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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Manager
UK
Rank 726 787 838
Rank change year-on-year
+61 +51
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Manager 123 151 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.15% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 92 123 95
Median salary £55,000 £65,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +36.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £46,800 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £60,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +26.31%

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
80378 98697 102848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.47% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 66729 82822 84999
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 19 February 2017 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 19 February 2017. 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 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 +71 115 £55,000 -15.38% 10
London +43 55 £60,000 -7.69% 8
East of England +25 19 £60,000 -7.69% 1
West Midlands +33 15 £45,000 +5.88%
Hertfordshire +16 12 £56,500 -13.07% 1
Warwickshire +39 11 £45,000 +5.88%
South East +52 10 £39,950 -33.41%
Warwick - 10 £45,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 9 £35,000 -
Bromley - 9 - -
North East - 9 £35,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 9 £35,000 -
Kent +21 7 £29,900 -29.64%
Cambridgeshire +12 6 £60,000 +4.34%
City of London +41 5 £75,000 +15.38% 2
Cambridge +8 5 £60,000 +4.34%
Coventry +19 4 £43,750 +2.94%
South West +17 4 £53,750 -23.21%
Birmingham +15 4 £41,750 -
Potters Bar - 4 £58,250 -
Watford - 4 £72,500 -
Swindon - 3 £65,000 -
Wiltshire - 3 £65,000 -
South Wales - 3 £45,000 -
Cardiff - 3 £45,000 -
Edinburgh - 3 £57,500 -
Wales - 3 £45,000 -
Scotland - 3 £57,500 -
Hampshire +18 2 £50,000 -23.07%
Farnborough - 2 £50,000 -

QA Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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.

1 215 (100.00%) QA
2 97 (45.12%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (23.72%) Selenium
4 39 (18.14%) SDLC
5 35 (16.28%) Finance
6 33 (15.35%) User Acceptance Testing
7 32 (14.88%) Automated Testing
7 32 (14.88%) Test Automation
8 30 (13.95%) ISTQB
8 30 (13.95%) Test Strategy
9 29 (13.49%) Automation Testing
9 29 (13.49%) Test Management
10 27 (12.56%) Project Management
11 26 (12.09%) Stakeholder Management
11 26 (12.09%) ISEB
11 26 (12.09%) Test Scripting
11 26 (12.09%) Software Testing
12 25 (11.63%) JIRA
12 25 (11.63%) Scrum
13 24 (11.16%) TDD
13 24 (11.16%) BDD
14 23 (10.70%) Cucumber
14 23 (10.70%) Manual Testing
14 23 (10.70%) Service Management
14 23 (10.70%) ITSM
15 22 (10.23%) Regression Testing
16 20 (9.30%) Degree
16 20 (9.30%) Management Information System
16 20 (9.30%) Microsoft
16 20 (9.30%) Java

