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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Manager
Rank 787 742 655
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -87
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Manager 81 159 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.078% 0.14% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.15% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 79 137 187
Average salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.76% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £39,750 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,750 £48,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.56%
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
98006 104685 98144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.71% 94.59% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 80950 85693 82553
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,988
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 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
London -22 46 £60,000 - 5
East of England +25 11 £75,000 +44.23%
South East -3 9 £50,000 - 1
Yorkshire +21 8 £51,000 +28.30% 1
East Midlands +13 3 £32,500 -9.72%
West Midlands -37 2 £65,000 +36.84%
North West +2 1 £35,000 +16.66% 2
South West - 1 £45,000 -
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QA Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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.

1 174 (100.00%) QA
2 84 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (31.61%) Finance
4 40 (22.99%) Test Management
5 36 (20.69%) Automated Testing
5 36 (20.69%) ISTQB
6 35 (20.11%) Selenium
6 35 (20.11%) JIRA
7 33 (18.97%) ISEB
8 32 (18.39%) Software Testing
8 32 (18.39%) Test Strategy
9 30 (17.24%) Banking
10 27 (15.52%) Retail
11 26 (14.94%) Degree
11 26 (14.94%) Test Automation
12 24 (13.79%) SQL
13 23 (13.22%) TDD
13 23 (13.22%) Line Management
14 22 (12.64%) Mentoring
15 21 (12.07%) User Acceptance Testing
15 21 (12.07%) Project Management
16 19 (10.92%) E-Commerce
16 19 (10.92%) Java
16 19 (10.92%) Manual Testing
16 19 (10.92%) People Management
17 18 (10.34%) System Testing
17 18 (10.34%) Test Scripting
17 18 (10.34%) Windows
17 18 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
18 17 (9.77%) UNIX

QA Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 5 (2.87%) Confluence
2 4 (2.30%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.72%) Apache
4 1 (0.57%) CMS
4 1 (0.57%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.57%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.57%) IIS
4 1 (0.57%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (2.30%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.72%) MS Office
3 1 (0.57%) MS Project
3 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.15%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.15%) Sage 200
1 2 (1.15%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.15%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.57%) Internet
2 1 (0.57%) Firewall
2 1 (0.57%) Multicast
2 1 (0.57%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.47%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 35 (20.11%) JIRA
1 35 (20.11%) Selenium
2 12 (6.90%) JMeter
3 11 (6.32%) WebDriver
4 10 (5.75%) LoadRunner
5 8 (4.60%) Cucumber
6 6 (3.45%) Subversion
7 5 (2.87%) TeamCity
8 4 (2.30%) Xcode
8 4 (2.30%) QuickTest Pro
8 4 (2.30%) Calabash
8 4 (2.30%) eggPlant
8 4 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.15%) Ant
9 2 (1.15%) JUnit
9 2 (1.15%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.15%) Maven
10 1 (0.57%) EasyMock
10 1 (0.57%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.57%) jMock
General
1 55 (31.61%) Finance
2 30 (17.24%) Banking
3 27 (15.52%) Retail
4 9 (5.17%) Retail Banking
4 9 (5.17%) Telecoms
5 7 (4.02%) Financial Institution
6 6 (3.45%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.87%) Back Office
7 5 (2.87%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.72%) Marketing
8 3 (1.72%) Publishing
9 2 (1.15%) Electronics
9 2 (1.15%) Law
9 2 (1.15%) Legal
10 1 (0.57%) Games
10 1 (0.57%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.62%) HTML
2 11 (6.32%) Web Services
2 11 (6.32%) XML
3 10 (5.75%) SOAP
4 9 (5.17%) FIX Protocol
5 8 (4.60%) REST
6 7 (4.02%) .NET
7 5 (2.87%) XML Schema
8 4 (2.30%) FpML
9 3 (1.72%) WCF
9 3 (1.72%) CSS
9 3 (1.72%) Silverlight
10 2 (1.15%) RESTful
10 2 (1.15%) HTML5
10 2 (1.15%) WPF
11 1 (0.57%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.47%) Computer Science
2 12 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.75%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (5.17%) Open Source
5 5 (2.87%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.30%) SWIFT
7 2 (1.15%) DTV
8 1 (0.57%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.57%) Interactive TV
8 1 (0.57%) Derivative
8 1 (0.57%) Statistics
8 1 (0.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 18 (10.34%) Windows
2 17 (9.77%) UNIX
3 5 (2.87%) Linux
3 5 (2.87%) Android
3 5 (2.87%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (22.99%) Test Management
3 36 (20.69%) Automated Testing
4 32 (18.39%) Software Testing
4 32 (18.39%) Test Strategy
5 26 (14.94%) Test Automation
6 23 (13.22%) TDD
6 23 (13.22%) Line Management
7 22 (12.64%) Mentoring
8 21 (12.07%) Project Management
8 21 (12.07%) User Acceptance Testing
9 19 (10.92%) Manual Testing
9 19 (10.92%) E-Commerce
9 19 (10.92%) People Management
10 18 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (10.34%) System Testing
10 18 (10.34%) Test Scripting
11 16 (9.20%) Load Testing
11 16 (9.20%) BDD
12 14 (8.05%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 24 (13.79%) SQL
2 19 (10.92%) Java
3 13 (7.47%) Python
4 10 (5.75%) JavaScript
4 10 (5.75%) PHP
5 8 (4.60%) C#
5 8 (4.60%) C++
6 6 (3.45%) C
7 4 (2.30%) Ruby
8 3 (1.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (20.69%) ISTQB
2 33 (18.97%) ISEB
3 26 (14.94%) Degree
4 4 (2.30%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (1.15%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.15%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.57%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 174 (100.00%) QA
2 4 (2.30%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.72%) WAI
4 2 (1.15%) TickIT
5 1 (0.57%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.57%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (4.60%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.72%) cPanel
Vendors
1 12 (6.90%) HP
2 9 (5.17%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.15%) Oracle
3 2 (1.15%) SAP
3 2 (1.15%) Pegasus
3 2 (1.15%) Sage
4 1 (0.57%) Citrix
4 1 (0.57%) Murex
4 1 (0.57%) Calypso
England
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bradford, Yorkshire
Larson Group
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
X4 Group
Salary: £37k - 58k per year + Company Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Webrecruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £46 - £55000 per annum + 17% pension + 25 days holiday
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Premier Media
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Explore Group
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago