Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a QA Manager was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

Quality Assurance Manager
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 249 294 307
Rank change year-on-year +45 +13 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Manager 7 8 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.11% 0.093% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.097% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 29
Berkshire median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +21.74% +16.16%
10th Percentile £46,452 £55,000 £50,000
90th Percentile £70,500 £73,000 £79,000
South East median annual salary £55,500 £55,000 £58,750
% change year-on-year +0.91% -6.38% +2.17%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 6015 8216 10616
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.51% 95.63% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4820 6441 8430
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +4.17% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £73,750 £71,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

QA Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured QA Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

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
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA Manager in Berkshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +39 7 £65,000 -7.14%
QA Manager
South East

QA Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 7 (100.00%) QA
1 7 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 6 (85.71%) Test Management
2 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 6 (85.71%) Mobile App
3 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (71.43%) ISTQB
3 5 (71.43%) Degree
3 5 (71.43%) SAP
3 5 (71.43%) ERP
3 5 (71.43%) Ariba
3 5 (71.43%) LoadRunner
3 5 (71.43%) GIS
3 5 (71.43%) Regression Testing
3 5 (71.43%) SuccessFactors
3 5 (71.43%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (71.43%) Performance Testing
3 5 (71.43%) Integration Testing
3 5 (71.43%) Functional Testing
3 5 (71.43%) Non-Functional Testing
3 5 (71.43%) Concur
3 5 (71.43%) SAP S/4HANA
4 4 (57.14%) Digital Economy
4 4 (57.14%) Risk Management
5 2 (28.57%) People Management
6 1 (14.29%) QA Automation
6 1 (14.29%) RESTful
6 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
6 1 (14.29%) BDD
6 1 (14.29%) SoapUI

QA Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Business Applications
1 5 (71.43%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) GIS
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) LoadRunner
2 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (57.14%) Digital Economy
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) RESTful
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 6 (85.71%) Test Management
3 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (71.43%) ERP
3 5 (71.43%) Functional Testing
3 5 (71.43%) Integration Testing
3 5 (71.43%) Non-Functional Testing
3 5 (71.43%) Performance Testing
3 5 (71.43%) Regression Testing
3 5 (71.43%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (57.14%) Risk Management
5 2 (28.57%) People Management
6 1 (14.29%) BDD
6 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
6 1 (14.29%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Groovy
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
1 5 (71.43%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Ariba
1 5 (71.43%) Concur
1 5 (71.43%) SAP