The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Test Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
QA Test Manager
Rank 251 248 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Manager 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.031% 0.014% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.015% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £44,500 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £48,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.63% -3.00%
QA Test Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6162 6574 7080
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.20% 94.86% 95.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5015 5312 6066
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

QA Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

QA Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

QA Test Manager
Salary Trend in the North West

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

QA Test Manager Salary Trend in the North West

QA Test Manager
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Test Manager across the North West region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

QA Test Manager Salary Histogram in the North West

QA Test Manager
Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 3 July 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
Manchester - 1 £50,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £39,000 -
QA Test Manager
England

QA Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 2 (66.67%) Resource Management
3 1 (33.33%) V-Model
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Line Management
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) People Management
3 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Degree

QA Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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.

General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Resource Management
2 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 1 (33.33%) Line Management
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) People Management
3 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) V-Model
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP