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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Manager
Rank 248 233 240
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Manager 15 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.20% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.14% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 14 8 11
Average salary £50,000 £47,832 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.53% +0.69%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £48,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+8.24% -3.00%
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
7087 6412 6868
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.18% 94.47% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 5970 5501 5910
Average salary £38,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.47% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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 -1 9 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Cheshire -15 2 £58,750 - 2
Lancashire - 1 £32,500 -
QA Manager
England

QA Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 18 (100.00%) QA
2 14 (77.78%) Software Testing
3 9 (50.00%) Scrum
3 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (44.44%) Regression Testing
4 8 (44.44%) C#
4 8 (44.44%) C++
4 8 (44.44%) Test Management
4 8 (44.44%) Agile Testing
5 7 (38.89%) Degree
6 6 (33.33%) ISTQB
7 4 (22.22%) ISEB
8 3 (16.67%) Windows
8 3 (16.67%) Time Management
8 3 (16.67%) Test Strategy
9 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
9 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
9 2 (11.11%) People Management
9 2 (11.11%) Performance Management
9 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
9 2 (11.11%) Operations Management
9 2 (11.11%) Information Management
9 2 (11.11%) Finance
10 1 (5.56%) Games
10 1 (5.56%) CMMI
10 1 (5.56%) TDD
10 1 (5.56%) Banking
10 1 (5.56%) ISO 9001
10 1 (5.56%) QuickTest Pro

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) JUnit
1 1 (5.56%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (5.56%) LoadRunner
1 1 (5.56%) TestPartner
1 1 (5.56%) SilkPerformer
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
1 1 (5.56%) QALoad
1 1 (5.56%) Selenium
1 1 (5.56%) jMock
1 1 (5.56%) EasyMock
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Games
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Software Testing
2 9 (50.00%) Scrum
2 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (44.44%) Regression Testing
3 8 (44.44%) Test Management
3 8 (44.44%) Agile Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 3 (16.67%) Time Management
5 2 (11.11%) Performance Management
5 2 (11.11%) People Management
5 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 2 (11.11%) Operations Management
5 2 (11.11%) Information Management
5 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Coaching
6 1 (5.56%) QMS
6 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
6 1 (5.56%) CMMI
6 1 (5.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) C#
1 8 (44.44%) C++
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Degree
2 6 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 4 (22.22%) ISEB
4 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.56%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Real Staffing
Salary: £45 - £55 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago