The median annual salary for a QA Test Manager was - in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 28 March 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
England / North West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 248 - 250
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Manager 1 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.016% - 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% - 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Median salary - - £50,000
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 North West. 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
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5931 5576 6456
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.83% 97.04% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4959 4681 5205
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 North West

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

Job vacancy trend for QA Test Manager in the North West

QA Test Manager
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for QA Test Manager in the North West

QA Test Manager
Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Manchester - 1 - -
QA Test Manager
England

QA Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 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 North West region featuring QA Test Manager in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) QA
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) Test Management
2 4 (80.00%) Manual Testing
2 4 (80.00%) SDLC
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (20.00%) SaaS
4 1 (20.00%) Selenium
4 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) User Stories
4 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Replication
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) ISO 9000
4 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) ISEB
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing

QA Test Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Manual Testing
1 4 (80.00%) SDLC
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (80.00%) Test Management
2 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft