDK
5 1 (4.00%) CSS3
5 1 (4.00%) Android SDK
5 1 (4.00%) .NET
5 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.00%) CSS
5 1 (4.00%) Apache Flex
5 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (20.00%) Replication
3 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (12.00%) Mobile App
5 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (4.00%) Equities
6 1 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Windows XP
1 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (20.00%) Windows Vista
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
1 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (20.00%) Windows 7
1 5 (20.00%) Windows 8
1 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (8.00%) UNIX
2 2 (8.00%) Linux
3 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (44.00%) BDD
3 8 (32.00%) Software Testing
4 7 (28.00%) Automated Testing
4 7 (28.00%) TDD
5 6 (24.00%) Analytics
5 6 (24.00%) Test Scripting
5 6 (24.00%) Manual Testing
6 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 5 (20.00%) Pair Programming
6 5 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 5 (20.00%) Refactoring
7 4 (16.00%) Performance Management
8 3 (12.00%) Web Testing
8 3 (12.00%) Scrum
8 3 (12.00%) OO
8 3 (12.00%) Regression Testing
9 2 (8.00%) Security Testing
9 2 (8.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) C#
2 9 (36.00%) Java
3 4 (16.00%) SQL
4 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) ISEB
2 2 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft