The first table below looks at the demand for Test Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 108 123 108
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -15
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 8 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.40% 0.25% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.32% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 3
Average salary £56,250 £37,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.02% +8.82%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1528 1586 1197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 75.91% 77.90% 71.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1333 1396 1053
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Test Management
West Midlands

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Management across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Management Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Test Management
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Management across the Birmingham region.

Test Management Salary Trend in Birmingham

Test Management
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Management across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Test Management Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Test Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Management.

1 16 (59.26%) Finance
2 11 (40.74%) ISTQB
2 11 (40.74%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (33.33%) ISEB
4 8 (29.63%) QA
5 7 (25.93%) Software Testing
5 7 (25.93%) QuickTest Pro
6 6 (22.22%) Test Strategy
7 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
7 5 (18.52%) Banking
7 5 (18.52%) Retail
7 5 (18.52%) Automated Testing
8 4 (14.81%) ISEB Practitioner
8 4 (14.81%) Performance Testing
8 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
8 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
8 4 (14.81%) V-Model
8 4 (14.81%) Oracle
8 4 (14.81%) MS Project
8 4 (14.81%) SAP
8 4 (14.81%) ITIL
8 4 (14.81%) HP
8 4 (14.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (14.81%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
9 3 (11.11%) Migration
9 3 (11.11%) Quality Management
9 3 (11.11%) Back Office

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Test Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 4 (14.81%) MS Project
3 3 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) SAP HR
2 1 (3.70%) TRIRIGA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (11.11%) LoadRunner
2 3 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 16 (59.26%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Banking
2 5 (18.52%) Retail
3 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 3 (11.11%) Back Office
4 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
4 2 (7.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 20 (74.07%) Test Manager
2 3 (11.11%) Analyst
2 3 (11.11%) Test Analyst
2 3 (11.11%) QA Manager
3 2 (7.41%) QA Test Manager
3 2 (7.41%) Test Leader
4 1 (3.70%) Tester
4 1 (3.70%) Programme Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Quality Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Test Programme Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Testing Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Head of Testing
4 1 (3.70%) Performance Test Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Performance Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Business Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Release Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Manual Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) UNIX
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 9 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (25.93%) Software Testing
3 6 (22.22%) Test Strategy
4 5 (18.52%) Automated Testing
5 4 (14.81%) Performance Testing
5 4 (14.81%) V-Model
5 4 (14.81%) ITIL
6 3 (11.11%) Migration
6 3 (11.11%) Quality Management
6 3 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 3 (11.11%) Data Migration
6 3 (11.11%) Content Management
6 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (11.11%) Resource Management
7 1 (3.70%) Service Management
7 1 (3.70%) CRM
7 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.70%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.70%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (40.74%) ISTQB
2 9 (33.33%) ISEB
3 4 (14.81%) ISEB Practitioner
3 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
3 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
3 4 (14.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (14.81%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (29.63%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (40.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle
1 4 (14.81%) SAP
1 4 (14.81%) HP
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + flexible benefits
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