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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
QA Test Manager
Rank 894 850 872
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Manager 17 44 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.040% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.042% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 16 37 24
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £42,500 £44,300
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £80,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -9.52%

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
109010 105147 109704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.71% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 90448 86287 94223
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,448 £26,500 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 28 November 2014 within the UK.

QA Test Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

QA Test Manager
Top 17 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 28 November 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 -65 15 £57,500 -17.85% 2
London +1 8 £67,500 -10.00% 2
City of London +13 4 £67,500 -10.00% 2
Scotland -6 2 £60,000 +14.28%
South East -19 2 £47,500 -
South West - 2 £45,000 -
Bristol - 2 £45,000 -
East Midlands +14 1 £45,000 +12.50%
Cambridge -2 1 £45,000 -5.26%
Cambridgeshire -8 1 £45,000 -35.71%
Edinburgh -18 1 £50,000 -4.76%
East of England -21 1 £45,000 -35.71%
West Midlands - 1 £52,500 -
Glasgow - 1 £70,000 -
Lincolnshire - 1 £45,000 -
Surrey - 1 £35,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £60,000 -

QA Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 70 (100.00%) QA
2 44 (62.86%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (38.57%) Test Management
4 26 (37.14%) Software Testing
5 24 (34.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 22 (31.43%) Migration
6 22 (31.43%) User Acceptance Testing
7 20 (28.57%) Security Testing
8 19 (27.14%) Selenium
9 18 (25.71%) Data Migration
9 18 (25.71%) Test Strategy
9 18 (25.71%) Scrum
9 18 (25.71%) SQL
10 16 (22.86%) Security Cleared
11 13 (18.57%) ISEB
12 12 (17.14%) Test Automation
13 10 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
14 9 (12.86%) Java
14 9 (12.86%) Automated Testing
15 8 (11.43%) ISTQB
15 8 (11.43%) JIRA
15 8 (11.43%) Linux
15 8 (11.43%) Finance
15 8 (11.43%) Line Management
16 7 (10.00%) Mentoring
16 7 (10.00%) Automation Testing
16 7 (10.00%) TDD
16 7 (10.00%) Banking
16 7 (10.00%) Derivative
16 7 (10.00%) Open Source

QA Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 1 (1.43%) Apache
1 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Exchequer
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.43%) VisionPLUS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 19 (27.14%) Selenium
2 10 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
3 8 (11.43%) JIRA
4 7 (10.00%) Cucumber
5 4 (5.71%) SoapUI
5 4 (5.71%) JMeter
5 4 (5.71%) JUnit
6 3 (4.29%) JBehave
6 3 (4.29%) WebDriver
6 3 (4.29%) Jenkins
6 3 (4.29%) eggPlant
7 2 (2.86%) Capybara
8 1 (1.43%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.43%) Appium
8 1 (1.43%) FitNesse
8 1 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (11.43%) Finance
2 7 (10.00%) Banking
3 5 (7.14%) Retail
3 5 (7.14%) Publishing
4 4 (5.71%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.86%) Front Office
5 2 (2.86%) Legal
5 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.43%) Advertising
6 1 (1.43%) Law
6 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.14%) HTML
2 4 (5.71%) Django
2 4 (5.71%) HTML5
3 3 (4.29%) .NET
3 3 (4.29%) Web Services
4 1 (1.43%) JSON
4 1 (1.43%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (1.43%) Apache Flex
4 1 (1.43%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.00%) Derivative
1 7 (10.00%) Open Source
2 5 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.71%) Equity Derivative
4 3 (4.29%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.29%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.86%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.86%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.43%) Statistics
6 1 (1.43%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.43%) Linux
2 3 (4.29%) Windows
3 2 (2.86%) UNIX
4 1 (1.43%) Android
4 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (62.86%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (38.57%) Test Management
3 26 (37.14%) Software Testing
4 24 (34.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (31.43%) Migration
5 22 (31.43%) User Acceptance Testing
6 20 (28.57%) Security Testing
7 18 (25.71%) Scrum
7 18 (25.71%) Test Strategy
7 18 (25.71%) Data Migration
8 12 (17.14%) Test Automation
9 9 (12.86%) Automated Testing
10 8 (11.43%) Line Management
11 7 (10.00%) Mentoring
11 7 (10.00%) Automation Testing
11 7 (10.00%) Waterfall
11 7 (10.00%) TDD
12 5 (7.14%) Project Management
12 5 (7.14%) Manual Testing
12 5 (7.14%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (25.71%) SQL
2 9 (12.86%) Java
3 6 (8.57%) Python
4 3 (4.29%) Ruby
4 3 (4.29%) VB
5 2 (2.86%) C#
5 2 (2.86%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.86%) Perl
5 2 (2.86%) PHP
6 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (22.86%) Security Cleared
2 13 (18.57%) ISEB
3 8 (11.43%) ISTQB
4 6 (8.57%) Degree
5 1 (1.43%) HND
5 1 (1.43%) AAT
5 1 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 4 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (2.86%) Microsoft
1 2 (2.86%) HP
2 1 (1.43%) Sage
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 23 days ago