The median annual salary for a Senior QA Manager was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Quality Assurance Manager
UK
Rank 839 937 938
Rank change year-on-year +98 +1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Manager 10 9 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.009% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.009% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 11
Median salary £50,000 £72,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.03% +31.81%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £67,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,750 £78,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £72,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -51.72% +31.81%  

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 80634 98831 101724
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.35% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 66904 82761 83046
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior QA Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior QA Manager in the UK

Senior QA Manager
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior QA Manager in the UK

Senior QA Manager
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior QA Manager over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior QA Manager in the UK

Senior QA Manager
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior QA Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 23 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
England +94 10 £50,000 -31.03% 1
North East - 4 £35,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 4 £35,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £35,000 -
South West - 3 £65,000 -
Wiltshire - 3 £65,000 -
Swindon - 3 £65,000 -
Watford - 2 £72,500 -
East of England - 2 £72,500 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £72,500 -
London +75 1 £80,000 - 1

Senior QA Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Senior 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 featuring Senior QA Manager in the job title.

1 19 (100.00%) QA
2 11 (57.89%) Software Testing
2 11 (57.89%) Automotive
3 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (31.58%) Finance
4 6 (31.58%) Project Management
5 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (21.05%) Test Strategy
6 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
6 4 (21.05%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (21.05%) Brand Awareness
6 4 (21.05%) Augmented Reality
7 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
7 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Selenium
7 3 (15.79%) ISEB
7 3 (15.79%) QA Automation
7 3 (15.79%) Fintech
7 3 (15.79%) Cucumber
7 3 (15.79%) BDD
8 2 (10.53%) Business Transformation
8 2 (10.53%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Coaching
8 2 (10.53%) Java
8 2 (10.53%) Regression Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (10.53%) TDD
8 2 (10.53%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
8 2 (10.53%) System Testing

Senior QA Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Cucumber
1 3 (15.79%) Selenium
2 2 (10.53%) JBehave
3 1 (5.26%) Appium
3 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 11 (57.89%) Automotive
2 6 (31.58%) Finance
3 4 (21.05%) Brand Awareness
4 1 (5.26%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Augmented Reality
2 3 (15.79%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Software Testing
2 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (31.58%) Project Management
4 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (21.05%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
5 4 (21.05%) Test Strategy
6 3 (15.79%) BDD
6 3 (15.79%) QA Automation
6 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
6 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Budget Control
7 2 (10.53%) Business Transformation
7 2 (10.53%) Coaching
7 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Regression Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (10.53%) System Testing
7 2 (10.53%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) ISEB
2 2 (10.53%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (100.00%) QA
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