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

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Manager
Rank 393 398 404
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Manager 52 26 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.13% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 44 25 28
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,800 £33,200 £44,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £48,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+13.40% -7.61%
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
20786 19977 21785
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.59% 95.07% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 16278 16494 18666
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £59,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 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
Surrey +10 18 £57,500 +2.22% 2
Berkshire -1 11 £47,500 +35.71%
Kent - 7 £65,000 -
Oxfordshire - 6 £32,500 -
Middlesex - 5 £55,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £60,000 -
Hampshire -13 2 - - 1
QA Manager
England

QA Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 77 (100.00%) QA
2 42 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (44.16%) Selenium
4 26 (33.77%) User Acceptance Testing
5 25 (32.47%) SQL
6 23 (29.87%) Test Strategy
7 22 (28.57%) Test Automation
8 21 (27.27%) Degree
9 20 (25.97%) WebDriver
10 19 (24.68%) JIRA
11 18 (23.38%) Finance
11 18 (23.38%) Java
12 17 (22.08%) PHP
12 17 (22.08%) Software Testing
13 16 (20.78%) JavaScript
14 15 (19.48%) Web Services
14 15 (19.48%) Jenkins
14 15 (19.48%) Analytical Skills
15 13 (16.88%) Test Scripting
15 13 (16.88%) Continuous Integration
16 12 (15.58%) Scrum
17 11 (14.29%) Automated Testing
17 11 (14.29%) E-Commerce
18 10 (12.99%) ISO 9001
18 10 (12.99%) TDD
18 10 (12.99%) LAMP
19 9 (11.69%) Load Testing
19 9 (11.69%) MySQL
19 9 (11.69%) Project Management
19 9 (11.69%) Workflow

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 4 (5.19%) Confluence
2 3 (3.90%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.79%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.69%) MySQL
2 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 34 (44.16%) Selenium
2 20 (25.97%) WebDriver
3 19 (24.68%) JIRA
4 15 (19.48%) Jenkins
5 7 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
6 5 (6.49%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.90%) JMeter
7 3 (3.90%) LoadRunner
8 2 (2.60%) SpecFlow
8 2 (2.60%) Capybara
8 2 (2.60%) SoapUI
8 2 (2.60%) Visual Studio
8 2 (2.60%) JUnit
8 2 (2.60%) SilkPerformer
8 2 (2.60%) TestPartner
8 2 (2.60%) EasyMock
8 2 (2.60%) QALoad
8 2 (2.60%) jMock
9 1 (1.30%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.30%) Maven
General
1 18 (23.38%) Finance
2 7 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 6 (7.79%) Telecoms
3 6 (7.79%) Marketing
4 5 (6.49%) Aerospace
5 4 (5.19%) Military
6 3 (3.90%) Banking
6 3 (3.90%) Investment Banking
6 3 (3.90%) Advertising
6 3 (3.90%) Publishing
7 2 (2.60%) Electronics
7 2 (2.60%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (1.30%) Games
8 1 (1.30%) Retail
8 1 (1.30%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (19.48%) Web Services
2 10 (12.99%) LAMP
3 4 (5.19%) XML
4 2 (2.60%) SOAP
4 2 (2.60%) .NET
5 1 (1.30%) HTML
5 1 (1.30%) XSL
5 1 (1.30%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.48%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.49%) Mathematics
3 5 (6.49%) Physics
3 5 (6.49%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.60%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.60%) DTV
5 1 (1.30%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.30%) Statistics
5 1 (1.30%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.30%) iPad
5 1 (1.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.60%) Apple iOS
1 2 (2.60%) Android
2 1 (1.30%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (1.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (33.77%) User Acceptance Testing
3 23 (29.87%) Test Strategy
4 22 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 17 (22.08%) Software Testing
6 13 (16.88%) Test Scripting
6 13 (16.88%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (15.58%) Scrum
8 11 (14.29%) Automated Testing
8 11 (14.29%) E-Commerce
9 10 (12.99%) TDD
10 9 (11.69%) Load Testing
10 9 (11.69%) Project Management
10 9 (11.69%) Workflow
10 9 (11.69%) Automation Testing
11 8 (10.39%) Performance Testing
11 8 (10.39%) Manual Testing
12 7 (9.09%) Release Management
13 5 (6.49%) Software Engineering
13 5 (6.49%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 25 (32.47%) SQL
2 18 (23.38%) Java
3 17 (22.08%) PHP
4 16 (20.78%) JavaScript
5 5 (6.49%) Ruby
5 5 (6.49%) C#
6 3 (3.90%) Python
7 2 (2.60%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.30%) C
8 1 (1.30%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 21 (27.27%) Degree
2 8 (10.39%) Security Cleared
3 7 (9.09%) ISTQB
4 6 (7.79%) ISEB
5 3 (3.90%) PMP
5 3 (3.90%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (100.00%) QA
2 10 (12.99%) ISO 9001
3 3 (3.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.60%) ISO 9000
5 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
Vendors
1 3 (3.90%) Microsoft
1 3 (3.90%) HP
2 2 (2.60%) SAP
2 2 (2.60%) Oracle
3 1 (1.30%) Epicor
Surrey
Modis International - London
Salary: £50 - £70 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Yoh Company
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Titchfield, Hampshire
Office for National Statistics
Posted: 6 days ago