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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Test Manager
Rank 852 900 890
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Manager 59 69 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.063% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.065% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 42 68 70
Median salary £57,500 £52,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.57% -0.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,350 £45,000 £39,750
10% offered a salary of more than £74,750 £60,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £50,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+13.86% +4.12%

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
94567 105846 115549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.48% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79566 86840 94644
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 May 2016 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 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +31 53 £58,750 +11.90% 8
London +39 22 £57,500 -4.16% 5
South East +36 13 £57,500 +15.00% 3
Birmingham -6 8 - -
West Midlands -7 8 - -
Scotland +5 6 £51,250 +16.70%
Glasgow -8 6 £51,250 +16.70%
Surrey +6 5 £60,000 +20.00%
Camberley - 5 £60,000 -
Hampshire +8 4 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Fareham -10 4 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Wimbledon - 3 £36,000 -
East Midlands - 3 £60,000 -
East of England +31 2 £60,000 +20.00%
Berkshire +21 2 £57,500 +15.00%
North West +15 2 £55,000 +23.59%
Manchester -1 2 £55,000 +4.76%
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Tyne and Wear - 2 - -
Newbury - 2 £57,500 -
Nottingham - 2 - -
North East - 2 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 - -
City of London +59 1 £75,000 +25.00% 2
Yorkshire +6 1 £50,000 -1.96%
Cambridge +1 1 - -
West Yorkshire -4 1 £50,000 -1.96%
Cambridgeshire -5 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £37,500 -
Burgess Hill - 1 £60,000 -

QA Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, 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.

1 118 (100.00%) QA
2 53 (44.92%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (26.27%) Test Planning
4 28 (23.73%) Test Strategy
4 28 (23.73%) Finance
5 27 (22.88%) Test Management
5 27 (22.88%) Defect Management
6 25 (21.19%) SDLC
7 24 (20.34%) User Acceptance Testing
8 23 (19.49%) Performance Testing
8 23 (19.49%) Integration Testing
8 23 (19.49%) Regression Testing
9 22 (18.64%) System Testing
10 21 (17.80%) Selenium
11 20 (16.95%) Functional Testing
11 20 (16.95%) Java
12 19 (16.10%) Microsoft
12 19 (16.10%) Mentoring
12 19 (16.10%) Analytical Skills
12 19 (16.10%) Data Centre
13 18 (15.25%) Enterprise Software
13 18 (15.25%) ISEB
13 18 (15.25%) ISTQB
14 16 (13.56%) Software Testing
14 16 (13.56%) Scrum
14 16 (13.56%) Unit Testing
15 15 (12.71%) Time Management
15 15 (12.71%) BDD
15 15 (12.71%) Dynamics AX
15 15 (12.71%) JIRA

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 2 (1.69%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (5.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.85%) MS Office
2 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.85%) MS Project
2 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (12.71%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (5.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.24%) SaaS
2 3 (2.54%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.69%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.39%) Internet
2 3 (2.54%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.24%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.54%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.69%) DataStage
3 2 (1.69%) DB2
3 2 (1.69%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.85%) MySQL
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (17.80%) Selenium
2 15 (12.71%) JIRA
3 14 (11.86%) Cucumber
4 5 (4.24%) Git (software)
5 4 (3.39%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.54%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.69%) Appium
7 2 (1.69%) Bitbucket
7 2 (1.69%) HP UFT
7 2 (1.69%) JMeter
7 2 (1.69%) Jtest
7 2 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.69%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.69%) Zephyr
8 1 (0.85%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.85%) JIRA Agile
8 1 (0.85%) JUnit
8 1 (0.85%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.85%) Subversion
8 1 (0.85%) TestNG
General
1 28 (23.73%) Finance
2 14 (11.86%) Telecoms
3 10 (8.47%) Banking
3 10 (8.47%) Retail
4 8 (6.78%) Marketing
5 7 (5.93%) Manufacturing
6 6 (5.08%) Electronics
7 4 (3.39%) Law
8 2 (1.69%) Games
9 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.85%) Front Office
9 1 (0.85%) Legal
9 1 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.85%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.63%) Web Services
2 6 (5.08%) .NET
3 4 (3.39%) CSS
3 4 (3.39%) HTML
3 4 (3.39%) HTML5
4 2 (1.69%) AppFabric
4 2 (1.69%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (1.69%) CSS3
4 2 (1.69%) Flash
4 2 (1.69%) Gherkin
4 2 (1.69%) RESTful
4 2 (1.69%) Silverlight
5 1 (0.85%) Apache CXF
5 1 (0.85%) Django
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (0.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.10%) Analytical Skills
1 19 (16.10%) Data Centre
2 18 (15.25%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (4.24%) User Experience
4 4 (3.39%) Internet of Things
5 3 (2.54%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.54%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.69%) Fintech
6 2 (1.69%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.69%) Linux
1 2 (1.69%) Windows
2 1 (0.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (44.92%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (26.27%) Test Planning
3 28 (23.73%) Test Strategy
4 27 (22.88%) Defect Management
4 27 (22.88%) Test Management
5 25 (21.19%) SDLC
6 24 (20.34%) User Acceptance Testing
7 23 (19.49%) Integration Testing
7 23 (19.49%) Performance Testing
7 23 (19.49%) Regression Testing
8 22 (18.64%) System Testing
9 20 (16.95%) Functional Testing
10 19 (16.10%) Mentoring
11 16 (13.56%) Scrum
11 16 (13.56%) Software Testing
11 16 (13.56%) Unit Testing
12 15 (12.71%) BDD
12 15 (12.71%) Time Management
13 14 (11.86%) Quality Management
13 14 (11.86%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 20 (16.95%) Java
2 15 (12.71%) C
3 7 (5.93%) C#
3 7 (5.93%) Ruby
3 7 (5.93%) SQL
4 6 (5.08%) Groovy
5 5 (4.24%) Python
6 4 (3.39%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.69%) C++
8 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (15.25%) ISEB
1 18 (15.25%) ISTQB
2 10 (8.47%) Degree
3 2 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.85%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (0.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (100.00%) QA
2 13 (11.02%) GAMP
Systems Management
1 2 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (1.69%) SCCM
2 1 (0.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (16.10%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.93%) HP
2 7 (5.93%) SAP
3 6 (5.08%) Oracle
4 2 (1.69%) Apple
4 2 (1.69%) Cognizant
4 2 (1.69%) IBM
4 2 (1.69%) IBM Sterling
4 2 (1.69%) Informatica
4 2 (1.69%) SOASTA, Inc
5 1 (0.85%) AppDynamics
5 1 (0.85%) Empirix
5 1 (0.85%) New Relic
5 1 (0.85%) VMware
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