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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Manager
Rank 785 751 670
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -81
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Manager 83 151 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.080% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.15% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 79 126 168
Average salary £51,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £38,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.15%
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
97873 102079 98901
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.81% 94.56% 94.82%
Number of salaries quoted 81046 83378 83612
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 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 1 April 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 1 April 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 -72 35 £58,750 -2.08% 5
East of England +26 15 £75,000 +43.54% 2
South East -25 13 £50,000 - 3
East Midlands +18 5 £32,500 -9.72%
Yorkshire +7 5 £51,000 +28.30% 1
South West -15 4 £45,000 -31.81%
North West +7 2 £38,750 +29.16%
West Midlands -24 2 £37,500 -21.05%
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UK

QA Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 175 (100.00%) QA
2 82 (46.86%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (30.29%) Finance
4 39 (22.29%) Test Management
5 37 (21.14%) ISEB
5 37 (21.14%) ISTQB
5 37 (21.14%) JIRA
6 36 (20.57%) Software Testing
7 33 (18.86%) Automated Testing
8 30 (17.14%) Banking
8 30 (17.14%) Test Strategy
9 29 (16.57%) Retail
10 28 (16.00%) Selenium
11 25 (14.29%) Degree
12 23 (13.14%) SQL
13 22 (12.57%) Test Automation
14 20 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
14 20 (11.43%) Line Management
15 19 (10.86%) Stakeholder Management
15 19 (10.86%) TDD
15 19 (10.86%) Mentoring
16 18 (10.29%) Windows
16 18 (10.29%) System Testing
17 17 (9.71%) UNIX
17 17 (9.71%) Project Management
17 17 (9.71%) Load Testing
17 17 (9.71%) Test Scripting
17 17 (9.71%) People Management
18 16 (9.14%) E-Commerce
19 15 (8.57%) Scrum

QA Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 4 (2.29%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.71%) Confluence
2 3 (1.71%) Apache
3 1 (0.57%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.29%) MS Office
3 1 (0.57%) MS Project
3 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.14%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.14%) Sage 200
2 2 (1.14%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.57%) DHCP
1 1 (0.57%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 37 (21.14%) JIRA
2 28 (16.00%) Selenium
3 9 (5.14%) JMeter
4 8 (4.57%) Subversion
4 8 (4.57%) WebDriver
5 7 (4.00%) TeamCity
5 7 (4.00%) LoadRunner
6 4 (2.29%) QuickTest Pro
6 4 (2.29%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.71%) Calabash
7 3 (1.71%) eggPlant
7 3 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.71%) Xcode
8 2 (1.14%) JUnit
8 2 (1.14%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.57%) Ant
9 1 (0.57%) Maven
General
1 53 (30.29%) Finance
2 30 (17.14%) Banking
3 29 (16.57%) Retail
4 10 (5.71%) Telecoms
5 9 (5.14%) Retail Banking
6 8 (4.57%) Manufacturing
7 7 (4.00%) Financial Institution
8 4 (2.29%) Back Office
8 4 (2.29%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.71%) Publishing
9 3 (1.71%) Marketing
9 3 (1.71%) Electronics
10 2 (1.14%) Law
10 2 (1.14%) Legal
10 2 (1.14%) Games
11 1 (0.57%) Advertising
11 1 (0.57%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.86%) HTML
2 11 (6.29%) XML
3 7 (4.00%) XML Schema
3 7 (4.00%) Web Services
4 6 (3.43%) .NET
4 6 (3.43%) FIX Protocol
5 5 (2.86%) REST
5 5 (2.86%) SOAP
6 3 (1.71%) CSS
6 3 (1.71%) FpML
6 3 (1.71%) WCF
7 2 (1.14%) WPF
7 2 (1.14%) Silverlight
7 2 (1.14%) HTML5
8 1 (0.57%) RESTful
8 1 (0.57%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.14%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.00%) Open Source
3 7 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.71%) Statistics
4 3 (1.71%) SWIFT
4 3 (1.71%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.71%) DTV
5 2 (1.14%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.14%) Derivative
6 1 (0.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.57%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.57%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.57%) Interactive TV
Operating Systems
1 18 (10.29%) Windows
2 17 (9.71%) UNIX
3 5 (2.86%) Linux
4 3 (1.71%) Android
4 3 (1.71%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.57%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (46.86%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (22.29%) Test Management
3 36 (20.57%) Software Testing
4 33 (18.86%) Automated Testing
5 30 (17.14%) Test Strategy
6 22 (12.57%) Test Automation
7 20 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
7 20 (11.43%) Line Management
8 19 (10.86%) Mentoring
8 19 (10.86%) TDD
8 19 (10.86%) Stakeholder Management
9 18 (10.29%) System Testing
10 17 (9.71%) Test Scripting
10 17 (9.71%) Load Testing
10 17 (9.71%) Project Management
10 17 (9.71%) People Management
11 16 (9.14%) E-Commerce
12 15 (8.57%) Scrum
12 15 (8.57%) Manual Testing
13 13 (7.43%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (13.14%) SQL
2 13 (7.43%) Python
2 13 (7.43%) Java
3 10 (5.71%) JavaScript
3 10 (5.71%) PHP
3 10 (5.71%) C++
4 7 (4.00%) C#
5 4 (2.29%) C
6 3 (1.71%) Ruby
6 3 (1.71%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (21.14%) ISEB
1 37 (21.14%) ISTQB
2 25 (14.29%) Degree
3 5 (2.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (1.71%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.14%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.57%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 175 (100.00%) QA
2 6 (3.43%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.71%) WAI
4 2 (1.14%) TickIT
5 1 (0.57%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.57%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (3.43%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.71%) cPanel
Vendors
1 10 (5.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.14%) HP
3 3 (1.71%) SAP
4 2 (1.14%) Pegasus
4 2 (1.14%) Sage
5 1 (0.57%) Epicor
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle
5 1 (0.57%) Murex
5 1 (0.57%) Calypso
Brentwood, Essex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + pension, bonus, private health
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Dover
People Source
Salary: excellent salary + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £80000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
CDK Global
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago