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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Manager
Rank 651 659 721
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +62
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Manager 221 196 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.20% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 156 178 134
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 £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,400 £76,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,750 £48,500 £53,000
% change year-on-year
+4.63% -8.49%
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
103240 95834 105354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.23% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 84283 80255 90787
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +7 123 £60,000 -7.69% 5
South East 0 47 £57,500 +21.05% 5
South West -3 15 £50,000 +48.14% 2
West Midlands +5 14 £47,500 - 1
East of England -28 9 £52,000 -0.95% 2
East Midlands -9 4 £55,000 +41.93%
North West -21 4 £50,000 -21.56% 1
Yorkshire -41 3 £42,500 +1.19%
QA Manager
UK

QA Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 392 (100.00%) QA
2 117 (29.85%) Selenium
3 109 (27.81%) Software Testing
4 105 (26.79%) Scrum
5 100 (25.51%) Agile Software Development
6 83 (21.17%) User Acceptance Testing
7 80 (20.41%) Test Automation
8 79 (20.15%) Test Management
9 73 (18.62%) Finance
10 70 (17.86%) SQL
11 64 (16.33%) Test Strategy
12 58 (14.80%) Java
13 57 (14.54%) Stakeholder Management
14 54 (13.78%) Automated Testing
15 52 (13.27%) Degree
15 52 (13.27%) ISEB
16 51 (13.01%) WebDriver
17 49 (12.50%) TDD
18 46 (11.73%) Banking
18 46 (11.73%) Security Testing
18 46 (11.73%) Security Cleared
19 45 (11.48%) Cucumber
20 44 (11.22%) ISTQB
21 43 (10.97%) Migration
22 41 (10.46%) JIRA
23 38 (9.69%) Computer Science
24 35 (8.93%) Data Migration
24 35 (8.93%) C#
24 35 (8.93%) Python
25 33 (8.42%) Retail

QA Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (3.06%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.53%) Confluence
3 3 (0.77%) Apache
3 3 (0.77%) IIS
3 3 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (0.51%) Node.js
4 2 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 17 (4.34%) MS Office
2 14 (3.57%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (1.53%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.77%) Oracle CRM
1 3 (0.77%) Magento
2 2 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.26%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.04%) SaaS
2 1 (0.26%) GitHub
2 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.28%) Internet
2 2 (0.51%) LAN
2 2 (0.51%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.26%) FTP
3 1 (0.26%) SAN
3 1 (0.26%) VoIP
3 1 (0.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.81%) SQL Server
1 11 (2.81%) MySQL
2 4 (1.02%) Relational Database
3 3 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.51%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.51%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.51%) Redis
4 2 (0.51%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (0.51%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.51%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 117 (29.85%) Selenium
2 51 (13.01%) WebDriver
3 45 (11.48%) Cucumber
4 41 (10.46%) JIRA
5 22 (5.61%) JUnit
6 21 (5.36%) QuickTest Pro
6 21 (5.36%) Jenkins
7 15 (3.83%) Team Foundation Server
8 14 (3.57%) JMeter
9 11 (2.81%) eggPlant
10 8 (2.04%) Xcode
11 7 (1.79%) FitNesse
11 7 (1.79%) NUnit
11 7 (1.79%) SpecFlow
12 6 (1.53%) SoapUI
12 6 (1.53%) Visual Studio
13 5 (1.28%) LoadRunner
13 5 (1.28%) WatiN
13 5 (1.28%) JBehave
14 4 (1.02%) Git (software)
General
1 73 (18.62%) Finance
2 46 (11.73%) Banking
3 33 (8.42%) Retail
4 26 (6.63%) Investment Banking
5 18 (4.59%) Telecoms
6 15 (3.83%) Front Office
