The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Manager
Rank 411 405 426
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Manager 32 43 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.19% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.20% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 24 37 23
Average salary £57,750 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.99% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £33,200 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £52,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-1.92% +9.47%
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 South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
19719 21546 20976
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.92% 95.04% 95.07%
Number of salaries quoted 16238 17250 17300
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

QA Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

QA Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

QA Manager
Salary Trend in the South East

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

QA Manager Salary Trend in the South East

QA Manager
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Manager across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

QA Manager Salary Histogram in the South East

QA Manager
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Manager within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. 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
Berkshire +11 10 £67,500 +42.10% 3
Hampshire - 9 £55,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire +7 8 £62,500 -10.71%
Oxfordshire +4 3 £45,000 +38.46%
Surrey +3 2 - -
QA Manager
England

QA Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 42 (100.00%) QA
2 17 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (33.33%) Test Management
4 13 (30.95%) Project Management
5 10 (23.81%) SDLC
6 9 (21.43%) Telecoms
6 9 (21.43%) Finance
7 8 (19.05%) Scrum
7 8 (19.05%) Regression Testing
7 8 (19.05%) Test Scripting
7 8 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (16.67%) Change Management
9 6 (14.29%) Software Testing
9 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
9 6 (14.29%) Selenium
9 6 (14.29%) Integration Testing
9 6 (14.29%) System Testing
9 6 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (14.29%) Test Strategy
10 5 (11.90%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
10 5 (11.90%) Line Management
10 5 (11.90%) HP UFT
10 5 (11.90%) Internet
10 5 (11.90%) ISTQB
10 5 (11.90%) JIRA
10 5 (11.90%) Automated Testing
11 4 (9.52%) Content Management
11 4 (9.52%) Smartphone
11 4 (9.52%) ITIL Certification

QA Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.38%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Office
1 2 (4.76%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.38%) MS Project
2 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) Internet
2 4 (9.52%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (14.29%) Selenium
2 5 (11.90%) HP UFT
2 5 (11.90%) JIRA
3 3 (7.14%) QADirector
3 3 (7.14%) TestDirector
3 3 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.76%) Maven
4 2 (4.76%) Ant
5 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.38%) LoadRunner
5 1 (2.38%) JMeter
5 1 (2.38%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.38%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.38%) QUnit
General
1 9 (21.43%) Telecoms
1 9 (21.43%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Marketing
3 2 (4.76%) Electronics
3 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.38%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) .NET
1 1 (2.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Smartphone
2 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.76%) DTV
3 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) Windows
1 2 (4.76%) Linux
2 1 (2.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (33.33%) Test Management
3 13 (30.95%) Project Management
4 10 (23.81%) SDLC
5 8 (19.05%) Scrum
5 8 (19.05%) Regression Testing
5 8 (19.05%) Test Scripting
5 8 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (16.67%) Change Management
7 6 (14.29%) Software Testing
7 6 (14.29%) Integration Testing
7 6 (14.29%) System Testing
7 6 (14.29%) Test Strategy
8 5 (11.90%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (11.90%) Line Management
8 5 (11.90%) Automated Testing
9 4 (9.52%) Content Management
9 4 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (9.52%) ITIL
9 4 (9.52%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (2.38%) Python
2 1 (2.38%) Ruby
2 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) ISTQB
1 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (7.14%) Degree
3 3 (7.14%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.76%) ISEB
4 2 (4.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (7.14%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.38%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.76%) HP
2 2 (4.76%) SAP
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