The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Manager role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Manager
Rank 682 670 734
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +64
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Manager 226 201 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.20% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 160 179 140
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £76,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,750 £48,500 £53,000
% change year-on-year
+4.63% -8.49%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110590 102435 111475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.25% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89418 84946 95316
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

QA Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

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

QA Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

QA Manager
Salary Trend

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

QA Manager Salary Trend in the UK

QA Manager
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Manager over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 within the UK.

QA Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

QA Manager
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 22 August 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
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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
England +8 221 £55,000 -8.33% 16
London +7 123 £60,000 -7.69% 5
South East 0 47 £57,500 +21.05% 5
City of London -7 25 £67,500 +3.84%
Surrey +8 15 £57,500 +15.00% 2
South West -3 15 £50,000 +48.14% 2
West Midlands +5 14 £47,500 - 1
Berkshire -6 11 £47,500 +5.55% 1
East of England -28 9 £52,000 -0.95% 2
Leatherhead -12 8 £57,500 -8.00% 1
Coventry - 8 £47,500 -
Kent +3 7 £65,000 +44.44% 1
Oxfordshire +16 6 £32,500 -45.83%
Newbury +7 6 £47,500 -5.00%
Somerset - 6 £39,500 - 2
Middlesex - 5 £55,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 5 £65,000 -
East Midlands -9 4 £55,000 +41.93%
Scotland -17 4 £50,000 - 2
North West -21 4 £50,000 -21.56% 1
Cambridgeshire -24 4 £50,000 -28.57% 1
Dorset - 4 £52,500 -
Worcester - 4 £38,750 -
Poole - 4 £52,500 -
Worcestershire - 4 £38,750 - 1
Reading -1 3 £52,500 +56.71%
Luton -7 3 £57,500 -16.36%
Edinburgh -7 3 £50,000 - 2
Bedfordshire -11 3 £57,500 +43.75%
Leeds -27 3 £42,500 +5.59%

QA Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 405 (100.00%) QA
2 121 (29.88%) Selenium
3 113 (27.90%) Software Testing
4 105 (25.93%) Scrum
5 102 (25.19%) Agile Software Development
6 84 (20.74%) User Acceptance Testing
7 83 (20.49%) Test Automation
8 82 (20.25%) Test Management
9 75 (18.52%) Finance
10 71 (17.53%) SQL
11 66 (16.30%) Test Strategy
12 58 (14.32%) Java
13 57 (14.07%) Stakeholder Management
14 56 (13.83%) Automated Testing
14 56 (13.83%) ISEB
15 54 (13.33%) Degree
16 51 (12.59%) WebDriver
17 49 (12.10%) TDD
18 48 (11.85%) ISTQB
18 48 (11.85%) Security Cleared
19 46 (11.36%) Security Testing
19 46 (11.36%) Banking
20 45 (11.11%) JIRA
20 45 (11.11%) Cucumber
21 44 (10.86%) Migration
22 38 (9.38%) Computer Science
23 35 (8.64%) Python
23 35 (8.64%) C#
23 35 (8.64%) Data Migration
24 33 (8.15%) Retail