7 14 (3.57%) Games
8 12 (3.06%) Marketing
9 10 (2.55%) Publishing
9 10 (2.55%) Manufacturing
10 7 (1.79%) Aerospace
11 6 (1.53%) Law
12 4 (1.02%) Military
12 4 (1.02%) Back Office
12 4 (1.02%) Advertising
13 2 (0.51%) Mandarin Language
13 2 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.51%) Electronics
14 1 (0.26%) Automotive
14 1 (0.26%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (7.65%) .NET
2 29 (7.40%) Web Services
3 20 (5.10%) XML
4 17 (4.34%) LAMP
5 9 (2.30%) REST
6 6 (1.53%) HTML
7 4 (1.02%) HTML5
7 4 (1.02%) Django
8 3 (0.77%) SOAP
8 3 (0.77%) Gherkin
9 2 (0.51%) RESTful
10 1 (0.26%) XSL
10 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.26%) JSP
10 1 (0.26%) J2ME
10 1 (0.26%) DHTML
10 1 (0.26%) jQuery
10 1 (0.26%) JBoss Seam
10 1 (0.26%) JSON
10 1 (0.26%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 38 (9.69%) Computer Science
2 17 (4.34%) Derivative
3 15 (3.83%) Open Source
4 9 (2.30%) Blackberry
5 8 (2.04%) Equities
5 8 (2.04%) Equity Derivative
6 6 (1.53%) Digital Media
6 6 (1.53%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.28%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (1.28%) Mathematics
7 5 (1.28%) Physics
7 5 (1.28%) Credit Risk
7 5 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.28%) iPad
8 4 (1.02%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.51%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.51%) Statistics
9 2 (0.51%) DTV
9 2 (0.51%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 27 (6.89%) Windows
1 27 (6.89%) Linux
2 12 (3.06%) Android
3 10 (2.55%) UNIX
4 8 (2.04%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.26%) Windows Phone 8
5 1 (0.26%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (27.81%) Software Testing
2 105 (26.79%) Scrum
3 100 (25.51%) Agile Software Development
4 83 (21.17%) User Acceptance Testing
5 80 (20.41%) Test Automation
6 79 (20.15%) Test Management
7 64 (16.33%) Test Strategy
8 57 (14.54%) Stakeholder Management
9 54 (13.78%) Automated Testing
10 49 (12.50%) TDD
11 46 (11.73%) Security Testing
12 43 (10.97%) Migration
13 35 (8.93%) Data Migration
14 32 (8.16%) Automation Testing
15 31 (7.91%) Continuous Integration
16 30 (7.65%) Manual Testing
17 27 (6.89%) Test Scripting
18 26 (6.63%) E-Commerce
18 26 (6.63%) Regression Testing
18 26 (6.63%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (17.86%) SQL
2 58 (14.80%) Java
3 35 (8.93%) C#
3 35 (8.93%) Python
4 32 (8.16%) PHP
5 20 (5.10%) JavaScript
6 17 (4.34%) Perl
7 14 (3.57%) Ruby
8 13 (3.32%) C++
9 9 (2.30%) C
10 8 (2.04%) VB
11 3 (0.77%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.51%) Scala
12 2 (0.51%) Jython
13 1 (0.26%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 52 (13.27%) Degree
1 52 (13.27%) ISEB
2 46 (11.73%) Security Cleared
3 44 (11.22%) ISTQB
4 14 (3.57%) CSQE
5 12 (3.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (1.53%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (0.77%) PMP
7 3 (0.77%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.77%) CSQA
8 1 (0.26%) CISSP
8 1 (0.26%) CISM
8 1 (0.26%) CEH
8 1 (0.26%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 392 (100.00%) QA
2 14 (3.57%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.77%) TickIT
5 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.26%) WCAG
5 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (4.59%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.26%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (0.26%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 24 (6.12%) Microsoft
2 10 (2.55%) Oracle
3 8 (2.04%) SAP
4 7 (1.79%) HP
5 4 (1.02%) Facebook
6 3 (0.77%) JD Edwards
7 2 (0.51%) Siebel
8 1 (0.26%) Informatica
8 1 (0.26%) Citrix
8 1 (0.26%) Avaya
8 1 (0.26%) Progress
8 1 (0.26%) Sybase
8 1 (0.26%) VMware
8 1 (0.26%) Epicor
8 1 (0.26%) Google
8 1 (0.26%) Green Hat
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