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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 98 112 96
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -16
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 17 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.94% 0.35% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 0.45% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 4
Average salary £43,750 £40,000 £26,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% +49.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £28,400 £26,150
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £29,100
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,448
% change year-on-year
- -2.18%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1383 1319 1038
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 76.24% 75.85% 71.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1214 1094 910
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
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 18 April 2014.

Test Management Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 10 (55.56%) ISTQB
2 8 (44.44%) ISEB
3 7 (38.89%) Finance
3 7 (38.89%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
5 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
6 4 (22.22%) Oracle
6 4 (22.22%) QuickTest Pro
6 4 (22.22%) ISEB Practitioner
6 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
6 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 4 (22.22%) Test Strategy
7 3 (16.67%) V-Model
7 3 (16.67%) Back Office
7 3 (16.67%) Retail
7 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (16.67%) Data Migration
7 3 (16.67%) Performance Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Resource Management
7 3 (16.67%) QA
7 3 (16.67%) LoadRunner
7 3 (16.67%) SAP HR
7 3 (16.67%) Migration
7 3 (16.67%) MS Project
7 3 (16.67%) MS Office
7 3 (16.67%) SAP
7 3 (16.67%) ITIL
7 3 (16.67%) HP

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (27.78%) MS Excel
2 3 (16.67%) MS Project
2 3 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) SAP HR
2 1 (5.56%) TRIRIGA
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (16.67%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Back Office
2 3 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Test Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Test Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Release Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Test Leader
3 1 (5.56%) Head of Testing
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Test Strategy
5 3 (16.67%) V-Model
5 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (16.67%) Data Migration
5 3 (16.67%) Performance Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Resource Management
5 3 (16.67%) Migration
5 3 (16.67%) ITIL
6 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
7 1 (5.56%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) ISTQB
2 8 (44.44%) ISEB
3 4 (22.22%) ISEB Practitioner
3 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) SAP
2 3 (16.67%) HP
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
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