The median annual salary for a Quality Manager was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 845 873 896
Rank change year-on-year +28 +23  
Permanent jobs requiring a Quality Manager 29 62 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.033% 0.063% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.065% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 27 52 52
Median salary £47,500 £52,250 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% -7.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,700 £40,000 £35,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £70,000 £67,250
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,500 £53,500
% change year-on-year -5.94% -5.60%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85316 94967 105722
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.94% 96.52% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 69638 80091 87142
Median salary £47,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Quality Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Quality Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Quality Manager in the UK

Quality Manager
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Quality Manager in the UK

Quality Manager
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Quality Manager over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Quality Manager in the UK

Quality Manager
Top 24 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Quality Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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
England +19 29 £47,500 -9.09% 1
London +17 11 £61,250 -2.00%
Wiltshire +9 8 £47,500 -5.00%
South West -3 8 £47,500 -5.00%
Salisbury - 5 £47,500 -
West Midlands +5 3 £52,500 -1.86% 1
South East +41 2 £47,500 +18.75%
City of London +26 2 £67,500 +8.00%
Durham - 2 £75,000 -
Melksham - 2 £45,000 -
Staffordshire - 2 £52,500 - 1
North East - 2 £75,000 -
Surrey +28 1 £47,500 -
West Yorkshire +14 1 £75,000 +54.63%
Yorkshire 0 1 £75,000 +76.47%
Manchester -34 1 £37,500 -26.47%
North West -38 1 £37,500 -26.47%
East of England - 1 £44,500 -
Coventry - 1 £30,000 -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Hatfield - 1 £44,500 -
Corsham - 1 £40,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £44,500 -

Quality Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 featuring Quality Manager in the job title.

1 45 (49.45%) QA
2 29 (31.87%) Quality Management
3 21 (23.08%) ISO 9001
4 18 (19.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 16 (17.58%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (17.58%) QMS
5 16 (17.58%) Continuous Improvement
5 16 (17.58%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (16.48%) Data Quality
6 15 (16.48%) Test Automation
6 15 (16.48%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (15.38%) ITIL
8 13 (14.29%) Management Information System
8 13 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
9 12 (13.19%) Data Management
10 11 (12.09%) Microsoft Office
10 11 (12.09%) Data Governance
11 10 (10.99%) Test Strategy
11 10 (10.99%) PRINCE2
11 10 (10.99%) ISEB
11 10 (10.99%) Service Management
11 10 (10.99%) Process Management
11 10 (10.99%) Performance Testing
12 9 (9.89%) Degree
12 9 (9.89%) IT Governance
12 9 (9.89%) ITSM
12 9 (9.89%) Functional Testing
12 9 (9.89%) SDLC
12 9 (9.89%) Internal Audit
13 8 (8.79%) Line Management

Quality Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 4 (4.40%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (4.40%) MQSeries
1 4 (4.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 4 (4.40%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.20%) JBoss
2 2 (2.20%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.10%) Confluence
3 1 (1.10%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (12.09%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (5.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.20%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (2.20%) SPSS
4 1 (1.10%) HipChat
4 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.40%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.10%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.10%) PaaS
1 1 (1.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.40%) Internet
2 1 (1.10%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.59%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.49%) QlikView
3 4 (4.40%) DB2
3 4 (4.40%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.10%) Data Lake
4 1 (1.10%) Power BI
4 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.10%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 3 (3.30%) SonarQube
2 1 (1.10%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.10%) JIRA
2 1 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.10%) Toad
2 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (7.69%) Banking
1 7 (7.69%) Finance
2 5 (5.49%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.40%) Military
4 2 (2.20%) Legal
4 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.10%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.10%) Games
5 1 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.10%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.40%) REST
1 4 (4.40%) SOAP
1 4 (4.40%) Web Services
1 4 (4.40%) XML
2 1 (1.10%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.58%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.49%) NHS
4 3 (3.30%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.10%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.10%) Life Science
5 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.40%) Linux
1 4 (4.40%) Windows
1 4 (4.40%) Windows Server
2 2 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (31.87%) Quality Management
2 16 (17.58%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (17.58%) Continuous Improvement
2 16 (17.58%) QMS
3 15 (16.48%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (16.48%) Test Automation
4 14 (15.38%) ITIL
5 13 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
6 12 (13.19%) Data Management
7 11 (12.09%) Data Governance
8 10 (10.99%) Performance Testing
8 10 (10.99%) PRINCE2
8 10 (10.99%) Process Management
8 10 (10.99%) Service Management
8 10 (10.99%) Test Strategy
9 9 (9.89%) Functional Testing
9 9 (9.89%) Internal Audit
9 9 (9.89%) IT Governance
9 9 (9.89%) ITSM
9 9 (9.89%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.10%) C
1 1 (1.10%) R
1 1 (1.10%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (10.99%) ISEB
2 9 (9.89%) Degree
3 5 (5.49%) ISTQB
4 4 (4.40%) ISEB Practitioner
4 4 (4.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (4.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (4.40%) SAP Certification
4 4 (4.40%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.40%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.40%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 3 (3.30%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.20%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.10%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (49.45%) QA
2 21 (23.08%) ISO 9001
3 18 (19.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (16.48%) Data Quality
5 7 (7.69%) COBIT
6 4 (4.40%) HL7
7 3 (3.30%) ISO 14001
8 2 (2.20%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (1.10%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (1.10%) ISO 13485
9 1 (1.10%) PMO
9 1 (1.10%) SLA
9 1 (1.10%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.40%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 8 (8.79%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.59%) SAP
3 5 (5.49%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (4.40%) Capita
4 4 (4.40%) Oracle
4 4 (4.40%) VMware
5 2 (2.20%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.10%) Concur
6 1 (1.10%) Tableau
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