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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Manager
Rank 199 - 194
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Manager 8 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.16% - 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% - 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 2
Average salary £47,500 - £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 - £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 - £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
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
4810 4165 4561
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.80% 94.42% 96.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4236 3466 3976
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 January 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Manager within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. 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
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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 - 6 £43,750 -
Coventry - 1 £45,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £70,000 -
QA Manager
England

QA Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 10 (100.00%) QA
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (40.00%) Quality Management
4 3 (30.00%) Change Management
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL
4 3 (30.00%) Retail
4 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (20.00%) Resource Management
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (20.00%) Scrum
6 1 (10.00%) Jython
6 1 (10.00%) Information Security
6 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) CMMI
6 1 (10.00%) Windows
6 1 (10.00%) Linux
6 1 (10.00%) Python
6 1 (10.00%) ISO 9001
6 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma
6 1 (10.00%) Project Management
6 1 (10.00%) SQL
6 1 (10.00%) XML
6 1 (10.00%) ATDD
6 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
6 1 (10.00%) QMS
6 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (10.00%) Cucumber

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Selenium
1 1 (10.00%) FitNesse
1 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
1 3 (30.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Quality Management
2 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) Change Management
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) Resource Management
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (10.00%) ATDD
5 1 (10.00%) Line Management
5 1 (10.00%) Coaching
5 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (10.00%) BDD
5 1 (10.00%) Release Management
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) QMS
5 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
1 1 (10.00%) Python
1 1 (10.00%) Jython
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) ISO 9001