The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had QA Test Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Test Manager
UK
Rank 817 861 912
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +51
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Manager 35 64 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.065% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.068% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 29 56 39
Median salary £47,500 £65,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-26.92% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £42,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £90,000 £75,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £57,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-30.43% +27.77%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
81194 94811 101108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.46% 96.44% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 67365 79575 84080
Median salary £45,344 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £69,500 £70,000
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

The demand trend of job ads that featured QA Test Manager in the job title.

QA Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

QA Test Manager
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Test Manager within the UK.

QA Test Manager Salary Trend in the UK

QA Test Manager
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Test Manager over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 within the UK.

QA Test Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

QA Test Manager
Top 27 Job Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 16 January 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
England +47 32 £47,500 -26.92% 2
London +62 10 £65,000 -7.14% 1
South East +55 9 £29,900 -50.16%
Kent +12 7 £29,900 -29.64%
East of England +20 4 £40,000 -37.25%
North West -11 4 £40,000 -5.88%
West Midlands +2 3 £50,000 +17.64%
Birmingham -6 3 £50,000 -13.04%
Manchester -20 3 £40,000 -11.11%
Bedfordshire +14 2 £40,000 -37.25%
Hampshire +6 2 £50,000 -25.92%
Hertfordshire +4 2 £42,500 -
Luton -12 2 £40,000 -27.27%
Farnborough - 2 £50,000 -
Scotland - 2 £51,500 -
City of London - 2 £80,000 -
Glasgow - 2 £51,500 -
Harpenden - 2 £42,500 -
East Midlands +13 1 £47,500 -5.00%
Merseyside - 1 £47,500 -
North East - 1 £35,000 - 1
Leicestershire - 1 £47,500 -
Liverpool - 1 £47,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £35,000 - 1
Loughborough - 1 £47,500 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £35,000 - 1

QA Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 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 featuring QA Test Manager in the job title.

1 93 (100.00%) QA
2 58 (62.37%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (34.41%) Selenium
3 32 (34.41%) Test Strategy
4 21 (22.58%) Test Scripting
4 21 (22.58%) Automation Testing
5 20 (21.51%) ISTQB
6 19 (20.43%) User Acceptance Testing
7 18 (19.35%) SQL
8 17 (18.28%) Test Management
8 17 (18.28%) Test Automation
9 16 (17.20%) JIRA
10 15 (16.13%) ISEB
11 14 (15.05%) SDLC
11 14 (15.05%) .NET
11 14 (15.05%) Automated Testing
12 13 (13.98%) Software Testing
12 13 (13.98%) Manual Testing
12 13 (13.98%) C#
12 13 (13.98%) TDD
12 13 (13.98%) Regression Testing
12 13 (13.98%) BDD
12 13 (13.98%) Robot Framework
13 11 (11.83%) Functional Testing
13 11 (11.83%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (11.83%) Scrum
14 10 (10.75%) HP
14 10 (10.75%) T-SQL
14 10 (10.75%) E-Commerce
14 10 (10.75%) Continuous Integration

QA Test Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.08%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (5.38%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.15%) MS Office
2 2 (2.15%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.60%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.08%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 32 (34.41%) Selenium
2 16 (17.20%) JIRA
3 13 (13.98%) Robot Framework
4 10 (10.75%) Cucumber
5 7 (7.53%) HP UFT
5 7 (7.53%) Jenkins
6 6 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (5.38%) WebDriver
8 4 (4.30%) LoadRunner
8 4 (4.30%) SoapUI
8 4 (4.30%) SpecFlow
9 3 (3.23%) WATIR
10 2 (2.15%) FitNesse
10 2 (2.15%) YouTrack
11 1 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (1.08%) JMeter
11 1 (1.08%) SilkTest
11 1 (1.08%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (7.53%) Finance
2 6 (6.45%) Games
3 5 (5.38%) Back Office
4 4 (4.30%) Banking
5 3 (3.23%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.23%) Retail
6 2 (2.15%) Law
6 2 (2.15%) Legal
7 1 (1.08%) Automotive
7 1 (1.08%) Front Office
7 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.05%) .NET
2 6 (6.45%) ASP.NET
2 6 (6.45%) Gherkin
3 4 (4.30%) .NET Framework
3 4 (4.30%) CSS
3 4 (4.30%) HTML
4 3 (3.23%) Ajax
4 3 (3.23%) AngularJS
4 3 (3.23%) ASP.NET 2.0
4 3 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (3.23%) Entity Framework
4 3 (3.23%) Lambda Expressions
4 3 (3.23%) LINQ
4 3 (3.23%) Node.js
4 3 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (2.15%) Apache CXF
6 1 (1.08%) J2EE
6 1 (1.08%) RESTful
6 1 (1.08%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.53%) iPad
2 5 (5.38%) Mobile App
2 5 (5.38%) Statistics
3 4 (4.30%) Reinsurance
4 3 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.15%) Fintech
5 2 (2.15%) Xbox
6 1 (1.08%) Derivative
6 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.08%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.08%) OTC Derivatives
6 1 (1.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.23%) Windows
2 2 (2.15%) Unix
2 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (62.37%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (34.41%) Test Strategy
3 21 (22.58%) Automation Testing
3 21 (22.58%) Test Scripting
4 19 (20.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 17 (18.28%) Test Automation
5 17 (18.28%) Test Management
6 14 (15.05%) Automated Testing
6 14 (15.05%) SDLC
7 13 (13.98%) BDD
7 13 (13.98%) Manual Testing
7 13 (13.98%) Regression Testing
7 13 (13.98%) Software Testing
7 13 (13.98%) TDD
8 11 (11.83%) Functional Testing
8 11 (11.83%) Scrum
8 11 (11.83%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (10.75%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (10.75%) E-Commerce
10 7 (7.53%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (19.35%) SQL
2 13 (13.98%) C#
3 10 (10.75%) T-SQL
4 9 (9.68%) Java
5 4 (4.30%) Python
5 4 (4.30%) Ruby
6 3 (3.23%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.23%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.23%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.15%) Groovy
8 1 (1.08%) C++
8 1 (1.08%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (21.51%) ISTQB
2 15 (16.13%) ISEB
3 5 (5.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.08%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (1.08%) MiFID
2 1 (1.08%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (3.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (9.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (10.75%) HP
2 2 (2.15%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle
3 1 (1.08%) SAP
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