The first table below looks at the demand for the QA Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Manager
Rank 192 205 201
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Manager 22 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.41% 0.036% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.038% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 22 2 3
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £52,000 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+9.47% -9.52%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5089 5268 4657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.75% 94.82% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4263 4419 4062
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
QA Manager
England

QA Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

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 25 July 2014.

QA Manager Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

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Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Manager within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
Coventry - 14 £47,500 -
Worcestershire - 5 £42,500 -
Birmingham - 3 £52,500 -
Herefordshire - 1 £45,000 -
QA Manager
England

QA Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 41 (100.00%) QA
2 19 (46.34%) SQL
2 19 (46.34%) XML
3 18 (43.90%) CSQE
4 15 (36.59%) Retail
5 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (19.51%) Automated Testing
5 8 (19.51%) Software Testing
6 6 (14.63%) CSQA
6 6 (14.63%) Test Automation
6 6 (14.63%) Test Strategy
7 5 (12.20%) Windows
7 5 (12.20%) Linux
7 5 (12.20%) Scrum
7 5 (12.20%) Test Management
8 3 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (7.32%) Finance
8 3 (7.32%) Manufacturing
9 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (4.88%) TDD
9 2 (4.88%) Banking
9 2 (4.88%) Quality Management
9 2 (4.88%) Content Management
9 2 (4.88%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
9 2 (4.88%) WebDriver
9 2 (4.88%) Statistics
9 2 (4.88%) Selenium
9 2 (4.88%) Degree
9 2 (4.88%) JIRA

QA Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Project
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) JIRA
1 2 (4.88%) Selenium
1 2 (4.88%) WebDriver
2 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
General
1 15 (36.59%) Retail
2 3 (7.32%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.88%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (4.88%) Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (46.34%) XML
2 1 (2.44%) JBoss Seam
2 1 (2.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Windows
1 5 (12.20%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (19.51%) Automated Testing
1 8 (19.51%) Software Testing
2 6 (14.63%) Test Automation
2 6 (14.63%) Test Strategy
3 5 (12.20%) Test Management
3 5 (12.20%) Scrum
4 3 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.88%) Quality Management
5 2 (4.88%) TDD
5 2 (4.88%) Content Management
6 1 (2.44%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.44%) Manual Testing
6 1 (2.44%) System Testing
6 1 (2.44%) V-Model
6 1 (2.44%) CMMI
6 1 (2.44%) ITIL
6 1 (2.44%) CRM
6 1 (2.44%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (46.34%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) Python
2 1 (2.44%) Jython
2 1 (2.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (43.90%) CSQE
2 6 (14.63%) CSQA
3 2 (4.88%) Degree
4 1 (2.44%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.44%) SAP