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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 118 109 121
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +12
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 15 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.74% 0.62% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 0.79% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 14 11 2
Average salary £52,500 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £27,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+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
1668 1513 1501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 82.78% 78.43% 79.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1362 1338 1310
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 2 July 2015.

Test Management Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 14 (73.68%) Finance
2 10 (52.63%) Performance Testing
3 9 (47.37%) Telecoms
4 8 (42.11%) Test Scripting
4 8 (42.11%) Banking
5 7 (36.84%) HP
5 7 (36.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (31.58%) LoadRunner
6 6 (31.58%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (26.32%) Software Testing
7 5 (26.32%) Selenium
8 4 (21.05%) ISTQB
8 4 (21.05%) QA
9 3 (15.79%) HP UFT
9 3 (15.79%) Java
9 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
9 3 (15.79%) Retail
10 2 (10.53%) SilkPerformer
10 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (10.53%) PCI DSS
10 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
10 2 (10.53%) OWASP
10 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
10 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
10 2 (10.53%) Test Planning
10 2 (10.53%) SaaS
10 2 (10.53%) OSCP
10 2 (10.53%) OSCE
10 2 (10.53%) ISEB
10 2 (10.53%) SOA

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (10.53%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) LoadRunner
2 5 (26.32%) Selenium
3 3 (15.79%) HP UFT
4 2 (10.53%) JMeter
4 2 (10.53%) SilkPerformer
General
1 14 (73.68%) Finance
2 9 (47.37%) Telecoms
3 8 (42.11%) Banking
4 3 (15.79%) Retail
5 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Analyst
1 8 (42.11%) Test Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Test Manager
3 6 (31.58%) Consultant
4 4 (21.05%) Test Consultant
4 4 (21.05%) Performance Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Performance Manager
4 4 (21.05%) Performance Test Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Performance Test Manager
5 3 (15.79%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Management Consultant
5 3 (15.79%) Tester
6 2 (10.53%) Security Consultant
6 2 (10.53%) Penetration Tester
7 1 (5.26%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Performance Testing
2 8 (42.11%) Test Scripting
3 7 (36.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (26.32%) Software Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
6 2 (10.53%) Test Planning
6 2 (10.53%) OWASP
6 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
6 2 (10.53%) SOA
6 2 (10.53%) Validation
6 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.53%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
7 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
7 1 (5.26%) Line Management
7 1 (5.26%) SDLC
7 1 (5.26%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) PHP
2 1 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) ISTQB
2 2 (10.53%) ISEB
2 2 (10.53%) CEH
2 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) OSCP
2 2 (10.53%) OSCE
3 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) QA
2 2 (10.53%) PCI DSS
2 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) HP
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle