Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a QA Manager was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 November 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
England > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 762 748 756
Rank change year-on-year -14 +8 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Manager 82 103 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.11% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.14% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 74 80 128
London median annual salary £57,500 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.54% - +4.00%
10th Percentile £37,750 £39,650 £45,000
90th Percentile £81,875 £85,000 £87,875
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% -8.33% +9.09%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 70426 72444 85501
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.33% 95.96% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 55326 62571 72563
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

QA Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for QA Manager 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 in London.

Salary trend for QA Manager in London

QA Manager
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA Manager in London over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for QA Manager in London

QA Manager
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Manager within the London region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London 0 21 £65,500 +0.77%
QA Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 London region featuring QA Manager in the job title.

1 82 (100.00%) QA
2 49 (59.76%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (47.56%) Test Automation
4 28 (34.15%) Test Strategy
5 27 (32.93%) SDLC
6 22 (26.83%) Finance
6 22 (26.83%) ISEB
7 19 (23.17%) User Acceptance Testing
8 17 (20.73%) Mentoring
8 17 (20.73%) Test Scripting
9 16 (19.51%) Functional Testing
9 16 (19.51%) Windows
9 16 (19.51%) Degree
10 15 (18.29%) Manual Testing
10 15 (18.29%) Scrum
11 14 (17.07%) Regression Testing
11 14 (17.07%) Microsoft
12 12 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (14.63%) JIRA
12 12 (14.63%) Computer Science
12 12 (14.63%) BDD
13 11 (13.41%) Load Testing
13 11 (13.41%) Selenium
13 11 (13.41%) SQL
14 10 (12.20%) Validation
14 10 (12.20%) Unit Testing
14 10 (12.20%) System Testing
14 10 (12.20%) Banking
14 10 (12.20%) Product Management
14 10 (12.20%) Black-Box Testing

QA Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 8 (9.76%) Confluence
2 2 (2.44%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.22%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (8.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (6.10%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (6.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (4.88%) Markit EDM
2 4 (4.88%) thinkFolio
3 3 (3.66%) HFM
3 3 (3.66%) Hyperion Enterprise
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.44%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.22%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.98%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.76%) Big Data
3 6 (7.32%) Relational Database
4 5 (6.10%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.66%) Power BI
6 1 (1.22%) Essbase
6 1 (1.22%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (14.63%) JIRA
2 11 (13.41%) Selenium
3 8 (9.76%) Cucumber
3 8 (9.76%) Jenkins
4 7 (8.54%) Calabash
5 6 (7.32%) Ranorex
6 5 (6.10%) Toad
7 4 (4.88%) Appium
7 4 (4.88%) MSTest
7 4 (4.88%) QADirector
7 4 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (4.88%) WebDriver
8 3 (3.66%) JUnit
8 3 (3.66%) NUnit
8 3 (3.66%) TestNG
9 2 (2.44%) SoapUI
9 2 (2.44%) TestRail
10 1 (1.22%) AutoIt
10 1 (1.22%) JIRA Agile
10 1 (1.22%) RhodeCode
General
1 22 (26.83%) Finance
2 10 (12.20%) Banking
3 6 (7.32%) Retail
4 4 (4.88%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.44%) Back Office
5 2 (2.44%) Games
6 1 (1.22%) Electronics
6 1 (1.22%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.22%) Front Office
6 1 (1.22%) Legal
6 1 (1.22%) Marketing
6 1 (1.22%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.32%) .NET
1 6 (7.32%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.44%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (1.22%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (1.22%) HTML
3 1 (1.22%) J2EE
3 1 (1.22%) JSON
3 1 (1.22%) Middleware
3 1 (1.22%) REST
3 1 (1.22%) SOAP
3 1 (1.22%) Web Services
3 1 (1.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.63%) Computer Science
2 8 (9.76%) Fintech
3 4 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.88%) User Experience
4 3 (3.66%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.44%) Market Risk
5 2 (2.44%) Online Games
6 1 (1.22%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.22%) Derivative
6 1 (1.22%) Equities
6 1 (1.22%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.22%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.22%) OTC Derivatives
6 1 (1.22%) Social Gaming
6 1 (1.22%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (19.51%) Windows
2 7 (8.54%) Linux
3 1 (1.22%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (59.76%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (47.56%) Test Automation
3 28 (34.15%) Test Strategy
4 27 (32.93%) SDLC
5 19 (23.17%) User Acceptance Testing
6 17 (20.73%) Mentoring
6 17 (20.73%) Test Scripting
7 16 (19.51%) Functional Testing
8 15 (18.29%) Manual Testing
8 15 (18.29%) Scrum
9 14 (17.07%) Regression Testing
10 12 (14.63%) BDD
10 12 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (13.41%) Load Testing
12 10 (12.20%) Black-Box Testing
12 10 (12.20%) Product Management
12 10 (12.20%) System Testing
12 10 (12.20%) Unit Testing
12 10 (12.20%) Validation
13 9 (10.98%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.41%) SQL
2 2 (2.44%) C
2 2 (2.44%) Java
2 2 (2.44%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.22%) Groovy
3 1 (1.22%) Python
3 1 (1.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (26.83%) ISEB
2 16 (19.51%) Degree
3 10 (12.20%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (10.98%) ISTQB
5 3 (3.66%) ACCA
5 3 (3.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (2.44%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (2.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (2.44%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (2.44%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.22%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 14 (17.07%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.66%) Hyperion
2 3 (3.66%) Oracle
2 3 (3.66%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (3.66%) Tableau
3 2 (2.44%) Apple
3 2 (2.44%) Capita
3 2 (2.44%) New Relic
4 1 (1.22%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.22%) HP
4 1 (1.22%) IBM