The median annual salary for a QA Manager was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 3 months to 28 March 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
England / East Midlands
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 159 160 179
Rank change year-on-year +1 +19  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Manager 2 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.068% 0.28% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.29% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 5
Median salary £42,500 £41,750 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.79% +28.46%  
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 the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2847 3080 3292
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 96.80% 97.41% 97.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2273 2452 2683
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,850 £54,000
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 the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for QA Manager in the East Midlands

QA Manager
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for QA Manager in the East Midlands

QA Manager
Job Locations in the East 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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 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
Nottinghamshire +5 1 £42,500 -43.33%
QA Manager
England

QA Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 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 East Midlands region featuring QA Manager in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) QA
2 4 (57.14%) ISEB
3 3 (42.86%) Supplier Management
3 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
3 3 (42.86%) Software Delivery
3 3 (42.86%) SDLC
4 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
4 2 (28.57%) Test Management
4 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Selenium
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
5 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) Web Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Product Management
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
5 1 (14.29%) iPad
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
5 1 (14.29%) Build Automation
5 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
5 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing

QA Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) Robot Framework
2 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) SDLC
1 3 (42.86%) Software Delivery
1 3 (42.86%) Supplier Management
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Test Management
2 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Build Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Coaching
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Product Management
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) ISEB
2 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory