The median annual salary for a QA Manager was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in 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 Manager
England / London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 561 583 616
Rank change year-on-year +22 +33  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Manager 54 49 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.15% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.13% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 43 37 55
Median salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £26,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £78,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £53,750 £51,000
% change year-on-year -2.32% +5.39%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 34741 38396 43056
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.86% 95.95% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 28207 33382 36386
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £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 London

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

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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +34 14 £71,000 -8.38% 1
QA Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 101 (100.00%) QA
2 63 (62.38%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (58.42%) Test Automation
4 43 (42.57%) Test Strategy
5 32 (31.68%) Selenium
6 24 (23.76%) Microsoft
7 22 (21.78%) Mentoring
7 22 (21.78%) SDLC
8 20 (19.80%) BDD
9 19 (18.81%) Regression Testing
9 19 (18.81%) Finance
10 18 (17.82%) Functional Testing
11 17 (16.83%) Cucumber
11 17 (16.83%) Manual Testing
12 16 (15.84%) ISEB
12 16 (15.84%) SQL Server
12 16 (15.84%) Windows
13 15 (14.85%) SQL
13 15 (14.85%) Project Management
13 15 (14.85%) User Acceptance Testing
13 15 (14.85%) Coaching
14 14 (13.86%) Analytics
14 14 (13.86%) PRINCE2
15 13 (12.87%) Stakeholder Management
15 13 (12.87%) Performance Testing
16 12 (11.88%) Degree
16 12 (11.88%) WebDriver
16 12 (11.88%) TDD
16 12 (11.88%) HP UFT
17 11 (10.89%) .NET

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 7 (6.93%) Confluence
1 7 (6.93%) WebLogic
2 6 (5.94%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (5.94%) MQSeries
3 4 (3.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (3.96%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.99%) Apache
4 1 (0.99%) CMS
4 1 (0.99%) JBoss
4 1 (0.99%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (7.92%) SPSS
2 5 (4.95%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.99%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 7 (6.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.96%) IntelliMatch
3 2 (1.98%) HFM
3 2 (1.98%) Hyperion Enterprise
4 1 (0.99%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.99%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.99%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.92%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.96%) SaaS
3 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.99%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.93%) Internet
2 4 (3.96%) PuTTY
3 1 (0.99%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.99%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.84%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.92%) Relational Database
3 6 (5.94%) Big Data
4 4 (3.96%) DB2
5 2 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.98%) Power BI
6 1 (0.99%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 32 (31.68%) Selenium
2 17 (16.83%) Cucumber
3 12 (11.88%) HP UFT
3 12 (11.88%) WebDriver
4 11 (10.89%) Appium
5 10 (9.90%) Calabash
6 9 (8.91%) JIRA
7 8 (7.92%) Ranorex
7 8 (7.92%) Toad
8 6 (5.94%) SpecFlow
9 4 (3.96%) NUnit
10 3 (2.97%) JUnit
10 3 (2.97%) Protractor
10 3 (2.97%) QADirector
10 3 (2.97%) TestNG
11 2 (1.98%) SilkTest
12 1 (0.99%) Octopus Deploy
12 1 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.99%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.99%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (18.81%) Finance
2 10 (9.90%) Banking
3 6 (5.94%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.97%) Retail
5 2 (1.98%) Publishing
6 1 (0.99%) Back Office
6 1 (0.99%) Front Office
6 1 (0.99%) Games
6 1 (0.99%) Legal
6 1 (0.99%) Marketing
6 1 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.89%) .NET
2 9 (8.91%) Web Services
3 8 (7.92%) ASP.NET
4 7 (6.93%) XML
5 6 (5.94%) REST
5 6 (5.94%) SOAP
6 5 (4.95%) Middleware
7 4 (3.96%) Gherkin
8 3 (2.97%) HTML
9 1 (0.99%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.99%) CSS
9 1 (0.99%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.90%) Fintech
2 7 (6.93%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.95%) Derivative
3 5 (4.95%) Equities
3 5 (4.95%) Fixed Income
3 5 (4.95%) OTC Derivatives
4 4 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.96%) Reference Data
5 3 (2.97%) NHS
5 3 (2.97%) User Experience
6 2 (1.98%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.99%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.99%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.99%) Smart Home
7 1 (0.99%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (15.84%) Windows
2 6 (5.94%) Android
2 6 (5.94%) Apple iOS
2 6 (5.94%) Linux
2 6 (5.94%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.99%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (62.38%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (58.42%) Test Automation
3 43 (42.57%) Test Strategy
4 22 (21.78%) Mentoring
4 22 (21.78%) SDLC
5 20 (19.80%) BDD
6 19 (18.81%) Regression Testing
7 18 (17.82%) Functional Testing
8 17 (16.83%) Manual Testing
9 15 (14.85%) Coaching
9 15 (14.85%) Project Management
9 15 (14.85%) User Acceptance Testing
10 14 (13.86%) Analytics
10 14 (13.86%) PRINCE2
11 13 (12.87%) Performance Testing
11 13 (12.87%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (11.88%) TDD
13 11 (10.89%) Quality Management
13 11 (10.89%) Scrum
13 11 (10.89%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (14.85%) SQL
2 8 (7.92%) C#
3 6 (5.94%) Java
4 3 (2.97%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.97%) Ruby
5 2 (1.98%) Python
6 1 (0.99%) ActionScript
6 1 (0.99%) ActionScript 2.0
6 1 (0.99%) C
6 1 (0.99%) C++
6 1 (0.99%) Scala
Qualifications
1 16 (15.84%) ISEB
2 12 (11.88%) Degree
3 10 (9.90%) ISTQB
4 6 (5.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (5.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (3.96%) ISEB Practitioner
5 4 (3.96%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (3.96%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 2 (1.98%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (100.00%) QA
2 6 (5.94%) HL7
3 5 (4.95%) COBIT
4 4 (3.96%) Data Quality
4 4 (3.96%) ISO 9001
4 4 (3.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.99%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (9.90%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (5.94%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 24 (23.76%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.89%) Oracle
3 8 (7.92%) HP
4 6 (5.94%) SAP
4 6 (5.94%) VMware
5 5 (4.95%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (3.96%) Capita
6 4 (3.96%) Murex
6 4 (3.96%) Serena
7 2 (1.98%) Hyperion
7 2 (1.98%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.98%) Tableau
7 2 (1.98%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.99%) Atlassian
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