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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
QA Test Manager
Rank 867 893 843
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -50
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Manager 25 53 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.045% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.047% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 25 39 38
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £63,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -13.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £84,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+3.09% -3.00%

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
102183 111859 102313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 83932 91897 85042
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 £27,000
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 27 May 2015 within the UK.

QA Test Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

QA Test Manager
Top 22 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 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 +22 25 £52,500 -4.54% 1
London +15 12 £60,000 -9.43% 1
South East +10 6 £50,000 -
East of England +16 3 £50,000 +42.85%
West Yorkshire +12 3 £47,500 +19.49%
Yorkshire +6 3 £47,500 +19.49%
Cambridgeshire - 3 £50,000 -
Surrey +19 2 £50,000 +3.09%
Hampshire +3 2 £50,000 -
Berkshire -3 2 £50,000 -4.76%
Peterborough - 2 £50,000 -
Egham - 2 £50,000 -
Maidenhead -3 1 £55,000 +4.76%
Reading - 1 £45,000 -
Warrington - 1 £39,000 -
Fareham - 1 £45,000 -
Huddersfield - 1 £45,000 -
Bingley - 1 £47,500 -
Cambridge - 1 £50,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £39,000 -
North West - 1 £39,000 -
Farnborough - 1 £55,000 -

QA Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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 49 (100.00%) QA
2 27 (55.10%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (38.78%) Test Management
4 15 (30.61%) Selenium
5 14 (28.57%) BDD
5 14 (28.57%) TDD
6 13 (26.53%) Line Management
6 13 (26.53%) Mentoring
7 12 (24.49%) Finance
7 12 (24.49%) Java
8 10 (20.41%) SDLC
8 10 (20.41%) Test Automation
8 10 (20.41%) Degree
9 9 (18.37%) Manual Testing
9 9 (18.37%) Test Strategy
9 9 (18.37%) SQL
9 9 (18.37%) SOAP
9 9 (18.37%) E-Commerce
9 9 (18.37%) ISTQB
10 8 (16.33%) LoadRunner
10 8 (16.33%) ISEB
10 8 (16.33%) Web Services
10 8 (16.33%) Agile Testing
10 8 (16.33%) Coaching
10 8 (16.33%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (16.33%) Open Source
10 8 (16.33%) REST
10 8 (16.33%) Test Scripting
10 8 (16.33%) Computer Science
11 7 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing

QA Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (6.12%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Office
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (30.61%) Selenium
2 8 (16.33%) LoadRunner
3 7 (14.29%) JIRA
4 3 (6.12%) JMeter
5 2 (4.08%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.04%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.04%) QUnit
6 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (24.49%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Marketing
3 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.08%) Publishing
3 2 (4.08%) Banking
3 2 (4.08%) Retail
4 1 (2.04%) Electronics
4 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.37%) SOAP
2 8 (16.33%) Web Services
2 8 (16.33%) REST
3 6 (12.24%) HTML
4 3 (6.12%) CSS
5 2 (4.08%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Computer Science
1 8 (16.33%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.04%) DTV
3 1 (2.04%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) Linux
2 3 (6.12%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (55.10%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (38.78%) Test Management
3 14 (28.57%) TDD
3 14 (28.57%) BDD
4 13 (26.53%) Line Management
4 13 (26.53%) Mentoring
5 10 (20.41%) Test Automation
5 10 (20.41%) SDLC
6 9 (18.37%) Test Strategy
6 9 (18.37%) E-Commerce
6 9 (18.37%) Manual Testing
7 8 (16.33%) Test Scripting
7 8 (16.33%) Agile Testing
7 8 (16.33%) Open Source
7 8 (16.33%) Coaching
8 7 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (14.29%) Regression Testing
9 6 (12.24%) Automated Testing
9 6 (12.24%) Software Testing
9 6 (12.24%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.49%) Java
2 9 (18.37%) SQL
3 7 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 5 (10.20%) PHP
4 5 (10.20%) Python
5 3 (6.12%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.08%) Ruby
6 2 (4.08%) C#
6 2 (4.08%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (20.41%) Degree
2 9 (18.37%) ISTQB
3 8 (16.33%) ISEB
4 4 (8.16%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (4.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (2.04%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (6.12%) WAI
3 2 (4.08%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) cPanel
Vendors
1 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.08%) HP
3 1 (2.04%) Murex
3 1 (2.04%) Calypso
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle
3 1 (2.04%) SAP
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