Experienced Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Manager Salary (Canada)

The average pay for an Experienced Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Manager is C$96,268 per year.

C$75,736 - C$109,014
C$76K
C$93K
C$110K
MEDIAN: C$93,418
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$123K
Salary C$75,736 - C$109,014
Bonus C$485 - C$17,260
Profit Sharing C$2,948
Total Pay (?
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C$76,409 - C$123,095
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 67

Job Description for Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Manager

Senior quality assurance (SQA) managers are responsible for all aspects of quality control throughout the software development cycle. This involves continual development and implementation of rigorous testing methods and procedures to evaluate the quality of the developing software project. They must work closely with the entire software development team to ensure full knowledge of the proposed software design and that testing covers all aspects of intended functionality. They also work closely with clients to ensure proper priority is given to testing the aspects of the software most used and desired by the client. SQA managers provide feedback on quality to the development team to spur changes in the software development process, to the customer support team to ensure they are aware of any bugs or issues clients may have that are being addressed, and to management to make them aware of the progress being made on projects.

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Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Manager Tasks

  • Oversee the design and implementation of validation procedures, test plans, and test cases.
  • Develop, write and manage the execution of an overall software test strategy.
  • Lead efforts to enhance and make the testing process more efficient.

Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Manager Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$98,708

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Key Stats for Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Manager

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
10-19 years
89%
20 years or more
11%

Skills That Affect Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Manager Salaries

Team Management
▲6%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
▲4%

Web Software Quality Assurance (QA)
▲2%

National Average
C$99,000

Project Management
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 91%
vision benefits
Vision: 82%
no benefits
None: 4%