The median annual salary for a QA Manager was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

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

Quality Assurance Manager
London / City of London
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 234 264 303
Rank change year-on-year +30 +39  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Manager 7 9 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.13% 0.13% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.13% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 18
Median salary £70,000 £80,000 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +36.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £65,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £90,100 £73,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -11.81% +10.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5003 6743 9991
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.59% 95.86% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4547 6078 8468
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £34,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

QA Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured QA Manager in the job title.

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, 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 14 (100.00%) QA
2 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) TDD
3 6 (42.86%) BDD
3 6 (42.86%) Test Strategy
4 5 (35.71%) AngularJS
4 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
5 4 (28.57%) C
5 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 4 (28.57%) Selenium
5 4 (28.57%) Performance Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Go
5 4 (28.57%) Docker
5 4 (28.57%) Kubernetes
5 4 (28.57%) etcd
5 4 (28.57%) Consul
5 4 (28.57%) Fintech
6 3 (21.43%) IT Strategy
6 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (21.43%) Manual Testing
6 3 (21.43%) WebDriver
6 3 (21.43%) Finance
7 2 (14.29%) Scrum
7 2 (14.29%) NUnit
7 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Data Management
7 2 (14.29%) JIRA
7 2 (14.29%) C#
7 2 (14.29%) .NET

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 1 (7.14%) CMS
1 1 (7.14%) Confluence
1 1 (7.14%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (7.14%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) GitHub
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Selenium
2 3 (21.43%) WebDriver
3 2 (14.29%) JIRA
3 2 (14.29%) NUnit
3 2 (14.29%) SpecFlow
4 1 (7.14%) Appium
4 1 (7.14%) Bitbucket
4 1 (7.14%) Calabash
4 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
4 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 1 (7.14%) Jasmine
4 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 1 (7.14%) JUnit
4 1 (7.14%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (7.14%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (7.14%) Protractor
4 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
4 1 (7.14%) TestNG
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Front Office
2 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) AngularJS
2 2 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (7.14%) CSS
3 1 (7.14%) Gherkin
3 1 (7.14%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) RESTful
3 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Fintech
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Unix
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (50.00%) TDD
2 6 (42.86%) BDD
2 6 (42.86%) Test Strategy
3 4 (28.57%) Performance Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (21.43%) IT Strategy
4 3 (21.43%) Manual Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Data Management
5 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 2 (14.29%) Scrum
5 2 (14.29%) SDLC
5 2 (14.29%) Test Planning
6 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
6 1 (7.14%) Content Management
6 1 (7.14%) ETL
6 1 (7.14%) OO
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
2 4 (28.57%) C
2 4 (28.57%) Go
3 2 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) Perl
4 1 (7.14%) Ruby
4 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) MiFID
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Docker
1 4 (28.57%) etcd
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Consul
1 4 (28.57%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) New Relic
1 1 (7.14%) Sitecore
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