The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Manager
Rank 572 530 548
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Manager 40 106 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.090% 0.23% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.25% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 33 98 73
Average salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £45,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £85,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
QA Manager
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
41569 42658 45211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.86% 93.95% 94.44%
Number of salaries quoted 35452 35096 39095
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £75,000 £79,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

QA Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

QA Manager Jobs Demand Trend in London

QA Manager
Salary Trend in London

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

QA Manager Salary Trend in London

QA Manager
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Manager across the London region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

QA Manager Salary Histogram in London

QA Manager
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Manager within the London region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
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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
City of London +7 6 £66,250 -11.66% 1
Wimbledon - 1 £52,500 -
Wembley - 1 £55,000 -
QA Manager
England

QA Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the 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.

1 123 (100.00%) QA
2 48 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (31.71%) Selenium
4 28 (22.76%) Test Automation
5 27 (21.95%) JIRA
6 25 (20.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 22 (17.89%) Python
7 22 (17.89%) Degree
8 21 (17.07%) SQL
8 21 (17.07%) Test Strategy
8 21 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
8 21 (17.07%) Banking
9 20 (16.26%) Scrum
9 20 (16.26%) Automated Testing
10 19 (15.45%) Computer Science
11 18 (14.63%) Project Management
11 18 (14.63%) MS Office
12 17 (13.82%) TDD
12 17 (13.82%) Finance
13 16 (13.01%) Test Management
13 16 (13.01%) ISEB
14 15 (12.20%) Retail
15 14 (11.38%) WebDriver
15 14 (11.38%) Software Testing
16 13 (10.57%) Java
16 13 (10.57%) Automation Testing
17 12 (9.76%) Cucumber
18 11 (8.94%) UNIX
18 11 (8.94%) Manual Testing
18 11 (8.94%) Open Source

QA Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the 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 2 (1.63%) Confluence
2 1 (0.81%) Lync
2 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (14.63%) MS Office
2 7 (5.69%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.25%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.25%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.63%) SaaS
2 1 (0.81%) GitHub
2 1 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.25%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.81%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.81%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 39 (31.71%) Selenium
2 27 (21.95%) JIRA
3 14 (11.38%) WebDriver
4 12 (9.76%) Cucumber
5 9 (7.32%) TeamCity
5 9 (7.32%) QuickTest Pro
5 9 (7.32%) Subversion
6 8 (6.50%) Jenkins
7 7 (5.69%) JMeter
8 5 (4.07%) JUnit
9 4 (3.25%) TestDirector
10 2 (1.63%) LoadRunner
10 2 (1.63%) Xcode
10 2 (1.63%) Ant
10 2 (1.63%) TestComplete
10 2 (1.63%) MSBuild
10 2 (1.63%) Capybara
10 2 (1.63%) eggPlant
11 1 (0.81%) Selenium IDE
11 1 (0.81%) Appium
General
1 21 (17.07%) Banking
2 17 (13.82%) Finance
3 15 (12.20%) Retail
4 9 (7.32%) Publishing
5 8 (6.50%) Investment Banking
6 4 (3.25%) Front Office
7 2 (1.63%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.81%) Marketing
8 1 (0.81%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.81%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.13%) HTML
2 9 (7.32%) XML
2 9 (7.32%) XML Schema
3 8 (6.50%) Web Services
4 6 (4.88%) DHTML
4 6 (4.88%) JSP
5 4 (3.25%) Django
5 4 (3.25%) HTML5
6 2 (1.63%) .NET
7 1 (0.81%) LAMP
7 1 (0.81%) JSON
7 1 (0.81%) Velocity
7 1 (0.81%) REST
7 1 (0.81%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.45%) Computer Science
2 11 (8.94%) Open Source
3 9 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.50%) Derivative
5 5 (4.07%) Equity Derivative
6 4 (3.25%) Equities
7 3 (2.44%) Digital Media
7 3 (2.44%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.44%) BBC
8 2 (1.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.63%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.81%) EPoS
9 1 (0.81%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.81%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.81%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.94%) UNIX
2 10 (8.13%) Linux
3 9 (7.32%) Windows
4 3 (2.44%) Android
5 2 (1.63%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.81%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.81%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (22.76%) Test Automation
3 25 (20.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 21 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (17.07%) Test Strategy
5 20 (16.26%) Scrum
5 20 (16.26%) Automated Testing
6 18 (14.63%) Project Management
7 17 (13.82%) TDD
8 16 (13.01%) Test Management
9 14 (11.38%) Software Testing
10 13 (10.57%) Automation Testing
11 11 (8.94%) Manual Testing
12 10 (8.13%) BDD
13 9 (7.32%) Test Scripting
14 8 (6.50%) Security Testing
14 8 (6.50%) Migration
15 7 (5.69%) E-Commerce
15 7 (5.69%) Risk Management
15 7 (5.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 22 (17.89%) Python
2 21 (17.07%) SQL
3 13 (10.57%) Java
4 10 (8.13%) Ruby
5 9 (7.32%) JavaScript
5 9 (7.32%) C++
5 9 (7.32%) PHP
6 7 (5.69%) VB
6 7 (5.69%) Perl
7 5 (4.07%) C#
8 3 (2.44%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (17.89%) Degree
2 16 (13.01%) ISEB
3 10 (8.13%) ISTQB
4 8 (6.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.81%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (100.00%) QA
2 6 (4.88%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.44%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 9 (7.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (4.88%) Oracle
2 4 (3.25%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.63%) HP
4 1 (0.81%) Epicor
4 1 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.81%) Google
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