Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a QA Test Manager was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 548 573 624
Rank change year-on-year +25 +51 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Manager 7 25 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.023% 0.071% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.073% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 3 24 17
South East median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% -4.35% -4.17%
10th Percentile £46,202 £35,725 £49,750
90th Percentile £66,750 £67,350 £85,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 29733 34136 40912
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.62% 96.98% 96.87%
Number of salaries quoted 24803 28632 34129
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%

QA Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured QA Test Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA Test Manager in the South East over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for QA Test Manager in the South East

QA Test Manager
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +38 6 £53,720 -17.35%
Thames Valley +35 6 £53,720 -16.71%
Surrey +8 1 £62,500 -7.41%
QA Test Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 7 (100.00%) QA
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Test Management
2 6 (85.71%) Test Strategy
3 5 (71.43%) Functional Testing
3 5 (71.43%) Non-Functional Testing
3 5 (71.43%) Mobile App
3 5 (71.43%) SuccessFactors
3 5 (71.43%) Concur
3 5 (71.43%) SAP S/4HANA
3 5 (71.43%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (71.43%) Performance Testing
3 5 (71.43%) Integration Testing
3 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
3 5 (71.43%) ISTQB
3 5 (71.43%) Degree
3 5 (71.43%) GIS
3 5 (71.43%) Regression Testing
3 5 (71.43%) ERP
3 5 (71.43%) Ariba
3 5 (71.43%) LoadRunner
3 5 (71.43%) SAP
4 4 (57.14%) Risk Management
4 4 (57.14%) Digital Economy
5 1 (14.29%) Line Management
5 1 (14.29%) People Management
5 1 (14.29%) Protractor
5 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 1 (14.29%) Selenium
5 1 (14.29%) 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:

Business Applications
1 5 (71.43%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) GIS
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) LoadRunner
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Protractor
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
2 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (57.14%) Digital Economy
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) Test Management
1 6 (85.71%) Test Strategy
2 5 (71.43%) ERP
2 5 (71.43%) Functional Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Integration Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Non-Functional Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Performance Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Regression Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
2 5 (71.43%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) Line Management
4 1 (14.29%) People Management
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
1 5 (71.43%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Ariba
1 5 (71.43%) Concur
1 5 (71.43%) SAP