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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Manager
Rank 668 661 718
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +57
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Manager 213 191 167
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% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 152 172 139
Average salary £55,000 £62,500 £57,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +9.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,200 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £77,250 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £49,250 £53,000
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -7.07%
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
102306 94953 105283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.21% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 83534 79531 90590
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 £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 1 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 1 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
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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 -9 109 £60,000 -11.11% 2
South East +26 51 £57,500 +15.00% 4
South West -8 16 £50,000 +48.14%
East of England -42 11 £57,500 +12.19% 5
West Midlands +6 10 £47,500 - 1
North West -10 6 £50,000 -9.09% 2
East Midlands -7 4 £55,000 +41.93%
Yorkshire -43 3 £42,500 +1.19%
QA Manager
UK

QA Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 391 (100.00%) QA
2 118 (30.18%) Selenium
3 109 (27.88%) Software Testing
4 108 (27.62%) Scrum
5 105 (26.85%) Agile Software Development
6 85 (21.74%) User Acceptance Testing
7 82 (20.97%) Test Automation
8 78 (19.95%) Test Management
9 72 (18.41%) SQL
10 71 (18.16%) Finance
11 64 (16.37%) Test Strategy
12 60 (15.35%) Java
13 56 (14.32%) Stakeholder Management
14 55 (14.07%) ISEB
15 54 (13.81%) Automated Testing
16 52 (13.30%) Degree
16 52 (13.30%) WebDriver
17 50 (12.79%) TDD
18 48 (12.28%) ISTQB
19 47 (12.02%) Banking
19 47 (12.02%) Security Cleared
20 45 (11.51%) Cucumber
21 44 (11.25%) Migration
22 43 (11.00%) Security Testing
23 42 (10.74%) JIRA
24 38 (9.72%) Computer Science
25 35 (8.95%) Data Migration
26 34 (8.70%) Python
26 34 (8.70%) C#
26 34 (8.70%) PHP

QA Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (3.07%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.53%) Confluence
3 3 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (0.77%) IIS
3 3 (0.77%) Apache
4 2 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.51%) Node.js
4 2 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 17 (4.35%) MS Office
2 13 (3.32%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.28%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
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 9 (2.30%) 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 6 (1.53%) Internet
2 2 (0.51%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.51%) LAN
3 1 (0.26%) VoIP
3 1 (0.26%) WAN
3 1 (0.26%) FTP
3 1 (0.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.07%) MySQL
2 11 (2.81%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.02%) Relational Database
4 3 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.51%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.51%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.51%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.51%) Redis
5 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (0.51%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.51%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 118 (30.18%) Selenium
2 52 (13.30%) WebDriver
3 45 (11.51%) Cucumber
4 42 (10.74%) JIRA
5 24 (6.14%) Jenkins
6 22 (5.63%) JUnit
7 21 (5.37%) QuickTest Pro
8 15 (3.84%) Team Foundation Server
9 14 (3.58%) JMeter
10 11 (2.81%) eggPlant
11 8 (2.05%) Xcode
12 7 (1.79%) NUnit
12 7 (1.79%) FitNesse
12 7 (1.79%) SpecFlow
13 6 (1.53%) SoapUI
14 5 (1.28%) WatiN
14 5 (1.28%) JBehave
14 5 (1.28%) LoadRunner
14 5 (1.28%) Visual Studio
15 4 (1.02%) TestDirector
General
1 71 (18.16%) Finance
2 47 (12.02%) Banking
3 32 (8.18%) Retail
4 26 (6.65%) Investment Banking
5 16 (4.09%) Telecoms
6 15 (3.84%) Front Office
7 13 (3.32%) Marketing
8 12 (3.07%) Games
9 10 (2.56%) Publishing
10 9 (2.30%) Manufacturing
11 7 (1.79%) Aerospace
12 5 (1.28%) Law
13 4 (1.02%) Back Office
13 4 (1.02%) Advertising
13 4 (1.02%) Military
14 2 (0.51%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.51%) Electronics
14 2 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.51%) Mandarin Language
15 1 (0.26%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (7.93%) Web Services
2 30 (7.67%) .NET
3 19 (4.86%) XML
4 18 (4.60%) LAMP
5 9 (2.30%) REST
6 7 (1.79%) HTML
7 4 (1.02%) Django
7 4 (1.02%) HTML5
8 3 (0.77%) Gherkin
8 3 (0.77%) SOAP
9 2 (0.51%) JSP
9 2 (0.51%) DHTML
9 2 (0.51%) RESTful
10 1 (0.26%) Apache Camel
10 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.26%) XSL
10 1 (0.26%) J2ME
10 1 (0.26%) jQuery
10 1 (0.26%) JSF
10 1 (0.26%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 38 (9.72%) Computer Science
2 17 (4.35%) Derivative
3 15 (3.84%) Open Source
4 9 (2.30%) Blackberry
5 8 (2.05%) Equities
5 8 (2.05%) Equity Derivative
6 6 (1.53%) Digital Media
6 6 (1.53%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.28%) iPad
7 5 (1.28%) Credit Risk
7 5 (1.28%) Mathematics
7 5 (1.28%) Physics
7 5 (1.28%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (1.02%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.51%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.51%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.51%) BBC
9 2 (0.51%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 27 (6.91%) Linux
2 25 (6.39%) Windows
3 12 (3.07%) Android
4 9 (2.30%) UNIX
5 8 (2.05%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.26%) Windows Phone 8
6 1 (0.26%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (27.88%) Software Testing
2 108 (27.62%) Scrum
3 105 (26.85%) Agile Software Development
4 85 (21.74%) User Acceptance Testing
5 82 (20.97%) Test Automation
6 78 (19.95%) Test Management
7 64 (16.37%) Test Strategy
8 56 (14.32%) Stakeholder Management
9 54 (13.81%) Automated Testing
10 50 (12.79%) TDD
11 44 (11.25%) Migration
12 43 (11.00%) Security Testing
13 35 (8.95%) Data Migration
14 33 (8.44%) Continuous Integration
14 33 (8.44%) Automation Testing
15 30 (7.67%) Manual Testing
16 29 (7.42%) Test Scripting
17 27 (6.91%) E-Commerce
18 26 (6.65%) Project Management
18 26 (6.65%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 72 (18.41%) SQL
2 60 (15.35%) Java
3 34 (8.70%) C#
3 34 (8.70%) PHP
3 34 (8.70%) Python
4 23 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 16 (4.09%) Perl
6 15 (3.84%) Ruby
7 14 (3.58%) C++
8 9 (2.30%) C
9 8 (2.05%) VB
10 3 (0.77%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.51%) Jython
11 2 (0.51%) Scala
12 1 (0.26%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 55 (14.07%) ISEB
2 52 (13.30%) Degree
3 48 (12.28%) ISTQB
4 47 (12.02%) Security Cleared
5 13 (3.32%) CSQE
6 10 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (1.02%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 3 (0.77%) CSQA
8 3 (0.77%) PMP
8 3 (0.77%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.26%) CISM
9 1 (0.26%) CEH
9 1 (0.26%) CISSP
9 1 (0.26%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 391 (100.00%) QA
2 15 (3.84%) ISO 9001
3 5 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.77%) TickIT
5 2 (0.51%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.26%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.26%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.26%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 22 (5.63%) Microsoft
2 10 (2.56%) Oracle
3 7 (1.79%) SAP
3 7 (1.79%) HP
4 4 (1.02%) Facebook
5 3 (0.77%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.26%) VMware
6 1 (0.26%) Google
6 1 (0.26%) Green Hat
6 1 (0.26%) Citrix
6 1 (0.26%) Avaya
6 1 (0.26%) Informatica
6 1 (0.26%) Epicor
6 1 (0.26%) Siebel
6 1 (0.26%) Progress
6 1 (0.26%) Sybase
Hertfordshire
Huxley Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
Redditch
Huxley Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
City of London
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £52500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £50000 per annum + Incredible Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Competitive Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Yoh Company
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £47000 - £53000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum £40-55K PA
Posted: 5 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £38000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago