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

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Manager
Rank 221 243 247
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Manager 6 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.11% 0.066% 0.088%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.068% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 4
Median salary £51,000 £44,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.60% +11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,300 £36,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,300 £53,500 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +2.00%
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
5399 5884 6645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.21% 96.49% 97.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4590 4718 5337
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 the North West

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

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
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Manager within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +6 4 £51,000 -2.85%
Merseyside - 2 - -
QA Manager
England

QA Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 North West region featuring QA Manager in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) QA
2 8 (66.67%) Finance
3 5 (41.67%) Project Management
3 5 (41.67%) People Management
4 4 (33.33%) Performance Management
4 4 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
4 4 (33.33%) Quality Management
5 3 (25.00%) Supplier Management
5 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
6 2 (16.67%) JIRA
6 2 (16.67%) QMS
6 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
6 2 (16.67%) Lean Six Sigma
6 2 (16.67%) Selenium
6 2 (16.67%) Validation
6 2 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (16.67%) Retail
6 2 (16.67%) Six Sigma
7 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
7 1 (8.33%) JMeter
7 1 (8.33%) C#
7 1 (8.33%) HTML
7 1 (8.33%) Java
7 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
7 1 (8.33%) .NET
7 1 (8.33%) SAP
7 1 (8.33%) CSS

QA Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 (8.33%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (16.67%) JIRA
1 2 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (8.33%) JMeter
2 1 (8.33%) Jtest
2 1 (8.33%) Zephyr
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (8.33%) Games
3 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
1 1 (8.33%) Flash
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) HTML5
1 1 (8.33%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) People Management
1 5 (41.67%) Project Management
2 4 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 4 (33.33%) Quality Management
2 4 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (25.00%) Supplier Management
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Lean Six Sigma
4 2 (16.67%) QMS
4 2 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (16.67%) Six Sigma
4 2 (16.67%) Validation
5 1 (8.33%) BDD
5 1 (8.33%) High Availability
5 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Kanban
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C#
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) SAP
1 1 (8.33%) SOASTA, Inc