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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
QA Test Manager
Rank 872 868 851
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Manager 20 28 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.025% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.026% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 20 23 19
Average salary £50,000 £57,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% -11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £42,500 £44,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £70,000 £71,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -35.71%

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
101979 105886 103172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83486 85576 86253
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 £27,000 £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 27 March 2015 within the UK.

QA Test Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

QA Test Manager
Top 21 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 27 March 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 +3 20 £50,000 -13.04% 2
London +36 8 £60,000 -4.00%
East of England +13 4 £50,000 -
South East -13 4 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Cambridgeshire - 4 £50,000 -
Cambridge - 3 £50,000 -
West Midlands -27 2 £37,500 -25.00%
Birmingham - 2 £37,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £50,000 -
Kent +14 1 £47,500 +5.55%
City of London +9 1 £77,500 +29.16%
Manchester +9 1 £45,000 -25.00%
North West +8 1 £45,000 -25.00%
Surrey +5 1 £50,000 -16.66%
Yorkshire +2 1 £47,500 +19.49%
West Yorkshire -2 1 £47,500 +19.49%
Peterborough - 1 £50,000 -
Bingley - 1 £47,500 -
Dover - 1 £47,500 -
Egham - 1 £50,000 -
High Wycombe - 1 £50,000 -

QA Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 45 (100.00%) QA
2 26 (57.78%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (33.33%) Test Management
4 13 (28.89%) Finance
5 12 (26.67%) Selenium
6 11 (24.44%) SQL
7 10 (22.22%) Mentoring
8 9 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 9 (20.00%) Line Management
9 8 (17.78%) JIRA
9 8 (17.78%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (17.78%) Java
9 8 (17.78%) ISEB
9 8 (17.78%) ISTQB
9 8 (17.78%) TDD
10 7 (15.56%) Automated Testing
10 7 (15.56%) Software Testing
10 7 (15.56%) People Management
10 7 (15.56%) BDD
10 7 (15.56%) Test Strategy
11 6 (13.33%) Resource Management
11 6 (13.33%) Test Scripting
11 6 (13.33%) Open Source
11 6 (13.33%) Manual Testing
11 6 (13.33%) Python
11 6 (13.33%) JavaScript
11 6 (13.33%) PHP
11 6 (13.33%) HTML
12 5 (11.11%) E-Commerce
12 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management

QA Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (6.67%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (26.67%) Selenium
2 8 (17.78%) JIRA
3 4 (8.89%) LoadRunner
4 3 (6.67%) JMeter
4 3 (6.67%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.22%) JUnit
General
1 13 (28.89%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Publishing
2 3 (6.67%) Banking
2 3 (6.67%) Retail
3 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.22%) Electronics
4 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.33%) HTML
2 4 (8.89%) .NET
2 4 (8.89%) SOAP
2 4 (8.89%) Web Services
2 4 (8.89%) REST
3 3 (6.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Open Source
2 4 (8.89%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (8.89%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.44%) Derivative
5 1 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.22%) DTV
5 1 (2.22%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (57.78%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (33.33%) Test Management
3 10 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 9 (20.00%) Line Management
4 9 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 8 (17.78%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (17.78%) TDD
6 7 (15.56%) Automated Testing
6 7 (15.56%) Software Testing
6 7 (15.56%) BDD
6 7 (15.56%) Test Strategy
6 7 (15.56%) People Management
7 6 (13.33%) Manual Testing
7 6 (13.33%) Resource Management
7 6 (13.33%) Test Scripting
8 5 (11.11%) E-Commerce
8 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (8.89%) Regression Testing
9 4 (8.89%) Coaching
9 4 (8.89%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (24.44%) SQL
2 8 (17.78%) Java
3 6 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 6 (13.33%) PHP
3 6 (13.33%) Python
4 3 (6.67%) Ruby
4 3 (6.67%) T-SQL
4 3 (6.67%) C#
5 2 (4.44%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) ISEB
1 8 (17.78%) ISTQB
2 5 (11.11%) Degree
3 2 (4.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.22%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (6.67%) WAI
3 1 (2.22%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) cPanel
Vendors
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.44%) HP
3 1 (2.22%) Murex
3 1 (2.22%) Calypso
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle
3 1 (2.22%) SAP
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