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 3 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Manager
Rank 162 154 161
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Manager 5 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.14% 0.065% 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.069% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 3
Average salary £50,000 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £53,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -5.66%
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
3500 2894 2991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.90% 94.54% 93.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2235 1902 2063
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Manager across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 September 2014.

QA Manager Salary Histogram in Scotland

QA Manager
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Manager within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Edinburgh -8 4 £50,000 - 5
Glasgow - 1 £70,000 -
QA Manager
UK

QA Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 September 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) QA
2 4 (66.67%) Mobile App
3 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (50.00%) Bugzilla
3 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (50.00%) JIRA
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) ISEB
4 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Fiddler
4 2 (33.33%) Compatibility Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Selenium
4 2 (33.33%) Release Management
4 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 2 (33.33%) FogBugz
4 2 (33.33%) System Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Time Management
5 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (16.67%) Analytics
5 1 (16.67%) Test Management
5 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Legal
5 1 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) UNIX
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) Data Management

QA Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Bugzilla
1 3 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) Fiddler
2 2 (33.33%) FogBugz
3 1 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) Derivative
2 1 (16.67%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (33.33%) System Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Release Management
2 2 (33.33%) Compatibility Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Test Management
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) QA
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