The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Manager
Rank 307 294 327
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Manager 25 26 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.21% 0.22% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.23% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 18 26 9
Average salary £63,750 £65,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.92% +13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £50,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,300 £90,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,500 £53,000
% change year-on-year
+3.09% -8.49%
QA Manager
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of 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
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
11159 11162 12086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.49% 93.34% 93.94%
Number of salaries quoted 9370 9880 11062
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +1.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

QA Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Manager in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

QA Manager
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Manager across the City of London region.

QA Manager Salary Trend in the City of London

QA Manager
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Manager across the City of London region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

QA Manager Salary Histogram in the City of London

QA Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited QA Manager 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 QA Manager in their job title.

1 48 (100.00%) QA
2 20 (41.67%) Test Automation
3 19 (39.58%) Selenium
4 11 (22.92%) Project Management
4 11 (22.92%) Banking
5 10 (20.83%) Computer Science
6 9 (18.75%) Degree
6 9 (18.75%) Manual Testing
7 8 (16.67%) MS Office
7 8 (16.67%) TDD
7 8 (16.67%) JIRA
8 7 (14.58%) Java
8 7 (14.58%) Finance
9 6 (12.50%) C#
9 6 (12.50%) Web Services
9 6 (12.50%) ISEB
9 6 (12.50%) JMeter
9 6 (12.50%) Scrum
9 6 (12.50%) ISTQB
9 6 (12.50%) DevOps
10 5 (10.42%) SQL
10 5 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (8.33%) Perl
11 4 (8.33%) Python
11 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
11 4 (8.33%) Front Office
11 4 (8.33%) Investment Banking
11 4 (8.33%) Software Testing
11 4 (8.33%) Credit Risk
11 4 (8.33%) Release Management

QA Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited QA Manager 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 QA Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.08%) Node.js
Applications
1 8 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.08%) Redis
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 19 (39.58%) Selenium
2 8 (16.67%) JIRA
3 6 (12.50%) JMeter
4 4 (8.33%) Cucumber
5 3 (6.25%) SpecFlow
5 3 (6.25%) WebDriver
5 3 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
6 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (4.17%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.08%) eggPlant
7 1 (2.08%) RSpec
7 1 (2.08%) Jtest
7 1 (2.08%) WinRunner
7 1 (2.08%) LoadRunner
7 1 (2.08%) ClearQuest
7 1 (2.08%) JUnit
7 1 (2.08%) FitNesse
7 1 (2.08%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (22.92%) Banking
2 7 (14.58%) Finance
3 4 (8.33%) Investment Banking
3 4 (8.33%) Front Office
4 2 (4.17%) Retail
4 2 (4.17%) Law
5 1 (2.08%) Legal
5 1 (2.08%) Advertising
5 1 (2.08%) Games
5 1 (2.08%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) Web Services
2 3 (6.25%) .NET
3 1 (2.08%) JSON
3 1 (2.08%) Apache Flex
3 1 (2.08%) RESTful
3 1 (2.08%) REST
3 1 (2.08%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.33%) Credit Risk
2 4 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.25%) Derivative
4 2 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (4.17%) Fixed Income
4 2 (4.17%) Equities
4 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.08%) Social Gaming
5 1 (2.08%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.17%) Windows
2 1 (2.08%) Linux
2 1 (2.08%) Android
2 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (41.67%) Test Automation
2 11 (22.92%) Project Management
3 9 (18.75%) Manual Testing
4 8 (16.67%) TDD
5 6 (12.50%) Scrum
5 6 (12.50%) DevOps
6 5 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (8.33%) Software Testing
7 4 (8.33%) Release Management
7 4 (8.33%) Automation Testing
8 3 (6.25%) Agile Testing
8 3 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (6.25%) Test Strategy
8 3 (6.25%) Six Sigma
8 3 (6.25%) Performance Testing
8 3 (6.25%) Kanban
8 3 (6.25%) Test Scripting
8 3 (6.25%) Regression Testing
8 3 (6.25%) Automated Testing
9 2 (4.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.58%) Java
2 6 (12.50%) C#
3 5 (10.42%) SQL
4 4 (8.33%) Python
4 4 (8.33%) Perl
5 1 (2.08%) Scala
5 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.08%) VB
5 1 (2.08%) C++
5 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (18.75%) Degree
2 6 (12.50%) ISEB
2 6 (12.50%) ISTQB
3 4 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (4.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle
3 1 (2.08%) Sybase
3 1 (2.08%) HP
3 1 (2.08%) Informatica
3 1 (2.08%) Green Hat