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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Quality Assurance Tester
England / London
Rank 547 618 639
Rank change year-on-year
+71 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Tester 27 28 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.081% 0.069% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.072% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 25 28 5
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £46,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%

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
32088 38970 39692
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.87% 96.18% 96.11%
Number of salaries quoted 27226 33535 33783
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 £33,000 £33,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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
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 20 January 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
Ealing +13 10 £57,500 +4.54% 1
Chiswick - 9 £52,500 -
City of London +25 3 £55,000 +37.50%
Senior QA Tester
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 42 (100.00%) QA
2 31 (73.81%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (61.90%) BDD
4 24 (57.14%) Selenium
5 22 (52.38%) Cucumber
5 22 (52.38%) Automated Testing
6 20 (47.62%) Relational Database
6 20 (47.62%) QA Automation
7 19 (45.24%) SoapUI
8 18 (42.86%) SpecFlow
8 18 (42.86%) C#
8 18 (42.86%) Linux
9 16 (38.10%) Windows
9 16 (38.10%) ISEB
9 16 (38.10%) Scrum
9 16 (38.10%) Team Foundation Server
10 15 (35.71%) JMeter
10 15 (35.71%) Java
10 15 (35.71%) Web Services
10 15 (35.71%) Software Testing
11 14 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (33.33%) Kanban
12 13 (30.95%) RESTful
12 13 (30.95%) NoSQL
12 13 (30.95%) SQL
12 13 (30.95%) Python
12 13 (30.95%) SOA
13 11 (26.19%) TDD
13 11 (26.19%) REST
13 11 (26.19%) Jenkins

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 (14.29%) CMS
1 6 (14.29%) Sitecore CMS
1 6 (14.29%) Umbraco
2 2 (4.76%) Confluence
2 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (21.43%) SaaS
2 4 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (47.62%) Relational Database
2 13 (30.95%) NoSQL
3 9 (21.43%) Apache Cassandra
3 9 (21.43%) HBase
3 9 (21.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 24 (57.14%) Selenium
2 22 (52.38%) Cucumber
3 19 (45.24%) SoapUI
4 18 (42.86%) SpecFlow
5 16 (38.10%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (35.71%) JMeter
7 11 (26.19%) Jenkins
8 9 (21.43%) Git (software)
8 9 (21.43%) Hamcrest
8 9 (21.43%) jMock
8 9 (21.43%) JUnit
9 8 (19.05%) WebDriver
10 6 (14.29%) Capybara
10 6 (14.29%) WATIR
11 4 (9.52%) JBehave
12 3 (7.14%) JIRA
13 2 (4.76%) FishEye
13 2 (4.76%) IntelliJ
13 2 (4.76%) Spock
13 2 (4.76%) TestLink
General
1 1 (2.38%) Banking
1 1 (2.38%) Finance
1 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
1 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
1 1 (2.38%) Law
1 1 (2.38%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (35.71%) Web Services
2 13 (30.95%) RESTful
3 11 (26.19%) REST
4 10 (23.81%) SOAP
5 7 (16.67%) XML
6 6 (14.29%) HTML
7 1 (2.38%) Gherkin
7 1 (2.38%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.76%) Fintech
3 1 (2.38%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 18 (42.86%) Linux
2 16 (38.10%) Windows
3 9 (21.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (73.81%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (61.90%) BDD
3 22 (52.38%) Automated Testing
4 20 (47.62%) QA Automation
5 16 (38.10%) Scrum
6 15 (35.71%) Software Testing
7 14 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (33.33%) Kanban
8 13 (30.95%) SOA
9 11 (26.19%) TDD
10 9 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
10 9 (21.43%) Test Automation
10 9 (21.43%) Unit Testing
11 8 (19.05%) Automation Testing
12 7 (16.67%) Performance Testing
13 6 (14.29%) Analytics
13 6 (14.29%) Security Testing
13 6 (14.29%) Test Management
13 6 (14.29%) Web Analytics
13 6 (14.29%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (42.86%) C#
2 15 (35.71%) Java
3 13 (30.95%) Python
3 13 (30.95%) SQL
4 9 (21.43%) Ruby
5 6 (14.29%) Groovy
6 4 (9.52%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (38.10%) ISEB
2 2 (4.76%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) Sitecore
2 4 (9.52%) ServiceNow
West London
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Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + good bonus (10%) + health + pensio
Posted: 1 hour ago
Ealing, London, W5
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Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 per year
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