The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
QA Test Manager
Rank 833 833 864
Rank change year-on-year
0 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Manager 72 46 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.042% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.045% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 45 43 29
Average salary £55,000 £70,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,850 £45,500 £44,750
10% offered a salary of more than £84,000 £77,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £70,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-30.71% +33.33%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110640 102566 112158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.27% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 90375 84963 96161
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 25 July 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Test Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -7 67 £55,000 -21.42% 1
London -23 46 £81,750 +16.78%
South East -9 7 £55,000 +15.78%
City of London -11 4 £81,000 +11.72%
West Yorkshire -32 4 £42,500 +10.38%
Leeds -35 4 £42,500 +10.38%
Yorkshire -39 4 £42,500 +10.38%
West Midlands - 4 £52,500 -
Scotland -7 3 £57,500 - 1
East of England -11 3 £35,000 -50.00%
Kent - 3 £60,000 -
Suffolk - 2 £35,000 -
Surrey - 2 £48,500 -
West Malling - 2 £60,000 -
Woking - 2 £48,500 -
Birmingham - 2 £52,500 -
Bury St Edmunds - 2 £35,000 -
Edinburgh - 2 £45,000 - 1
Worcestershire - 2 £47,500 -
Ealing +13 1 £40,000 -23.80%
Glasgow -12 1 £70,000 -
Horsham - 1 £55,000 -
Derby - 1 £55,000 - 1
Maidenhead - 1 £55,000 -
Tewkesbury - 1 £45,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £65,000 -
Worcester - 1 £42,500 -
Berkshire - 1 £55,000 -
Derbyshire - 1 £55,000 - 1
Essex - 1 £55,000 -

QA Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 106 (100.00%) QA
2 45 (42.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 44 (41.51%) Software Testing
3 44 (41.51%) Test Management
4 41 (38.68%) User Acceptance Testing
5 33 (31.13%) Security Cleared
6 32 (30.19%) Security Testing
6 32 (30.19%) Migration
7 31 (29.25%) Data Migration
8 28 (26.42%) Selenium
9 24 (22.64%) Scrum
10 23 (21.70%) Test Strategy
11 16 (15.09%) Banking
11 16 (15.09%) ISTQB
12 15 (14.15%) ISEB
12 15 (14.15%) Finance
12 15 (14.15%) SQL
13 13 (12.26%) TDD
13 13 (12.26%) Degree
13 13 (12.26%) Test Automation
14 12 (11.32%) Java
15 10 (9.43%) E-Commerce
15 10 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (9.43%) Automated Testing
16 9 (8.49%) JIRA
16 9 (8.49%) Investment Banking
17 8 (7.55%) Derivative
17 8 (7.55%) QuickTest Pro
17 8 (7.55%) BDD
18 7 (6.60%) Automation Testing

QA Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 6 (5.66%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (1.89%) IIS
3 1 (0.94%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (1.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Exchequer
1 2 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.94%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.89%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.94%) MySQL
4 1 (0.94%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 28 (26.42%) Selenium
2 9 (8.49%) JIRA
3 8 (7.55%) QuickTest Pro
4 7 (6.60%) JUnit
5 6 (5.66%) WebDriver
6 5 (4.72%) Cucumber
7 4 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (2.83%) JBehave
8 3 (2.83%) Visual Studio
8 3 (2.83%) JMeter
8 3 (2.83%) SoapUI
8 3 (2.83%) MSTest
8 3 (2.83%) eggPlant
9 2 (1.89%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.94%) Calabash
10 1 (0.94%) Maven
10 1 (0.94%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (15.09%) Banking
2 15 (14.15%) Finance
3 9 (8.49%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.72%) Front Office
4 5 (4.72%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.77%) Advertising
6 3 (2.83%) Marketing
6 3 (2.83%) Retail
7 2 (1.89%) Games
7 2 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.89%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.94%) Publishing
8 1 (0.94%) Law
8 1 (0.94%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.83%) .NET
1 3 (2.83%) Web Services
2 2 (1.89%) Django
2 2 (1.89%) HTML
3 1 (0.94%) HTML5
3 1 (0.94%) XML
3 1 (0.94%) XSL
3 1 (0.94%) J2ME
3 1 (0.94%) JSF
3 1 (0.94%) JSON
3 1 (0.94%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.55%) Derivative
2 5 (4.72%) Equity Derivative
2 5 (4.72%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.77%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.83%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.89%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.94%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.94%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.94%) Open Source
6 1 (0.94%) iPad
6 1 (0.94%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.72%) Windows
2 4 (3.77%) Linux
3 3 (2.83%) UNIX
4 2 (1.89%) Android
4 2 (1.89%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.94%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (42.45%) Stakeholder Management
2 44 (41.51%) Software Testing
2 44 (41.51%) Test Management
3 41 (38.68%) User Acceptance Testing
4 32 (30.19%) Security Testing
4 32 (30.19%) Migration
5 31 (29.25%) Data Migration
6 24 (22.64%) Scrum
7 23 (21.70%) Test Strategy
8 13 (12.26%) Test Automation
8 13 (12.26%) TDD
9 10 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (9.43%) E-Commerce
9 10 (9.43%) Automated Testing
10 8 (7.55%) BDD
11 7 (6.60%) Automation Testing
11 7 (6.60%) Information Management
12 6 (5.66%) Project Management
12 6 (5.66%) Release Management
12 6 (5.66%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (14.15%) SQL
2 12 (11.32%) Java
3 3 (2.83%) VB
4 2 (1.89%) Python
4 2 (1.89%) Perl
5 1 (0.94%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 33 (31.13%) Security Cleared
2 16 (15.09%) ISTQB
3 15 (14.15%) ISEB
4 13 (12.26%) Degree
5 2 (1.89%) HND
5 2 (1.89%) AAT
5 2 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (1.89%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (5.66%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (4.72%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.89%) HP
2 2 (1.89%) Sage
2 2 (1.89%) Oracle
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