The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 239 234 255
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Manager 9 4 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% 0.062% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.065% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 13
Average salary £40,000 £48,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.94% +14.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £39,750 £40,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,750 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
QA Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6608 6170 7549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.00% 95.11% 96.34%
Number of salaries quoted 5641 5176 6547
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

QA Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

QA Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

QA Manager
Salary Trend in the North West

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

QA Manager Salary Trend in the North West

QA Manager
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Manager across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

QA Manager Salary Histogram in the North West

QA Manager
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Manager within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
Manchester -9 4 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Lancashire - 2 £32,500 -
QA Manager
England

QA Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 24 (100.00%) QA
2 19 (79.17%) Software Testing
3 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (45.83%) Degree
5 10 (41.67%) ISTQB
5 10 (41.67%) C++
6 9 (37.50%) Scrum
7 8 (33.33%) ISEB
7 8 (33.33%) Regression Testing
7 8 (33.33%) C#
7 8 (33.33%) Test Management
7 8 (33.33%) Agile Testing
8 7 (29.17%) Time Management
9 6 (25.00%) Windows
9 6 (25.00%) Mentoring
10 4 (16.67%) Test Automation
11 3 (12.50%) Performance Management
11 3 (12.50%) Operations Management
11 3 (12.50%) Resource Management
11 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
11 3 (12.50%) Information Management
11 3 (12.50%) People Management
12 2 (8.33%) Finance
12 2 (8.33%) Games
12 2 (8.33%) JIRA
12 2 (8.33%) Test Strategy
12 2 (8.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 1 (4.17%) Internet
13 1 (4.17%) Interactive TV
13 1 (4.17%) TDD

QA Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 (4.17%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) JIRA
2 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
1 2 (8.33%) Games
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Interactive TV
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) Software Testing
2 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (37.50%) Scrum
4 8 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 8 (33.33%) Test Management
4 8 (33.33%) Agile Testing
5 7 (29.17%) Time Management
6 6 (25.00%) Mentoring
7 4 (16.67%) Test Automation
8 3 (12.50%) Performance Management
8 3 (12.50%) Operations Management
8 3 (12.50%) Resource Management
8 3 (12.50%) Information Management
8 3 (12.50%) People Management
9 2 (8.33%) Test Strategy
10 1 (4.17%) TDD
10 1 (4.17%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) C++
2 8 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) Degree
2 10 (41.67%) ISTQB
3 8 (33.33%) ISEB
4 2 (8.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (100.00%) QA
Manchester, Lancashire
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