The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland 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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Manager
Rank - 155 169
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Manager 0 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.26% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.27% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £46,250 -
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+26.31% -5.00%
QA Manager
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2834 2973 3227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.55% 95.69% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1850 1899 2108
Average salary £43,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

QA Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

QA Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

QA Manager
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

QA Manager Salary Trend in Scotland

QA Manager
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland 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%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) ISEB
1 7 (100.00%) Test Management
1 7 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 7 (100.00%) QA
2 5 (71.43%) SDLC
2 5 (71.43%) Waterfall
2 5 (71.43%) RUP
2 5 (71.43%) Client/Server
3 4 (57.14%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (42.86%) MS Office
4 3 (42.86%) Legal
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
6 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 1 (14.29%) Law
6 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 1 (14.29%) Scrum

QA Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 3 (42.86%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
General
1 3 (42.86%) Legal
2 1 (14.29%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Test Management
2 5 (71.43%) RUP
2 5 (71.43%) SDLC
2 5 (71.43%) Waterfall
3 4 (57.14%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) ISEB
1 7 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft