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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Manager
Rank 404 407 401
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Manager 40 51 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.23% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.24% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 28 43 23
Average salary £62,500 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £32,700 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £70,200 £65,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £52,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +8.24%
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
19933 21138 20178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.59% 94.86% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 16542 16611 16631
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 £60,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 14 £55,000 +15.78% 3
Buckinghamshire -3 12 £62,500 -3.84%
Hampshire +33 9 £60,000 - 1
Oxfordshire -5 3 £45,000 +38.46%
Surrey -13 2 - -
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England

QA Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 51 (100.00%) QA
2 21 (41.18%) Project Management
3 20 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (23.53%) Test Management
4 12 (23.53%) Scrum
5 11 (21.57%) Change Management
5 11 (21.57%) Security Cleared
6 10 (19.61%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (19.61%) Regression Testing
7 9 (17.65%) Telecoms
7 9 (17.65%) Root Cause Analysis
8 8 (15.69%) SDLC
9 7 (13.73%) Integration Testing
9 7 (13.73%) Software Testing
9 7 (13.73%) PRINCE2
10 6 (11.76%) Internet
10 6 (11.76%) Finance
10 6 (11.76%) CMMI
10 6 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 6 (11.76%) Test Scripting
10 6 (11.76%) Selenium
10 6 (11.76%) DV Cleared
10 6 (11.76%) Test Strategy
11 5 (9.80%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (9.80%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (9.80%) Smartphone
11 5 (9.80%) ISTQB
11 5 (9.80%) Content Management
11 5 (9.80%) Automated Testing
11 5 (9.80%) Quality Management

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.96%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) MS Office
2 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.92%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.96%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.76%) Internet
2 5 (9.80%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (19.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (11.76%) Selenium
3 5 (9.80%) HP UFT
4 3 (5.88%) QADirector
4 3 (5.88%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.88%) TestDirector
5 2 (3.92%) Ant
5 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.92%) JIRA
5 2 (3.92%) Maven
6 1 (1.96%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.96%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.96%) QUnit
6 1 (1.96%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.96%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.96%) JMeter
General
1 9 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 6 (11.76%) Finance
3 3 (5.88%) Banking
4 2 (3.92%) Marketing
5 1 (1.96%) Legal
5 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.96%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) .NET
1 1 (1.96%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Smartphone
2 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.96%) DTV
3 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.92%) Linux
2 1 (1.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (41.18%) Project Management
2 20 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (23.53%) Test Management
3 12 (23.53%) Scrum
4 11 (21.57%) Change Management
5 10 (19.61%) Regression Testing
6 9 (17.65%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (15.69%) SDLC
8 7 (13.73%) Integration Testing
8 7 (13.73%) Software Testing
8 7 (13.73%) PRINCE2
9 6 (11.76%) CMMI
9 6 (11.76%) Test Scripting
9 6 (11.76%) Test Strategy
10 5 (9.80%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (9.80%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (9.80%) Content Management
10 5 (9.80%) Automated Testing
10 5 (9.80%) Quality Management
10 5 (9.80%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.88%) SQL
2 1 (1.96%) Ruby
2 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.96%) Python
2 1 (1.96%) C
2 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (21.57%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.76%) DV Cleared
3 5 (9.80%) ISTQB
4 4 (7.84%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (5.88%) Degree
6 2 (3.92%) ISEB
6 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (100.00%) QA
2 6 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (9.80%) ISO 9001
4 2 (3.92%) ISO 9000
5 1 (1.96%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.96%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.96%) SAP
2 1 (1.96%) HP
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