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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Manager
Rank 185 176 192
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Manager 4 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.100% 0.027% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.029% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 2
Average salary £45,000 £60,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +48.14%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
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
3809 3493 4140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.11% 94.84% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3286 3044 3675
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (100.00%) QA
2 10 (76.92%) Software Testing
2 10 (76.92%) C++
3 9 (69.23%) Scrum
4 8 (61.54%) Regression Testing
4 8 (61.54%) C#
4 8 (61.54%) Test Management
4 8 (61.54%) Agile Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
5 3 (23.08%) Resource Management
6 2 (15.38%) ISEB
6 2 (15.38%) Games
6 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
6 2 (15.38%) Degree
6 2 (15.38%) JIRA
7 1 (7.69%) TDD
7 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
7 1 (7.69%) Subversion
7 1 (7.69%) Interactive TV
7 1 (7.69%) Finance
7 1 (7.69%) Internet
7 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (7.69%) Time Management
7 1 (7.69%) Test Automation

QA Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 2 (15.38%) Games
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Interactive TV
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (76.92%) Software Testing
3 9 (69.23%) Scrum
4 8 (61.54%) Regression Testing
4 8 (61.54%) Test Management
4 8 (61.54%) Agile Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
5 3 (23.08%) Resource Management
6 1 (7.69%) TDD
6 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
6 1 (7.69%) Time Management
6 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) C++
2 8 (61.54%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ISEB
1 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (100.00%) QA
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Heallthcare
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