The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Kent region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Manager
Rank 92 94 73
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Manager 7 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.62% 0.19% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.19% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 1
Average salary £65,000 £46,250 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.54% +11.44%
UK excluding London average salary £52,000 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+9.47% -9.52%
Job Titles Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1099 1031 777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 97.86% 96.81% 94.30%
Number of salaries quoted 948 880 687
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
QA Manager
South East

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
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Manager within the Kent region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Tunbridge Wells - 5 £65,000 -
West Malling - 2 £60,000 -
QA Manager
South East

QA Manager
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 21 (100.00%) QA
2 12 (57.14%) E-Commerce
3 9 (42.86%) Automated Testing
4 5 (23.81%) Software Testing
4 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
4 5 (23.81%) Automation Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Risk Management
5 4 (19.05%) Finance
6 3 (14.29%) Programme Management
6 3 (14.29%) Regression Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Test Strategy
7 2 (9.52%) Selenium
7 2 (9.52%) e-Health
8 1 (4.76%) Java

QA Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Selenium
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) e-Health
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) E-Commerce
2 9 (42.86%) Automated Testing
3 5 (23.81%) Software Testing
3 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (23.81%) Automation Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Risk Management
5 3 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 3 (14.29%) Programme Management
5 3 (14.29%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (100.00%) QA