The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had QA Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Manager
Rank 749 742 745
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Manager 129 194 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.20% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 99 153 152
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,900 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -4.54%
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
86269 98137 103086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.28% 96.30% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 72747 82628 84190
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

QA Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured QA Manager in the job title.

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 30 September 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +11 61 £65,000 - 5
South East +22 30 £58,000 -3.33% 1
West Midlands +3 15 £47,500 -7.76% 3
East Midlands +26 7 £62,500 +78.57%
East of England +19 7 £40,000 -44.82%
South West -2 5 £40,000 -2.43%
Yorkshire +14 2 £37,500 -25.00%
North West +1 1 - -
North East - 1 £40,000 -
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QA Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, QA Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring QA Manager in the job title.

1 239 (100.00%) QA
2 119 (49.79%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (30.96%) Test Strategy
4 50 (20.92%) Finance
5 49 (20.50%) Selenium
6 38 (15.90%) ISTQB
7 36 (15.06%) Software Testing
7 36 (15.06%) Test Management
8 35 (14.64%) Regression Testing
9 34 (14.23%) Java
10 30 (12.55%) Cucumber
10 30 (12.55%) BDD
10 30 (12.55%) Automated Testing
11 28 (11.72%) User Acceptance Testing
12 27 (11.30%) Performance Testing
12 27 (11.30%) TDD
13 26 (10.88%) SQL
13 26 (10.88%) Mentoring
13 26 (10.88%) Coaching
14 25 (10.46%) Functional Testing
14 25 (10.46%) Non-Functional Testing
15 24 (10.04%) SDLC
15 24 (10.04%) Scrum
15 24 (10.04%) JIRA
15 24 (10.04%) Test Scripting
15 24 (10.04%) Manual Testing
16 23 (9.62%) Project Management
16 23 (9.62%) ISEB
16 23 (9.62%) Automation Testing
17 22 (9.21%) People Management

QA Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (0.84%) CMS
2 1 (0.42%) Apache Solr
2 1 (0.42%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (3.35%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.09%) MS Office
3 2 (0.84%) MS Project
4 1 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.26%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.51%) SaaS
2 3 (1.26%) Google Play
2 3 (1.26%) iTunes
3 1 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.42%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.93%) Internet
2 4 (1.67%) Firewall
3 1 (0.42%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.77%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.09%) Data Mining
3 4 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.84%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.84%) Power BI
4 2 (0.84%) PowerPivot
4 2 (0.84%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.42%) DataStage
5 1 (0.42%) DB2
5 1 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 49 (20.50%) Selenium
2 30 (12.55%) Cucumber
3 24 (10.04%) JIRA
4 13 (5.44%) Jenkins
5 10 (4.18%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (3.35%) SoapUI
6 8 (3.35%) SpecFlow
6 8 (3.35%) WebDriver
7 6 (2.51%) LoadRunner
7 6 (2.51%) WATIR
8 5 (2.09%) Git (software)
8 5 (2.09%) HP UFT
9 4 (1.67%) FitNesse
9 4 (1.67%) JMeter
9 4 (1.67%) Robot Framework
9 4 (1.67%) TeamCity
10 3 (1.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (1.26%) Calabash
11 2 (0.84%) Jtest
11 2 (0.84%) RSpec
General
1 50 (20.92%) Finance
2 17 (7.11%) Retail
3 12 (5.02%) Banking
4 11 (4.60%) Telecoms
5 10 (4.18%) Games
6 9 (3.77%) Back Office
7 6 (2.51%) Financial Institution
7 6 (2.51%) Marketing
8 3 (1.26%) Advertising
8 3 (1.26%) Law
9 2 (0.84%) Front Office
9 2 (0.84%) Legal
9 2 (0.84%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.42%) Billing
10 1 (0.42%) Electronics
10 1 (0.42%) French Language
10 1 (0.42%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (8.37%) HTML
2 19 (7.95%) .NET
3 12 (5.02%) Gherkin
4 10 (4.18%) CSS
5 7 (2.93%) HTML5
6 6 (2.51%) RESTful
7 5 (2.09%) ASP.NET
8 4 (1.67%) Ajax
8 4 (1.67%) Apache CXF
8 4 (1.67%) ASP.NET 2.0
8 4 (1.67%) SOAP
9 3 (1.26%) Entity Framework
9 3 (1.26%) Lambda Expressions
9 3 (1.26%) LINQ
9 3 (1.26%) XML
10 2 (0.84%) CSS3
10 2 (0.84%) FIX Protocol
10 2 (0.84%) Flash
10 2 (0.84%) Silverlight
10 2 (0.84%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.79%) Mobile App
2 20 (8.37%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (6.28%) User Experience
4 9 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.51%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.51%) Reinsurance
6 5 (2.09%) Internet of Things
6 5 (2.09%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.67%) iPad
8 3 (1.26%) Augmented Reality
8 3 (1.26%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.26%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.26%) OTC Derivatives
8 3 (1.26%) Statistics
9 2 (0.84%) Derivative
9 2 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.84%) Life Science
9 2 (0.84%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.42%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.42%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.77%) Windows
2 4 (1.67%) Android
2 4 (1.67%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.42%) Linux
4 1 (0.42%) Unix
4 1 (0.42%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (49.79%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (30.96%) Test Strategy
3 36 (15.06%) Software Testing
3 36 (15.06%) Test Management
4 35 (14.64%) Regression Testing
5 30 (12.55%) Automated Testing
5 30 (12.55%) BDD
6 28 (11.72%) User Acceptance Testing
7 27 (11.30%) Performance Testing
7 27 (11.30%) TDD
8 26 (10.88%) Coaching
8 26 (10.88%) Mentoring
9 25 (10.46%) Functional Testing
9 25 (10.46%) Non-Functional Testing
10 24 (10.04%) Manual Testing
10 24 (10.04%) Scrum
10 24 (10.04%) SDLC
10 24 (10.04%) Test Scripting
11 23 (9.62%) Automation Testing
11 23 (9.62%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (14.23%) Java
2 26 (10.88%) SQL
3 20 (8.37%) C#
4 15 (6.28%) Ruby
5 10 (4.18%) T-SQL
6 8 (3.35%) C
6 8 (3.35%) JavaScript
7 6 (2.51%) Groovy
8 2 (0.84%) C++
9 1 (0.42%) Python
Qualifications
1 38 (15.90%) ISTQB
2 23 (9.62%) ISEB
3 15 (6.28%) Degree
4 12 (5.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 11 (4.60%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 5 (2.09%) Security Cleared
7 4 (1.67%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.84%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.84%) PMP
9 1 (0.42%) ACCA
9 1 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 239 (100.00%) QA
2 6 (2.51%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
3 2 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.42%) COBIT
4 1 (0.42%) GAMP
4 1 (0.42%) SDET
4 1 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.42%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (2.09%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.42%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (4.18%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.09%) Sophos
3 4 (1.67%) HP
3 4 (1.67%) Oracle
4 3 (1.26%) Cognizant
4 3 (1.26%) Google
5 2 (0.84%) Atlassian
5 2 (0.84%) SOASTA, Inc
5 2 (0.84%) Sun
5 2 (0.84%) Tableau
6 1 (0.42%) AppDynamics
6 1 (0.42%) CODA
6 1 (0.42%) IBM
6 1 (0.42%) IBM Sterling
6 1 (0.42%) Informatica
6 1 (0.42%) New Relic
6 1 (0.42%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.42%) SAP
6 1 (0.42%) ServiceNow
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