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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
QA Test Manager
Rank 869 828 866
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Manager 33 48 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.045% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.048% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 23 46 32
Average salary £55,000 £70,000 £57,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +22.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £47,500 £43,800
10% offered a salary of more than £78,800 £80,000 £83,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,000 £54,750
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +0.45%

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
108127 100585 110257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87510 83697 93999
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £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 19 September 2014 within the UK.

QA Test Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

QA Test Manager
Top 23 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 19 September 2014. 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 -34 30 £55,000 -21.42% 1
London -29 17 £57,500 -23.33%
Scotland -12 3 £60,000 - 1
South East -25 3 £60,000 +17.07%
South West -25 3 £39,500 +12.85%
West Midlands - 3 £52,500 - 1
Edinburgh -10 2 £50,000 - 1
Leeds -27 2 £42,500 +10.38%
West Yorkshire -32 2 £42,500 +10.38%
Yorkshire -32 2 £42,500 +10.38%
Buckinghamshire - 2 £60,000 -
Birmingham - 2 £52,500 -
City of London +1 1 £81,000 +9.83%
East Midlands -1 1 £55,000 +37.50%
Bristol -5 1 - -
Derby - 1 £55,000 -
Glasgow - 1 £70,000 -
Liverpool - 1 £45,000 -
West Malling - 1 £62,500 -
Merseyside - 1 £45,000 -
North West - 1 £45,000 -
Derbyshire - 1 £55,000 -
Kent - 1 £62,500 -

QA Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 105 (100.00%) QA
2 63 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (43.81%) Test Management
4 44 (41.90%) Software Testing
5 43 (40.95%) Stakeholder Management
6 39 (37.14%) User Acceptance Testing
7 35 (33.33%) Migration
8 34 (32.38%) Security Testing
9 33 (31.43%) Security Cleared
10 31 (29.52%) Data Migration
11 28 (26.67%) Selenium
11 28 (26.67%) Scrum
12 27 (25.71%) Test Strategy
13 18 (17.14%) SQL
14 17 (16.19%) ISEB
14 17 (16.19%) Test Automation
15 16 (15.24%) ISTQB
16 14 (13.33%) Degree
16 14 (13.33%) Banking
16 14 (13.33%) Java
17 13 (12.38%) TDD
18 12 (11.43%) Automated Testing
18 12 (11.43%) QuickTest Pro
18 12 (11.43%) Finance
19 10 (9.52%) Cucumber
20 9 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
20 9 (8.57%) Investment Banking
20 9 (8.57%) Derivative
21 8 (7.62%) JIRA
21 8 (7.62%) Line Management

QA Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 5 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.90%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.90%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (1.90%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (1.90%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Exchequer
1 2 (1.90%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.95%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.95%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.90%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.95%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.95%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 28 (26.67%) Selenium
2 12 (11.43%) QuickTest Pro
3 10 (9.52%) Cucumber
4 8 (7.62%) JIRA
5 7 (6.67%) JUnit
6 5 (4.76%) SoapUI
6 5 (4.76%) WebDriver
7 4 (3.81%) Visual Studio
7 4 (3.81%) JMeter
7 4 (3.81%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (3.81%) JBehave
8 3 (2.86%) MSTest
8 3 (2.86%) Jenkins
8 3 (2.86%) eggPlant
9 2 (1.90%) Capybara
10 1 (0.95%) Calabash
10 1 (0.95%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.95%) FitNesse
10 1 (0.95%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.95%) Maven
General
1 14 (13.33%) Banking
2 12 (11.43%) Finance
3 9 (8.57%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.76%) Front Office
5 4 (3.81%) Advertising
5 4 (3.81%) Publishing
5 4 (3.81%) Retail
6 3 (2.86%) Marketing
7 2 (1.90%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.90%) Legal
7 2 (1.90%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.90%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.95%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.76%) HTML
2 4 (3.81%) .NET
2 4 (3.81%) Django
2 4 (3.81%) HTML5
2 4 (3.81%) Web Services
3 1 (0.95%) XSL
3 1 (0.95%) J2ME
3 1 (0.95%) JSF
3 1 (0.95%) JSON
3 1 (0.95%) Apache Flex
3 1 (0.95%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.57%) Derivative
1 9 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.71%) Equity Derivative
3 5 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.76%) Open Source
3 5 (4.76%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.81%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.90%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.95%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.95%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.95%) iPad
6 1 (0.95%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.71%) Linux
2 4 (3.81%) UNIX
2 4 (3.81%) Windows
3 2 (1.90%) Android
3 2 (1.90%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.95%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (43.81%) Test Management
3 44 (41.90%) Software Testing
4 43 (40.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 39 (37.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 35 (33.33%) Migration
7 34 (32.38%) Security Testing
8 31 (29.52%) Data Migration
9 28 (26.67%) Scrum
10 27 (25.71%) Test Strategy
11 17 (16.19%) Test Automation
12 13 (12.38%) TDD
13 12 (11.43%) Automated Testing
14 8 (7.62%) Waterfall
14 8 (7.62%) BDD
14 8 (7.62%) Line Management
15 7 (6.67%) Information Management
15 7 (6.67%) Release Management
15 7 (6.67%) Project Management
16 6 (5.71%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (17.14%) SQL
2 14 (13.33%) Java
3 5 (4.76%) Python
4 3 (2.86%) VB
5 2 (1.90%) Ruby
5 2 (1.90%) Perl
6 1 (0.95%) C#
6 1 (0.95%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.95%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (31.43%) Security Cleared
2 17 (16.19%) ISEB
3 16 (15.24%) ISTQB
4 14 (13.33%) Degree
5 2 (1.90%) HND
5 2 (1.90%) AAT
5 2 (1.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.95%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (0.95%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.95%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (5.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.81%) HP
3 2 (1.90%) Sage
3 2 (1.90%) Oracle
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