The median annual salary for a QA Manager was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Manager
England / London
Rank 529 590 619
Rank change year-on-year +61 +29  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Manager 48 66 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.14% 0.16% 0.088%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.16% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 36 53 31
Median salary £62,500 £65,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.84% +18.18%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,750 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,500 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -19.16% +20.00%  

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 31798 40313 40525
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.73% 96.11% 95.94%
Number of salaries quoted 26867 34769 34043
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 26 March 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 26 March 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
Bromley - 6 - -
City of London +40 3 £75,000 +3.44% 2
QA Manager
England

QA Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 87 (100.00%) QA
2 44 (50.57%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (32.18%) Test Strategy
4 23 (26.44%) Selenium
5 22 (25.29%) Test Automation
6 19 (21.84%) SDLC
7 17 (19.54%) User Acceptance Testing
7 17 (19.54%) Functional Testing
8 16 (18.39%) Scrum
9 14 (16.09%) TDD
9 14 (16.09%) Cucumber
10 13 (14.94%) BDD
10 13 (14.94%) Non-Functional Testing
10 13 (14.94%) Project Management
10 13 (14.94%) Quality Management
10 13 (14.94%) MS Excel
11 12 (13.79%) Windows
11 12 (13.79%) Finance
11 12 (13.79%) WebDriver
11 12 (13.79%) Automation Testing
11 12 (13.79%) Mentoring
12 11 (12.64%) Coaching
12 11 (12.64%) Management Information System
12 11 (12.64%) SQL Server
12 11 (12.64%) Microsoft
13 10 (11.49%) HP
13 10 (11.49%) Linux
13 10 (11.49%) Web Services
13 10 (11.49%) XML
13 10 (11.49%) E-Commerce

QA Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 9 (10.34%) BizTalk Server
1 9 (10.34%) MQSeries
1 9 (10.34%) WebLogic
2 5 (5.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (4.60%) Confluence
4 3 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.15%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.15%) CMS
5 1 (1.15%) JBoss
5 1 (1.15%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.15%) Umbraco
Applications
1 13 (14.94%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.20%) MS Office
3 1 (1.15%) HipChat
3 1 (1.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) SAP CO
1 1 (1.15%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.15%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.20%) SaaS
2 1 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.34%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.75%) DB2
3 2 (2.30%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.15%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.15%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 23 (26.44%) Selenium
2 14 (16.09%) Cucumber
3 12 (13.79%) WebDriver
4 9 (10.34%) HP UFT
4 9 (10.34%) JIRA
5 8 (9.20%) Appium
6 5 (5.75%) Calabash
7 3 (3.45%) Git (software)
7 3 (3.45%) Robot Framework
7 3 (3.45%) SpecFlow
8 2 (2.30%) Protractor
8 2 (2.30%) Robotium
8 2 (2.30%) SilkTest
9 1 (1.15%) JMeter
9 1 (1.15%) LoadRunner
9 1 (1.15%) Ranorex
9 1 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.15%) Toad
9 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (13.79%) Finance
2 4 (4.60%) Games
2 4 (4.60%) Retail
3 3 (3.45%) Banking
3 3 (3.45%) Front Office
3 3 (3.45%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.15%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.49%) Web Services
1 10 (11.49%) XML
2 9 (10.34%) REST
2 9 (10.34%) SOAP
3 7 (8.05%) AngularJS
4 6 (6.90%) .NET
4 6 (6.90%) Gherkin
5 4 (4.60%) ASP.NET
5 4 (4.60%) Node.js
6 3 (3.45%) .NET Framework
6 3 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (3.45%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (2.30%) LAMP
7 2 (2.30%) Velocity
8 1 (1.15%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (1.15%) CSS
8 1 (1.15%) HTML5
8 1 (1.15%) J2EE
8 1 (1.15%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.64%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.75%) Fintech
2 5 (5.75%) NHS
3 4 (4.60%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.30%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.79%) Windows
2 10 (11.49%) Linux
3 9 (10.34%) Windows Server
4 8 (9.20%) Android
4 8 (9.20%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.30%) Unix
6 1 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (50.57%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (32.18%) Test Strategy
3 22 (25.29%) Test Automation
4 19 (21.84%) SDLC
5 17 (19.54%) Functional Testing
5 17 (19.54%) User Acceptance Testing
6 16 (18.39%) Scrum
7 14 (16.09%) TDD
8 13 (14.94%) BDD
8 13 (14.94%) Non-Functional Testing
8 13 (14.94%) Project Management
8 13 (14.94%) Quality Management
9 12 (13.79%) Automation Testing
9 12 (13.79%) Mentoring
10 11 (12.64%) Coaching
11 10 (11.49%) E-Commerce
11 10 (11.49%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (10.34%) EAI
12 9 (10.34%) Portfolio Management
12 9 (10.34%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.20%) C#
1 8 (9.20%) JavaScript
2 7 (8.05%) Java
3 4 (4.60%) C
3 4 (4.60%) Go
4 3 (3.45%) Bash Shell
4 3 (3.45%) Python
4 3 (3.45%) Ruby
4 3 (3.45%) SQL
5 2 (2.30%) Apple Swift
5 2 (2.30%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.15%) Perl
6 1 (1.15%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (11.49%) ISTQB
2 9 (10.34%) Degree
2 9 (10.34%) ISEB
2 9 (10.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 8 (9.20%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (100.00%) QA
2 9 (10.34%) HL7
3 7 (8.05%) COBIT
4 4 (4.60%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.15%) MiFID
5 1 (1.15%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (9.20%) Docker
2 4 (4.60%) etcd
3 1 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (10.34%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 6 (6.90%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (4.60%) Consul
3 4 (4.60%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 11 (12.64%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.49%) HP
3 9 (10.34%) VMware
4 7 (8.05%) SAP
5 6 (6.90%) Oracle
6 1 (1.15%) New Relic
6 1 (1.15%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.15%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.15%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.15%) Xamarin
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