The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Manager
Rank 214 206 202
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Manager 10 12 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.17% 0.22% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.23% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 21
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -36.36%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £48,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+13.40% -7.61%
QA Manager
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5441 5117 5178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.78% 93.19% 93.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3746 3943 4322
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £61,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

QA Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Manager in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

QA Manager
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

QA Manager Salary Trend in Berkshire

QA Manager
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Manager across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

QA Manager Salary Histogram in Berkshire

QA Manager
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Manager within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newbury +14 6 £47,500 -5.00%
Reading -15 2 £52,500 +50.00%
Slough - 2 £55,750 -
QA Manager
South East

QA Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited QA Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Manager in their job title.

1 17 (100.00%) QA
2 11 (64.71%) Selenium
3 8 (47.06%) JIRA
3 8 (47.06%) Test Automation
3 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (35.29%) TDD
4 6 (35.29%) Scrum
4 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
6 4 (23.53%) Marketing
6 4 (23.53%) SQL
6 4 (23.53%) XML
6 4 (23.53%) Release Management
6 4 (23.53%) SaaS
6 4 (23.53%) Confluence
6 4 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (17.65%) WebDriver
7 3 (17.65%) PMP
7 3 (17.65%) PMI Certification
7 3 (17.65%) Project Management
7 3 (17.65%) Degree
7 3 (17.65%) Ruby
7 3 (17.65%) Finance
8 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
8 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
8 2 (11.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
8 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
8 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing

QA Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited QA Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (23.53%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 11 (64.71%) Selenium
2 8 (47.06%) JIRA
3 3 (17.65%) WebDriver
4 2 (11.76%) JMeter
4 2 (11.76%) Capybara
4 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
4 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
2 4 (23.53%) Marketing
3 3 (17.65%) Finance
4 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
4 2 (11.76%) Electronics
4 2 (11.76%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (5.88%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) XML
2 2 (11.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Test Automation
1 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) TDD
2 6 (35.29%) Scrum
3 5 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Release Management
4 4 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (17.65%) Project Management
6 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
6 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Change Management
6 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
6 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (11.76%) DevOps
6 2 (11.76%) BDD
6 2 (11.76%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (5.88%) Automation Testing
7 1 (5.88%) OO
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) Ruby
3 1 (5.88%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) PHP
3 1 (5.88%) Python
3 1 (5.88%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) PMP
1 3 (17.65%) PMI Certification
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
2 2 (11.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) SAP