The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Test Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
QA Test Manager
Rank 442 407 438
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Manager 4 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.018% 0.052% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.055% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 6
Average salary £61,250 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.50% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £43,100
10% offered a salary of more than £64,250 £60,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
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 South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21099 20166 21691
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.70% 95.08% 95.41%
Number of salaries quoted 16589 16620 18515
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

QA Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

QA Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

QA Test Manager
Salary Trend in the South East

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

QA Test Manager Salary Trend in the South East

QA Test Manager
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Kent - 3 £62,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £60,000 -
QA Test Manager
England

QA Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 15 (100.00%) QA
2 7 (46.67%) Test Strategy
3 5 (33.33%) Selenium
3 5 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
4 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
5 3 (20.00%) SQL
5 3 (20.00%) Scrum
5 3 (20.00%) Finance
5 3 (20.00%) Advertising
5 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
5 3 (20.00%) Banking
5 3 (20.00%) Investment Banking
5 3 (20.00%) Degree
5 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
6 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
6 2 (13.33%) Agile Testing
6 2 (13.33%) User Stories
6 2 (13.33%) TDD
6 2 (13.33%) Marketing
6 2 (13.33%) IIS
6 2 (13.33%) ISEB
6 2 (13.33%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (13.33%) Project Management
7 1 (6.67%) Quality Management
7 1 (6.67%) Blackberry

QA Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 2 (13.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
2 2 (13.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.67%) Maven
3 1 (6.67%) Calabash
3 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
3 1 (6.67%) SpecFlow
3 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
3 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
1 3 (20.00%) Advertising
1 3 (20.00%) Banking
1 3 (20.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) SOAP
1 1 (6.67%) XSL
1 1 (6.67%) J2ME
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.67%) iPad
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
1 1 (6.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Test Strategy
2 5 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
4 3 (20.00%) Scrum
4 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Testing
5 2 (13.33%) User Stories
5 2 (13.33%) TDD
5 2 (13.33%) Project Management
6 1 (6.67%) Quality Management
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Automation Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
6 1 (6.67%) Usability Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (6.67%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.67%) HP