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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Manager
Rank 229 215 201
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Manager 8 6 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.11% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.11% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 21
Median salary £37,500 £65,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-42.30% +36.84%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +2.00%
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
5884 5240 5202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.35% 97.04% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4636 4376 4387
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
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 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Birmingham -3 8 £37,500 -37.50%
QA Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, 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 20 (100.00%) QA
2 17 (85.00%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (80.00%) Functional Testing
4 15 (75.00%) Test Planning
4 15 (75.00%) Mentoring
4 15 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (75.00%) Data Centre
4 15 (75.00%) Defect Management
4 15 (75.00%) Regression Testing
4 15 (75.00%) C
4 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 15 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 15 (75.00%) Performance Testing
4 15 (75.00%) Unit Testing
4 15 (75.00%) Integration Testing
4 15 (75.00%) System Testing
4 15 (75.00%) Time Management
4 15 (75.00%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (10.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (10.00%) ISEB
5 2 (10.00%) Finance
6 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.00%) Quality Management
6 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.00%) MS Office

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:

Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (75.00%) Dynamics AX
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (85.00%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (75.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Functional Testing
2 15 (75.00%) Defect Management
2 15 (75.00%) Integration Testing
2 15 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 15 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 15 (75.00%) Regression Testing
2 15 (75.00%) System Testing
2 15 (75.00%) Test Planning
2 15 (75.00%) Time Management
2 15 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 15 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (10.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.00%) QMS
4 1 (5.00%) Quality Management
4 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) ISEB
1 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) COBIT
2 1 (5.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Microsoft