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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Test Manager
Rank 239 246 239
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Manager 5 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.088% 0.058% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.091% 0.060% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 2
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £45,000 £39,750
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £48,500 £57,750
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+27.77% -10.00%
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
5465 6672 6306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.93% 96.56% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4584 5653 5289
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

QA Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 5 February 2016.

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 5 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
Manchester +21 4 £43,500 -3.33%
Cheshire - 1 £40,000 -
QA Test Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) QA
2 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 4 (66.67%) JIRA
3 3 (50.00%) ISEB
3 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (50.00%) Performance Management
3 3 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Line Management
4 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (33.33%) People Management
4 2 (33.33%) Test Management
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
4 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) Games
5 1 (16.67%) TDD
5 1 (16.67%) Banking
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) Law
5 1 (16.67%) Legal
5 1 (16.67%) Validation
5 1 (16.67%) Citrix
5 1 (16.67%) HP UFT

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Games
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Law
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Line Management
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) People Management
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
3 2 (33.33%) Test Management
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
4 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) Validation
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 3 (50.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix