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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Manager
Rank 718 675 668
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Manager 160 225 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.21% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.22% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 128 172 173
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £82,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £52,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-1.92% +9.47%
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
96460 103322 95939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.34% 94.48% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 80662 85110 80222
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,375
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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -28 72 £65,000 +6.12% 10
South East -11 32 £57,750 +4.99% 4
Yorkshire +15 15 £51,000 +20.00% 1
East of England -1 11 £52,500 -4.54%
South West -5 10 £40,750 -25.90% 1
North West +2 8 £45,000 -
West Midlands -26 5 £50,750 +6.84%
East Midlands +1 2 £34,375 -31.25%
QA Manager
UK

QA Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 243 (100.00%) QA
2 131 (53.91%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (28.81%) Test Management
4 65 (26.75%) Finance
5 61 (25.10%) Test Strategy
6 53 (21.81%) Selenium
7 52 (21.40%) Banking
8 45 (18.52%) Test Automation
9 42 (17.28%) Java
10 41 (16.87%) Automated Testing
11 40 (16.46%) TDD
11 40 (16.46%) Project Management
12 39 (16.05%) ISTQB
13 38 (15.64%) SDLC
14 36 (14.81%) JIRA
15 35 (14.40%) Degree
15 35 (14.40%) Regression Testing
16 33 (13.58%) Stakeholder Management
16 33 (13.58%) Scrum
16 33 (13.58%) Software Testing
17 30 (12.35%) User Acceptance Testing
18 29 (11.93%) Mentoring
19 28 (11.52%) Manual Testing
19 28 (11.52%) BDD
20 27 (11.11%) E-Commerce
21 26 (10.70%) Test Scripting
22 25 (10.29%) SQL
23 24 (9.88%) HTML
24 22 (9.05%) Cucumber
24 22 (9.05%) Line Management

QA Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (2.47%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.06%) nginx
2 5 (2.06%) Confluence
3 3 (1.23%) Apache Solr
4 2 (0.82%) CMS
4 2 (0.82%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.82%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.82%) IIS
4 2 (0.82%) JBoss
5 1 (0.41%) MTS
5 1 (0.41%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (1.65%) MS Office
2 3 (1.23%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.23%) MS Project
3 2 (0.82%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.41%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.65%) Endur
2 2 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.41%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.41%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.23%) SaaS
2 2 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.82%) Amazon S3
2 2 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.06%) Internet
2 4 (1.65%) Broadband
3 2 (0.82%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.82%) Firewall
3 2 (0.82%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.35%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.88%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.23%) MySQL
3 3 (1.23%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.82%) MS Access
4 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.41%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 53 (21.81%) Selenium
2 36 (14.81%) JIRA
3 22 (9.05%) Cucumber
4 18 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (6.17%) WebDriver
6 10 (4.12%) Jenkins
6 10 (4.12%) Visual Studio
7 9 (3.70%) LoadRunner
7 9 (3.70%) SpecFlow
8 8 (3.29%) JMeter
9 7 (2.88%) Maven
10 6 (2.47%) HP UFT
10 6 (2.47%) SoapUI
10 6 (2.47%) Git (software)
11 5 (2.06%) QADirector
12 4 (1.65%) TestDirector
12 4 (1.65%) Ant
12 4 (1.65%) JUnit
12 4 (1.65%) Calabash
13 3 (1.23%) eggPlant
General
1 65 (26.75%) Finance
2 52 (21.40%) Banking
3 21 (8.64%) Investment Banking
4 20 (8.23%) Retail
5 15 (6.17%) Telecoms
6 9 (3.70%) Retail Banking
7 7 (2.88%) Financial Institution
7 7 (2.88%) Front Office
8 5 (2.06%) Back Office
8 5 (2.06%) Marketing
8 5 (2.06%) Advertising
9 4 (1.65%) Publishing
9 4 (1.65%) Law
9 4 (1.65%) Legal
10 2 (0.82%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.82%) Electronics
11 1 (0.41%) Games
11 1 (0.41%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (9.88%) HTML
2 21 (8.64%) Web Services
3 19 (7.82%) FIX Protocol
4 15 (6.17%) SOAP
5 11 (4.53%) .NET
5 11 (4.53%) HTML5
6 10 (4.12%) XML
7 8 (3.29%) REST
8 4 (1.65%) RESTful
8 4 (1.65%) FpML
9 3 (1.23%) Flash
9 3 (1.23%) Hibernate
9 3 (1.23%) Spring
9 3 (1.23%) Silverlight
9 3 (1.23%) Drools
9 3 (1.23%) Gherkin
10 2 (0.82%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (0.82%) CSS
11 1 (0.41%) ASP.NET
11 1 (0.41%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.23%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (7.41%) Computer Science
2 18 (7.41%) Mobile App
3 16 (6.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 10 (4.12%) Fixed Income
4 10 (4.12%) Equities
4 10 (4.12%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.47%) Derivative
6 4 (1.65%) Smartphone
6 4 (1.65%) SWIFT
6 4 (1.65%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.23%) New Media
7 3 (1.23%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.82%) DTV
9 1 (0.41%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.41%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (0.41%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 20 (8.23%) Windows
2 12 (4.94%) Linux
3 8 (3.29%) UNIX
4 7 (2.88%) Android
4 7 (2.88%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.41%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.41%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.41%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.41%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (53.91%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (28.81%) Test Management
3 61 (25.10%) Test Strategy
4 45 (18.52%) Test Automation
5 41 (16.87%) Automated Testing
6 40 (16.46%) TDD
6 40 (16.46%) Project Management
7 38 (15.64%) SDLC
8 35 (14.40%) Regression Testing
9 33 (13.58%) Stakeholder Management
9 33 (13.58%) Scrum
9 33 (13.58%) Software Testing
10 30 (12.35%) User Acceptance Testing
11 29 (11.93%) Mentoring
12 28 (11.52%) BDD
12 28 (11.52%) Manual Testing
13 27 (11.11%) E-Commerce
14 26 (10.70%) Test Scripting
15 22 (9.05%) Line Management
16 20 (8.23%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 42 (17.28%) Java
2 25 (10.29%) SQL
3 15 (6.17%) C#
4 10 (4.12%) JavaScript
4 10 (4.12%) Python
5 8 (3.29%) PHP
6 4 (1.65%) Ruby
6 4 (1.65%) C
7 3 (1.23%) Groovy
7 3 (1.23%) C++
8 1 (0.41%) PHP5
8 1 (0.41%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 39 (16.05%) ISTQB
2 35 (14.40%) Degree
3 18 (7.41%) ISEB
4 9 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (3.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 5 (2.06%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.23%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.41%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 1 (0.41%) HND
9 1 (0.41%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.41%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 243 (100.00%) QA
2 5 (2.06%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.82%) WAI
4 2 (0.82%) SLA
4 2 (0.82%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.41%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 13 (5.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (8.64%) Microsoft
2 15 (6.17%) Oracle
3 11 (4.53%) HP
4 4 (1.65%) OpenLink
5 3 (1.23%) Splunk
5 3 (1.23%) AppDynamics
6 2 (0.82%) SAP
6 2 (0.82%) Citrix
7 1 (0.41%) Pegasus
7 1 (0.41%) Sage
7 1 (0.41%) Sun
7 1 (0.41%) Murex
7 1 (0.41%) Calypso
7 1 (0.41%) Telerik
7 1 (0.41%) Atlassian
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
Berkshire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 per annum + + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus car, bonus, benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon
The People Network
Salary: car allowance + bonus + pension
Posted: 18 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £42,000 to £50,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Reading
The People Network
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Creation Recruitment
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 25 days ago