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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Test Manager
Rank 823 880 890
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Manager 76 97 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.079% 0.089% 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.092% 0.093%
Number of salaries quoted 71 81 73
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 £40,000 £42,500 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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
92868 105229 112076
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.21% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 78150 87307 90374
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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
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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 +50 76 £55,000 - 4
London +42 38 £65,000 -7.14%
South East +37 19 £55,000 -15.38% 1
Hampshire - 14 £55,000 - 1
Fareham - 12 £55,000 - 1
City of London +59 8 £62,500 -10.71%
West Midlands +2 8 £47,500 +11.76%
Birmingham - 8 £47,500 -
East of England +11 7 £47,500 -9.52% 2
Hertfordshire +21 3 £50,000 -4.76%
Bedfordshire +20 3 £40,000 - 1
Luton +10 3 £40,000 - 1
South West +1 3 £40,000 -2.43%
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £50,000 -
Berkshire +5 2 £67,500 -15.62%
Poole - 2 £37,500 -
Dorset - 2 £37,500 -
Southampton - 2 £35,500 -
Surrey +29 1 £67,500 -
Buckinghamshire +25 1 £37,500 -28.57%
Cambridgeshire +7 1 £47,500 -
Reading +6 1 £70,000 -12.50%
Milton Keynes - 1 £37,500 -
Cambridge - 1 £47,500 -
Newbury - 1 £65,000 -
Dover - 1 £50,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £40,000 -
Kent - 1 £50,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £40,000 -
North East - 1 £40,000 -

QA Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 136 (100.00%) QA
2 76 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (40.44%) Test Strategy
4 29 (21.32%) Test Management
5 27 (19.85%) Selenium
6 26 (19.12%) ISTQB
7 25 (18.38%) Finance
8 23 (16.91%) Software Testing
8 23 (16.91%) User Acceptance Testing
8 23 (16.91%) Test Planning
9 22 (16.18%) Functional Testing
9 22 (16.18%) Java
10 21 (15.44%) BDD
11 20 (14.71%) Defect Management
11 20 (14.71%) Regression Testing
11 20 (14.71%) ISEB
12 19 (13.97%) Stakeholder Management
13 18 (13.24%) Integration Testing
14 17 (12.50%) Agile Testing
14 17 (12.50%) People Management
15 16 (11.76%) Cucumber
15 16 (11.76%) Performance Testing
16 15 (11.03%) JIRA
16 15 (11.03%) Scrum
16 15 (11.03%) TDD
16 15 (11.03%) Automated Testing
16 15 (11.03%) SQL
16 15 (11.03%) Mentoring
17 14 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
17 14 (10.29%) SDLC

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 (1.47%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (2.21%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (2.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.15%) Internet
2 3 (2.21%) Firewall
3 1 (0.74%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.47%) DataStage
3 2 (1.47%) DB2
3 2 (1.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (19.85%) Selenium
2 16 (11.76%) Cucumber
3 15 (11.03%) JIRA
4 8 (5.88%) Jenkins
5 6 (4.41%) SpecFlow
6 4 (2.94%) FitNesse
6 4 (2.94%) HP UFT
6 4 (2.94%) SoapUI
7 3 (2.21%) LoadRunner
7 3 (2.21%) Robot Framework
7 3 (2.21%) WATIR
8 2 (1.47%) JMeter
8 2 (1.47%) Jtest
8 2 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.74%) Appium
9 1 (0.74%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.74%) Zephyr
General
1 25 (18.38%) Finance
2 10 (7.35%) Retail
3 9 (6.62%) Back Office
3 9 (6.62%) Banking
3 9 (6.62%) Telecoms
4 8 (5.88%) Games
5 4 (2.94%) Law
5 4 (2.94%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.94%) Marketing
6 3 (2.21%) Electronics
7 2 (1.47%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.47%) Legal
8 1 (0.74%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.62%) HTML
2 7 (5.15%) CSS
3 6 (4.41%) Gherkin
4 5 (3.68%) .NET
5 4 (2.94%) Apache CXF
5 4 (2.94%) Web Services
6 3 (2.21%) Ajax
6 3 (2.21%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.21%) ASP.NET 2.0
6 3 (2.21%) Entity Framework
6 3 (2.21%) Lambda Expressions
6 3 (2.21%) LINQ
6 3 (2.21%) RESTful
7 2 (1.47%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (1.47%) Flash
7 2 (1.47%) HTML5
7 2 (1.47%) Silverlight
7 2 (1.47%) XML
8 1 (0.74%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.62%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (6.62%) Mobile App
3 8 (5.88%) Data Centre
4 6 (4.41%) Reinsurance
4 6 (4.41%) User Experience
5 5 (3.68%) Internet of Things
6 3 (2.21%) iPad
7 2 (1.47%) Fintech
7 2 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.47%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.47%) OTC Derivatives
8 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.74%) Linux
1 1 (0.74%) Windows
1 1 (0.74%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (40.44%) Test Strategy
3 29 (21.32%) Test Management
4 23 (16.91%) Software Testing
4 23 (16.91%) Test Planning
4 23 (16.91%) User Acceptance Testing
5 22 (16.18%) Functional Testing
6 21 (15.44%) BDD
7 20 (14.71%) Defect Management
7 20 (14.71%) Regression Testing
8 19 (13.97%) Stakeholder Management
9 18 (13.24%) Integration Testing
10 17 (12.50%) Agile Testing
10 17 (12.50%) People Management
11 16 (11.76%) Performance Testing
12 15 (11.03%) Automated Testing
12 15 (11.03%) Mentoring
12 15 (11.03%) Scrum
12 15 (11.03%) TDD
13 14 (10.29%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 22 (16.18%) Java
2 15 (11.03%) SQL
3 10 (7.35%) C#
4 9 (6.62%) Ruby
5 8 (5.88%) C
6 6 (4.41%) T-SQL
7 5 (3.68%) Groovy
8 4 (2.94%) JavaScript
9 3 (2.21%) C++
9 3 (2.21%) Python
Qualifications
1 26 (19.12%) ISTQB
2 20 (14.71%) ISEB
3 8 (5.88%) Degree
4 4 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.74%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 136 (100.00%) QA
2 5 (3.68%) GAMP
3 1 (0.74%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.74%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (6.62%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.94%) HP
2 4 (2.94%) Oracle
3 3 (2.21%) SAP
4 2 (1.47%) Cognizant
4 2 (1.47%) IBM
4 2 (1.47%) IBM Sterling
4 2 (1.47%) Informatica
4 2 (1.47%) SOASTA, Inc
5 1 (0.74%) AppDynamics
5 1 (0.74%) Apple
5 1 (0.74%) Empirix
5 1 (0.74%) New Relic
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