The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South West region that had QA Test Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Test Manager
England / South West
Rank 238 259 238
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Manager 2 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.039% 0.017% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.018% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 12
Median salary £42,500 £70,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-39.28% +55.55%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £60,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%

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 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
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4910 5584 5733
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.54% 97.03% 97.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4077 4628 4839
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

QA Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region that featured QA Test Manager in the job title.

QA Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

QA Test Manager
Salary Trend in the South West

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

QA Test Manager Salary Trend in the South West

QA Test Manager
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Test Manager within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +4 2 £42,500 -39.28%
QA Test Manager
England

QA Test Manager Skill Set
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, QA Test Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region featuring QA Test Manager in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) NUnit
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery

QA Test Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) NUnit
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA