The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had QA Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Manager
Rank 804 847 810
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Manager 136 120 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.11% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 105 106 164
Median salary £57,500 £52,000 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £43,913 £39,750
10% offered a salary of more than £76,500 £68,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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
98685 106608 115718
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.26% 96.48% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 82974 87064 93978
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

QA Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured QA Manager in the job title.

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 6 May 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. 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 trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +23 127 £60,000 +14.28% 13
London +14 56 £65,000 +8.33% 5
South East +49 31 £57,500 +15.00% 3
Berkshire +15 16 £50,000 -9.09% 2
East Midlands +23 13 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Birmingham -7 12 £37,500 -42.30% 1
West Midlands -8 12 £37,500 -42.30% 1
Surrey +9 11 £60,000 +20.00%
Bracknell - 10 £50,000 - 1
Leicestershire +22 9 £37,500 +15.38%
City of London +50 8 £80,000 +36.17% 1
Loughborough -4 8 £37,500 +15.38%
Camberley - 8 £60,000 -
North West +24 7 £70,000 +100.00%
Manchester +1 6 £70,000 +64.70%
Scotland +2 5 £51,500 +17.27% 2
Glasgow -5 5 £51,500 +17.27% 2
Newbury - 5 £57,500 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 4 £63,750 - 1
Nottingham - 3 £75,000 - 1
Wimbledon - 3 £36,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £55,000 - 1
North East - 3 £55,000 - 1
South West - 3 £50,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £55,000 - 1
Belfast - 2 £37,500 -
Northern Ireland - 2 £37,500 -
County Antrim - 2 £37,500 -
Milton Keynes +26 1 £37,500 -25.00%
Buckinghamshire +22 1 £37,500 -25.00%

QA Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, QA Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring QA Manager in the job title.

1 276 (100.00%) QA
2 121 (43.84%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (21.01%) SDLC
4 57 (20.65%) Test Strategy
5 54 (19.57%) Finance
6 48 (17.39%) Software Testing
7 47 (17.03%) Selenium
8 46 (16.67%) Test Management
9 40 (14.49%) Test Automation
10 39 (14.13%) ISTQB
10 39 (14.13%) ISEB
10 39 (14.13%) BDD
11 37 (13.41%) Project Management
11 37 (13.41%) Quality Management
11 37 (13.41%) Automated Testing
12 36 (13.04%) System Testing
12 36 (13.04%) Scrum
13 35 (12.68%) Test Planning
13 35 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
14 34 (12.32%) Performance Testing
15 33 (11.96%) Java
15 33 (11.96%) Defect Management
16 32 (11.59%) Cucumber
16 32 (11.59%) Manual Testing
16 32 (11.59%) TDD
17 31 (11.23%) User Acceptance Testing
18 30 (10.87%) JIRA
19 28 (10.14%) Manufacturing
19 28 (10.14%) Regression Testing
19 28 (10.14%) Mentoring

QA Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (4.71%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.54%) MS Office
3 6 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.81%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.36%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 16 (5.80%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.36%) Magento
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.36%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.43%) SaaS
2 3 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.72%) Internet
2 1 (0.36%) DVB
2 1 (0.36%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.36%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.99%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.09%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.72%) DataStage
3 2 (0.72%) DB2
3 2 (0.72%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.36%) MySQL
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.36%) Power BI
4 1 (0.36%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 47 (17.03%) Selenium
2 32 (11.59%) Cucumber
3 30 (10.87%) JIRA
4 23 (8.33%) WebDriver
5 16 (5.80%) HP UFT
6 10 (3.62%) Jenkins
7 9 (3.26%) Git (software)
7 9 (3.26%) LoadRunner
8 7 (2.54%) SpecFlow
8 7 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (1.09%) JUnit
10 2 (0.72%) Appium
10 2 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.72%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.72%) Bower
10 2 (0.72%) Grunt
10 2 (0.72%) Protractor
10 2 (0.72%) Robot Framework
10 2 (0.72%) TestComplete
10 2 (0.72%) TestNG
General
1 54 (19.57%) Finance
2 28 (10.14%) Manufacturing
3 24 (8.70%) Pharmaceutical
4 22 (7.97%) Banking
5 16 (5.80%) Telecoms
6 13 (4.71%) Games
6 13 (4.71%) Marketing
7 11 (3.99%) Retail
8 7 (2.54%) Investment Banking
8 7 (2.54%) Law
9 6 (2.17%) Electronics
10 4 (1.45%) Automotive
11 3 (1.09%) Billing
11 3 (1.09%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.72%) Advertising
12 2 (0.72%) German Language
12 2 (0.72%) Japanese Language
12 2 (0.72%) Legal
13 1 (0.36%) Front Office
13 1 (0.36%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.16%) Web Services
2 14 (5.07%) .NET
3 13 (4.71%) HTML
4 8 (2.90%) XML
5 6 (2.17%) Gherkin
6 5 (1.81%) FIX Protocol
7 4 (1.45%) .NET Framework
8 3 (1.09%) CSS
8 3 (1.09%) Django
8 3 (1.09%) HTML5
9 2 (0.72%) AppFabric
9 2 (0.72%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.72%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (0.72%) CSS3
9 2 (0.72%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (0.36%) 802.1X
10 1 (0.36%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 1 (0.36%) RESTful
10 1 (0.36%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 20 (7.25%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (3.62%) Computer Science
5 9 (3.26%) User Experience
6 8 (2.90%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.81%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.09%) Derivative
8 3 (1.09%) Fintech
9 2 (0.72%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.72%) Internet of Things
9 2 (0.72%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.72%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.36%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.36%) Credit Derivative
10 1 (0.36%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.36%) Life Science
10 1 (0.36%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 26 (9.42%) Windows
2 5 (1.81%) Unix
3 4 (1.45%) Linux
4 2 (0.72%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.36%) Android
5 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.36%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (43.84%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (21.01%) SDLC
3 57 (20.65%) Test Strategy
4 48 (17.39%) Software Testing
5 46 (16.67%) Test Management
6 40 (14.49%) Test Automation
7 39 (14.13%) BDD
8 37 (13.41%) Automated Testing
8 37 (13.41%) Project Management
8 37 (13.41%) Quality Management
9 36 (13.04%) Scrum
9 36 (13.04%) System Testing
10 35 (12.68%) Test Planning
11 34 (12.32%) Performance Testing
12 33 (11.96%) Defect Management
13 32 (11.59%) Manual Testing
13 32 (11.59%) TDD
14 31 (11.23%) User Acceptance Testing
15 28 (10.14%) Mentoring
15 28 (10.14%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (11.96%) Java
2 17 (6.16%) SQL
3 16 (5.80%) C
4 15 (5.43%) C#
5 12 (4.35%) Ruby
6 11 (3.99%) JavaScript
7 10 (3.62%) Python
8 7 (2.54%) Groovy
9 6 (2.17%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.72%) C++
11 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.36%) Clojure
11 1 (0.36%) Haskell
11 1 (0.36%) PHP
11 1 (0.36%) Scala
11 1 (0.36%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (14.13%) ISEB
1 39 (14.13%) ISTQB
2 22 (7.97%) Degree
3 11 (3.99%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 4 (1.45%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.36%) ISACA
6 1 (0.36%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 276 (100.00%) QA
2 14 (5.07%) GAMP
3 10 (3.62%) GMP
4 3 (1.09%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.72%) COBIT
6 1 (0.36%) ISO 14000
6 1 (0.36%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.36%) ISO22301
6 1 (0.36%) SLA
6 1 (0.36%) WAI
Systems Management
1 10 (3.62%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (7.97%) Microsoft
2 17 (6.16%) SAP
3 16 (5.80%) HP
4 8 (2.90%) Oracle
5 3 (1.09%) Cognizant
5 3 (1.09%) IBM
6 2 (0.72%) Apple
6 2 (0.72%) Informatica
7 1 (0.36%) ATG
7 1 (0.36%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.36%) Citrix
7 1 (0.36%) Demandware
7 1 (0.36%) Empirix
7 1 (0.36%) Epicor
7 1 (0.36%) hybris
7 1 (0.36%) Rally
7 1 (0.36%) Tableau
7 1 (0.36%) VMware
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