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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Manager
Rank 767 813 778
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Manager 142 116 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 115 100 105
Average salary £65,000 £50,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+26.31% -5.00%
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
90816 95785 94380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.15% 96.49% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 77032 80058 76663
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 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 10 February 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 +40 64 £66,250 +1.92% 4
South East +17 24 £60,000 +20.00% 9
East of England +9 19 £65,000 +30.00% 1
West Midlands -10 11 £42,500 -5.55% 1
South West -24 8 £70,000 +61.84%
East Midlands +8 7 £48,000 +1.05%
North West +17 5 £40,000 +10.34%
Yorkshire +8 2 £50,000 -6.97% 1
QA Manager
UK

QA Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 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.

1 287 (100.00%) QA
2 135 (47.04%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (27.53%) Test Strategy
4 64 (22.30%) Finance
4 64 (22.30%) Selenium
5 57 (19.86%) BDD
6 54 (18.82%) Test Management
7 50 (17.42%) Project Management
8 47 (16.38%) Test Automation
9 46 (16.03%) Software Testing
10 45 (15.68%) Scrum
11 44 (15.33%) SDLC
12 42 (14.63%) Cucumber
13 41 (14.29%) Quality Management
14 40 (13.94%) Java
14 40 (13.94%) ISEB
15 39 (13.59%) TDD
16 37 (12.89%) ISTQB
16 37 (12.89%) Manufacturing
17 36 (12.54%) Defect Management
18 34 (11.85%) WebDriver
19 33 (11.50%) Pharmaceutical
20 32 (11.15%) Automated Testing
20 32 (11.15%) Continuous Integration
20 32 (11.15%) JIRA
21 30 (10.45%) Manual Testing
22 29 (10.10%) Analytical Skills
23 28 (9.76%) Test Scripting
23 28 (9.76%) User Acceptance Testing
23 28 (9.76%) Performance Testing

QA Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 4 (1.39%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.35%) Apache
2 1 (0.35%) CMS
2 1 (0.35%) Confluence
2 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (5.23%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.48%) MS Office
3 4 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
1 7 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.35%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.35%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.27%) SaaS
2 3 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.35%) DVB
1 1 (0.35%) Ethernet
1 1 (0.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.05%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.70%) SAP BI
4 1 (0.35%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.35%) MySQL
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 64 (22.30%) Selenium
2 42 (14.63%) Cucumber
3 34 (11.85%) WebDriver
4 32 (11.15%) JIRA
5 21 (7.32%) HP UFT
6 15 (5.23%) Jenkins
7 14 (4.88%) Git (software)
8 10 (3.48%) LoadRunner
9 7 (2.44%) JUnit
9 7 (2.44%) SpecFlow
10 6 (2.09%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (1.39%) Subversion
11 4 (1.39%) TestNG
11 4 (1.39%) WATIR
12 3 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (1.05%) Robot Framework
13 2 (0.70%) Bitbucket
13 2 (0.70%) Bower
13 2 (0.70%) Grunt
13 2 (0.70%) Protractor
General
1 64 (22.30%) Finance
2 37 (12.89%) Manufacturing
3 33 (11.50%) Pharmaceutical
4 20 (6.97%) Retail
5 19 (6.62%) Banking
6 17 (5.92%) Telecoms
7 15 (5.23%) Marketing
8 13 (4.53%) Games
9 7 (2.44%) Electronics
10 6 (2.09%) Investment Banking
10 6 (2.09%) Legal
11 5 (1.74%) Law
12 4 (1.39%) Front Office
13 3 (1.05%) Automotive
13 3 (1.05%) Corporate Banking
13 3 (1.05%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.70%) Advertising
14 2 (0.70%) Billing
14 2 (0.70%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.70%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (9.41%) Web Services
2 15 (5.23%) .NET
2 15 (5.23%) HTML
3 11 (3.83%) XML
4 6 (2.09%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (1.39%) Django
5 4 (1.39%) Gherkin
5 4 (1.39%) HTML5
6 3 (1.05%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.05%) CSS
6 3 (1.05%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (0.70%) AppFabric
7 2 (0.70%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.70%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.70%) Behat
7 2 (0.70%) CSS3
8 1 (0.35%) 802.1X
8 1 (0.35%) RESTful
8 1 (0.35%) WCF
8 1 (0.35%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.10%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (3.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 9 (3.14%) Data Centre
5 8 (2.79%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.44%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.74%) Derivative
7 5 (1.74%) Life Science
8 4 (1.39%) Hedge funds
8 4 (1.39%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.70%) Credit Derivative
9 2 (0.70%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.70%) Fintech
9 2 (0.70%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.70%) Video on Demand
10 1 (0.35%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.35%) EPoS
10 1 (0.35%) Equities
10 1 (0.35%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.35%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 14 (4.88%) Windows
2 8 (2.79%) Unix
3 7 (2.44%) Linux
4 4 (1.39%) Android
4 4 (1.39%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.70%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.35%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (47.04%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (27.53%) Test Strategy
3 57 (19.86%) BDD
4 54 (18.82%) Test Management
5 50 (17.42%) Project Management
6 47 (16.38%) Test Automation
7 46 (16.03%) Software Testing
8 45 (15.68%) Scrum
9 44 (15.33%) SDLC
10 41 (14.29%) Quality Management
11 39 (13.59%) TDD
12 36 (12.54%) Defect Management
13 32 (11.15%) Automated Testing
13 32 (11.15%) Continuous Integration
14 30 (10.45%) Manual Testing
15 28 (9.76%) Performance Testing
15 28 (9.76%) Test Scripting
15 28 (9.76%) User Acceptance Testing
16 26 (9.06%) Regression Testing
17 24 (8.36%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (13.94%) Java
2 27 (9.41%) C#
3 23 (8.01%) SQL
4 17 (5.92%) Ruby
5 16 (5.57%) JavaScript
6 12 (4.18%) Groovy
7 6 (2.09%) C
7 6 (2.09%) Python
8 5 (1.74%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.05%) PHP
10 2 (0.70%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.35%) C++
11 1 (0.35%) Clojure
11 1 (0.35%) Haskell
11 1 (0.35%) Scala
11 1 (0.35%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 40 (13.94%) ISEB
2 37 (12.89%) ISTQB
3 15 (5.23%) Degree
4 9 (3.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (3.14%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.74%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 3 (1.05%) PhD
7 2 (0.70%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.35%) ISACA
8 1 (0.35%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 287 (100.00%) QA
2 19 (6.62%) GMP
3 6 (2.09%) GAMP
3 6 (2.09%) ISO 9000
4 5 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.39%) COBIT
6 3 (1.05%) AQAP
6 3 (1.05%) GCP
6 3 (1.05%) GLP
6 3 (1.05%) GxP
6 3 (1.05%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.70%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.70%) SLA
8 1 (0.35%) ISO 14000
8 1 (0.35%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
8 1 (0.35%) ISO22301
8 1 (0.35%) ISO27002
8 1 (0.35%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (0.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (4.18%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.39%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (7.32%) HP
1 21 (7.32%) Microsoft
1 21 (7.32%) SAP
2 5 (1.74%) Canon
3 4 (1.39%) Charles River
3 4 (1.39%) Oracle
3 4 (1.39%) Wall Street Systems
4 1 (0.35%) ATG
4 1 (0.35%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.35%) Cadence
4 1 (0.35%) Citrix
4 1 (0.35%) Epicor
4 1 (0.35%) Rally
4 1 (0.35%) Sage
4 1 (0.35%) VMware
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £100000 - £101000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ConSol Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Bonus paid per Quarter, Pension and
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 Per Annum Car allowance + benefits + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
V2
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + uncapped bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £65000 per annum + bens + equity
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 22 days ago