The median annual salary for a QA Test Manager was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

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

Quality Assurance Test Manager
UK / England
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 814 893 889
Rank change year-on-year +79 -4  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Manager 40 54 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.049% 0.055% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.057% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 34 39 62
Median salary £52,500 £60,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +16.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,500 £45,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £73,000 £62,250
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 England. 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 78617 94472 100345
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.28% 96.42% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 65783 80124 82695
Median salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

QA Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for QA Test Manager in England

QA Test Manager
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for QA Test Manager in England

QA Test Manager
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA Test Manager in England over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Salary histogram for QA Test Manager in England

QA Test Manager
Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 23 April 2017. 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 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
London +47 13 £73,750 +5.35% 1
Yorkshire +34 7 £48,500 -3.00%
East of England - 6 £60,000 -
South West +10 5 £42,500 -39.28%
South East +58 4 £55,000 -8.33%
North East +10 2 £35,000 -
West Midlands +13 1 £45,000 -
East Midlands +13 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
QA Test Manager
UK

QA Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 England region featuring QA Test Manager in the job title.

1 72 (100.00%) QA
2 43 (59.72%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (36.11%) Selenium
4 24 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 20 (27.78%) Finance
6 19 (26.39%) User Acceptance Testing
6 19 (26.39%) Automated Testing
7 17 (23.61%) Test Automation
8 16 (22.22%) Test Management
9 14 (19.44%) Test Scripting
9 14 (19.44%) Regression Testing
9 14 (19.44%) ISEB
10 13 (18.06%) Manual Testing
10 13 (18.06%) ISTQB
10 13 (18.06%) Performance Testing
10 13 (18.06%) Automation Testing
11 12 (16.67%) Software Testing
11 12 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (15.28%) HP
13 10 (13.89%) C#
13 10 (13.89%) TDD
13 10 (13.89%) JIRA
13 10 (13.89%) BDD
13 10 (13.89%) SDLC
14 9 (12.50%) SQL
15 8 (11.11%) E-Commerce
15 8 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
15 8 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
15 8 (11.11%) Waterfall
15 8 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing

QA Test Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 1 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (1.39%) Confluence
1 1 (1.39%) EPiServer
1 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (6.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.39%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 26 (36.11%) Selenium
2 10 (13.89%) JIRA
3 7 (9.72%) NUnit
4 5 (6.94%) HP UFT
4 5 (6.94%) Robot Framework
4 5 (6.94%) WebDriver
5 4 (5.56%) Cucumber
5 4 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (4.17%) Appium
7 2 (2.78%) Calabash
7 2 (2.78%) JBehave
7 2 (2.78%) JUnit
7 2 (2.78%) SilkTest
7 2 (2.78%) TestNG
7 2 (2.78%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.39%) eggPlant
8 1 (1.39%) JMeter
8 1 (1.39%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.39%) MSTest
8 1 (1.39%) TeamCity
General
1 20 (27.78%) Finance
2 5 (6.94%) Banking
2 5 (6.94%) Investment Banking
3 4 (5.56%) Automotive
4 3 (4.17%) Retail
5 2 (2.78%) Front Office
6 1 (1.39%) Games
6 1 (1.39%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.94%) .NET
2 1 (1.39%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.39%) CSS
2 1 (1.39%) Gherkin
2 1 (1.39%) HTML
2 1 (1.39%) J2EE
2 1 (1.39%) Middleware
2 1 (1.39%) Spring
2 1 (1.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.72%) Fintech
2 6 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (4.17%) iPad
4 2 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.78%) Derivative
4 2 (2.78%) Equities
4 2 (2.78%) Fixed Income
4 2 (2.78%) OTC Derivatives
4 2 (2.78%) Xbox
5 1 (1.39%) FMCG
5 1 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.39%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.39%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.78%) Unix
2 1 (1.39%) Linux
2 1 (1.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (59.72%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 19 (26.39%) Automated Testing
3 19 (26.39%) User Acceptance Testing
4 17 (23.61%) Test Automation
5 16 (22.22%) Test Management
6 14 (19.44%) Regression Testing
6 14 (19.44%) Test Scripting
7 13 (18.06%) Automation Testing
7 13 (18.06%) Manual Testing
7 13 (18.06%) Performance Testing
8 12 (16.67%) Software Testing
8 12 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (13.89%) BDD
9 10 (13.89%) SDLC
9 10 (13.89%) TDD
10 8 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (11.11%) E-Commerce
10 8 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
10 8 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.89%) C#
2 9 (12.50%) SQL
3 7 (9.72%) Java
4 3 (4.17%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.78%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.39%) Perl
6 1 (1.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (19.44%) ISEB
2 13 (18.06%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.78%) Degree
3 2 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) ISO 9000
2 1 (1.39%) MiFID
2 1 (1.39%) PMO
Systems Management
1 8 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (15.28%) HP
2 3 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.78%) Oracle
4 1 (1.39%) Murex
4 1 (1.39%) SAP
4 1 (1.39%) Serena
London
nGAGE Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £57500 per annum + 10% Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago