Period
to 23 July 2017

The median annual salary for a QA Test Manager was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 23 July 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 West
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 317 346 350
Rank change year-on-year +29 +4 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Manager 6 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.057% 0.009% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.009% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 9
South West median annual salary £42,500 £70,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -39.29% +64.71% -15.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £65,000 £35,500
90th Percentile £43,750 £75,000 £45,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.17% +14.29% -4.55%

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 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
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 10163 10819 11745
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 97.02% 97.11% 97.40%
Number of salaries quoted 8495 9095 9817
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £22,900
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,650 £62,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

QA Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for QA Test Manager in the South West

QA Test Manager
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for QA Test Manager in the South West

QA Test Manager
Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 6 months to 23 July 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
Bristol -9 6 £42,500 -39.29%
QA Test Manager
England

QA Test Manager Skill Set
Top 13 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 West region featuring QA Test Manager in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) NUnit
1 6 (100.00%) QA
1 6 (100.00%) Selenium
1 6 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 6 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 6 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery

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

Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) NUnit
1 6 (100.00%) Selenium
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 6 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 6 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) QA