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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Manager
Rank 791 813 785
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Manager 144 124 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 117 101 111
Average salary £65,000 £50,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £74,750 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+26.31% -5.00%

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
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
Average 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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 11 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(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
England +46 142 £65,000 +30.00% 16
London +40 64 £66,250 +1.92% 6
South East +17 24 £60,000 +20.00% 7
East of England +9 19 £65,000 +30.00% 1
West Midlands -10 11 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Hertfordshire +11 9 £65,000 +57.57%
Hillingdon +9 9 - -
Berkshire -9 9 £57,500 +21.05% 6
Hampshire +24 8 £67,500 +22.72%
South West -24 8 £70,000 +61.84%
Nottinghamshire +14 7 £48,000 -49.47%
East Midlands +8 7 £48,000 +1.05%
Cambridgeshire +12 6 £63,750 +27.50%
Nottingham +8 6 £50,000 -47.36%
Cambridge +3 6 £63,750 +27.50%
North West +17 5 £40,000 +10.34%
Surrey +10 5 £60,000 +71.42% 1
Birmingham -3 5 - -
Warwickshire -13 5 £42,500 -39.28%
Dorset - 5 £70,000 -
Southampton - 5 £70,000 -
Camberley - 5 £60,000 -
City of London +52 4 £65,000 -3.70% 2
Manchester +14 4 £43,500 +24.28%
Aldershot +4 3 £55,000 -
Newbury - 3 £57,500 -
Yorkshire +8 2 £50,000 -6.97% 1
Bracknell +3 2 £50,000 +5.26% 5
Bristol -22 2 £55,750 +23.88%
Lowestoft - 2 £42,500 -

QA Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 297 (100.00%) QA
2 143 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (26.94%) Test Strategy
4 65 (21.89%) Selenium
5 64 (21.55%) Finance
6 61 (20.54%) Test Management
7 58 (19.53%) BDD
8 51 (17.17%) Project Management
9 50 (16.84%) SDLC
10 48 (16.16%) Test Automation
11 47 (15.82%) ISEB
12 46 (15.49%) Scrum
12 46 (15.49%) Software Testing
13 44 (14.81%) ISTQB
14 43 (14.48%) Cucumber
15 41 (13.80%) Quality Management
16 40 (13.47%) Java
17 39 (13.13%) TDD
18 37 (12.46%) Manufacturing
19 36 (12.12%) Defect Management
20 35 (11.78%) WebDriver
21 33 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
22 32 (10.77%) Automated Testing
22 32 (10.77%) Continuous Integration
22 32 (10.77%) JIRA
23 30 (10.10%) Manual Testing
23 30 (10.10%) Analytical Skills
24 29 (9.76%) Test Scripting
25 28 (9.43%) User Acceptance Testing
25 28 (9.43%) Performance Testing

QA Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 4 (1.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.34%) Apache
2 1 (0.34%) CMS
2 1 (0.34%) Confluence
2 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (5.39%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.38%) MS Office
3 4 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.01%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.36%) Dynamics AX
1 7 (2.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.34%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.34%) Sage CRM
2 1 (0.34%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.73%) SaaS
2 3 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.34%) DVB
1 1 (0.34%) Ethernet
1 1 (0.34%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.03%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.01%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.67%) SAP BI
4 1 (0.34%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.34%) MySQL
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 65 (21.89%) Selenium
2 43 (14.48%) Cucumber
3 35 (11.78%) WebDriver
4 32 (10.77%) JIRA
5 21 (7.07%) HP UFT
6 15 (5.05%) Jenkins
7 14 (4.71%) Git (software)
8 10 (3.37%) LoadRunner
9 7 (2.36%) JUnit
9 7 (2.36%) SpecFlow
10 6 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (1.35%) Subversion
11 4 (1.35%) TestNG
11 4 (1.35%) WATIR
12 3 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (1.01%) Robot Framework
13 2 (0.67%) Bitbucket
13 2 (0.67%) Bower
13 2 (0.67%) Grunt
13 2 (0.67%) TeamCity
General
1 64 (21.55%) Finance
2 37 (12.46%) Manufacturing
3 33 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
4 20 (6.73%) Retail
5 19 (6.40%) Banking
6 17 (5.72%) Telecoms
7 15 (5.05%) Marketing
8 13 (4.38%) Games
9 9 (3.03%) Legal
10 7 (2.36%) Electronics
11 6 (2.02%) Investment Banking
11 6 (2.02%) Law
12 4 (1.35%) Front Office
13 3 (1.01%) Automotive
13 3 (1.01%) Corporate Banking
13 3 (1.01%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.67%) Advertising
14 2 (0.67%) Billing
14 2 (0.67%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.67%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (9.09%) Web Services
2 15 (5.05%) .NET
2 15 (5.05%) HTML
3 11 (3.70%) XML
4 6 (2.02%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (1.35%) Django
5 4 (1.35%) Gherkin
5 4 (1.35%) HTML5
6 3 (1.01%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.01%) CSS
6 3 (1.01%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (0.67%) AppFabric
7 2 (0.67%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.67%) Behat
7 2 (0.67%) CSS3
8 1 (0.34%) 802.1X
8 1 (0.34%) RESTful
8 1 (0.34%) WCF
8 1 (0.34%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (10.10%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.71%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (3.37%) Computer Science
3 10 (3.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 9 (3.03%) Data Centre
5 7 (2.36%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.02%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.68%) Derivative
7 5 (1.68%) Life Science
7 5 (1.68%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.35%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.67%) Credit Derivative
9 2 (0.67%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.67%) Fintech
9 2 (0.67%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.67%) Video on Demand
10 1 (0.34%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.34%) EPoS
10 1 (0.34%) Equities
10 1 (0.34%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 21 (7.07%) Windows
2 8 (2.69%) Unix
3 7 (2.36%) Linux
3 7 (2.36%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.35%) Android
4 4 (1.35%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.67%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.34%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (26.94%) Test Strategy
3 61 (20.54%) Test Management
4 58 (19.53%) BDD
5 51 (17.17%) Project Management
6 50 (16.84%) SDLC
7 48 (16.16%) Test Automation
8 46 (15.49%) Scrum
8 46 (15.49%) Software Testing
9 41 (13.80%) Quality Management
10 39 (13.13%) TDD
11 36 (12.12%) Defect Management
12 32 (10.77%) Automated Testing
12 32 (10.77%) Continuous Integration
13 30 (10.10%) Manual Testing
14 29 (9.76%) Test Scripting
15 28 (9.43%) Performance Testing
15 28 (9.43%) User Acceptance Testing
16 26 (8.75%) Continuous Improvement
16 26 (8.75%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (13.47%) Java
2 27 (9.09%) C#
3 23 (7.74%) SQL
4 17 (5.72%) Ruby
5 16 (5.39%) JavaScript
6 12 (4.04%) Groovy
7 6 (2.02%) C
7 6 (2.02%) Python
8 5 (1.68%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.01%) PHP
10 2 (0.67%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.34%) C++
11 1 (0.34%) Clojure
11 1 (0.34%) Haskell
11 1 (0.34%) Scala
11 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.34%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 47 (15.82%) ISEB
2 44 (14.81%) ISTQB
3 17 (5.72%) Degree
4 9 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (3.03%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.68%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 3 (1.01%) PhD
7 2 (0.67%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.34%) ISACA
8 1 (0.34%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.34%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 297 (100.00%) QA
2 19 (6.40%) GMP
3 6 (2.02%) GAMP
3 6 (2.02%) ISO 9000
4 5 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.35%) COBIT
6 3 (1.01%) AQAP
6 3 (1.01%) GCP
6 3 (1.01%) GLP
6 3 (1.01%) GxP
6 3 (1.01%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.67%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.67%) SLA
8 1 (0.34%) ISO 14000
8 1 (0.34%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
8 1 (0.34%) ISO22301
8 1 (0.34%) ISO27002
8 1 (0.34%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (0.34%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (4.04%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (7.74%) Microsoft
2 21 (7.07%) HP
2 21 (7.07%) SAP
3 5 (1.68%) Canon
4 4 (1.35%) Charles River
4 4 (1.35%) Oracle
4 4 (1.35%) Wall Street Systems
5 2 (0.67%) ATG
6 1 (0.34%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.34%) Cadence
6 1 (0.34%) Citrix
6 1 (0.34%) Epicor
6 1 (0.34%) Rally
6 1 (0.34%) Sage
6 1 (0.34%) VMware
Wembley, Middlesex
euro car parts
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £0.00 - £50000.00 per annum + car
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum Circa £90,000 Plus bonus and benefit
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Stratospherec
Salary: Market Leading Salary and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £100000 - £101000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ConSol Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Bonus paid per Quarter, Pension and
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 Per Annum Car allowance + benefits + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £65000 per annum + bens + equity
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 23 days ago
Bracknell
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago