Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a QA Test Manager was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 21 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 Test Manager
England > London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 786 805 835
Rank change year-on-year +19 +30 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Manager 46 52 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.061% 0.069% 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.072% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 45 45 69
London median annual salary £57,500 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.54% - -
10th Percentile £37,750 £47,500 £45,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £91,000 £85,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 71292 72640 85005
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.36% 95.99% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 56125 62795 72151
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,175 £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 Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for QA Test Manager in London

QA Test Manager
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Test Manager in London.

Salary trend for QA Test Manager in London

QA Test Manager
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA Test Manager in London over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for QA Test Manager in London

QA Test 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 Test Manager within the London region over the 6 months to 21 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 +19 18 £72,000 +15.20%
QA Test Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 London region featuring QA Test Manager in the job title.

1 46 (100.00%) QA
2 31 (67.39%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (47.83%) Test Automation
4 17 (36.96%) User Acceptance Testing
4 17 (36.96%) Test Scripting
4 17 (36.96%) ISEB
5 16 (34.78%) Test Strategy
6 14 (30.43%) Finance
7 13 (28.26%) Functional Testing
8 12 (26.09%) Degree
8 12 (26.09%) Scrum
9 11 (23.91%) SDLC
10 10 (21.74%) Computer Science Degree
10 10 (21.74%) Validation
10 10 (21.74%) Computer Science
10 10 (21.74%) Load Testing
10 10 (21.74%) Unit Testing
10 10 (21.74%) Product Management
10 10 (21.74%) System Testing
10 10 (21.74%) Black-Box Testing
10 10 (21.74%) BDD
11 9 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (17.39%) Performance Testing
13 7 (15.22%) Manual Testing
13 7 (15.22%) Regression Testing
13 7 (15.22%) TDD
13 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Excel
13 7 (15.22%) IT Strategy
13 7 (15.22%) Fintech
14 6 (13.04%) Selenium

QA Test 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 1 (2.17%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Markit EDM
1 4 (8.70%) thinkFolio
2 3 (6.52%) HFM
2 3 (6.52%) Hyperion Enterprise
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) Big Data
1 3 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (6.52%) Power BI
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Selenium
2 4 (8.70%) MSTest
2 4 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (8.70%) WebDriver
3 3 (6.52%) Appium
3 3 (6.52%) Calabash
3 3 (6.52%) JUnit
3 3 (6.52%) NUnit
3 3 (6.52%) TestNG
4 1 (2.17%) AutoIt
4 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.17%) FitNesse
4 1 (2.17%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.17%) JIRA
4 1 (2.17%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (2.17%) LoadRunner
General
1 14 (30.43%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Banking
3 4 (8.70%) Retail
4 3 (6.52%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.17%) Front Office
5 1 (2.17%) Legal
5 1 (2.17%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (2.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Computer Science
2 7 (15.22%) Fintech
3 2 (4.35%) Market Risk
3 2 (4.35%) User Experience
4 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.17%) Derivative
4 1 (2.17%) Equities
4 1 (2.17%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.17%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.87%) Linux
2 4 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (67.39%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (47.83%) Test Automation
3 17 (36.96%) Test Scripting
3 17 (36.96%) User Acceptance Testing
4 16 (34.78%) Test Strategy
5 13 (28.26%) Functional Testing
6 12 (26.09%) Scrum
7 11 (23.91%) SDLC
8 10 (21.74%) BDD
8 10 (21.74%) Black-Box Testing
8 10 (21.74%) Load Testing
8 10 (21.74%) Product Management
8 10 (21.74%) System Testing
8 10 (21.74%) Unit Testing
8 10 (21.74%) Validation
9 9 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (17.39%) Performance Testing
11 7 (15.22%) Manual Testing
11 7 (15.22%) Regression Testing
11 7 (15.22%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.70%) SQL
2 2 (4.35%) Java
3 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.17%) Python
3 1 (2.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (36.96%) ISEB
2 12 (26.09%) Degree
3 10 (21.74%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (8.70%) ISTQB
5 3 (6.52%) ACCA
6 2 (4.35%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (4.35%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (4.35%) ISO 9001
2 2 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (6.52%) Hyperion
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle
1 3 (6.52%) Tableau
2 2 (4.35%) Capita
2 2 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.17%) HP