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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Manager
Rank 791 816 845
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Manager 92 150 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.14% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 69 125 101
Median salary £50,000 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £42,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £84,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-17.39% +15.00%

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
86247 103892 110745
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.55% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 71633 86643 91629
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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
(Click see detailed
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 +36 89 £50,000 -20.00% 16
London +44 39 £65,000 +4.00% 8
City of London +37 10 £72,500 +41.46% 3
West Midlands -17 10 £45,500 -9.00% 1
South East +58 9 £50,000 -16.66% 3
East of England +10 9 £40,000 -30.43%
North West -14 9 £45,000 +12.50% 2
East Midlands +15 7 £48,750 -11.36% 1
Warwickshire +10 7 £43,500 +2.35%
Manchester -10 7 £45,000 +9.75%
Warwick - 5 £45,000 -
Essex +18 4 £30,000 -40.00%
Hampshire +7 4 £50,750 -21.92% 2
Birmingham -13 4 £50,000 -11.11% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £35,000 - 1
North East - 4 £35,000 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 4 £35,000 - 1
Scotland +35 3 £51,500 +3.00%
Derbyshire +17 3 £47,500 -
Derby +11 3 £47,500 -
Bedfordshire +2 3 £40,000 -27.27%
Luton -17 3 £40,000 -27.27%
Brentwood - 3 - -
Eastleigh - 3 £50,000 -
Surrey - 3 £50,000 - 1
Guildford - 3 £50,000 -
Yorkshire +24 2 £37,500 -21.05%
Glasgow +19 2 £51,500 +3.00%
Hertfordshire +10 2 - -
South Yorkshire +2 2 £37,500 -

QA Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 221 (100.00%) QA
2 117 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (27.15%) Test Strategy
4 54 (24.43%) Selenium
5 40 (18.10%) ISTQB
6 35 (15.84%) Finance
7 31 (14.03%) Java
7 31 (14.03%) Automated Testing
7 31 (14.03%) Software Testing
7 31 (14.03%) Test Management
7 31 (14.03%) Cucumber
8 29 (13.12%) SDLC
9 27 (12.22%) SQL
9 27 (12.22%) ISEB
9 27 (12.22%) Test Scripting
9 27 (12.22%) TDD
9 27 (12.22%) Automation Testing
9 27 (12.22%) Coaching
10 26 (11.76%) Scrum
11 25 (11.31%) Regression Testing
11 25 (11.31%) JIRA
11 25 (11.31%) BDD
12 24 (10.86%) Manual Testing
12 24 (10.86%) Test Automation
13 23 (10.41%) User Acceptance Testing
13 23 (10.41%) Project Management
14 22 (9.95%) .NET
15 21 (9.50%) Mentoring
16 20 (9.05%) Functional Testing
16 20 (9.05%) Non-Functional Testing

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 4 (1.81%) Confluence
2 3 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (1.36%) MQSeries
2 3 (1.36%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.45%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.45%) CMS
4 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.45%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (3.62%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.36%) MS Office
3 2 (0.90%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.43%) SaaS
2 3 (1.36%) Google Play
2 3 (1.36%) iTunes
3 2 (0.90%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.26%) Internet
2 1 (0.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.26%) Data Mining
3 4 (1.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.90%) DB2
4 2 (0.90%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.90%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.90%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.45%) Power BI
5 1 (0.45%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 54 (24.43%) Selenium
2 31 (14.03%) Cucumber
3 25 (11.31%) JIRA
4 14 (6.33%) WebDriver
5 12 (5.43%) Robot Framework
6 11 (4.98%) Jenkins
7 9 (4.07%) SoapUI
8 8 (3.62%) Git (software)
9 7 (3.17%) LoadRunner
9 7 (3.17%) SpecFlow
10 6 (2.71%) HP UFT
10 6 (2.71%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (2.71%) WATIR
11 5 (2.26%) Calabash
11 5 (2.26%) TeamCity
12 3 (1.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (1.36%) JMeter
13 2 (0.90%) FitNesse
13 2 (0.90%) NUnit
13 2 (0.90%) RSpec
General
1 35 (15.84%) Finance
2 12 (5.43%) Retail
3 11 (4.98%) Games
4 9 (4.07%) Back Office
5 8 (3.62%) Banking
6 5 (2.26%) Automotive
6 5 (2.26%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.81%) Brand Awareness
8 3 (1.36%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.36%) Front Office
8 3 (1.36%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.36%) Law
8 3 (1.36%) Legal
8 3 (1.36%) Marketing
9 2 (0.90%) Advertising
9 2 (0.90%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.45%) Electronics
10 1 (0.45%) French Language
10 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (9.95%) .NET
2 17 (7.69%) HTML
3 14 (6.33%) Gherkin
4 9 (4.07%) CSS
5 8 (3.62%) ASP.NET
6 7 (3.17%) AngularJS
6 7 (3.17%) SOAP
7 6 (2.71%) RESTful
7 6 (2.71%) XML
8 5 (2.26%) .NET Framework
9 4 (1.81%) Ajax
9 4 (1.81%) ASP.NET 2.0
9 4 (1.81%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (1.81%) HTML5
9 4 (1.81%) Node.js
10 3 (1.36%) Lambda Expressions
10 3 (1.36%) LINQ
10 3 (1.36%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (1.36%) REST
10 3 (1.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.60%) Mobile App
2 15 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.98%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.17%) Augmented Reality
4 7 (3.17%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.17%) iPad
4 7 (3.17%) User Experience
5 6 (2.71%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.71%) Reinsurance
6 3 (1.36%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.36%) Statistics
7 2 (0.90%) Fintech
7 2 (0.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.90%) Life Science
7 2 (0.90%) NHS
7 2 (0.90%) OTC Derivatives
8 1 (0.45%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.45%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.45%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.17%) Windows
2 6 (2.71%) Android
2 6 (2.71%) Apple iOS
3 5 (2.26%) Linux
4 3 (1.36%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.90%) Unix
5 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (27.15%) Test Strategy
3 31 (14.03%) Automated Testing
3 31 (14.03%) Software Testing
3 31 (14.03%) Test Management
4 29 (13.12%) SDLC
5 27 (12.22%) Automation Testing
5 27 (12.22%) Coaching
5 27 (12.22%) TDD
5 27 (12.22%) Test Scripting
6 26 (11.76%) Scrum
7 25 (11.31%) BDD
7 25 (11.31%) Regression Testing
8 24 (10.86%) Manual Testing
8 24 (10.86%) Test Automation
9 23 (10.41%) Project Management
9 23 (10.41%) User Acceptance Testing
10 21 (9.50%) Mentoring
11 20 (9.05%) Functional Testing
11 20 (9.05%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (14.03%) Java
2 27 (12.22%) SQL
3 20 (9.05%) C#
4 13 (5.88%) Ruby
5 12 (5.43%) JavaScript
5 12 (5.43%) T-SQL
6 5 (2.26%) C
6 5 (2.26%) Groovy
7 4 (1.81%) Python
8 3 (1.36%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.36%) Go
9 2 (0.90%) Apple Swift
9 2 (0.90%) C++
9 2 (0.90%) Objective-C
9 2 (0.90%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.45%) Perl
10 1 (0.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 40 (18.10%) ISTQB
2 27 (12.22%) ISEB
3 11 (4.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (4.07%) Degree
5 7 (3.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 6 (2.71%) SC Cleared
6 6 (2.71%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.90%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.90%) PMP
9 1 (0.45%) ACCA
9 1 (0.45%) HNC
9 1 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 221 (100.00%) QA
2 5 (2.26%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.36%) HL7
4 2 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
5 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.45%) MiFID
5 1 (0.45%) SDET
5 1 (0.45%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (3.62%) Docker
2 3 (1.36%) etcd
Systems Management
1 3 (1.36%) Consul
1 3 (1.36%) Kubernetes
1 3 (1.36%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 2 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (3.62%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.26%) Google
2 5 (2.26%) Sophos
3 4 (1.81%) HP
4 3 (1.36%) Oracle
4 3 (1.36%) SAP
4 3 (1.36%) VMware
5 2 (0.90%) Ariba
5 2 (0.90%) Atlassian
5 2 (0.90%) Rackspace
5 2 (0.90%) Sun
6 1 (0.45%) CODA
6 1 (0.45%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.45%) New Relic
6 1 (0.45%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.45%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.45%) Tableau
Farnborough, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Flexible working hours, remote wor
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Hainton
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Great Package and benefits - free lunch!
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £50k - 57k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Plus Full Benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London
Savvy Recruitment
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Energon Global
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Liverpool
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 26 days ago