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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Manager
Rank 774 697 695
Rank change year-on-year
-77 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Manager 92 167 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.088% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.17% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 74 147 162
Average salary £50,000 £56,000 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +4.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,600 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -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
99423 96838 103920
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.66% 94.71% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 83438 79404 90243
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 -42 40 £65,000 - 4
South West +9 16 £41,500 -8.79% 1
North West +2 12 £40,000 +6.66% 2
South East +2 12 £47,500 +11.76% 2
West Midlands - 5 £50,000 - 1
East of England -44 3 £45,000 -8.62%
East Midlands +27 2 £45,000 +5.88%
Yorkshire -27 1 £55,000 -2.65%
QA Manager
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QA Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 278 (100.00%) QA
2 132 (47.48%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (26.98%) Selenium
4 67 (24.10%) Test Automation
5 60 (21.58%) Software Testing
6 58 (20.86%) Scrum
7 56 (20.14%) ISEB
8 54 (19.42%) Test Strategy
9 52 (18.71%) User Acceptance Testing
9 52 (18.71%) JIRA
10 51 (18.35%) SQL
11 48 (17.27%) Finance
12 46 (16.55%) Degree
13 45 (16.19%) ISTQB
14 39 (14.03%) Test Management
15 33 (11.87%) WebDriver
15 33 (11.87%) Banking
16 32 (11.51%) Java
17 31 (11.15%) TDD
18 30 (10.79%) Retail
19 29 (10.43%) Automated Testing
19 29 (10.43%) PHP
20 28 (10.07%) JavaScript
20 28 (10.07%) Computer Science
21 27 (9.71%) Line Management
21 27 (9.71%) Stakeholder Management
22 26 (9.35%) Python
22 26 (9.35%) Web Services
23 25 (8.99%) Jenkins
23 25 (8.99%) Test Scripting

QA Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 6 (2.16%) Confluence
2 3 (1.08%) Apache
3 1 (0.36%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.36%) Lync
Applications
1 19 (6.83%) MS Office
2 9 (3.24%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.44%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.88%) SaaS
2 1 (0.36%) GitHub
2 1 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.60%) Internet
2 3 (1.08%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.36%) SAN
3 1 (0.36%) LAN
3 1 (0.36%) VoIP
3 1 (0.36%) WAN
3 1 (0.36%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.60%) MySQL
2 6 (2.16%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.80%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.36%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.36%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 75 (26.98%) Selenium
2 52 (18.71%) JIRA
3 33 (11.87%) WebDriver
4 25 (8.99%) Jenkins
5 19 (6.83%) Cucumber
6 14 (5.04%) QuickTest Pro
6 14 (5.04%) JMeter
7 10 (3.60%) Subversion
8 9 (3.24%) TeamCity
9 7 (2.52%) JUnit
10 4 (1.44%) TestDirector
10 4 (1.44%) SoapUI
10 4 (1.44%) Capybara
11 2 (0.72%) eggPlant
11 2 (0.72%) MSBuild
11 2 (0.72%) SpecFlow
11 2 (0.72%) Ant
11 2 (0.72%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.72%) Xcode
11 2 (0.72%) LoadRunner
General
1 48 (17.27%) Finance
2 33 (11.87%) Banking
3 30 (10.79%) Retail
4 12 (4.32%) Manufacturing
5 11 (3.96%) Publishing
6 8 (2.88%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.88%) Aerospace
6 8 (2.88%) Investment Banking
7 6 (2.16%) Marketing
8 4 (1.44%) Front Office
8 4 (1.44%) Military
9 3 (1.08%) Electronics
10 2 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.72%) Games
10 2 (0.72%) Mandarin Language
10 2 (0.72%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.36%) Advertising
11 1 (0.36%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.36%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (9.35%) Web Services
2 16 (5.76%) XML
3 13 (4.68%) HTML
4 12 (4.32%) LAMP
5 10 (3.60%) .NET
6 9 (3.24%) XML Schema
7 6 (2.16%) DHTML
7 6 (2.16%) JSP
8 4 (1.44%) Django
8 4 (1.44%) HTML5
9 2 (0.72%) SOAP
10 1 (0.36%) JSON
10 1 (0.36%) Velocity
10 1 (0.36%) WCF
10 1 (0.36%) REST
10 1 (0.36%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.07%) Computer Science
2 22 (7.91%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.96%) Open Source
4 8 (2.88%) Derivative
5 5 (1.80%) Equity Derivative
5 5 (1.80%) Statistics
5 5 (1.80%) Mathematics
5 5 (1.80%) Physics
5 5 (1.80%) Visualisation
6 4 (1.44%) Equities
7 3 (1.08%) BBC
7 3 (1.08%) DTV
7 3 (1.08%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.08%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.72%) User Experience
8 2 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.72%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.36%) EPoS
9 1 (0.36%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.36%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (7.91%) Windows
2 17 (6.12%) Linux
3 14 (5.04%) UNIX
4 3 (1.08%) Android
5 2 (0.72%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (47.48%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (24.10%) Test Automation
3 60 (21.58%) Software Testing
4 58 (20.86%) Scrum
5 54 (19.42%) Test Strategy
6 52 (18.71%) User Acceptance Testing
7 39 (14.03%) Test Management
8 31 (11.15%) TDD
9 29 (10.43%) Automated Testing
10 27 (9.71%) Stakeholder Management
10 27 (9.71%) Line Management
11 25 (8.99%) Test Scripting
12 24 (8.63%) Migration
12 24 (8.63%) Project Management
13 22 (7.91%) Manual Testing
14 21 (7.55%) Automation Testing
15 19 (6.83%) Continuous Integration
16 18 (6.47%) Security Testing
16 18 (6.47%) Mentoring
16 18 (6.47%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 51 (18.35%) SQL
2 32 (11.51%) Java
3 29 (10.43%) PHP
4 28 (10.07%) JavaScript
5 26 (9.35%) Python
6 18 (6.47%) C++
7 17 (6.12%) C#
8 14 (5.04%) Ruby
9 7 (2.52%) VB
9 7 (2.52%) Perl
10 5 (1.80%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.44%) C
12 1 (0.36%) Jython
Qualifications
1 56 (20.14%) ISEB
2 46 (16.55%) Degree
3 45 (16.19%) ISTQB
4 22 (7.91%) Security Cleared
5 7 (2.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (0.72%) PMP
6 2 (0.72%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.36%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.36%) CSQE
7 1 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 278 (100.00%) QA
2 16 (5.76%) ISO 9001
3 6 (2.16%) Data Quality
4 5 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.08%) TickIT
6 2 (0.72%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 9 (3.24%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.08%) cPanel
Vendors
1 8 (2.88%) Microsoft
2 6 (2.16%) Oracle
3 5 (1.80%) HP
4 3 (1.08%) SAP
5 2 (0.72%) Epicor
6 1 (0.36%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.36%) VMware
6 1 (0.36%) Google
6 1 (0.36%) Avaya
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