The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh 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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Manager
Rank 100 96 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Manager 6 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.42% 0.54% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.57% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
QA Manager
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1343 1401 1162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.38% 95.37% 97.24%
Number of salaries quoted 900 918 763
Average salary £42,500 £42,303 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.46% +5.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,994 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

QA Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

QA Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

QA Manager
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

QA Manager Salary Trend in Edinburgh

QA Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 11 (100.00%) QA
2 8 (72.73%) Test Management
3 5 (45.45%) Risk Management
3 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) Banking
3 5 (45.45%) Retail
3 5 (45.45%) Mobile App
4 4 (36.36%) Waterfall
4 4 (36.36%) Bugzilla
4 4 (36.36%) JIRA
4 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
5 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
5 3 (27.27%) ISEB
6 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Selenium
6 2 (18.18%) Release Management
6 2 (18.18%) Fiddler
6 2 (18.18%) Compatibility Testing
6 2 (18.18%) System Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
6 2 (18.18%) FogBugz
6 2 (18.18%) People Management
7 1 (9.09%) Coaching
7 1 (9.09%) Software Deployment
7 1 (9.09%) User Stories
7 1 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (9.09%) Social Media
7 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing

QA Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Bugzilla
1 4 (36.36%) JIRA
2 2 (18.18%) Selenium
2 2 (18.18%) Fiddler
2 2 (18.18%) FogBugz
3 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (45.45%) Banking
1 5 (45.45%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
2 1 (9.09%) EPoS
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Statistics
2 1 (9.09%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Test Management
2 5 (45.45%) Risk Management
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Waterfall
4 2 (18.18%) System Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
4 2 (18.18%) Release Management
4 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Compatibility Testing
4 2 (18.18%) People Management
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) Validation
5 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (9.09%) Software Deployment
5 1 (9.09%) User Stories
5 1 (9.09%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
1 1 (9.09%) Perl
1 1 (9.09%) Python
1 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ISEB
1 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (100.00%) QA