The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 114 101 107
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +6
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 4 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.23% 0.61% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.77% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 3
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,700 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £53,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
Test Management
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1405 1301 1260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 80.79% 79.72% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1159 1130 1038
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +6.25%

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 27 March 2015.

Test Management Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 3 (60.00%) ISEB
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) OWASP
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) SaaS
2 2 (40.00%) OSCP
2 2 (40.00%) OSCE
2 2 (40.00%) Validation
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 2 (40.00%) CEH
2 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) SilkPerformer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (40.00%) JMeter
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (40.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (20.00%) Use Case
3 1 (20.00%) Release Management
3 1 (20.00%) Process Management
3 1 (20.00%) ETL

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (40.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (40.00%) JMeter
1 2 (40.00%) SilkPerformer
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Security Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Test Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Defect Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) OWASP
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Validation
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) Process Management
3 1 (20.00%) Use Case
3 1 (20.00%) Release Management
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 2 (40.00%) CEH
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) OSCP
2 2 (40.00%) OSCE
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) IBM
1 1 (20.00%) HP