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 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Test Manager
UK
Rank 808 884 902
Rank change year-on-year
+76 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Manager 43 58 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.057% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.060% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 37 48 49
Median salary £50,000 £62,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £50,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £76,250 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £60,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%

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
80972 97334 101928
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.31% 96.44% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67196 81538 83871
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 February 2017 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 February 2017. 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 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 +69 40 £50,000 -20.00% 2
South East +48 10 £29,900 -50.16% 1
London +38 10 £71,250 +1.78% 1
East of England +36 8 £58,250 -19.65%
Hertfordshire +19 8 £58,250 -
Kent - 7 £29,900 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £35,000 -
North East - 4 £35,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 4 £35,000 -
West Midlands +22 3 £45,000 +5.88%
South West +21 2 £42,500 -39.28%
Hampshire +16 2 £50,000 -28.57%
Birmingham +5 2 £41,750 -
Bristol +4 2 £42,500 -39.28%
Potters Bar - 2 £60,000 -
City of London - 2 £75,000 -
Watford - 2 £72,500 -
Farnborough - 2 £50,000 -
Berkshire +33 1 - -
Yorkshire +22 1 £50,000 -
Coventry +12 1 £45,000 +5.88%
East Midlands +3 1 - -
North West -17 1 - -
Manchester -22 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -
Harpenden - 1 £42,500 -
Huddersfield - 1 £50,000 -
Cardiff - 1 £45,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £50,000 -
South Wales - 1 £45,000 -

QA Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 78 (100.00%) QA
2 46 (58.97%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (38.46%) Selenium
4 21 (26.92%) Test Strategy
5 20 (25.64%) Test Automation
6 19 (24.36%) Test Scripting
7 18 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
7 18 (23.08%) ISTQB
7 18 (23.08%) Automated Testing
8 17 (21.79%) Test Management
8 17 (21.79%) Finance
9 16 (20.51%) ISEB
9 16 (20.51%) Manual Testing
10 15 (19.23%) SDLC
11 14 (17.95%) Automation Testing
11 14 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (17.95%) TDD
11 14 (17.95%) Regression Testing
12 13 (16.67%) JIRA
13 12 (15.38%) C#
13 12 (15.38%) SQL
13 12 (15.38%) .NET
14 11 (14.10%) HP
14 11 (14.10%) Software Testing
15 10 (12.82%) BDD
15 10 (12.82%) Robot Framework
16 9 (11.54%) Cucumber
16 9 (11.54%) HP Quality Center
16 9 (11.54%) Scrum
16 9 (11.54%) E-Commerce

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 3 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.28%) Confluence
2 1 (1.28%) EPiServer
Applications
1 5 (6.41%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.56%) MS Office
2 2 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.26%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.28%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 30 (38.46%) Selenium
2 13 (16.67%) JIRA
3 10 (12.82%) Robot Framework
4 9 (11.54%) Cucumber
5 7 (8.97%) WebDriver
6 6 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (6.41%) HP UFT
8 2 (2.56%) JBehave
8 2 (2.56%) LoadRunner
8 2 (2.56%) NUnit
8 2 (2.56%) SilkTest
8 2 (2.56%) SoapUI
8 2 (2.56%) TeamCity
8 2 (2.56%) Visual Studio
8 2 (2.56%) YouTrack
9 1 (1.28%) Appium
9 1 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.28%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.28%) MSTest
9 1 (1.28%) SpecFlow
General
1 17 (21.79%) Finance
2 4 (5.13%) Automotive
2 4 (5.13%) Banking
3 3 (3.85%) Games
3 3 (3.85%) Investment Banking
3 3 (3.85%) Retail
4 2 (2.56%) Front Office
5 1 (1.28%) Law
5 1 (1.28%) Legal
5 1 (1.28%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.38%) .NET
2 5 (6.41%) Gherkin
3 4 (5.13%) .NET Framework
3 4 (5.13%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.85%) AngularJS
4 3 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (3.85%) Node.js
4 3 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (2.56%) CSS
5 2 (2.56%) HTML
6 1 (1.28%) Ajax
6 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET 2.0
6 1 (1.28%) J2EE
6 1 (1.28%) RESTful
6 1 (1.28%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.69%) Fintech
2 4 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.13%) iPad
3 3 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.56%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.56%) Xbox
5 1 (1.28%) Derivative
5 1 (1.28%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.28%) FMCG
5 1 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.28%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.85%) Windows
2 2 (2.56%) Unix
2 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.28%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (58.97%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (26.92%) Test Strategy
3 20 (25.64%) Test Automation
4 19 (24.36%) Test Scripting
5 18 (23.08%) Automated Testing
5 18 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
6 17 (21.79%) Test Management
7 16 (20.51%) Manual Testing
8 15 (19.23%) SDLC
9 14 (17.95%) Automation Testing
9 14 (17.95%) Regression Testing
9 14 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (17.95%) TDD
10 11 (14.10%) Software Testing
11 10 (12.82%) BDD
12 9 (11.54%) E-Commerce
12 9 (11.54%) Scrum
13 8 (10.26%) Mentoring
13 8 (10.26%) Performance Testing
13 8 (10.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.38%) C#
1 12 (15.38%) SQL
2 7 (8.97%) Java
3 5 (6.41%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.85%) Bash Shell
4 3 (3.85%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.85%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.85%) Python
5 1 (1.28%) Groovy
5 1 (1.28%) Perl
5 1 (1.28%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (23.08%) ISTQB
2 16 (20.51%) ISEB
3 4 (5.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.56%) Degree
5 1 (1.28%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (2.56%) PMO
3 1 (1.28%) ISO 9000
3 1 (1.28%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (3.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (11.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (14.10%) HP
2 4 (5.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle
3 1 (1.28%) SAP
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