The median annual salary for a QA Manager was £49,500 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Manager
South East / Berkshire
Rank 181 208 220
Rank change year-on-year +27 +12  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Manager 3 15 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.090% 0.30% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.095% 0.32% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2 15 6
Median salary £49,500 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +15.78%  
UK excluding London median salary £48,500 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -19.16% +20.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3160 4693 5060
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 95.07% 94.60% 95.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2564 3834 3761
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

QA Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured QA Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for QA Manager in Berkshire

QA Manager
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for QA Manager in Berkshire

QA Manager
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Manager within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 March 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
Reading +39 2 £45,000 -30.76%
Windsor - 1 £54,000 -
QA Manager
South East

QA Manager Skill Set
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 Berkshire region featuring QA Manager in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Xbox
3 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Microservices
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Matrix Management
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) FMCG
3 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (33.33%) Market Research
3 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (33.33%) MSTest

QA Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MSTest
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) FMCG
1 1 (33.33%) Xbox
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Market Research
3 1 (33.33%) Matrix Management
3 1 (33.33%) Microservices
3 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA