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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Manager
Rank 704 677 674
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Manager 157 213 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.20% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.21% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 126 152 172
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £40,200
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £77,250
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £52,500 £49,250
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +6.59%
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
97285 102439 95015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.18% 94.49% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 81970 83640 79578
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -27 73 £68,750 +14.58% 2
South East -25 42 £61,250 +6.52% 4
South West -19 12 £40,750 -18.50%
Yorkshire +18 9 £55,000 +29.41%
East of England +2 8 £52,500 -8.69% 2
North West -3 7 £45,000 -10.00% 1
West Midlands -11 4 £49,500 +4.21% 1
East Midlands -9 2 £34,375 -37.50%
QA Manager
UK

QA Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 257 (100.00%) QA
2 131 (50.97%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (27.63%) Test Management
4 65 (25.29%) Finance
5 64 (24.90%) Test Strategy
6 54 (21.01%) Selenium
7 51 (19.84%) Project Management
7 51 (19.84%) Banking
8 45 (17.51%) Test Automation
9 42 (16.34%) ISTQB
9 42 (16.34%) Java
10 40 (15.56%) SDLC
11 38 (14.79%) Regression Testing
11 38 (14.79%) TDD
12 37 (14.40%) Scrum
13 36 (14.01%) Software Testing
14 34 (13.23%) Stakeholder Management
15 32 (12.45%) Automated Testing
15 32 (12.45%) Degree
16 28 (10.89%) BDD
16 28 (10.89%) Mentoring
17 27 (10.51%) JIRA
17 27 (10.51%) User Acceptance Testing
17 27 (10.51%) Test Scripting
18 26 (10.12%) Microsoft
18 26 (10.12%) Continuous Improvement
19 25 (9.73%) SQL
19 25 (9.73%) Manual Testing
19 25 (9.73%) Investment Banking
20 24 (9.34%) HTML

QA Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 9 (3.50%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.95%) nginx
2 5 (1.95%) Confluence
3 3 (1.17%) Apache Solr
4 2 (0.78%) CMS
4 2 (0.78%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.78%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.78%) IIS
4 2 (0.78%) JBoss
5 1 (0.39%) MTS
5 1 (0.39%) SAS
5 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (4.28%) MS Office
2 7 (2.72%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.56%) MS Project
4 2 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.78%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.39%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.56%) Endur
2 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.56%) SaaS
2 2 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.78%) Amazon S3
2 2 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.72%) Internet
2 5 (1.95%) Broadband
3 2 (0.78%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.78%) Firewall
3 2 (0.78%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.06%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.11%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.17%) MySQL
3 3 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.17%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.78%) MS Access
4 2 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.39%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 54 (21.01%) Selenium
2 27 (10.51%) JIRA
3 23 (8.95%) Cucumber
4 21 (8.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 17 (6.61%) WebDriver
6 12 (4.67%) Jenkins
7 10 (3.89%) SpecFlow
7 10 (3.89%) Visual Studio
8 8 (3.11%) Maven
9 7 (2.72%) HP UFT
9 7 (2.72%) LoadRunner
9 7 (2.72%) JMeter
10 6 (2.33%) SoapUI
10 6 (2.33%) Git (software)
11 5 (1.95%) Ant
11 5 (1.95%) QADirector
12 4 (1.56%) TestDirector
12 4 (1.56%) JUnit
13 3 (1.17%) FitNesse
13 3 (1.17%) jMock
General
1 65 (25.29%) Finance
2 51 (19.84%) Banking
3 25 (9.73%) Investment Banking
4 17 (6.61%) Retail
5 11 (4.28%) Telecoms
6 9 (3.50%) Front Office
7 5 (1.95%) Back Office
7 5 (1.95%) Advertising
7 5 (1.95%) Retail Banking
7 5 (1.95%) Marketing
8 4 (1.56%) Publishing
8 4 (1.56%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.56%) Law
8 4 (1.56%) Legal
9 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.39%) Electronics
9 1 (0.39%) Games
9 1 (0.39%) Billing
9 1 (0.39%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (9.34%) HTML
2 21 (8.17%) FIX Protocol
3 19 (7.39%) Web Services
4 14 (5.45%) .NET
5 13 (5.06%) SOAP
6 12 (4.67%) HTML5
7 11 (4.28%) XML
8 6 (2.33%) REST
9 5 (1.95%) Gherkin
10 4 (1.56%) FpML
10 4 (1.56%) RESTful
11 3 (1.17%) Drools
11 3 (1.17%) Hibernate
11 3 (1.17%) Spring
11 3 (1.17%) Flash
12 2 (0.78%) Silverlight
12 2 (0.78%) RabbitMQ
13 1 (0.39%) Velocity
13 1 (0.39%) LAMP
13 1 (0.39%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.17%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (7.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 16 (6.23%) Computer Science
3 16 (6.23%) Mobile App
4 14 (5.45%) Equities
5 12 (4.67%) Fixed Income
6 9 (3.50%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (3.11%) Derivative
8 5 (1.95%) Smartphone
8 5 (1.95%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.56%) SWIFT
10 3 (1.17%) New Media
10 3 (1.17%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.78%) Credit Risk
12 1 (0.39%) iPad
12 1 (0.39%) Hedge funds
12 1 (0.39%) Equity Derivative
12 1 (0.39%) 3D Graphics
12 1 (0.39%) Biometrics
12 1 (0.39%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 20 (7.78%) Windows
2 14 (5.45%) Linux
3 8 (3.11%) UNIX
4 6 (2.33%) Android
4 6 (2.33%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.39%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.39%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.39%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.39%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (50.97%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (27.63%) Test Management
3 64 (24.90%) Test Strategy
4 51 (19.84%) Project Management
5 45 (17.51%) Test Automation
6 40 (15.56%) SDLC
7 38 (14.79%) TDD
7 38 (14.79%) Regression Testing
8 37 (14.40%) Scrum
9 36 (14.01%) Software Testing
10 34 (13.23%) Stakeholder Management
11 32 (12.45%) Automated Testing
12 28 (10.89%) BDD
12 28 (10.89%) Mentoring
13 27 (10.51%) Test Scripting
13 27 (10.51%) User Acceptance Testing
14 26 (10.12%) Continuous Improvement
15 25 (9.73%) Manual Testing
16 24 (9.34%) E-Commerce
17 20 (7.78%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (16.34%) Java
2 25 (9.73%) SQL
3 16 (6.23%) C#
4 9 (3.50%) Python
5 8 (3.11%) JavaScript
6 7 (2.72%) PHP
7 5 (1.95%) Ruby
8 4 (1.56%) C
9 3 (1.17%) Groovy
9 3 (1.17%) C++
10 1 (0.39%) PHP5
10 1 (0.39%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 42 (16.34%) ISTQB
2 32 (12.45%) Degree
3 19 (7.39%) ISEB
4 12 (4.67%) Security Cleared
5 10 (3.89%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 9 (3.50%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (2.33%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.78%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.39%) HND
10 1 (0.39%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.39%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.39%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 257 (100.00%) QA
2 8 (3.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.72%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.56%) ISO 9000
5 3 (1.17%) COBIT
6 2 (0.78%) SLA
6 2 (0.78%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.39%) WAI
7 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.39%) EMIR
7 1 (0.39%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.39%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 15 (5.84%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (10.12%) Microsoft
2 17 (6.61%) Oracle
3 12 (4.67%) HP
4 4 (1.56%) OpenLink
5 3 (1.17%) Splunk
5 3 (1.17%) AppDynamics
6 2 (0.78%) Citrix
6 2 (0.78%) SAP
7 1 (0.39%) Charles River
7 1 (0.39%) Sun
7 1 (0.39%) Murex
7 1 (0.39%) Calypso
7 1 (0.39%) Telerik
7 1 (0.39%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.39%) Wall Street Systems
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Berkshire
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Crewe
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £42,000 to £50,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Berkshire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Central Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £70k DoE + top package
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago