The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Manchester region that had QA Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Manager
Rank - 191 187
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Manager 0 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.21% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.22% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 8
Median salary - £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £51,750
% change year-on-year
- -3.38%
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
3540 3704 3971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.41% 96.89% 96.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2997 3111 3242
Median salary £41,592 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.97% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,375 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

QA Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, 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 Manchester region featuring QA Manager in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) Six Sigma
2 2 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (25.00%) SOASTA, Inc
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Zephyr
3 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (25.00%) People Management
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (25.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) CMS
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum

QA Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) JMeter
2 1 (25.00%) Jtest
2 1 (25.00%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) Flash
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
1 1 (25.00%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Lean Six Sigma
1 2 (50.00%) Quality Management
1 2 (50.00%) Six Sigma
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Kanban
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) People Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) SOASTA, Inc