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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Manager
Rank 743 672 736
Rank change year-on-year
-71 +64
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Manager 128 190 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.19% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.20% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 97 172 120
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £40,000 £42,400
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £79,750 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+3.09% -3.00%
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
100841 95105 100917
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.52% 94.58% 95.23%
Number of salaries quoted 83428 79799 86766
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 £26,539 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% 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 30 October 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 30 October 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 -34 58 £62,500 -7.40% 6
South East -13 25 £57,500 +21.05% 1
North West -6 15 £50,000 +4.53% 3
South West -6 13 £39,750 -6.47% 2
East of England -36 7 £70,000 +44.32% 1
East Midlands +4 4 £50,000 +25.00%
West Midlands - 3 £52,500 - 2
Yorkshire -32 1 £42,500 -24.77% 1
QA Manager
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QA Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

1 353 (100.00%) QA
2 192 (54.39%) Agile Software Development
3 102 (28.90%) Selenium
4 91 (25.78%) Scrum
5 89 (25.21%) Software Testing
6 83 (23.51%) Test Automation
7 71 (20.11%) SQL
8 70 (19.83%) User Acceptance Testing
9 62 (17.56%) Test Management
10 61 (17.28%) Test Strategy
11 58 (16.43%) Degree
11 58 (16.43%) Finance
12 56 (15.86%) ISEB
13 50 (14.16%) Stakeholder Management
14 49 (13.88%) JIRA
15 48 (13.60%) Automated Testing
15 48 (13.60%) Java
16 45 (12.75%) TDD
16 45 (12.75%) Banking
16 45 (12.75%) ISTQB
17 41 (11.61%) Computer Science
17 41 (11.61%) Security Cleared
18 37 (10.48%) Migration
18 37 (10.48%) WebDriver
18 37 (10.48%) Cucumber
19 35 (9.92%) Security Testing
20 32 (9.07%) Web Services
21 31 (8.78%) Test Scripting
22 30 (8.50%) Project Management
23 28 (7.93%) Line Management

QA Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 11 (3.12%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.70%) Confluence
3 3 (0.85%) IIS
4 2 (0.57%) Node.js
4 2 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.28%) Lync
Applications
1 20 (5.67%) MS Office
2 12 (3.40%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.13%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.28%) Magento
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.28%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.12%) SaaS
2 1 (0.28%) GitHub
2 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.83%) Internet
2 2 (0.57%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.28%) SAN
3 1 (0.28%) LAN
3 1 (0.28%) VoIP
3 1 (0.28%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.12%) MySQL
2 6 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (1.42%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.57%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (0.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (0.57%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.57%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.57%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.57%) Redis
5 1 (0.28%) Big Data
5 1 (0.28%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 102 (28.90%) Selenium
2 49 (13.88%) JIRA
3 37 (10.48%) WebDriver
3 37 (10.48%) Cucumber
4 27 (7.65%) Jenkins
5 21 (5.95%) QuickTest Pro
6 19 (5.38%) JUnit
7 16 (4.53%) JMeter
8 12 (3.40%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (2.27%) SpecFlow
10 7 (1.98%) eggPlant
11 6 (1.70%) SoapUI
11 6 (1.70%) FitNesse
12 5 (1.42%) TeamCity
13 4 (1.13%) JBehave
13 4 (1.13%) Subversion
13 4 (1.13%) Xcode
13 4 (1.13%) LoadRunner
13 4 (1.13%) Visual Studio
13 4 (1.13%) TestDirector
General
1 58 (16.43%) Finance
2 45 (12.75%) Banking
3 25 (7.08%) Retail
4 23 (6.52%) Investment Banking
5 14 (3.97%) Front Office
