The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester 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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Manager
Rank 174 180 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Manager 4 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.12% 0.051% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.054% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 0
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% -
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £51,500 £47,750
% change year-on-year
-0.97% +7.85%
QA Manager
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3186 3696 4053
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.02% 94.14% 95.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2633 3039 3517
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,472
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%

QA Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

QA Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

QA Manager
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

QA Manager Salary Trend in Manchester

QA Manager
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Manager across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

QA Manager Salary Histogram in Manchester

QA Manager
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Manager within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 6 July 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
(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
Salford - 2 £45,000 -
QA Manager
North West

QA Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 5 (100.00%) QA
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (40.00%) Coaching
4 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (40.00%) Test Planning
4 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) PHP
4 2 (40.00%) Resource Management
5 1 (20.00%) MS Office
5 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) HP
5 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma
5 1 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Legal
5 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (20.00%) Test Management
5 1 (20.00%) Lean Six Sigma
5 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management

QA Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) Coaching
3 2 (40.00%) Test Planning
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Resource Management
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (20.00%) Test Management
4 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Line Management
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) HP