The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Manager
Rank 217 - 206
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Manager 3 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.054% - 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% - 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 1
Average salary £52,500 - £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £48,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+13.40% -7.61%
QA Manager
England

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
5317 5118 4636
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.51% 95.31% 95.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4474 4345 3948
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
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 1 October 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
Birmingham - 1 £52,500 -
Coventry - 1 £55,000 -
QA Manager
England

QA Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 29 (100.00%) QA
2 15 (51.72%) SQL
3 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (48.28%) Retail
3 14 (48.28%) XML
4 12 (41.38%) CSQE
5 10 (34.48%) Coaching
6 9 (31.03%) Automated Testing
7 8 (27.59%) Mentoring
7 8 (27.59%) Test Automation
7 8 (27.59%) Test Strategy
8 7 (24.14%) Scrum
9 6 (20.69%) Software Testing
9 6 (20.69%) Windows
9 6 (20.69%) Linux
10 5 (17.24%) Test Management
11 4 (13.79%) Line Management
12 3 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
12 3 (10.34%) Selenium
12 3 (10.34%) CSQA
13 2 (6.90%) JIRA
13 2 (6.90%) Cucumber
13 2 (6.90%) WebDriver
13 2 (6.90%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
13 2 (6.90%) Python
13 2 (6.90%) Statistics
13 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
13 2 (6.90%) Content Management
13 2 (6.90%) Jython

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (3.45%) MS Project
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Selenium
2 2 (6.90%) JIRA
2 2 (6.90%) Cucumber
2 2 (6.90%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.45%) FitNesse
General
1 14 (48.28%) Retail
2 2 (6.90%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (48.28%) XML
2 1 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Windows
1 6 (20.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (34.48%) Coaching
3 9 (31.03%) Automated Testing
4 8 (27.59%) Mentoring
4 8 (27.59%) Test Automation
4 8 (27.59%) Test Strategy
5 7 (24.14%) Scrum
6 6 (20.69%) Software Testing
7 5 (17.24%) Test Management
8 4 (13.79%) Line Management
9 3 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
10 2 (6.90%) Content Management
10 2 (6.90%) TDD
10 2 (6.90%) Quality Management
10 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (3.45%) CRM
11 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
11 1 (3.45%) ITIL
11 1 (3.45%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) Python
2 2 (6.90%) Jython
3 1 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (41.38%) CSQE
2 3 (10.34%) CSQA
3 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) SAP