The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Manager
Rank 683 678 723
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +45
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Manager 232 197 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.19% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 177 177 149
Average salary £55,000 £56,250 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £81,900 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,000 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+9.47% -9.52%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110395 102332 111722
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.39% 94.24% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 90051 84654 95699
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 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -13 222 £55,000 -2.22% 19
London -23 128 £60,000 -4.00% 5
South East +10 44 £55,000 +15.78% 2
City of London +1 31 £66,250 +1.92% 3
West Midlands +10 20 £47,500 - 1
East of England -23 17 £55,000 -15.38% 4
Surrey -1 15 £57,500 +21.05% 1
Coventry - 12 £47,500 -
Berkshire +4 10 £47,500 -
Kent -3 7 £65,000 +40.54%
Oxfordshire +10 6 £32,500 -45.83% 1
Newbury +8 6 £47,500 -5.00%
Leatherhead -9 6 £57,500 -8.00%
Cambridgeshire -12 6 £52,000 -25.71% 3
Scotland -1 5 £50,000 -
South West -9 5 £55,000 +57.14% 4
Worcestershire - 5 £42,500 -
Middlesex - 5 £55,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 5 £65,000 -
Cambridge +2 4 £52,000 +1.46%
Edinburgh -13 4 £50,000 -
Worcester - 4 £38,750 -
Woking -4 3 £48,500 +4.86%
Bedfordshire -9 3 £57,500 +43.75%
Luton -15 3 £57,500 -16.36%
Hertfordshire -16 3 £55,000 +29.41%
Yorkshire -36 3 £42,500 +1.19%
Leeds -40 3 £42,500 +1.19%
West Yorkshire -47 3 £42,500 +1.19%
Essex - 3 £75,000 -

QA Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 397 (100.00%) QA
2 118 (29.72%) Selenium
3 103 (25.94%) Software Testing
4 91 (22.92%) Scrum
5 89 (22.42%) Agile Software Development
6 81 (20.40%) User Acceptance Testing
7 80 (20.15%) Test Management
8 77 (19.40%) Finance
9 66 (16.62%) Test Automation
10 65 (16.37%) SQL
11 60 (15.11%) Stakeholder Management
11 60 (15.11%) Test Strategy
12 55 (13.85%) Java
13 53 (13.35%) Automated Testing
14 49 (12.34%) TDD
15 48 (12.09%) Degree
16 47 (11.84%) Cucumber
16 47 (11.84%) WebDriver
17 44 (11.08%) Security Cleared
17 44 (11.08%) ISEB
18 43 (10.83%) Security Testing
19 40 (10.08%) Banking
20 39 (9.82%) Migration
21 37 (9.32%) Data Migration
21 37 (9.32%) ISTQB
22 36 (9.07%) C#
23 35 (8.82%) JIRA
24 34 (8.56%) .NET
25 33 (8.31%) Python
25 33 (8.31%) Computer Science

QA Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 14 (3.53%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.01%) Confluence
3 3 (0.76%) Apache
3 3 (0.76%) IIS
3 3 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (0.50%) Node.js
4 2 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.25%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (2.77%) MS Office
2 10 (2.52%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.01%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.76%) Oracle CRM
1 3 (0.76%) Magento
2 2 (0.50%) Exchequer
2 2 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.25%) VisionPLUS
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.02%) SaaS
2 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.76%) Internet
2 1 (0.25%) FTP
2 1 (0.25%) HTTP
2 1 (0.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.25%) LAN
2 1 (0.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.77%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.27%) MySQL
3 3 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (0.76%) Data Mining
3 3 (0.76%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.50%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.50%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.50%) Redis
4 2 (0.50%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (0.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 118 (29.72%) Selenium
2 47 (11.84%) Cucumber
2 47 (11.84%) WebDriver
3 35 (8.82%) JIRA
4 22 (5.54%) JUnit
5 18 (4.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (4.28%) QuickTest Pro
7 13 (3.27%) eggPlant
8 12 (3.02%) JMeter
8 12 (3.02%) Jenkins
9 10 (2.52%) Xcode
9 10 (2.52%) SpecFlow
10 8 (2.02%) FitNesse
11 7 (1.76%) NUnit
12 6 (1.51%) LoadRunner
12 6 (1.51%) Visual Studio
13 5 (1.26%) WatiN
14 4 (1.01%) SoapUI
14 4 (1.01%) TeamCity
14 4 (1.01%) JBehave
General
1 77 (19.40%) Finance
2 40 (10.08%) Banking
3 31 (7.81%) Retail
4 23 (5.79%) Investment Banking
5 18 (4.53%) Telecoms
6 17 (4.28%) Games
7 13 (3.27%) Front Office
7 13 (3.27%) Marketing
8 10 (2.52%) Manufacturing
9 8 (2.02%) Law
10 7 (1.76%) Publishing
10 7 (1.76%) Aerospace
11 4 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (1.01%) Back Office
11 4 (1.01%) Advertising
11 4 (1.01%) Military
12 3 (0.76%) Legal
13 2 (0.50%) Electronics
14 1 (0.25%) Mandarin Language
14 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (8.56%) .NET
2 23 (5.79%) Web Services
2 23 (5.79%) XML
3 15 (3.78%) LAMP
4 8 (2.02%) REST
5 3 (0.76%) Django
5 3 (0.76%) HTML
5 3 (0.76%) Gherkin
6 2 (0.50%) RESTful
6 2 (0.50%) HTML5
6 2 (0.50%) SOAP
7 1 (0.25%) JBoss Seam
7 1 (0.25%) JSON
7 1 (0.25%) Velocity
7 1 (0.25%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.25%) jQuery
7 1 (0.25%) JSF
7 1 (0.25%) J2ME
7 1 (0.25%) XSL
7 1 (0.25%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 33 (8.31%) Computer Science
2 17 (4.28%) Open Source
3 15 (3.78%) Derivative
4 12 (3.02%) Blackberry
5 9 (2.27%) Mobile App
6 7 (1.76%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.51%) Equity Derivative
8 5 (1.26%) Credit Risk
8 5 (1.26%) Mathematics
8 5 (1.26%) Physics
8 5 (1.26%) Equities
8 5 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.26%) iPad
9 4 (1.01%) Hedge funds
9 4 (1.01%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.50%) DTV
11 2 (0.50%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.50%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 27 (6.80%) Windows
2 20 (5.04%) Linux
3 18 (4.53%) Android
4 11 (2.77%) UNIX
5 10 (2.52%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.25%) Windows Phone 8
6 1 (0.25%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (25.94%) Software Testing
2 91 (22.92%) Scrum
3 89 (22.42%) Agile Software Development
4 81 (20.40%) User Acceptance Testing
5 80 (20.15%) Test Management
6 66 (16.62%) Test Automation
7 60 (15.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 60 (15.11%) Test Strategy
8 53 (13.35%) Automated Testing
9 49 (12.34%) TDD
10 43 (10.83%) Security Testing
11 39 (9.82%) Migration
12 37 (9.32%) Data Migration
13 32 (8.06%) Manual Testing
14 31 (7.81%) E-Commerce
14 31 (7.81%) Automation Testing
15 27 (6.80%) Continuous Integration
16 25 (6.30%) Regression Testing
16 25 (6.30%) Project Management
17 24 (6.05%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 65 (16.37%) SQL
2 55 (13.85%) Java
3 36 (9.07%) C#
4 33 (8.31%) Python
5 29 (7.30%) PHP
6 16 (4.03%) JavaScript
7 14 (3.53%) Ruby
7 14 (3.53%) Perl
8 12 (3.02%) C++
9 10 (2.52%) C
10 4 (1.01%) VB
11 2 (0.50%) Scala
11 2 (0.50%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.25%) Jython
12 1 (0.25%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 48 (12.09%) Degree
2 44 (11.08%) Security Cleared
2 44 (11.08%) ISEB
3 37 (9.32%) ISTQB
4 18 (4.53%) CSQE
5 15 (3.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (1.51%) CSQA
7 3 (0.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (0.50%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.50%) AAT
8 2 (0.50%) HND
8 2 (0.50%) PMP
8 2 (0.50%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.25%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.25%) CEH
9 1 (0.25%) CISSP
9 1 (0.25%) CISM
9 1 (0.25%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 397 (100.00%) QA
2 20 (5.04%) ISO 9001
3 5 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.26%) TickIT
4 2 (0.50%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.25%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (3.02%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.25%) WebInspect
2 1 (0.25%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 24 (6.05%) Microsoft
2 13 (3.27%) Oracle
3 8 (2.02%) SAP
4 6 (1.51%) HP
5 4 (1.01%) Facebook
6 3 (0.76%) JD Edwards
7 2 (0.50%) Sage
7 2 (0.50%) Siebel
8 1 (0.25%) Informatica
8 1 (0.25%) Citrix
8 1 (0.25%) Progress
8 1 (0.25%) Sybase
8 1 (0.25%) Epicor
8 1 (0.25%) Green Hat
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum £40-55K PA
Posted: 2 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Momentum Resourcing
Salary: £55,000 basic + Bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
West Midlands
Bright Executive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I3
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
UKHO
Salary: £37,935 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
The UK Hydrographic Office
Posted: 2 days ago
England
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
East Anglia
Venn Group - UK
Salary: 55000 Per Annum
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 12 days ago
Huntingdon
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Derby
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago