The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Kent region that had QA Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Manager
South East / Kent
Rank 84 96 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Manager 7 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.84% 0.096% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.098% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 0
Median salary £29,900 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-29.64% -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £60,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent 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
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
812 1017 1069
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 97.60% 97.51% 97.36%
Number of salaries quoted 650 900 968
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

QA Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region that featured QA Manager in the job title.

QA Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

QA Manager
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Manager across the Kent region.

QA Manager Salary Trend in Kent

QA Manager
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Manager across the Kent region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

QA Manager Salary Histogram in Kent

QA Manager Skill Set
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, QA Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region featuring QA Manager in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) QA
2 7 (87.50%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) HP
3 6 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
4 5 (62.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (62.50%) Statistics
4 5 (62.50%) JIRA
5 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (25.00%) MS Office
5 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
5 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
6 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (12.50%) ISEB
6 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
6 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing

QA Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (25.00%) MS Office
2 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) JIRA
2 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
4 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (87.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) HP