The median annual salary for a QA Manager was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 29 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 / South East
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 383 421 453
Rank change year-on-year +38 +32  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Manager 11 36 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.073% 0.18% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.19% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 8 34 13
Median salary £50,000 £58,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.89% +17.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £50,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £61,750 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £49,250 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -17.91% +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 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 14480 18932 20086
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.49% 96.71% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 12107 16135 16169
Median salary £42,925 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.17% +1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA Manager in the South East over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram 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 29 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
Berkshire +26 3 £49,500 -5.71%
Kent - 3 £29,900 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £55,000 -
Surrey +32 1 £50,000 -16.66%
Hampshire +20 1 £50,000 -23.07%
QA Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 South East region featuring QA Manager in the job title.

1 23 (100.00%) QA
2 18 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (43.48%) Test Scripting
4 9 (39.13%) HP
5 7 (30.43%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (26.09%) JIRA
6 6 (26.09%) E-Commerce
7 5 (21.74%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (21.74%) Statistics
7 5 (21.74%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (21.74%) Test Strategy
8 4 (17.39%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (17.39%) Test Management
8 4 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (17.39%) Selenium
8 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing
8 4 (17.39%) C#
9 3 (13.04%) .NET
9 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
9 3 (13.04%) Retail
9 3 (13.04%) Finance
9 3 (13.04%) Open Source
9 3 (13.04%) Xbox
9 3 (13.04%) Functional Testing
10 2 (8.70%) BDD
10 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
10 2 (8.70%) SuccessFactors
10 2 (8.70%) Re-Platforming
10 2 (8.70%) WebDriver
10 2 (8.70%) Ariba

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 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS Office
2 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) SuccessFactors
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) JIRA
2 4 (17.39%) Selenium
2 4 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
4 2 (8.70%) TeamCity
4 2 (8.70%) WebDriver
5 1 (4.35%) MSTest
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
1 3 (13.04%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Xbox
2 1 (4.35%) FMCG
2 1 (4.35%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (43.48%) Test Scripting
3 6 (26.09%) E-Commerce
4 5 (21.74%) Statistics
4 5 (21.74%) Test Strategy
4 5 (21.74%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Test Management
6 3 (13.04%) Functional Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Open Source
7 2 (8.70%) BDD
7 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (8.70%) Regression Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Re-Platforming
7 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
7 2 (8.70%) TDD
7 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
8 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
8 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) C#
2 1 (4.35%) Java
2 1 (4.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) ISEB
1 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) HP
2 2 (8.70%) Ariba
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) SAP
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