The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Test Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA Test Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Test Manager
Rank 840 876 848
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Manager 69 53 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.073% 0.053% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.055% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 59 50 46
Average salary £62,500 £50,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £83,000 £70,250 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £58,750 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+30.55% -10.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
90816 95785 94380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.15% 96.49% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 77032 80058 76663
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

QA Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Test Manager in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in England

QA Test Manager
Salary Trend in England

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

QA Test Manager Salary Trend in England

QA Test Manager
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Test Manager across the England region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

QA Test Manager Salary Histogram in England

QA Test Manager
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Test Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +20 25 £70,000 +7.69% 4
South East +22 15 £60,000 +20.00% 1
West Midlands -6 11 £42,500 +13.33%
North West +28 5 £40,000 -11.11%
East of England 0 5 £63,750 +27.50%
East Midlands +4 2 £48,000 -24.70%
South West -23 2 £50,000 +11.11%
Yorkshire - 2 £50,000 -
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QA Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the England region that cited QA Test Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Test Manager in their job title.

1 129 (100.00%) QA
2 67 (51.94%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (32.56%) Test Strategy
4 36 (27.91%) Finance
5 34 (26.36%) Test Management
6 33 (25.58%) Selenium
7 28 (21.71%) Software Testing
8 26 (20.16%) Defect Management
9 25 (19.38%) ISTQB
10 24 (18.60%) JIRA
10 24 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (17.83%) Scrum
12 22 (17.05%) ISEB
13 21 (16.28%) BDD
13 21 (16.28%) Test Planning
14 20 (15.50%) Test Automation
15 19 (14.73%) SDLC
16 17 (13.18%) Mentoring
16 17 (13.18%) Non-Functional Testing
16 17 (13.18%) Cucumber
16 17 (13.18%) User Acceptance Testing
16 17 (13.18%) Performance Testing
16 17 (13.18%) Automated Testing
17 16 (12.40%) Project Management
18 15 (11.63%) Line Management
18 15 (11.63%) Regression Testing
18 15 (11.63%) Java
18 15 (11.63%) Retail
19 14 (10.85%) Functional Testing
19 14 (10.85%) Manual Testing

QA Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the England region that cited QA Test Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Test Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.78%) Apache
1 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (5.43%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (4.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.53%) SaaS
2 3 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.55%) AWS CloudFormation
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.10%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.33%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.55%) SAP BI
4 1 (0.78%) MySQL
4 1 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 33 (25.58%) Selenium
2 24 (18.60%) JIRA
3 17 (13.18%) Cucumber
4 12 (9.30%) Git (software)
4 12 (9.30%) Jenkins
4 12 (9.30%) WebDriver
5 9 (6.98%) HP UFT
6 4 (3.10%) JUnit
6 4 (3.10%) SpecFlow
7 3 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (2.33%) Robot Framework
8 2 (1.55%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.55%) LoadRunner
8 2 (1.55%) NUnit
8 2 (1.55%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.55%) Subversion
8 2 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.55%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.55%) TestNG
9 1 (0.78%) Bugzilla
General
1 36 (27.91%) Finance
2 15 (11.63%) Retail
3 12 (9.30%) Manufacturing
3 12 (9.30%) Marketing
3 12 (9.30%) Telecoms
4 10 (7.75%) Banking
5 6 (4.65%) Electronics
5 6 (4.65%) Legal
6 4 (3.10%) Law
7 3 (2.33%) Front Office
7 3 (2.33%) Games
7 3 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.78%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.08%) Web Services
2 5 (3.88%) .NET
3 4 (3.10%) Django
4 3 (2.33%) HTML
4 3 (2.33%) HTML5
4 3 (2.33%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (1.55%) AppFabric
5 2 (1.55%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.55%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (1.55%) CSS
5 2 (1.55%) CSS3
5 2 (1.55%) XML
6 1 (0.78%) Behat
6 1 (0.78%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.78%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.78%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.08%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.53%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (4.65%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.33%) Derivative
4 3 (2.33%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.55%) Life Science
6 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.78%) Equities
6 1 (0.78%) Fintech
6 1 (0.78%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.78%) FMCG
6 1 (0.78%) iPad
6 1 (0.78%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.65%) Linux
2 4 (3.10%) Unix
3 3 (2.33%) Windows
4 2 (1.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (51.94%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (32.56%) Test Strategy
3 34 (26.36%) Test Management
4 28 (21.71%) Software Testing
5 26 (20.16%) Defect Management
6 24 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (17.83%) Scrum
8 21 (16.28%) BDD
8 21 (16.28%) Test Planning
9 20 (15.50%) Test Automation
10 19 (14.73%) SDLC
11 17 (13.18%) Automated Testing
11 17 (13.18%) Mentoring
11 17 (13.18%) Non-Functional Testing
11 17 (13.18%) Performance Testing
11 17 (13.18%) User Acceptance Testing
12 16 (12.40%) Project Management
13 15 (11.63%) Line Management
13 15 (11.63%) Regression Testing
14 14 (10.85%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (11.63%) Java
2 9 (6.98%) SQL
3 8 (6.20%) Ruby
4 7 (5.43%) C#
4 7 (5.43%) Groovy
5 5 (3.88%) C
6 4 (3.10%) Python
7 2 (1.55%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.55%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.78%) PHP
8 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 25 (19.38%) ISTQB
2 22 (17.05%) ISEB
3 8 (6.20%) Degree
4 3 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.78%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (100.00%) QA
2 5 (3.88%) GAMP
3 2 (1.55%) SLA
4 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.78%) ISO27002
4 1 (0.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (4.65%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.10%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (9.30%) SAP
2 10 (7.75%) HP
2 10 (7.75%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.55%) Oracle
4 1 (0.78%) ATG
4 1 (0.78%) Citrix
4 1 (0.78%) Rally
4 1 (0.78%) VMware
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