The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Test Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the South 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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
QA Test Manager
Rank - - 222
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Manager 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -35.71%
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 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
5762 5035 5224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.16% 95.34% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4817 4303 4604
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,100 £50,000 £52,500
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 South West

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

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
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the South 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 7 (100.00%) QA
2 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 4 (57.14%) Migration
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
3 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) Test Management
3 3 (42.86%) ISEB
3 3 (42.86%) Data Migration
3 3 (42.86%) People Management
4 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Security Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
5 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 1 (14.29%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) Line Management

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the South 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.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Migration
1 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Test Management
2 3 (42.86%) Data Migration
2 3 (42.86%) People Management
3 2 (28.57%) Security Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Line Management
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISEB
1 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) HP