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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Manager
Rank 203 214 213
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Manager 14 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.27% 0.20% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.22% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 10
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £47,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £55,500 £50,050
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £52,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +8.24%
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
4834 5445 5102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.96% 92.81% 93.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3789 3788 3989
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £25,783
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015. 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
Reading +1 8 £55,000 +4.76% 1
QA Manager
South East

QA Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 16 (100.00%) QA
2 8 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 6 (37.50%) Regression Testing
3 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) Internet
4 5 (31.25%) Broadband
4 5 (31.25%) Content Management
4 5 (31.25%) Smartphone
5 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 3 (18.75%) TestDirector
6 3 (18.75%) QADirector
6 3 (18.75%) Banking
6 3 (18.75%) Finance
6 3 (18.75%) Quality Management
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 3 (18.75%) Test Strategy
6 3 (18.75%) People Management
6 3 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (12.50%) Automation Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Line Management
7 2 (12.50%) Compatibility Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Test Management
7 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
7 2 (12.50%) Project Management
7 2 (12.50%) ISO 9000
7 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
7 2 (12.50%) MS Office
7 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
8 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery

QA Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) Internet
2 5 (31.25%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) TestDirector
1 3 (18.75%) QADirector
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Smartphone
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Regression Testing
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Content Management
3 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Quality Management
4 3 (18.75%) Test Strategy
4 3 (18.75%) People Management
5 2 (12.50%) Automation Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Line Management
5 2 (12.50%) Compatibility Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Test Management
5 2 (12.50%) Project Management
5 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
6 1 (6.25%) Requirements Management
6 1 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) SDLC
6 1 (6.25%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (12.50%) ISO 9000
4 1 (6.25%) ISO 9001
4 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Berkshire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago