Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Quality Manager was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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

Quality Manager
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1099 1103 1170
Rank change year-on-year +4 +67 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a Quality Manager 75 95 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.044% 0.053% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.055% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 61 67 72
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £37,750 £39,900 £33,875
90th Percentile £80,000 £70,000 £69,050
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.00% +8.11% -2.63%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 162309 172056 197302
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.72% 96.51% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 131276 145303 165484
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Quality Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Quality Manager in England

Quality Manager
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Quality Manager in England

Quality Manager
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Quality Manager in England over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Quality Manager in England

Quality Manager
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Quality Manager within the England region over the 6 months to 21 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
London +37 43 £65,000 - 5
South East +42 13 £61,250 +28.95%
East of England +10 6 £42,500 - 1
Midlands +15 5 £52,500 +16.67%
South West +14 5 £43,500 -27.50% 1
West Midlands +9 5 £52,500 +15.38%
North of England +1 3 £37,500 -11.76%
Yorkshire +14 2 £55,000 +29.41%
North West -2 1 £37,500 -31.82%
Quality Manager
UK

Quality Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Quality 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 England region featuring Quality Manager in the job title.

1 34 (45.33%) QA
2 26 (34.67%) Degree
3 23 (30.67%) Data Quality
4 22 (29.33%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (28.00%) SQL
6 17 (22.67%) Functional Testing
7 16 (21.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 15 (20.00%) Quality Management
8 15 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (18.67%) Computer Science Degree
9 14 (18.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 14 (18.67%) Product Management
9 14 (18.67%) Computer Science
10 13 (17.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 13 (17.33%) Test Automation
10 13 (17.33%) Scrum
10 13 (17.33%) ISO 9001
10 13 (17.33%) SDLC
11 12 (16.00%) ISEB
11 12 (16.00%) Validation
11 12 (16.00%) Finance
11 12 (16.00%) Data Management
12 11 (14.67%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (14.67%) C
12 11 (14.67%) Test Strategy
13 10 (13.33%) Black-Box Testing
13 10 (13.33%) Load Testing
13 10 (13.33%) Unit Testing
13 10 (13.33%) Test Scripting
13 10 (13.33%) System Testing

Quality Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.00%) Confluence
1 3 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.33%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (1.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.33%) PaaS
1 4 (5.33%) SaaS
1 4 (5.33%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.00%) Big Data
2 5 (6.67%) Hadoop
2 5 (6.67%) NoSQL
2 5 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (5.33%) GIS
4 2 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (6.67%) RStudio
1 5 (6.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 5 (6.67%) Subversion
2 4 (5.33%) LoadRunner
3 3 (4.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 12 (16.00%) Finance
2 4 (5.33%) Banking
2 4 (5.33%) Digital Economy
3 3 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.33%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.33%) Marketing
5 1 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (18.67%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.67%) Data Structures
3 5 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 5 (6.67%) NHS
4 3 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.33%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.33%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (29.33%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (22.67%) Functional Testing
3 16 (21.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 15 (20.00%) Quality Management
5 14 (18.67%) Product Management
5 14 (18.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (17.33%) Scrum
6 13 (17.33%) SDLC
6 13 (17.33%) Test Automation
7 12 (16.00%) Data Management
7 12 (16.00%) Validation
8 11 (14.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (14.67%) Test Strategy
9 10 (13.33%) Black-Box Testing
9 10 (13.33%) Data Governance
9 10 (13.33%) Load Testing
9 10 (13.33%) System Testing
9 10 (13.33%) Test Scripting
9 10 (13.33%) Unit Testing
10 8 (10.67%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (28.00%) SQL
2 11 (14.67%) C
3 5 (6.67%) R
3 5 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (34.67%) Degree
2 14 (18.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (16.00%) ISEB
4 6 (8.00%) ISTQB
5 4 (5.33%) Master's Degree
6 2 (2.67%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (2.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (2.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 2 (2.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.33%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (45.33%) QA
2 23 (30.67%) Data Quality
3 13 (17.33%) ISO 9001
3 13 (17.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (8.00%) ISO 13485
4 6 (8.00%) ISO 14001
5 2 (2.67%) SLA
6 1 (1.33%) ISO 9000
6 1 (1.33%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (6.67%) HDFS
Vendors
1 8 (10.67%) Concur
1 8 (10.67%) SAP
2 4 (5.33%) Ariba
3 3 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.67%) Capita
4 2 (2.67%) Microsoft