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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
QA Test Manager
Rank 824 822 853
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Manager 26 24 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.026% 0.025% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.027% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 26 18 17
Average salary £45,000 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £46,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £75,000 £102,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.52%
QA Test Manager
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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
93674 90433 98244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.80% 94.55% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 78627 73802 84913
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 -4 8 £65,000 -
South West - 7 £40,000 -
South East -29 4 £35,000 -17.64%
North West -10 3 £45,000 -7.69%
West Midlands - 2 £37,500 -
East of England -10 1 £50,000 - 1
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QA Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 45 (100.00%) QA
2 28 (62.22%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (31.11%) Selenium
3 14 (31.11%) SQL
3 14 (31.11%) Test Automation
4 12 (26.67%) Scrum
5 11 (24.44%) ISEB
5 11 (24.44%) Test Management
5 11 (24.44%) Test Strategy
6 8 (17.78%) Line Management
6 8 (17.78%) Mentoring
6 8 (17.78%) Finance
6 8 (17.78%) Automated Testing
6 8 (17.78%) Software Testing
6 8 (17.78%) ISTQB
7 7 (15.56%) Python
7 7 (15.56%) Java
7 7 (15.56%) Automation Testing
7 7 (15.56%) People Management
8 6 (13.33%) Security Testing
8 6 (13.33%) HTML
8 6 (13.33%) PHP
8 6 (13.33%) JIRA
8 6 (13.33%) Resource Management
8 6 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (13.33%) Migration
9 5 (11.11%) Publishing
9 5 (11.11%) .NET
9 5 (11.11%) Linux
9 5 (11.11%) Ruby

QA Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 3 (6.67%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (31.11%) Selenium
2 6 (13.33%) JIRA
3 5 (11.11%) WebDriver
3 5 (11.11%) Cucumber
4 4 (8.89%) JMeter
5 3 (6.67%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (4.44%) Capybara
6 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
6 2 (4.44%) SoapUI
6 2 (4.44%) JUnit
7 1 (2.22%) FitNesse
7 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.22%) JBehave
7 1 (2.22%) SpecFlow
General
1 8 (17.78%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Publishing
3 4 (8.89%) Retail
4 2 (4.44%) Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.33%) HTML
2 5 (11.11%) .NET
3 2 (4.44%) HTML5
3 2 (4.44%) Django
4 1 (2.22%) CSS
4 1 (2.22%) SOAP
4 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Open Source
2 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.22%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.22%) Derivative
4 1 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (62.22%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (31.11%) Test Automation
3 12 (26.67%) Scrum
4 11 (24.44%) Test Management
4 11 (24.44%) Test Strategy
5 8 (17.78%) Line Management
5 8 (17.78%) Mentoring
5 8 (17.78%) Automated Testing
5 8 (17.78%) Software Testing
6 7 (15.56%) Automation Testing
6 7 (15.56%) People Management
7 6 (13.33%) Security Testing
7 6 (13.33%) Resource Management
7 6 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (13.33%) Migration
8 5 (11.11%) Waterfall
9 4 (8.89%) TDD
9 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (6.67%) Project Management
10 3 (6.67%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.11%) SQL
2 7 (15.56%) Python
2 7 (15.56%) Java
3 6 (13.33%) PHP
4 5 (11.11%) Ruby
5 4 (8.89%) T-SQL
5 4 (8.89%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.89%) C#
6 2 (4.44%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (24.44%) ISEB
2 8 (17.78%) ISTQB
3 3 (6.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (4.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) WAI
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) cPanel
Vendors
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 3 (6.67%) HP
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle
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