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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Manager
Rank - 99 84
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Manager 0 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales - 0.078% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.082% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £45,000 £39,136
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.98%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £48,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+8.24% -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
1259 1226 977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.40% 96.08% 96.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1096 1092 887
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 4 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 4 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) QMS
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Android
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 2 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 2 (50.00%) CMMI
2 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Validation
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (50.00%) TickIT
3 1 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management

QA Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (25.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Quality Management
1 2 (50.00%) CMMI
1 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Validation
1 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (50.00%) QMS
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 4 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 2 (50.00%) TickIT
2 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001