The median annual salary for a QA Test Manager was £73,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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

Quality Assurance Test Manager
London / City of London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 224 257 312
Rank change year-on-year +33 +55  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Manager 11 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.21% 0.016% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.016% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 3
Median salary £73,500 £75,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.00% +25.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £55,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year -13.63% +7.84%  

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 4963 6109 9859
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.35% 96.24% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4438 5576 8450
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £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 Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

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

QA Test 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 Test Manager in the City of London.

Salary trend for QA Test Manager in the City of London

QA Test Manager
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA Test Manager in the City of London over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for QA Test Manager in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, QA Test 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 Test Manager in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 14 (100.00%) QA
2 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (85.71%) Test Strategy
4 11 (78.57%) BDD
5 9 (64.29%) TDD
6 8 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (57.14%) Performance Testing
6 8 (57.14%) Manual Testing
6 8 (57.14%) Fintech
6 8 (57.14%) IT Strategy
7 3 (21.43%) Open Source
7 3 (21.43%) Finance
8 2 (14.29%) Retail
8 2 (14.29%) HFM
8 2 (14.29%) Hyperion Enterprise
8 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 2 (14.29%) Oracle
8 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
8 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
8 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 2 (14.29%) ISEB
8 2 (14.29%) Hyperion
8 2 (14.29%) ACCA
8 2 (14.29%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (14.29%) Performance Management
8 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing

QA Test 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:

Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) HFM
1 2 (14.29%) Hyperion Enterprise
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Big Data
1 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (14.29%) Power BI
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Appium
1 1 (7.14%) Calabash
1 1 (7.14%) Jasmine
1 1 (7.14%) JUnit
1 1 (7.14%) Karma Test Runner
1 1 (7.14%) NUnit
1 1 (7.14%) Protractor
1 1 (7.14%) Selenium
1 1 (7.14%) SpecFlow
1 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
1 1 (7.14%) TestNG
1 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Fintech
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (85.71%) Test Strategy
4 11 (78.57%) BDD
5 9 (64.29%) TDD
6 8 (57.14%) IT Strategy
6 8 (57.14%) Manual Testing
6 8 (57.14%) Performance Testing
6 8 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (21.43%) Open Source
8 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (14.29%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
8 2 (14.29%) Performance Management
8 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 2 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
8 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
8 2 (14.29%) User Stories
9 1 (7.14%) Analytics
9 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C#
1 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ACCA
1 2 (14.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Hyperion
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
1 2 (14.29%) Tableau
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