The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had QA Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Manager
England / West Midlands
Rank 195 218 208
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Manager 13 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.28% 0.19% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.19% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 6
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £54,750 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,500 £60,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-24.16% +26.31%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4593 5695 4835
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 97.29% 96.48% 96.95%
Number of salaries quoted 3737 4718 4172
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +6.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

QA Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region that featured QA Manager in the job title.

QA Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

QA Manager
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

QA Manager Salary Trend in the West Midlands

QA Manager
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Manager across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

QA Manager Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

QA Manager
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Manager within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 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
Warwickshire +37 8 £45,000 +5.88%
Coventry +18 4 £42,500 -
Birmingham +12 3 £41,750 -
QA Manager
England

QA Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 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 across the West Midlands region featuring QA Manager in the job title.

1 24 (100.00%) QA
2 16 (66.67%) ITSM
2 16 (66.67%) Service Management
3 10 (41.67%) Business Continuity
4 8 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 8 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 8 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (29.17%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 6 (25.00%) Degree
6 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 5 (20.83%) Project Management
8 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (16.67%) Manual Testing
9 3 (12.50%) Test Management
9 3 (12.50%) Selenium
9 3 (12.50%) ISTQB
9 3 (12.50%) JIRA
9 3 (12.50%) ISEB
9 3 (12.50%) SQL
10 2 (8.33%) .NET
10 2 (8.33%) CSS
10 2 (8.33%) HTML
10 2 (8.33%) Java
10 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
10 2 (8.33%) Games
10 2 (8.33%) Automated Testing
10 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
10 2 (8.33%) Automation Testing

QA Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (4.17%) EPiServer
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) JIRA
1 3 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (4.17%) HP UFT
2 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.17%) NUnit
General
1 2 (8.33%) Games
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) .NET
1 2 (8.33%) CSS
1 2 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (4.17%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) ITSM
1 16 (66.67%) Service Management
2 10 (41.67%) Business Continuity
3 8 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 7 (29.17%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (20.83%) Project Management
6 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (16.67%) Manual Testing
7 3 (12.50%) Test Management
8 2 (8.33%) Automated Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Automation Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Internal Audit
8 2 (8.33%) SDLC
8 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Test Strategy
9 1 (4.17%) Case Management
9 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
9 1 (4.17%) CRM
9 1 (4.17%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (4.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Degree
1 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) ISEB
2 3 (12.50%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft