Period
to 19 January 2018

The median annual salary for a QA Manager was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

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

Quality Assurance Manager
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 319 315 381
Rank change year-on-year -4 +66 +48
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Manager 15 24 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.14% 0.23% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.23% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 15 14 7
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £50,000 £53,625 £36,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £85,000 £69,250
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% -3.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 9,955 10,263 13,755
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.95% 96.56% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 8,891 9,355 12,154
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,000 £33,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £88,750
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% +3.60% +0.91%

QA Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured QA Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for QA Manager 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 in the City of London.

Salary trend for QA Manager in the City of London

QA Manager
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA Manager in the City of London over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for QA Manager in the City of London

QA Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, QA Manager 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 City of London region featuring QA Manager in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) QA
2 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Test Automation
2 7 (46.67%) Test Strategy
3 6 (40.00%) Finance
4 5 (33.33%) Resource Management
5 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
5 4 (26.67%) SDLC
6 3 (20.00%) Regression Testing
6 3 (20.00%) ISEB
6 3 (20.00%) Selenium
6 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Test Management
7 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
7 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
7 2 (13.33%) JIRA
7 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
7 2 (13.33%) BDD
7 2 (13.33%) WebDriver
7 2 (13.33%) Confluence
7 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (13.33%) Java
7 2 (13.33%) Windows
7 2 (13.33%) RUP
7 2 (13.33%) Change Management
7 2 (13.33%) Financial Institution
7 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (13.33%) Scrum
7 2 (13.33%) Translating Business Requirements

QA Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 2 (13.33%) Confluence
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.67%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.67%) Big Data
2 1 (6.67%) Power BI
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Selenium
2 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (13.33%) JIRA
2 2 (13.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (6.67%) AutoIt
3 1 (6.67%) HP UFT
3 1 (6.67%) JMeter
3 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
3 1 (6.67%) NUnit
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (6.67%) Back Office
3 1 (6.67%) Law
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Grails
1 1 (6.67%) Middleware
1 1 (6.67%) RESTful
1 1 (6.67%) Spring
1 1 (6.67%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Fintech
2 1 (6.67%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (46.67%) Test Automation
1 7 (46.67%) Test Strategy
2 5 (33.33%) Resource Management
3 4 (26.67%) SDLC
3 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (13.33%) BDD
5 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (13.33%) Change Management
5 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (13.33%) Process Improvement
5 2 (13.33%) RUP
5 2 (13.33%) Scrum
5 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (13.33%) Test Management
5 2 (13.33%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) Groovy
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) ISEB
2 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) HP
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle
1 1 (6.67%) Tableau