The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the England 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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Manager
Rank 795 829 805
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Manager 136 107 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.10% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.11% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 105 95 149
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £51,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +7.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £39,750
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £73,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
QA Manager
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
93191 100011 107473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.31% 96.55% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 79083 82449 87918
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

QA Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

QA Manager Jobs Demand Trend in England

QA Manager
Salary Trend in England

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

QA Manager Salary Trend in England

QA Manager
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Manager across the England region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

QA Manager Salary Histogram in England

QA Manager
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
London +8 59 £65,000 +8.33% 2
South East +59 34 £57,500 +15.00% 3
East Midlands +7 14 £37,500 +15.38% 1
West Midlands -10 13 £37,500 -42.30% 1
North West +16 7 £70,000 +100.00%
South West +2 4 £60,000 +33.33%
North East - 3 £55,000 - 1
Yorkshire +5 1 £50,000 -1.96%
East of England -1 1 - - 2
QA Manager
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QA Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 268 (100.00%) QA
2 117 (43.66%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (20.52%) Finance
3 55 (20.52%) Test Strategy
3 55 (20.52%) SDLC
4 47 (17.54%) Test Management
5 46 (17.16%) Selenium
6 44 (16.42%) Software Testing
7 42 (15.67%) BDD
8 39 (14.55%) Test Automation
9 38 (14.18%) Quality Management
9 38 (14.18%) Project Management
10 36 (13.43%) Defect Management
10 36 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
11 35 (13.06%) Java
11 35 (13.06%) System Testing
12 34 (12.69%) Performance Testing
13 33 (12.31%) Cucumber
13 33 (12.31%) Test Planning
14 32 (11.94%) ISTQB
14 32 (11.94%) Automated Testing
14 32 (11.94%) ISEB
15 31 (11.57%) Scrum
15 31 (11.57%) TDD
15 31 (11.57%) User Acceptance Testing
15 31 (11.57%) Manual Testing
16 29 (10.82%) Manufacturing
16 29 (10.82%) Regression Testing
17 28 (10.45%) JIRA
17 28 (10.45%) Mentoring

QA Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the England 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 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (4.85%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.61%) MS Office
3 6 (2.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.87%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 16 (5.97%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (2.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.37%) Magento
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.85%) SaaS
2 3 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.75%) Internet
2 1 (0.37%) DVB
2 1 (0.37%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.10%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.12%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.75%) DataStage
3 2 (0.75%) DB2
3 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.37%) MySQL
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.37%) Power BI
4 1 (0.37%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 46 (17.16%) Selenium
2 33 (12.31%) Cucumber
3 28 (10.45%) JIRA
4 24 (8.96%) WebDriver
5 16 (5.97%) HP UFT
6 10 (3.73%) Jenkins
7 9 (3.36%) Git (software)
7 9 (3.36%) LoadRunner
8 8 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (2.61%) SpecFlow
10 3 (1.12%) JUnit
11 2 (0.75%) Appium
11 2 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.75%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.75%) Bower
11 2 (0.75%) Grunt
11 2 (0.75%) Robot Framework
11 2 (0.75%) Subversion
11 2 (0.75%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.75%) TestNG
General
1 55 (20.52%) Finance
2 29 (10.82%) Manufacturing
3 25 (9.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 20 (7.46%) Banking
5 17 (6.34%) Telecoms
6 14 (5.22%) Marketing
7 13 (4.85%) Games
8 11 (4.10%) Retail
9 7 (2.61%) Electronics
9 7 (2.61%) Investment Banking
10 6 (2.24%) Law
11 4 (1.49%) Automotive
12 3 (1.12%) Billing
12 3 (1.12%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.75%) Advertising
13 2 (0.75%) German Language
13 2 (0.75%) Japanese Language
13 2 (0.75%) Legal
14 1 (0.37%) Front Office
14 1 (0.37%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (7.09%) Web Services
2 14 (5.22%) .NET
3 13 (4.85%) HTML
4 8 (2.99%) XML
5 6 (2.24%) Gherkin
6 5 (1.87%) FIX Protocol
7 4 (1.49%) .NET Framework
8 3 (1.12%) CSS
8 3 (1.12%) Django
8 3 (1.12%) HTML5
9 2 (0.75%) AppFabric
9 2 (0.75%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.75%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (0.75%) CSS3
9 2 (0.75%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (0.37%) 802.1X
10 1 (0.37%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 1 (0.37%) RESTful
10 1 (0.37%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (8.58%) Data Centre
3 20 (7.46%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (3.36%) User Experience
5 8 (2.99%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.61%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.49%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.12%) Derivative
9 2 (0.75%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.75%) Fintech
9 2 (0.75%) Internet of Things
9 2 (0.75%) Life Science
9 2 (0.75%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.75%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.37%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.37%) Credit Derivative
10 1 (0.37%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.37%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 26 (9.70%) Windows
2 5 (1.87%) Unix
3 4 (1.49%) Linux
4 2 (0.75%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.37%) Android
5 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.37%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (43.66%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (20.52%) SDLC
2 55 (20.52%) Test Strategy
3 47 (17.54%) Test Management
4 44 (16.42%) Software Testing
5 42 (15.67%) BDD
6 39 (14.55%) Test Automation
7 38 (14.18%) Project Management
7 38 (14.18%) Quality Management
8 36 (13.43%) Defect Management
9 35 (13.06%) System Testing
10 34 (12.69%) Performance Testing
11 33 (12.31%) Test Planning
12 32 (11.94%) Automated Testing
13 31 (11.57%) Manual Testing
13 31 (11.57%) Scrum
13 31 (11.57%) TDD
13 31 (11.57%) User Acceptance Testing
14 29 (10.82%) Regression Testing
15 28 (10.45%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 35 (13.06%) Java
2 17 (6.34%) SQL
3 16 (5.97%) C#
4 15 (5.60%) C
5 12 (4.48%) Ruby
6 11 (4.10%) JavaScript
7 10 (3.73%) Python
8 9 (3.36%) Groovy
9 6 (2.24%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.75%) C++
11 1 (0.37%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.37%) Clojure
11 1 (0.37%) Haskell
11 1 (0.37%) PHP
11 1 (0.37%) Scala
11 1 (0.37%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (11.94%) ISEB
1 32 (11.94%) ISTQB
2 20 (7.46%) Degree
3 11 (4.10%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 4 (1.49%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.37%) ISACA
6 1 (0.37%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.37%) PhD
6 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 268 (100.00%) QA
2 14 (5.22%) GAMP
3 11 (4.10%) GMP
4 3 (1.12%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.75%) COBIT
6 1 (0.37%) GCP
6 1 (0.37%) GLP
6 1 (0.37%) GxP
6 1 (0.37%) ISO 14000
6 1 (0.37%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.37%) ISO22301
6 1 (0.37%) SLA
6 1 (0.37%) WAI
Systems Management
1 10 (3.73%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (8.21%) Microsoft
2 18 (6.72%) SAP
3 16 (5.97%) HP
4 8 (2.99%) Oracle
5 3 (1.12%) Cognizant
5 3 (1.12%) IBM
6 2 (0.75%) Apple
6 2 (0.75%) Informatica
7 1 (0.37%) ATG
7 1 (0.37%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.37%) Canon
7 1 (0.37%) Citrix
7 1 (0.37%) Demandware
7 1 (0.37%) Empirix
7 1 (0.37%) Epicor
7 1 (0.37%) hybris
7 1 (0.37%) Rally
7 1 (0.37%) Tableau
7 1 (0.37%) VMware
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