QA Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 13 (3.21%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.48%) Confluence
3 3 (0.74%) Apache
3 3 (0.74%) IIS
3 3 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (0.49%) Node.js
4 2 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 17 (4.20%) MS Office
2 14 (3.46%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.73%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.74%) Oracle CRM
1 3 (0.74%) Magento
2 2 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.49%) Exchequer
3 1 (0.25%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.98%) SaaS
2 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.23%) Internet
2 2 (0.49%) LAN
2 2 (0.49%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.25%) FTP
3 1 (0.25%) VoIP
3 1 (0.25%) WAN
3 1 (0.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.72%) SQL Server
1 11 (2.72%) MySQL
2 4 (0.99%) Relational Database
3 3 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (0.74%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.49%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (0.49%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.49%) Redis
4 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (0.49%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.49%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 121 (29.88%) Selenium
2 51 (12.59%) WebDriver
3 45 (11.11%) JIRA
3 45 (11.11%) Cucumber
4 22 (5.43%) JUnit
4 22 (5.43%) QuickTest Pro
5 21 (5.19%) Jenkins
6 16 (3.95%) Team Foundation Server
7 14 (3.46%) JMeter
8 11 (2.72%) eggPlant
9 8 (1.98%) Xcode
10 7 (1.73%) NUnit
10 7 (1.73%) FitNesse
10 7 (1.73%) SpecFlow
11 6 (1.48%) SoapUI
11 6 (1.48%) Visual Studio
12 5 (1.23%) LoadRunner
12 5 (1.23%) WatiN
12 5 (1.23%) JBehave
13 4 (0.99%) Git (software)
General
1 75 (18.52%) Finance
2 46 (11.36%) Banking
3 33 (8.15%) Retail
4 26 (6.42%) Investment Banking
5 18 (4.44%) Telecoms
6 16 (3.95%) Front Office
7 14 (3.46%) Games
8 12 (2.96%) Marketing
9 10 (2.47%) Manufacturing
9 10 (2.47%) Publishing
10 7 (1.73%) Aerospace
11 6 (1.48%) Law
12 4 (0.99%) Military
12 4 (0.99%) Back Office
12 4 (0.99%) Advertising
12 4 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.74%) Legal
14 2 (0.49%) Mandarin Language
14 2 (0.49%) Electronics
15 1 (0.25%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (7.41%) .NET
2 29 (7.16%) Web Services
3 20 (4.94%) XML
4 17 (4.20%) LAMP
5 9 (2.22%) REST
6 6 (1.48%) HTML
7 4 (0.99%) HTML5
7 4 (0.99%) Django
8 3 (0.74%) SOAP
8 3 (0.74%) Gherkin
9 2 (0.49%) RESTful
10 1 (0.25%) J2ME
10 1 (0.25%) XSL
10 1 (0.25%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.25%) JSP
10 1 (0.25%) DHTML
10 1 (0.25%) JSF
10 1 (0.25%) JSON
10 1 (0.25%) Velocity
10 1 (0.25%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 38 (9.38%) Computer Science
2 19 (4.69%) Derivative
3 15 (3.70%) Open Source
4 10 (2.47%) Mobile App
5 9 (2.22%) Blackberry
5 9 (2.22%) Equity Derivative
6 8 (1.98%) Equities
7 6 (1.48%) Digital Media
7 6 (1.48%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (1.23%) Mathematics
8 5 (1.23%) Physics
8 5 (1.23%) Credit Risk
8 5 (1.23%) iPad
8 5 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.99%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.49%) Statistics
10 2 (0.49%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.49%) BBC
10 2 (0.49%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 28 (6.91%) Linux
2 27 (6.67%) Windows
3 14 (3.46%) Android
4 11 (2.72%) UNIX
5 8 (1.98%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.25%) Windows Phone 8
6 1 (0.25%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (27.90%) Software Testing
2 105 (25.93%) Scrum
3 102 (25.19%) Agile Software Development
4 84 (20.74%) User Acceptance Testing
5 83 (20.49%) Test Automation
6 82 (20.25%) Test Management
7 66 (16.30%) Test Strategy
8 57 (14.07%) Stakeholder Management
9 56 (13.83%) Automated Testing
10 49 (12.10%) TDD
11 46 (11.36%) Security Testing
12 44 (10.86%) Migration
13 35 (8.64%) Data Migration
14 32 (7.90%) Manual Testing
14 32 (7.90%) Automation Testing
15 31 (7.65%) Continuous Integration
16 30 (7.41%) Regression Testing
17 27 (6.67%) Project Management
17 27 (6.67%) Test Scripting
18 26 (6.42%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 71 (17.53%) SQL
2 58 (14.32%) Java
3 35 (8.64%) Python
3 35 (8.64%) C#
4 32 (7.90%) PHP
5 20 (4.94%) JavaScript
6 17 (4.20%) Perl
7 14 (3.46%) Ruby
8 13 (3.21%) C++
9 9 (2.22%) C
10 8 (1.98%) VB
11 3 (0.74%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.49%) Scala
12 2 (0.49%) Jython
13 1 (0.25%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 56 (13.83%) ISEB
2 54 (13.33%) Degree
3 48 (11.85%) ISTQB
3 48 (11.85%) Security Cleared
4 14 (3.46%) CSQE
4 14 (3.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (1.48%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 3 (0.74%) PMP
6 3 (0.74%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.74%) CSQA
7 2 (0.49%) AAT
7 2 (0.49%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.49%) HND
8 1 (0.25%) CISSP
8 1 (0.25%) CISM
8 1 (0.25%) CEH
8 1 (0.25%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 405 (100.00%) QA
2 18 (4.44%) ISO 9001
3 6 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.23%) TickIT
5 2 (0.49%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.25%) WCAG
6 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (4.44%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.25%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (0.25%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 25 (6.17%) Microsoft
2 12 (2.96%) Oracle
3 8 (1.98%) SAP
4 7 (1.73%) HP
5 4 (0.99%) Facebook
6 3 (0.74%) JD Edwards
7 2 (0.49%) Sage
7 2 (0.49%) Siebel
8 1 (0.25%) Citrix
8 1 (0.25%) Avaya
8 1 (0.25%) Progress
8 1 (0.25%) Sybase
8 1 (0.25%) Epicor
8 1 (0.25%) Informatica
8 1 (0.25%) VMware
8 1 (0.25%) Google
8 1 (0.25%) Green Hat
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Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £47000 - £53000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £55000 to £60000 per annum
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
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Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
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Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
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Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum £40-55K PA
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Redditch
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