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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Manager
Rank 179 187 175
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Manager 7 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.18% 0.074% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.078% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 4
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £63,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -21.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,400 £50,000 £46,714
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £50,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £52,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +8.24%
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
3717 3867 3649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.75% 95.08% 94.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3120 3193 3186
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
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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 - 3 £45,000 -
QA Manager
North West

QA Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 7 (100.00%) QA
2 6 (85.71%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
4 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
4 4 (57.14%) Mobile App
4 4 (57.14%) Test Planning
4 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
4 4 (57.14%) Coaching
4 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (57.14%) Java
4 4 (57.14%) PHP
5 2 (28.57%) Six Sigma
6 1 (14.29%) Project Management
6 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
6 1 (14.29%) Line Management
6 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (14.29%) SDLC
6 1 (14.29%) Degree
6 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
6 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
6 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
6 1 (14.29%) MS Office
6 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001
6 1 (14.29%) HP
6 1 (14.29%) Change Management
6 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Finance
6 1 (14.29%) Legal

QA Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Mobile App
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Test Planning
3 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
3 4 (57.14%) Coaching
4 2 (28.57%) Six Sigma
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Line Management
5 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) SDLC
5 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
5 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
5 1 (14.29%) Change Management
5 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) Lean Six Sigma
5 1 (14.29%) Test Management
5 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) HP