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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Manager
Rank 749 651 725
Rank change year-on-year
-98 +74
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Manager 168 232 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.21% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.22% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 144 198 179
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £42,500 £37,750
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £59,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-0.52% +6.11%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114665 105124 119149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92969 87480 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -96 165 £52,000 +4.00% 19
London -72 100 £57,500 -4.16% 7
South East -15 30 £50,000 +11.11% 7
West Midlands +20 19 £47,500 +38.68%
City of London -8 19 £62,500 -5.66%
Coventry - 16 £48,750 -
Kent - 15 £50,000 -
East of England -29 7 £52,000 -25.71% 3
Berkshire +1 6 £50,000 +8.10% 1
Maidstone - 5 £45,000 -
Hampshire -11 4 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Cambridgeshire -14 3 £52,000 -25.71% 2
Leeds -25 3 £39,750 -11.66% 1
West Yorkshire -34 3 £39,750 -11.66% 1
Yorkshire -45 3 £39,750 -20.50% 1
Derbyshire - 3 £36,000 -
Essex - 3 £62,500 -
East Midlands - 3 £36,000 -
Derby - 3 £36,000 -
Cambridge - 3 £52,000 - 2
North West -2 2 £30,000 -35.13% 1
Oxfordshire -16 2 £38,750 -13.88% 1
West Malling - 2 £43,000 -
Manchester - 2 £30,000 - 1
Southampton - 2 £42,500 -
Cardiff - 2 £42,500 -
Basildon - 2 £62,500 -
Bracknell - 2 £48,750 -
Wales - 2 £42,500 -
South Wales - 2 £42,500 -

QA Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 298 (100.00%) QA
2 86 (28.86%) Finance
3 71 (23.83%) Selenium
4 68 (22.82%) Agile Software Development
5 64 (21.48%) Scrum
6 59 (19.80%) Software Testing
7 51 (17.11%) SQL
8 49 (16.44%) Test Management
9 47 (15.77%) Automated Testing
9 47 (15.77%) Test Strategy
10 46 (15.44%) C#
11 44 (14.77%) User Acceptance Testing
12 40 (13.42%) ISEB
13 38 (12.75%) Java
14 34 (11.41%) .NET
15 32 (10.74%) ISTQB
15 32 (10.74%) Test Automation
16 30 (10.07%) WebDriver
16 30 (10.07%) Cucumber
17 29 (9.73%) Security Testing
18 28 (9.40%) Manual Testing
18 28 (9.40%) Retail
18 28 (9.40%) Project Management
19 26 (8.72%) Stakeholder Management
19 26 (8.72%) TDD
20 25 (8.39%) Degree
20 25 (8.39%) Windows
20 25 (8.39%) E-Commerce
21 24 (8.05%) Python
21 24 (8.05%) Telecoms

QA Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (1.68%) SharePoint Server
1 5 (1.68%) Apache
1 5 (1.68%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.67%) Confluence
3 1 (0.34%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (2.01%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (1.01%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.01%) Oracle Retail
1 3 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.67%) Magento
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.67%) SaaS
2 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.35%) Firewall
2 5 (1.68%) Internet
3 1 (0.34%) LAN
3 1 (0.34%) FTP
3 1 (0.34%) HTTP
3 1 (0.34%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.36%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.01%) MySQL
3 4 (1.34%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 71 (23.83%) Selenium
2 30 (10.07%) WebDriver
2 30 (10.07%) Cucumber
3 13 (4.36%) JIRA
4 10 (3.36%) JUnit
4 10 (3.36%) FitNesse
5 9 (3.02%) QuickTest Pro
6 8 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (2.35%) eggPlant
7 7 (2.35%) WATIR
8 6 (2.01%) Xcode
8 6 (2.01%) NUnit
9 5 (1.68%) WatiN
10 4 (1.34%) LoadRunner
10 4 (1.34%) Visual Studio
10 4 (1.34%) jMock
10 4 (1.34%) QALoad
10 4 (1.34%) SilkPerformer
10 4 (1.34%) TestPartner
10 4 (1.34%) RSpec
General
1 86 (28.86%) Finance
2 28 (9.40%) Retail
3 24 (8.05%) Telecoms
3 24 (8.05%) Banking
4 22 (7.38%) Games
5 11 (3.69%) Law
6 9 (3.02%) Marketing
7 6 (2.01%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.34%) Front Office
8 4 (1.34%) Publishing
9 3 (1.01%) Automotive
10 2 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.67%) Back Office
10 2 (0.67%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.34%) Legal
11 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.34%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (11.41%) .NET
2 11 (3.69%) XML
3 7 (2.35%) REST
4 4 (1.34%) Web Services
4 4 (1.34%) LAMP
5 3 (1.01%) HTML
6 2 (0.67%) SOAP
6 2 (0.67%) Django
6 2 (0.67%) RESTful
6 2 (0.67%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.34%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.34%) jQuery
7 1 (0.34%) JBoss Seam
7 1 (0.34%) JRuby
7 1 (0.34%) JSF
7 1 (0.34%) Ajax
7 1 (0.34%) Swing
7 1 (0.34%) XSL
7 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.34%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 11 (3.69%) Mobile App
2 10 (3.36%) Blackberry
2 10 (3.36%) Open Source
3 8 (2.68%) Digital Media
4 7 (2.35%) Derivative
5 6 (2.01%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.34%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.34%) e-Health
6 4 (1.34%) iPad
7 3 (1.01%) iPhone
7 3 (1.01%) Credit Derivative
8 2 (0.67%) Equities
8 2 (0.67%) Informatics
8 2 (0.67%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.34%) Social Media
9 1 (0.34%) Online Games
9 1 (0.34%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (0.34%) Mobile Games
9 1 (0.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 25 (8.39%) Windows
2 23 (7.72%) Android
3 18 (6.04%) Apple iOS
4 12 (4.03%) Linux
5 5 (1.68%) UNIX
6 3 (1.01%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.34%) Windows Phone 8
7 1 (0.34%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (22.82%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (21.48%) Scrum
3 59 (19.80%) Software Testing
4 49 (16.44%) Test Management
5 47 (15.77%) Automated Testing
5 47 (15.77%) Test Strategy
6 44 (14.77%) User Acceptance Testing
7 32 (10.74%) Test Automation
8 29 (9.73%) Security Testing
9 28 (9.40%) Manual Testing
9 28 (9.40%) Project Management
10 26 (8.72%) Stakeholder Management
10 26 (8.72%) TDD
11 25 (8.39%) E-Commerce
12 24 (8.05%) Performance Testing
13 23 (7.72%) Automation Testing
14 21 (7.05%) Regression Testing
14 21 (7.05%) BDD
15 19 (6.38%) Agile Testing
16 18 (6.04%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 51 (17.11%) SQL
2 46 (15.44%) C#
3 38 (12.75%) Java
4 24 (8.05%) Python
5 18 (6.04%) Ruby
5 18 (6.04%) C
5 18 (6.04%) C++
6 14 (4.70%) PHP
7 6 (2.01%) Perl
8 4 (1.34%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.01%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.67%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.34%) VB6
11 1 (0.34%) Jython
11 1 (0.34%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.34%) PowerHouse
11 1 (0.34%) VB
11 1 (0.34%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 40 (13.42%) ISEB
2 32 (10.74%) ISTQB
3 25 (8.39%) Degree
4 5 (1.68%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.68%) CSQA
5 2 (0.67%) ACCA
5 2 (0.67%) CIMA
5 2 (0.67%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.34%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 298 (100.00%) QA
2 17 (5.70%) ISO 9001
3 6 (2.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
Systems Management
1 8 (2.68%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.34%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 18 (6.04%) Oracle
2 17 (5.70%) Microsoft
3 4 (1.34%) SAP
3 4 (1.34%) Facebook
4 3 (1.01%) Siebel
5 2 (0.67%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.34%) Telerik
6 1 (0.34%) Google
6 1 (0.34%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.34%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.34%) HP
6 1 (0.34%) Retek
6 1 (0.34%) Apple
6 1 (0.34%) Citrix
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus + Stock Options
Posted: 15 hours ago
Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough
Huxley Associates
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + bi-annual bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £54000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 Per Annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Sogeti
Posted: 4 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
JM
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Aston Carter
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Annual Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £52500 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Talent Source Global
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum + car allowance + strong bonus + fle
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Pro Rate + A Fantastic Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Camberley
Huxley Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bi-annual bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 10 days ago
Belfast
Citi
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 10 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Bright Future Software
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 (DOE)
Posted: 11 days ago
Brighton
Huxley Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + market leading benefits package
Posted: 25 days ago
Oxford
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
London EC4
Recommend Recruitment
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 26 days ago