The median annual salary for a QA Tester was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Ealing during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance Tester
London / Ealing
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 21 11
Rank change year-on-year +16 -10  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 2 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Ealing 8.70% 14.29% 10.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.70% 14.29% 10.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 4
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -8.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -6.66% +15.38%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Ealing. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Ealing
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 23 84 59
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Ealing 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 21 81 30
Median salary £46,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.46% +8.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,066 £55,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £85,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

QA Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Ealing

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Ealing that featured QA Tester in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for QA Tester in Ealing

QA Tester
Salary Trend in Ealing

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Tester in Ealing.

Salary trend for QA Tester in Ealing

QA Tester Skill Set
Top 17 Co-occurring IT Skills in Ealing

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, 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 Ealing region featuring QA Tester in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) C#
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
1 15 (100.00%) ISEB
1 15 (100.00%) Scrum
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 15 (100.00%) QA
1 15 (100.00%) BDD
1 15 (100.00%) Kanban
1 15 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 15 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 15 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 13 (86.67%) QA Automation
3 8 (53.33%) Automation Testing
4 6 (40.00%) TDD
4 6 (40.00%) Selenium
4 6 (40.00%) Continuous Integration

QA Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Ealing 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 15 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (40.00%) Selenium
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 15 (100.00%) BDD
1 15 (100.00%) Kanban
1 15 (100.00%) Scrum
2 13 (86.67%) QA Automation
3 8 (53.33%) Automation Testing
4 6 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (40.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (100.00%) QA