The median annual salary for a QA Manager was £66,250 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 27 June 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 / South East
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 393 414 462
Rank change year-on-year +21 +48  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Manager 3 26 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.021% 0.14% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.15% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2 26 19
Median salary £66,250 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.45% +22.22%  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £55,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year -4.54% +7.84%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14137 17911 20464
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.62% 96.96% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 11842 15249 16693
Median salary £43,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

QA Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for QA Manager in the South East

QA Manager
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for QA Manager in the South East

QA Manager
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Manager within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Oxfordshire - 2 £65,000 - 1
Berkshire +19 1 £67,500 +35.00%
QA Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 South East region featuring QA Manager in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) QA
2 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (56.25%) Test Automation
4 5 (31.25%) Test Strategy
4 5 (31.25%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
4 5 (31.25%) HP
5 4 (25.00%) Selenium
5 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (18.75%) Java
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (18.75%) Statistics
6 3 (18.75%) JIRA
6 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (18.75%) BDD
6 3 (18.75%) Functional Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Scenario Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Re-Platforming
7 2 (12.50%) QA Automation
7 2 (12.50%) Xbox
7 2 (12.50%) People Management
7 2 (12.50%) Analytics
7 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
7 2 (12.50%) SoapUI
7 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
7 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
7 2 (12.50%) RESTful
7 2 (12.50%) Test Management

QA Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Selenium
2 3 (18.75%) JIRA
2 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 2 (12.50%) SoapUI
3 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
4 1 (6.25%) MSTest
4 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
4 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) RESTful
1 2 (12.50%) SOAP
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) Django
2 1 (6.25%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
1 2 (12.50%) Xbox
2 1 (6.25%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) Test Automation
3 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
3 5 (31.25%) Test Strategy
4 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (18.75%) BDD
5 3 (18.75%) Functional Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Scenario Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Statistics
5 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Analytics
6 2 (12.50%) People Management
6 2 (12.50%) QA Automation
6 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Re-Platforming
6 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Test Management
6 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
7 1 (6.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) C#
2 2 (12.50%) Groovy
2 2 (12.50%) Ruby
3 1 (6.25%) C++
3 1 (6.25%) PHP
3 1 (6.25%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
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