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 9 (4.19%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (3.72%) MQSeries
2 8 (3.72%) WebLogic
3 4 (1.86%) Confluence
3 4 (1.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.93%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.93%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.47%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.47%) CMS
6 1 (0.47%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.47%) Umbraco
Applications
1 19 (8.84%) MS Excel
2 15 (6.98%) MS Office
3 5 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.93%) MS Project
4 2 (0.93%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.47%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.47%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.47%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.47%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.58%) SaaS
2 2 (0.93%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.72%) Internet
2 5 (2.33%) Wireless
3 2 (0.93%) Skype
3 2 (0.93%) Unified Communications
3 2 (0.93%) WebEx
4 1 (0.47%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.65%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.86%) DB2
3 3 (1.40%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.93%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.47%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 51 (23.72%) Selenium
2 25 (11.63%) JIRA
3 23 (10.70%) Cucumber
4 17 (7.91%) WebDriver
5 10 (4.65%) Robot Framework
6 8 (3.72%) Appium
6 8 (3.72%) HP UFT
6 8 (3.72%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (3.26%) Calabash
8 5 (2.33%) Git (software)
9 4 (1.86%) Jenkins
9 4 (1.86%) SoapUI
10 3 (1.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (1.40%) SonarQube
10 3 (1.40%) SpecFlow
10 3 (1.40%) TeamCity
10 3 (1.40%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.93%) LoadRunner
11 2 (0.93%) NUnit
11 2 (0.93%) SilkTest
General
1 35 (16.28%) Finance
2 14 (6.51%) Retail
3 12 (5.58%) Automotive
4 8 (3.72%) Banking
5 6 (2.79%) Games
6 5 (2.33%) Front Office
7 4 (1.86%) Brand Awareness
8 3 (1.40%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.40%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.93%) Billing
9 2 (0.93%) Law
9 2 (0.93%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.47%) Electronics
10 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.47%) French Language
10 1 (0.47%) Legal
10 1 (0.47%) Marketing
10 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.44%) .NET
2 11 (5.12%) SOAP
2 11 (5.12%) XML
3 8 (3.72%) AngularJS
3 8 (3.72%) Gherkin
3 8 (3.72%) REST
3 8 (3.72%) Web Services
4 6 (2.79%) HTML
5 4 (1.86%) .NET Framework
5 4 (1.86%) ASP.NET
5 4 (1.86%) Node.js
5 4 (1.86%) RESTful
6 3 (1.40%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (1.40%) CSS
6 3 (1.40%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (1.40%) Reactive Extensions
6 3 (1.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (0.93%) HTML5
7 2 (0.93%) LAMP
7 2 (0.93%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.30%) Management Information System
2 12 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.12%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.72%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.79%) Fintech
6 5 (2.33%) Statistics
7 4 (1.86%) Augmented Reality
7 4 (1.86%) iPad
7 4 (1.86%) NHS
8 3 (1.40%) User Experience
9 2 (0.93%) Xbox
10 1 (0.47%) Derivative
10 1 (0.47%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.47%) Life Science
10 1 (0.47%) LIMS
10 1 (0.47%) Replication
10 1 (0.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.05%) Windows
2 10 (4.65%) Linux
3 8 (3.72%) Android
3 8 (3.72%) Apple iOS
3 8 (3.72%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.93%) Unix
4 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (45.12%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (18.14%) SDLC
3 33 (15.35%) User Acceptance Testing
4 32 (14.88%) Automated Testing
4 32 (14.88%) Test Automation
5 30 (13.95%) Test Strategy
6 29 (13.49%) Automation Testing
6 29 (13.49%) Test Management
7 27 (12.56%) Project Management
8 26 (12.09%) Software Testing
8 26 (12.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 26 (12.09%) Test Scripting
9 25 (11.63%) Scrum
10 24 (11.16%) BDD
10 24 (11.16%) TDD
11 23 (10.70%) ITSM
11 23 (10.70%) Manual Testing
11 23 (10.70%) Service Management
12 22 (10.23%) Regression Testing
13 19 (8.84%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (9.30%) Java
2 19 (8.84%) SQL
3 16 (7.44%) C#
4 9 (4.19%) JavaScript
4 9 (4.19%) Ruby
5 6 (2.79%) C
6 5 (2.33%) T-SQL
7 4 (1.86%) Go
7 4 (1.86%) Python
8 3 (1.40%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.40%) Groovy
8 3 (1.40%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.93%) Apple Swift
9 2 (0.93%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.47%) C++
10 1 (0.47%) Perl
10 1 (0.47%) PHP
10 1 (0.47%) R
Qualifications
1 30 (13.95%) ISTQB
2 26 (12.09%) ISEB
3 20 (9.30%) Degree
4 8 (3.72%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (3.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (2.79%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.79%) Security Cleared
6 5 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.93%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (0.93%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.93%) PMP
8 1 (0.47%) ACCA
8 1 (0.47%) HNC
8 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 215 (100.00%) QA
2 8 (3.72%) HL7
3 6 (2.79%) COBIT
4 2 (0.93%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.93%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
5 1 (0.47%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.47%) MiFID
System Software
1 9 (4.19%) Docker
2 4 (1.86%) etcd
3 1 (0.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (5.58%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (3.72%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 4 (1.86%) Consul
3 4 (1.86%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 20 (9.30%) Microsoft
2 16 (7.44%) HP
3 8 (3.72%) VMware
4 6 (2.79%) SAP
5 5 (2.33%) Oracle
6 2 (0.93%) Ariba
6 2 (0.93%) Cisco
6 2 (0.93%) Google
6 2 (0.93%) Rackspace
6 2 (0.93%) Sun
7 1 (0.47%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.47%) New Relic
7 1 (0.47%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.47%) Xamarin
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + bonus, car, pension, etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Coded People
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago