The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior QA Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Quality Assurance Manager
Rank 860 857 871
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Manager 6 18 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.017% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.018% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 14
Average salary £77,500 £70,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £46,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £98,750
UK excluding London average salary £77,500 £72,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +45.00%

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
98723 98609 105043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.80% 94.57% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 82175 79630 90068
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior QA Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior QA Manager in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior QA Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior QA Manager
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior QA Manager within the UK.

Senior QA Manager Salary Trend in the UK

Senior QA Manager
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior QA Manager over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 within the UK.

Senior QA Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior QA Manager
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior QA Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. 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 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 +12 6 £77,500 +10.71%
East of England -5 6 £77,500 +6.89%
Brentwood -17 5 £80,000 +10.34%
Essex -17 5 £80,000 +10.34%
Hertfordshire - 1 £50,000 -
St Albans - 1 £50,000 -

Senior QA Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior QA Manager in their job title.

1 12 (100.00%) QA
2 8 (66.67%) Finance
3 7 (58.33%) ISEB
4 6 (50.00%) ISTQB
5 5 (41.67%) Test Management
5 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
6 4 (33.33%) Test Planning
6 4 (33.33%) System Testing
6 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (33.33%) Security Testing
6 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (33.33%) Regression Testing
7 3 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (25.00%) HP
7 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
7 3 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
8 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
9 1 (8.33%) Perl
9 1 (8.33%) SQL
9 1 (8.33%) VB
9 1 (8.33%) .NET
9 1 (8.33%) Windows
9 1 (8.33%) Linux
9 1 (8.33%) Quality Management
9 1 (8.33%) Back Office
9 1 (8.33%) Legal
9 1 (8.33%) Validation
9 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (8.33%) Banking

Senior QA Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior QA Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) Selenium
2 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Derivative
1 1 (8.33%) Equity Derivative
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Test Management
1 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
2 4 (33.33%) System Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 4 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (8.33%) Quality Management
5 1 (8.33%) Validation
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Perl
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
1 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) ISEB
2 6 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) HP