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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
QA Test Manager
Rank 866 851 834
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Manager 29 75 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.064% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.067% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 24 47 45
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,850 £39,750 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £82,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £48,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.63% -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
103195 111326 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.53% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 85280 91269 85438
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,472
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%

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 6 July 2015 within the UK.

QA Test Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

QA Test Manager
Top 28 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 6 July 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 -21 29 £50,000 -9.09% 5
London -17 12 £57,500 -13.20% 3
South East +3 7 £51,250 -6.81%
Gloucestershire +2 4 £40,500 -10.00%
South West -4 4 £40,500 -10.00%
Tewkesbury +8 3 £42,500 -5.55%
City of London +35 2 £60,000 -4.00% 1
Surrey +15 2 £50,000 +3.09%
West Yorkshire +13 2 £46,250 +12.46% 1
East of England +6 2 £50,000 +42.85%
Yorkshire +5 2 £46,250 +12.46% 1
Hampshire +1 2 £50,000 -
North West -1 2 £44,500 -1.11%
Buckinghamshire - 2 £52,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £50,000 -
Peterborough - 2 £50,000 -
Egham - 2 £50,000 -
High Wycombe - 2 £52,500 -
Berkshire 0 1 £45,000 -18.18%
Ealing -27 1 £55,000 +37.50%
Farnborough - 1 £55,000 -
Huddersfield - 1 £45,000 -
Fareham - 1 £45,000 -
Gloucester - 1 £40,500 -
Reading - 1 £45,000 -
Manchester - 1 £50,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £39,000 -
Warrington - 1 £39,000 -

QA Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 53 (100.00%) QA
2 25 (47.17%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (43.40%) Test Management
4 16 (30.19%) Test Strategy
4 16 (30.19%) TDD
5 15 (28.30%) Finance
5 15 (28.30%) BDD
5 15 (28.30%) Selenium
5 15 (28.30%) SDLC
6 14 (26.42%) Degree
6 14 (26.42%) Regression Testing
7 13 (24.53%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (22.64%) Test Scripting
8 12 (22.64%) Java
8 12 (22.64%) Mentoring
9 11 (20.75%) Microsoft
9 11 (20.75%) Computer Science
9 11 (20.75%) Test Automation
10 10 (18.87%) Open Source
10 10 (18.87%) Manual Testing
10 10 (18.87%) ISTQB
11 9 (16.98%) E-Commerce
11 9 (16.98%) SOAP
11 9 (16.98%) Project Management
11 9 (16.98%) Line Management
12 8 (15.09%) Coaching
12 8 (15.09%) Agile Testing
12 8 (15.09%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (15.09%) Web Services

QA Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Office
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
1 4 (7.55%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (28.30%) Selenium
2 8 (15.09%) LoadRunner
3 6 (11.32%) JIRA
3 6 (11.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (7.55%) Visual Studio
5 3 (5.66%) WebDriver
6 2 (3.77%) HP UFT
6 2 (3.77%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.89%) JUnit
7 1 (1.89%) jMock
7 1 (1.89%) TestNG
7 1 (1.89%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.89%) EasyMock
7 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.89%) MSTest
7 1 (1.89%) Mockito
7 1 (1.89%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.89%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.89%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.89%) QUnit
General
1 15 (28.30%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Banking
2 3 (5.66%) Marketing
3 2 (3.77%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.77%) Law
3 2 (3.77%) Front Office
3 2 (3.77%) Advertising
4 1 (1.89%) Publishing
4 1 (1.89%) Electronics
4 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.89%) Legal
4 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.89%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.98%) SOAP
2 8 (15.09%) Web Services
2 8 (15.09%) REST
3 4 (7.55%) .NET
4 3 (5.66%) HTML
4 3 (5.66%) CSS
5 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.75%) Computer Science
2 8 (15.09%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.66%) Derivative
5 2 (3.77%) New Media
5 2 (3.77%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.89%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.89%) DTV
6 1 (1.89%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.21%) Windows
2 4 (7.55%) Linux
3 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Vista
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (47.17%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (43.40%) Test Management
3 16 (30.19%) TDD
3 16 (30.19%) Test Strategy
4 15 (28.30%) SDLC
4 15 (28.30%) BDD
5 14 (26.42%) Regression Testing
6 13 (24.53%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (22.64%) Test Scripting
7 12 (22.64%) Mentoring
8 11 (20.75%) Test Automation
9 10 (18.87%) Open Source
9 10 (18.87%) Manual Testing
10 9 (16.98%) Project Management
10 9 (16.98%) E-Commerce
10 9 (16.98%) Line Management
11 8 (15.09%) Coaching
11 8 (15.09%) Agile Testing
11 8 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (15.09%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (22.64%) Java
2 4 (7.55%) JavaScript
2 4 (7.55%) SQL
2 4 (7.55%) Python
3 3 (5.66%) C#
4 1 (1.89%) Ruby
4 1 (1.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (26.42%) Degree
2 10 (18.87%) ISTQB
3 6 (11.32%) ISEB
3 6 (11.32%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (5.66%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.89%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (5.66%) WAI
3 2 (3.77%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (20.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.77%) HP
3 1 (1.89%) SAP
3 1 (1.89%) Murex
3 1 (1.89%) Calypso
West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + commensurate benefits!
Posted: 5 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Explore Group
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
First Point
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago