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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Manager
Rank 693 681 725
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Manager 180 171 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.18% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 132 156 146
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £40,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £77,500 £68,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £48,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+13.40% -7.61%
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
100671 93884 105537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.40% 94.28% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 82315 78929 90739
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
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 23 September 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 23 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -9 78 £60,000 -11.11% 5
South East +18 51 £57,500 +15.00% 5
South West -25 16 £50,000 +48.14%
East of England -34 11 £57,500 +15.00% 4
North West -14 10 £50,000 -4.76% 2
West Midlands - 5 £52,500 - 1
East Midlands -13 4 £55,000 +37.50%
Yorkshire -46 2 £42,500 -16.25%
QA Manager
UK

QA Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 388 (100.00%) QA
2 209 (53.87%) Agile Software Development
3 115 (29.64%) Selenium
4 104 (26.80%) Scrum
5 103 (26.55%) Software Testing
6 85 (21.91%) User Acceptance Testing
6 85 (21.91%) Test Automation
7 77 (19.85%) SQL
8 76 (19.59%) Test Management
9 67 (17.27%) Test Strategy
10 64 (16.49%) Finance
11 59 (15.21%) Java
12 57 (14.69%) Degree
13 56 (14.43%) Stakeholder Management
14 55 (14.18%) ISEB
15 54 (13.92%) Automated Testing
16 51 (13.14%) TDD
17 48 (12.37%) Banking
18 47 (12.11%) ISTQB
18 47 (12.11%) Security Cleared
19 46 (11.86%) Cucumber
19 46 (11.86%) WebDriver
20 45 (11.60%) JIRA
21 44 (11.34%) Migration
22 43 (11.08%) Computer Science
23 42 (10.82%) Security Testing
24 34 (8.76%) Data Migration
25 32 (8.25%) Python
25 32 (8.25%) PHP
25 32 (8.25%) Web Services

QA Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 12 (3.09%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.55%) Confluence
3 3 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (0.77%) IIS
4 2 (0.52%) Apache
4 2 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.52%) Node.js
4 2 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 19 (4.90%) MS Office
2 12 (3.09%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.03%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.77%) Oracle CRM
1 3 (0.77%) Magento
2 2 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.26%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.84%) SaaS
2 1 (0.26%) GitHub
2 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.32%) Internet
2 2 (0.52%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.26%) SAN
3 1 (0.26%) LAN
3 1 (0.26%) VoIP
3 1 (0.26%) WAN
3 1 (0.26%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.09%) MySQL
2 8 (2.06%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (1.29%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.52%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (0.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (0.52%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.52%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.52%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.52%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.52%) Redis
5 1 (0.26%) Big Data
5 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.26%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 115 (29.64%) Selenium
2 46 (11.86%) WebDriver
2 46 (11.86%) Cucumber
3 45 (11.60%) JIRA
4 26 (6.70%) Jenkins
5 23 (5.93%) QuickTest Pro
6 21 (5.41%) JUnit
7 16 (4.12%) JMeter
8 15 (3.87%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (2.58%) eggPlant
10 8 (2.06%) SpecFlow
11 7 (1.80%) SoapUI
11 7 (1.80%) Xcode
12 6 (1.55%) NUnit
12 6 (1.55%) Visual Studio
12 6 (1.55%) FitNesse
13 5 (1.29%) LoadRunner
13 5 (1.29%) JBehave
14 4 (1.03%) WatiN
14 4 (1.03%) Git (software)
General
1 64 (16.49%) Finance
2 48 (12.37%) Banking
3 29 (7.47%) Retail
4 26 (6.70%) Investment Banking
5 15 (3.87%) Front Office
6 11 (2.84%) Telecoms
7 10 (2.58%) Marketing
8 9 (2.32%) Manufacturing
8 9 (2.32%) Games
9 8 (2.06%) Publishing
10 7 (1.80%) Aerospace
11 5 (1.29%) Law
12 4 (1.03%) Military
12 4 (1.03%) Advertising
12 4 (1.03%) Back Office
13 2 (0.52%) Electronics
13 2 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.52%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.52%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.52%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (8.25%) Web Services
2 27 (6.96%) .NET
3 19 (4.90%) XML
4 18 (4.64%) LAMP
5 10 (2.58%) HTML
6 5 (1.29%) DHTML
6 5 (1.29%) JSP
7 4 (1.03%) HTML5
7 4 (1.03%) Django
8 3 (0.77%) REST
8 3 (0.77%) Gherkin
8 3 (0.77%) SOAP
9 2 (0.52%) RESTful
10 1 (0.26%) jQuery
10 1 (0.26%) XSL
10 1 (0.26%) J2ME
10 1 (0.26%) XML Schema
10 1 (0.26%) Apache Camel
10 1 (0.26%) JSF
10 1 (0.26%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 43 (11.08%) Computer Science
2 25 (6.44%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (4.38%) Derivative
4 16 (4.12%) Open Source
5 8 (2.06%) Equity Derivative
5 8 (2.06%) Blackberry
5 8 (2.06%) Equities
6 5 (1.29%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (1.29%) Credit Risk
6 5 (1.29%) Mathematics
6 5 (1.29%) Physics
6 5 (1.29%) iPad
6 5 (1.29%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.03%) Hedge funds
7 4 (1.03%) Statistics
8 3 (0.77%) BBC
8 3 (0.77%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (6.70%) Linux
2 23 (5.93%) Windows
3 11 (2.84%) Android
4 10 (2.58%) UNIX
5 7 (1.80%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (53.87%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (26.80%) Scrum
3 103 (26.55%) Software Testing
4 85 (21.91%) User Acceptance Testing
4 85 (21.91%) Test Automation
5 76 (19.59%) Test Management
6 67 (17.27%) Test Strategy
7 56 (14.43%) Stakeholder Management
8 54 (13.92%) Automated Testing
9 51 (13.14%) TDD
10 44 (11.34%) Migration
11 42 (10.82%) Security Testing
12 34 (8.76%) Data Migration
13 31 (7.99%) Test Scripting
13 31 (7.99%) Automation Testing
14 30 (7.73%) Project Management
15 28 (7.22%) Line Management
16 27 (6.96%) Continuous Integration
16 27 (6.96%) Manual Testing
16 27 (6.96%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 77 (19.85%) SQL
2 59 (15.21%) Java
3 32 (8.25%) PHP
3 32 (8.25%) Python
4 30 (7.73%) C#
5 29 (7.47%) JavaScript
6 16 (4.12%) Perl
6 16 (4.12%) C++
7 14 (3.61%) Ruby
8 8 (2.06%) VB
8 8 (2.06%) C
9 4 (1.03%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.52%) Jython
10 2 (0.52%) Scala
11 1 (0.26%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 57 (14.69%) Degree
2 55 (14.18%) ISEB
3 47 (12.11%) Security Cleared
3 47 (12.11%) ISTQB
4 12 (3.09%) CSQE
5 9 (2.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (1.03%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (0.77%) CSQA
7 3 (0.77%) PMP
7 3 (0.77%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.26%) CISM
8 1 (0.26%) CEH
8 1 (0.26%) CISSP
8 1 (0.26%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 388 (100.00%) QA
2 16 (4.12%) ISO 9001
3 6 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.29%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.77%) TickIT
6 2 (0.52%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.26%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (4.12%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.26%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 20 (5.15%) Microsoft
2 13 (3.35%) Oracle
3 9 (2.32%) HP
4 6 (1.55%) SAP
5 3 (0.77%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.26%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.26%) VMware
6 1 (0.26%) Google
6 1 (0.26%) Green Hat
6 1 (0.26%) Progress
6 1 (0.26%) Sybase
6 1 (0.26%) Avaya
6 1 (0.26%) Informatica
6 1 (0.26%) Epicor
Leatherhead, Surrey
Yoh Company
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Hyperion Systems Engineering
Salary: Unspecified Competitive salary with excellent remuneration package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum £40-55K PA
Posted: 6 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Knutsford
Real Staffing
Salary: £55 - £80 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Surrey
Modis International - London
Salary: £50 - £70 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Titchfield, Hampshire
Office for National Statistics
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Hertfordshire
Huxley Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Redditch
Huxley Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago