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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Quality Assurance Tester
England / London
Rank 553 605 638
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Tester 25 31 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.075% 0.075% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.078% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 25 31 9
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £47,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%

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
31885 39563 39927
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.70% 96.16% 95.92%
Number of salaries quoted 26994 34106 33770
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 £33,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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
Chiswick - 13 £52,500 -
Ealing +15 6 £57,500 +4.54%
Senior QA Tester
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 48 (100.00%) QA
2 37 (77.08%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (64.58%) Selenium
4 25 (52.08%) BDD
5 24 (50.00%) Cucumber
6 23 (47.92%) Automated Testing
7 22 (45.83%) SoapUI
8 21 (43.75%) Linux
8 21 (43.75%) QA Automation
9 20 (41.67%) Relational Database
9 20 (41.67%) C#
9 20 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (39.58%) SpecFlow
10 19 (39.58%) Java
10 19 (39.58%) Web Services
10 19 (39.58%) Software Testing
10 19 (39.58%) JMeter
11 18 (37.50%) Windows
12 17 (35.42%) ISEB
12 17 (35.42%) Scrum
12 17 (35.42%) Team Foundation Server
13 16 (33.33%) RESTful
13 16 (33.33%) NoSQL
13 16 (33.33%) Python
13 16 (33.33%) SOA
14 15 (31.25%) REST
15 14 (29.17%) Kanban
16 13 (27.08%) Unix
16 13 (27.08%) JUnit
16 13 (27.08%) MySQL

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 (12.50%) CMS
1 6 (12.50%) Sitecore CMS
1 6 (12.50%) Umbraco
2 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.17%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (27.08%) SaaS
2 3 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (41.67%) Relational Database
2 16 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 13 (27.08%) Apache Cassandra
3 13 (27.08%) HBase
3 13 (27.08%) MySQL
4 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 31 (64.58%) Selenium
2 24 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 22 (45.83%) SoapUI
4 19 (39.58%) JMeter
4 19 (39.58%) SpecFlow
5 17 (35.42%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (27.08%) Hamcrest
6 13 (27.08%) jMock
6 13 (27.08%) JUnit
7 12 (25.00%) Jenkins
8 11 (22.92%) WebDriver
9 8 (16.67%) Git (software)
10 6 (12.50%) Capybara
10 6 (12.50%) WATIR
11 3 (6.25%) JBehave
11 3 (6.25%) JIRA
12 2 (4.17%) FishEye
12 2 (4.17%) IntelliJ
12 2 (4.17%) Spock
12 2 (4.17%) TestLink
General
1 1 (2.08%) Law
1 1 (2.08%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (39.58%) Web Services
2 16 (33.33%) RESTful
3 15 (31.25%) REST
4 9 (18.75%) SOAP
5 6 (12.50%) HTML
5 6 (12.50%) XML
6 1 (2.08%) .NET
6 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (2.08%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.17%) Fintech
3 1 (2.08%) AS400
3 1 (2.08%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (2.08%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 21 (43.75%) Linux
2 18 (37.50%) Windows
3 13 (27.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (77.08%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (52.08%) BDD
3 23 (47.92%) Automated Testing
4 21 (43.75%) QA Automation
5 20 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (39.58%) Software Testing
7 17 (35.42%) Scrum
8 16 (33.33%) SOA
9 14 (29.17%) Kanban
10 13 (27.08%) Continuous Delivery
10 13 (27.08%) Test Automation
10 13 (27.08%) Unit Testing
11 11 (22.92%) TDD
12 9 (18.75%) Automation Testing
12 9 (18.75%) Performance Testing
13 7 (14.58%) Security Testing
13 7 (14.58%) Software Engineering
14 6 (12.50%) Test Management
14 6 (12.50%) Web Analytics
14 6 (12.50%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (41.67%) C#
2 19 (39.58%) Java
3 16 (33.33%) Python
4 12 (25.00%) SQL
5 9 (18.75%) Ruby
6 5 (10.42%) Groovy
7 3 (6.25%) Perl
8 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (35.42%) ISEB
2 3 (6.25%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) SDET
Vendors
1 6 (12.50%) Sitecore
2 3 (6.25%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.08%) IBM
3 1 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
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