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 7 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
QA Test Manager
Rank 875 897 839
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -58
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Manager 23 40 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.033% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.035% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 23 33 38
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £63,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -21.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £38,750 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £74,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%

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
103985 115295 104233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.61% 94.60% 94.69%
Number of salaries quoted 85169 93959 86722
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 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 7 May 2015 within the UK.

QA Test Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

QA Test Manager
Top 19 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 7 May 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 +18 23 £52,500 +5.00% 2
London +32 12 £60,000 -7.69%
South East +5 5 £50,000 - 1
East of England +34 3 £50,000 +42.85%
Yorkshire +16 3 £47,500 +19.49% 1
West Yorkshire +12 3 £47,500 +19.49% 1
Cambridgeshire - 3 £50,000 -
Surrey +8 2 £50,000 +3.09%
Peterborough - 2 £50,000 -
Egham - 2 £50,000 -
Hampshire +11 1 £45,000 -2.70% 1
Kent +11 1 £47,500 -5.00%
Berkshire +1 1 £55,000 +10.00%
Maidenhead +1 1 £55,000 +10.00%
Fareham - 1 £45,000 -
Huddersfield - 1 £45,000 - 1
Bingley - 1 £47,500 -
Cambridge - 1 £50,000 -
Dover - 1 £47,500 -

QA Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 51 (100.00%) QA
2 27 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (35.29%) Test Management
4 15 (29.41%) Selenium
5 14 (27.45%) Finance
6 13 (25.49%) Line Management
6 13 (25.49%) Mentoring
7 12 (23.53%) BDD
7 12 (23.53%) TDD
7 12 (23.53%) Java
8 10 (19.61%) SQL
8 10 (19.61%) ISTQB
9 9 (17.65%) Degree
9 9 (17.65%) SOAP
9 9 (17.65%) E-Commerce
9 9 (17.65%) Test Automation
9 9 (17.65%) Open Source
9 9 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (15.69%) Test Scripting
10 8 (15.69%) Computer Science
10 8 (15.69%) Manual Testing
10 8 (15.69%) REST
10 8 (15.69%) Test Strategy
10 8 (15.69%) Agile Testing
10 8 (15.69%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (15.69%) Coaching
10 8 (15.69%) ISEB
10 8 (15.69%) LoadRunner
10 8 (15.69%) Web Services
11 7 (13.73%) JIRA

QA Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 (5.88%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (29.41%) Selenium
2 8 (15.69%) LoadRunner
3 7 (13.73%) JIRA
4 3 (5.88%) JMeter
4 3 (5.88%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.96%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (27.45%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Publishing
2 3 (5.88%) Retail
3 2 (3.92%) Marketing
3 2 (3.92%) Banking
3 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.96%) Electronics
4 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.65%) SOAP
2 8 (15.69%) REST
2 8 (15.69%) Web Services
3 6 (11.76%) HTML
4 4 (7.84%) .NET
5 3 (5.88%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Open Source
2 8 (15.69%) Computer Science
2 8 (15.69%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.96%) DTV
4 1 (1.96%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (1.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (35.29%) Test Management
3 13 (25.49%) Line Management
3 13 (25.49%) Mentoring
4 12 (23.53%) BDD
4 12 (23.53%) TDD
5 9 (17.65%) E-Commerce
5 9 (17.65%) Test Automation
5 9 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (15.69%) Test Scripting
6 8 (15.69%) Manual Testing
6 8 (15.69%) Test Strategy
6 8 (15.69%) Agile Testing
6 8 (15.69%) Coaching
7 7 (13.73%) People Management
8 6 (11.76%) Software Testing
8 6 (11.76%) Regression Testing
9 5 (9.80%) Resource Management
9 5 (9.80%) Automated Testing
9 5 (9.80%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (23.53%) Java
2 10 (19.61%) SQL
3 6 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 6 (11.76%) PHP
3 6 (11.76%) Python
4 3 (5.88%) T-SQL
4 3 (5.88%) C#
4 3 (5.88%) Ruby
5 2 (3.92%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (19.61%) ISTQB
2 9 (17.65%) Degree
3 8 (15.69%) ISEB
4 4 (7.84%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (1.96%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (5.88%) WAI
3 2 (3.92%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) cPanel
Vendors
1 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.92%) HP
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle
3 1 (1.96%) SAP
3 1 (1.96%) Murex
3 1 (1.96%) Calypso
Farnborough, Hampshire
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Salary: £45k - 65k per year + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Car + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago