The median annual salary for a QA Test Manager was - in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Test Manager
England / East Midlands
Rank 159 163 178
Rank change year-on-year +4 +15  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Manager 1 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.035% 0.032% 0.093%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.033% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Median salary - £46,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +41.53%  
UK excluding London median salary £48,500 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -19.16% +20.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
East Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2782 3071 3134
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 96.73% 97.34% 97.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2229 2450 2548
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £53,992
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

QA Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands that featured QA Test Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for QA Test Manager in the East Midlands

QA Test Manager
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Test Manager in the East Midlands.

Salary trend for QA Test Manager in the East Midlands

QA Test Manager Skill Set
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 across the East Midlands region featuring QA Test Manager in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Robot Framework
3 1 (33.33%) API Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) iPad
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB

QA Test Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Robot Framework
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Management
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) API Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA