The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Test Manager role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
QA Test Manager
Rank 857 863 863
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Manager 23 26 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.025% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.026% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 23 19 18
Average salary £42,500 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £75,000 £102,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £42,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year
-8.82% -8.10%

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
99988 98266 105499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.82% 94.55% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 83279 79377 90596
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

QA Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 26 January 2015 within the UK.

QA Test Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

QA Test Manager
Top 14 Job Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. 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
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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
England 0 23 £42,500 -29.16% 3
London +3 7 £65,000 -10.34%
South West - 7 £40,000 -
Bristol - 4 £38,250 -
Surrey -4 3 £35,000 -41.66%
City of London -6 3 £75,000 -
North West -6 3 £45,000 -7.69%
Manchester -11 3 £45,000 -25.00%
South East -36 3 £35,000 -17.64%
Birmingham - 2 £37,500 -
West Midlands - 2 £37,500 -
Somerset - 2 £40,000 -
Tewkesbury - 1 £37,500 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £37,500 -

QA Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 46 (100.00%) QA
2 28 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (34.78%) SQL
3 16 (34.78%) Test Automation
4 15 (32.61%) Selenium
5 13 (28.26%) Scrum
6 12 (26.09%) ISEB
7 11 (23.91%) Test Strategy
8 10 (21.74%) Test Management
9 9 (19.57%) Mentoring
9 9 (19.57%) Software Testing
10 8 (17.39%) ISTQB
10 8 (17.39%) Line Management
11 7 (15.22%) People Management
11 7 (15.22%) Automation Testing
11 7 (15.22%) Automated Testing
11 7 (15.22%) Migration
11 7 (15.22%) Finance
11 7 (15.22%) Python
11 7 (15.22%) Java
11 7 (15.22%) Linux
12 6 (13.04%) HTML
12 6 (13.04%) PHP
12 6 (13.04%) Publishing
12 6 (13.04%) Resource Management
12 6 (13.04%) Security Testing
12 6 (13.04%) Open Source
12 6 (13.04%) Waterfall
13 5 (10.87%) Cucumber
13 5 (10.87%) WebDriver

QA Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 3 (6.52%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (32.61%) Selenium
2 5 (10.87%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (10.87%) WebDriver
2 5 (10.87%) Cucumber
3 4 (8.70%) JMeter
3 4 (8.70%) JIRA
4 2 (4.35%) JUnit
4 2 (4.35%) SoapUI
4 2 (4.35%) Capybara
4 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.17%) FitNesse
5 1 (2.17%) JBehave
5 1 (2.17%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (15.22%) Finance
2 6 (13.04%) Publishing
3 4 (8.70%) Retail
4 2 (4.35%) Banking
5 1 (2.17%) Legal
5 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.17%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.04%) HTML
2 5 (10.87%) .NET
3 3 (6.52%) Django
3 3 (6.52%) HTML5
4 1 (2.17%) SOAP
4 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Open Source
2 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.52%) Derivative
3 2 (4.35%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.17%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.17%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.22%) Linux
2 1 (2.17%) UNIX
2 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (34.78%) Test Automation
3 13 (28.26%) Scrum
4 11 (23.91%) Test Strategy
5 10 (21.74%) Test Management
6 9 (19.57%) Software Testing
6 9 (19.57%) Mentoring
7 8 (17.39%) Line Management
8 7 (15.22%) People Management
8 7 (15.22%) Automation Testing
8 7 (15.22%) Migration
8 7 (15.22%) Automated Testing
9 6 (13.04%) Resource Management
9 6 (13.04%) Security Testing
9 6 (13.04%) Waterfall
10 5 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (8.70%) Project Management
11 4 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
12 3 (6.52%) Release Management
12 3 (6.52%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.78%) SQL
2 7 (15.22%) Python
2 7 (15.22%) Java
3 6 (13.04%) PHP
4 5 (10.87%) Ruby
5 4 (8.70%) T-SQL
5 4 (8.70%) C#
6 3 (6.52%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.35%) C++
8 1 (2.17%) Perl
8 1 (2.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (26.09%) ISEB
2 8 (17.39%) ISTQB
3 3 (6.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) cPanel
Vendors
1 3 (6.52%) HP
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
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Posted: 9 hours ago
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Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus fantastic benefits.
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