The median annual salary for a QA Test Manager was - in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 24 June 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 / South East
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 429 468
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Manager 0 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East - 0.070% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.073% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 0 13 8
Median salary - £55,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.31%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £55,000 £50,500
% change year-on-year -13.63% +8.91%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 13973 17912 20759
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.60% 96.94% 97.18%
Number of salaries quoted 11705 15216 16890
Median salary £43,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for QA Test Manager in the South East

QA Test Manager
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for QA Test Manager in the South East

QA Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 South East region featuring QA Test Manager in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) QA
2 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (50.00%) HP
4 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (30.00%) Scenario Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (30.00%) Statistics
5 3 (30.00%) JIRA
5 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (20.00%) C#
6 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) Selenium
6 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (20.00%) Re-Platforming
7 1 (10.00%) BDD
7 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
7 1 (10.00%) Analytics
7 1 (10.00%) Xbox
7 1 (10.00%) Microservices
7 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (10.00%) WebDriver

QA Test Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) JIRA
2 2 (20.00%) Selenium
2 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (10.00%) MSTest
3 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) FMCG
1 1 (10.00%) Xbox
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (30.00%) Scenario Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Statistics
3 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Re-Platforming
4 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (10.00%) Analytics
5 1 (10.00%) BDD
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (10.00%) Microservices
5 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (10.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) HP
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Salary: From £49,000 to £55,000 per annum Negotiable + Bonus
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