The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Manager
Rank 71 76 69
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Manager 2 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.33% 0.14% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.15% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 4
Average salary £39,000 £47,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.02% -6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,200 £47,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,800 £47,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
QA Manager
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Somerset 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
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
565 658 593
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 93.70% 94.27% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 495 563 564
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

QA Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

QA Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

QA Manager
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

QA Manager Salary Trend in Somerset

QA Manager
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Manager within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Taunton - 1 £38,000 -
QA Manager
South West

QA Manager
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 9 (100.00%) Scrum
1 9 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 9 (100.00%) ISEB
1 9 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 9 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 9 (100.00%) QA
2 8 (88.89%) Waterfall
2 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) Migration
3 7 (77.78%) Line Management
4 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
5 3 (33.33%) Test Management
6 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
6 2 (22.22%) Security Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
6 2 (22.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing

QA Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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.

Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Scrum
1 9 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 9 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (88.89%) Waterfall
2 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) Migration
3 7 (77.78%) Line Management
4 3 (33.33%) Test Management
5 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
5 2 (22.22%) Security Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) ISEB
1 9 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (100.00%) QA