6 11 (3.12%) Manufacturing
7 10 (2.83%) Telecoms
8 8 (2.27%) Aerospace
8 8 (2.27%) Publishing
8 8 (2.27%) Games
8 8 (2.27%) Marketing
9 4 (1.13%) Military
9 4 (1.13%) Law
10 3 (0.85%) Electronics
11 2 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.57%) Back Office
11 2 (0.57%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.57%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.57%) Mandarin Language
12 1 (0.28%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (9.07%) Web Services
2 17 (4.82%) XML
2 17 (4.82%) LAMP
3 16 (4.53%) .NET
4 10 (2.83%) HTML
5 6 (1.70%) DHTML
5 6 (1.70%) JSP
6 4 (1.13%) XML Schema
6 4 (1.13%) Django
6 4 (1.13%) HTML5
7 3 (0.85%) Gherkin
8 2 (0.57%) REST
8 2 (0.57%) RESTful
8 2 (0.57%) SOAP
9 1 (0.28%) JSON
9 1 (0.28%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.28%) Velocity
9 1 (0.28%) Apache Flex
9 1 (0.28%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 41 (11.61%) Computer Science
2 21 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (4.82%) Derivative
4 14 (3.97%) Open Source
5 7 (1.98%) Equity Derivative
5 7 (1.98%) Statistics
5 7 (1.98%) Equities
6 5 (1.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (1.42%) Mathematics
6 5 (1.42%) Physics
6 5 (1.42%) Credit Risk
6 5 (1.42%) Visualisation
6 5 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.13%) iPad
7 4 (1.13%) Blackberry
8 3 (0.85%) DTV
8 3 (0.85%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.85%) BBC
8 3 (0.85%) Fixed Income
8 3 (0.85%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (6.80%) Windows
2 21 (5.95%) Linux
3 10 (2.83%) UNIX
4 5 (1.42%) Android
5 2 (0.57%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (54.39%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (25.78%) Scrum
3 89 (25.21%) Software Testing
4 83 (23.51%) Test Automation
5 70 (19.83%) User Acceptance Testing
6 62 (17.56%) Test Management
7 61 (17.28%) Test Strategy
8 50 (14.16%) Stakeholder Management
9 48 (13.60%) Automated Testing
10 45 (12.75%) TDD
11 37 (10.48%) Migration
12 35 (9.92%) Security Testing
13 31 (8.78%) Test Scripting
14 30 (8.50%) Project Management
15 28 (7.93%) Line Management
16 27 (7.65%) Data Migration
17 26 (7.37%) Automation Testing
18 25 (7.08%) Mentoring
18 25 (7.08%) Continuous Integration
19 24 (6.80%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 71 (20.11%) SQL
2 48 (13.60%) Java
3 27 (7.65%) JavaScript
3 27 (7.65%) PHP
3 27 (7.65%) Python
4 20 (5.67%) C#
5 16 (4.53%) C++
6 14 (3.97%) Perl
7 11 (3.12%) Ruby
8 8 (2.27%) VB
9 5 (1.42%) C
10 2 (0.57%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.57%) Scala
11 1 (0.28%) Jython
Qualifications
1 58 (16.43%) Degree
2 56 (15.86%) ISEB
3 45 (12.75%) ISTQB
4 41 (11.61%) Security Cleared
5 10 (2.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (1.98%) CSQE
7 5 (1.42%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 3 (0.85%) PMP
8 3 (0.85%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.28%) CISM
9 1 (0.28%) CEH
9 1 (0.28%) CISSP
9 1 (0.28%) CSQA
9 1 (0.28%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 353 (100.00%) QA
2 17 (4.82%) ISO 9001
3 6 (1.70%) Data Quality
4 5 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.85%) TickIT
6 2 (0.57%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (4.53%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.28%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 19 (5.38%) Microsoft
2 9 (2.55%) HP
3 8 (2.27%) Oracle
4 5 (1.42%) SAP
5 2 (0.57%) Epicor
6 1 (0.28%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.28%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.28%) VMware
6 1 (0.28%) Google
6 1 (0.28%) Green Hat
6 1 (0.28%) Progress
6 1 (0.28%) Sybase
6 1 (0.28%) Avaya
6 1 (0.28%) Informatica
Castleford
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum £40-55K PA
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Interquest - Sand Resources
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum strong benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Heat Recruitment
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Cheshire
Real Staffing
Salary: £45 - £55 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Vodafone
Posted: 15 days ago