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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 117 97 115
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +18
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 15 17 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.84% 0.91% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 1.12% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 15 15 3
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £30,400 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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
1495 1519 1322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 83.47% 81.10% 77.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1198 1348 1120
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 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £69,000
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 29 May 2015.

Test Management Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 13 (76.47%) Finance
2 10 (58.82%) Performance Testing
3 8 (47.06%) Telecoms
3 8 (47.06%) Banking
4 7 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (41.18%) Test Scripting
5 6 (35.29%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (35.29%) HP
5 6 (35.29%) LoadRunner
6 5 (29.41%) Selenium
7 4 (23.53%) QA
7 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
7 4 (23.53%) ISTQB
8 3 (17.65%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (17.65%) Java
8 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
9 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
9 2 (11.76%) SaaS
9 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (11.76%) PCI DSS
9 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
9 2 (11.76%) OWASP
9 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
9 2 (11.76%) OSCP
9 2 (11.76%) OSCE
9 2 (11.76%) ISEB
9 2 (11.76%) SOA
9 2 (11.76%) JMeter
9 2 (11.76%) Validation
9 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (11.76%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) LoadRunner
2 5 (29.41%) Selenium
3 3 (17.65%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (11.76%) JMeter
4 2 (11.76%) SilkPerformer
General
1 13 (76.47%) Finance
2 8 (47.06%) Telecoms
2 8 (47.06%) Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Analyst
1 8 (47.06%) Test Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) Test Manager
3 5 (29.41%) Consultant
4 4 (23.53%) Performance Test Manager
4 4 (23.53%) Performance Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) Performance Manager
4 4 (23.53%) Performance Test Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) Test Consultant
5 3 (17.65%) Management Consultant
6 2 (11.76%) Tester
6 2 (11.76%) Security Consultant
6 2 (11.76%) Penetration Tester
7 1 (5.88%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Automation Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Performance Testing
2 7 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (41.18%) Test Scripting
3 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
5 2 (11.76%) OWASP
5 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
5 2 (11.76%) SOA
5 2 (11.76%) Validation
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
6 1 (5.88%) Test Planning
6 1 (5.88%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) ISTQB
2 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) OSCP
2 2 (11.76%) OSCE
2 2 (11.76%) ISEB
2 2 (11.76%) CEH
3 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
2 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (11.76%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) HP
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle