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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Test Manager
England / South West
Rank - 240 234
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Manager 0 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.018% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.019% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 12
Median salary - £30,000 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -30.63%
UK excluding London median salary £41,250 £56,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-26.66% +25.00%

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
4772 5368 5794
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.64% 97.28% 97.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3967 4551 4936
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 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 Skill Set
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 January 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%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Management
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) CRM

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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Management
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA