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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 624 664 592
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -72
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Tester 12 15 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.027% 0.030% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.032% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 12 15 16
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,300 £42,300 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £54,000 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
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
40926 47115 41254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.48% 93.82% 93.76%
Number of salaries quoted 34602 39460 34719
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 May 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 May 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
Ealing - 5 £55,000 -
City of London +50 2 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Senior QA Tester
England

Senior QA Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 27 (100.00%) QA
2 22 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (44.44%) Automated Testing
3 12 (44.44%) ISEB
3 12 (44.44%) Test Scripting
3 12 (44.44%) Manual Testing
4 11 (40.74%) JIRA
5 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
6 9 (33.33%) C#
6 9 (33.33%) TDD
6 9 (33.33%) Software Testing
6 9 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (29.63%) BDD
7 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (29.63%) Windows Vista
7 8 (29.63%) Windows 7
7 8 (29.63%) SpecFlow
7 8 (29.63%) Windows 8
7 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (29.63%) Relational Database
7 8 (29.63%) Refactoring
7 8 (29.63%) Pair Programming
7 8 (29.63%) Finance
7 8 (29.63%) Replication
7 8 (29.63%) Windows
7 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
7 8 (29.63%) Windows XP
7 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (22.22%) SQL
8 6 (22.22%) Selenium

Senior QA Tester
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (3.70%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
2 8 (29.63%) Relational Database
3 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.70%) SSDT
4 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (40.74%) JIRA
2 8 (29.63%) SpecFlow
3 6 (22.22%) Selenium
4 3 (11.11%) TestNG
4 3 (11.11%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.70%) Rational Functional Tester
5 1 (3.70%) FitNesse
5 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (3.70%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
2 4 (14.81%) Banking
3 3 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.70%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Games
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
4 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) J2EE
1 3 (11.11%) J2SE
2 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
2 2 (7.41%) HTML
2 2 (7.41%) .NET
3 1 (3.70%) REST
3 1 (3.70%) CSS3
3 1 (3.70%) HTML5
3 1 (3.70%) WCF
3 1 (3.70%) LINQ
3 1 (3.70%) CSS
3 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Replication
2 5 (18.52%) Mobile App
3 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
4 3 (11.11%) iPhone
4 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (11.11%) iPad
5 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.70%) Social Gaming
5 1 (3.70%) Data Integration
5 1 (3.70%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (29.63%) Windows Vista
1 8 (29.63%) Windows 7
1 8 (29.63%) Windows 8
1 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2012
1 8 (29.63%) Windows
1 8 (29.63%) Windows XP
1 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (14.81%) Apple iOS
2 4 (14.81%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (44.44%) Automated Testing
2 12 (44.44%) Test Scripting
2 12 (44.44%) Manual Testing
3 9 (33.33%) TDD
3 9 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 9 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (29.63%) BDD
4 8 (29.63%) Refactoring
4 8 (29.63%) Pair Programming
5 5 (18.52%) Test Automation
5 5 (18.52%) Analytics
5 5 (18.52%) Scrum
6 4 (14.81%) Load Testing
6 4 (14.81%) Unit Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Performance Management
7 3 (11.11%) Test Management
7 3 (11.11%) Test Planning
8 2 (7.41%) Regression Testing
8 2 (7.41%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) C#
2 6 (22.22%) SQL
3 3 (11.11%) Java
4 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) ISEB
2 5 (18.52%) Degree
3 4 (14.81%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle
2 1 (3.70%) Adobe
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