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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Test Manager
Rank 860 870 859
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Manager 71 95 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.072% 0.086% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.089% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 65 84 84
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,600 £42,500 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £80,000 £81,600
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £48,750 £53,750
% change year-on-year
+12.82% -9.30%

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
94514 106216 111227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.41% 96.32% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79535 87575 90644
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 24 July 2016 within the UK.

QA Test Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

QA Test Manager
Top 30 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 24 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +24 70 £55,000 +4.76% 9
London +36 38 £65,000 -
South East +36 15 £55,000 +4.76% 4
Hampshire +4 12 £55,000 +12.82% 3
Fareham -2 12 £55,000 +22.22% 3
East of England +34 7 £50,000 -2.43% 1
West Midlands -1 5 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Birmingham -6 5 £47,500 -13.63% 2
City of London +66 3 £70,000 +7.69%
Hertfordshire +21 3 £50,000 -4.76%
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £50,000 -
North West +18 2 £55,000 +22.22% 1
East Midlands +6 2 £60,000 +77.77%
Cambridgeshire +4 2 £47,500 -5.00%
Manchester -6 2 £55,000 +22.22%
Wimbledon - 2 £36,000 -
Cambridge - 2 £47,500 -
Surrey +29 1 £67,500 +35.00%
Buckinghamshire +21 1 £37,500 -28.57%
Bedfordshire +18 1 £40,000 - 1
South West +12 1 £35,000 -14.63%
Luton +12 1 £40,000 - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 £37,500 -
Poole - 1 £35,000 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Bury - 1 £60,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £60,000 -
Dorset - 1 £35,000 -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Bury St Edmunds - 1 £60,000 -

QA Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, 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.

1 130 (100.00%) QA
2 67 (51.54%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (33.85%) Test Strategy
4 32 (24.62%) Test Planning
5 31 (23.85%) Test Management
6 30 (23.08%) Finance
7 25 (19.23%) Defect Management
8 24 (18.46%) User Acceptance Testing
8 24 (18.46%) Java
9 23 (17.69%) Regression Testing
9 23 (17.69%) Functional Testing
10 22 (16.92%) SDLC
11 21 (16.15%) Integration Testing
12 19 (14.62%) System Testing
12 19 (14.62%) Mentoring
12 19 (14.62%) Selenium
12 19 (14.62%) ISTQB
13 18 (13.85%) Performance Testing
13 18 (13.85%) Stakeholder Management
13 18 (13.85%) ISEB
13 18 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
14 17 (13.08%) Software Testing
15 16 (12.31%) Microsoft
15 16 (12.31%) BDD
15 16 (12.31%) Data Centre
16 14 (10.77%) DevOps
16 14 (10.77%) Cucumber
16 14 (10.77%) Unit Testing
16 14 (10.77%) E-Commerce
16 14 (10.77%) JIRA

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 2 (1.54%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.77%) MS Office
2 1 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.77%) MS Project
2 1 (0.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (4.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.77%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.77%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (0.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.38%) Internet
2 3 (2.31%) Firewall
3 1 (0.77%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.54%) DataStage
2 2 (1.54%) DB2
2 2 (1.54%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.77%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (14.62%) Selenium
2 14 (10.77%) Cucumber
2 14 (10.77%) JIRA
3 3 (2.31%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.54%) Appium
4 2 (1.54%) FitNesse
4 2 (1.54%) JMeter
4 2 (1.54%) Jtest
4 2 (1.54%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.77%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.77%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.77%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.77%) Robot Framework
5 1 (0.77%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.77%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.77%) WATIR
5 1 (0.77%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.77%) Zephyr
General
1 30 (23.08%) Finance
2 12 (9.23%) Telecoms
3 9 (6.92%) Banking
3 9 (6.92%) Retail
4 8 (6.15%) Games
5 7 (5.38%) Marketing
6 6 (4.62%) Back Office
6 6 (4.62%) Electronics
6 6 (4.62%) Manufacturing
7 4 (3.08%) Law
8 2 (1.54%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.54%) Legal
9 1 (0.77%) Front Office
9 1 (0.77%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.92%) HTML
2 7 (5.38%) CSS
2 7 (5.38%) Web Services
3 5 (3.85%) .NET
3 5 (3.85%) Gherkin
4 3 (2.31%) HTML5
5 2 (1.54%) Apache CXF
5 2 (1.54%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.54%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (1.54%) Flash
5 2 (1.54%) RESTful
5 2 (1.54%) Silverlight
5 2 (1.54%) XML
6 1 (0.77%) Ajax
6 1 (0.77%) AppFabric
6 1 (0.77%) ASP.NET 2.0
6 1 (0.77%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.77%) CSS3
6 1 (0.77%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (12.31%) Data Centre
3 13 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (5.38%) Mobile App
5 6 (4.62%) User Experience
6 5 (3.85%) Internet of Things
7 4 (3.08%) Reinsurance
8 2 (1.54%) Fintech
8 2 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.54%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.54%) OTC Derivatives
9 1 (0.77%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.77%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.54%) Linux
2 1 (0.77%) Windows
2 1 (0.77%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (51.54%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (33.85%) Test Strategy
3 32 (24.62%) Test Planning
4 31 (23.85%) Test Management
5 25 (19.23%) Defect Management
6 24 (18.46%) User Acceptance Testing
7 23 (17.69%) Functional Testing
7 23 (17.69%) Regression Testing
8 22 (16.92%) SDLC
9 21 (16.15%) Integration Testing
10 19 (14.62%) Mentoring
10 19 (14.62%) System Testing
11 18 (13.85%) Performance Testing
11 18 (13.85%) Stakeholder Management
12 17 (13.08%) Software Testing
13 16 (12.31%) BDD
14 14 (10.77%) DevOps
14 14 (10.77%) Scrum
14 14 (10.77%) TDD
14 14 (10.77%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (18.46%) Java
2 13 (10.00%) C
3 11 (8.46%) SQL
4 8 (6.15%) Ruby
5 6 (4.62%) C#
5 6 (4.62%) Groovy
6 5 (3.85%) JavaScript
7 4 (3.08%) C++
7 4 (3.08%) Python
8 2 (1.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (14.62%) ISTQB
2 18 (13.85%) ISEB
3 9 (6.92%) Degree
4 1 (0.77%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (0.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (100.00%) QA
2 10 (7.69%) GAMP
System Software
1 2 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.77%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (12.31%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.62%) SAP
3 5 (3.85%) HP
3 5 (3.85%) Oracle
4 2 (1.54%) Apple
4 2 (1.54%) Cognizant
4 2 (1.54%) IBM
4 2 (1.54%) IBM Sterling
4 2 (1.54%) Informatica
4 2 (1.54%) SOASTA, Inc
5 1 (0.77%) AppDynamics
5 1 (0.77%) Empirix
5 1 (0.77%) New Relic
South East
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 6 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 27 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 27 days ago