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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Manager
England / North West
Rank 238 229 236
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Manager 8 5 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% 0.091% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.095% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 16
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,000 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £59,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £60,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%

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
5736 5290 6658
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.57% 96.02% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4849 4449 5691
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
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 23 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Manager within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 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 -17 7 £45,000 +3.44%
Merseyside - 1 £47,500 -
QA Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 10 (100.00%) QA
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) Manual Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 4 (40.00%) SDLC
5 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (30.00%) Test Management
5 3 (30.00%) .NET
5 3 (30.00%) Regression Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Scrum
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Google
6 2 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
6 2 (20.00%) User Stories
6 2 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) People Management
7 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
7 1 (10.00%) Line Management
7 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
7 1 (10.00%) SaaS
7 1 (10.00%) Customer-Centric Approach
7 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
7 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
7 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (10.00%) TDD
7 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Selenium

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Selenium
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (10.00%) Automotive
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 4 (40.00%) SDLC
3 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (30.00%) Regression Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Test Management
4 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
5 2 (20.00%) People Management
5 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (20.00%) User Stories
6 1 (10.00%) Customer-Centric Approach
6 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
6 1 (10.00%) Line Management
6 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) System Testing
6 1 (10.00%) TDD
6 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Google
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft