The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. 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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Manager
Rank 99 100 86
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Manager 2 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.15% 0.15% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.16% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 2
Average salary - £47,500 £39,136
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.37%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £48,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+13.40% -7.61%
QA Manager
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region. 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
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1264 1260 1017
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 97.16% 96.55% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1062 1121 922
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

QA Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

QA Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

QA Manager
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Manager across the Wales region.

QA Manager Salary Trend in Wales

QA Manager
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Manager within the Wales region over the 3 months to 18 September 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
(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
South Wales +1 2 - -
QA Manager
UK

QA Manager
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region 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 5 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) ISO 9001
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Statistics
3 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (40.00%) CMMI
3 2 (40.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) TickIT
4 1 (20.00%) Android
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) Selenium
4 1 (20.00%) QMS
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Legal
4 1 (20.00%) Validation
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
4 1 (20.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (20.00%) JIRA
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Quality Management

QA Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
1 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Statistics
1 2 (40.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) CMMI
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) QMS
2 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Quality Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) ISO 9001
3 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (40.00%) TickIT
4 1 (20.00%) 21 CFR Part 11