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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Manager
Rank - 96 -
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Manager 0 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent - 0.54% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.57% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Average salary - £41,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
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
1048 1053 699
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 96.32% 94.78% 97.63%
Number of salaries quoted 943 913 604
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £56,000
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 27 January 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 4 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 4 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Release Management
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Usability Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (50.00%) QMS
2 2 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (50.00%) SaaS
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 2 (50.00%) User Stories
2 2 (50.00%) Propensity Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 2 (50.00%) Security Management
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Marketing
2 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (50.00%) .NET

QA Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (50.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (50.00%) QMS
2 2 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (50.00%) User Stories
2 2 (50.00%) Propensity Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 2 (50.00%) Security Management
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Release Management
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) ISO 9000
2 2 (50.00%) ISO 9001
2 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft