The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Kent 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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Manager
Rank - 95 94
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Manager 0 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent - 0.53% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.54% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 2
Average salary - £62,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +35.13%
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,750
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +4.71%
QA Manager
South East

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
1057 1115 1039
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 95.23% 97.72% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 937 992 888
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

QA Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Manager in the job title across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) DTV
1 2 (100.00%) Electronics
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 2 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) People Management
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management

QA Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (100.00%) Electronics
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) People Management
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) HP