The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Birmingham region that had Test Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 100 116 95
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 45 15 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.85% 0.82% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.95% 0.84% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 23
Median salary £45,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £46,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +2.00%
Test Manager
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2311 1776 1728
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.10% 97.48% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1731 1451 1503
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £44,600
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -10.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region that featured Test Manager in the job title.

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Test Manager
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Test Manager Salary Trend in Birmingham

Test Manager
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Manager across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, Test Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 43 (63.24%) Test Management
2 37 (54.41%) Test Strategy
3 33 (48.53%) Functional Testing
4 32 (47.06%) Non-Functional Testing
5 31 (45.59%) Data Centre
6 29 (42.65%) Security Testing
7 28 (41.18%) ISEB
8 27 (39.71%) Test Automation
9 23 (33.82%) Test Planning
10 22 (32.35%) Performance Testing
10 22 (32.35%) QA
11 21 (30.88%) Mentoring
11 21 (30.88%) Analytical Skills
12 20 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
13 19 (27.94%) Time Management
14 18 (26.47%) Integration Testing
15 17 (25.00%) Microsoft
15 17 (25.00%) Defect Management
16 16 (23.53%) System Testing
16 16 (23.53%) Enterprise Software
16 16 (23.53%) Regression Testing
16 16 (23.53%) Validation
16 16 (23.53%) Unit Testing
16 16 (23.53%) Dynamics AX
17 15 (22.06%) C
18 13 (19.12%) ISTQB
19 11 (16.18%) Finance
20 10 (14.71%) Manufacturing
20 10 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
20 10 (14.71%) Life Science

Test Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.94%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (23.53%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (7.35%) HP UFT
1 5 (7.35%) JIRA
2 3 (4.41%) Selenium
3 2 (2.94%) JMeter
3 2 (2.94%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.47%) SilkPerformer
General
1 11 (16.18%) Finance
2 10 (14.71%) Manufacturing
3 8 (11.76%) Games
4 7 (10.29%) Retail
5 4 (5.88%) Banking
5 4 (5.88%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 31 (45.59%) Data Centre
2 21 (30.88%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (23.53%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (14.71%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (63.24%) Test Management
2 37 (54.41%) Test Strategy
3 33 (48.53%) Functional Testing
4 32 (47.06%) Non-Functional Testing
5 29 (42.65%) Security Testing
6 27 (39.71%) Test Automation
7 23 (33.82%) Test Planning
8 22 (32.35%) Performance Testing
9 21 (30.88%) Mentoring
10 20 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
11 19 (27.94%) Time Management
12 18 (26.47%) Integration Testing
13 17 (25.00%) Defect Management
14 16 (23.53%) Regression Testing
14 16 (23.53%) System Testing
14 16 (23.53%) Unit Testing
14 16 (23.53%) Validation
15 10 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
16 9 (13.24%) Software Testing
17 6 (8.82%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 15 (22.06%) C
2 2 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (41.18%) ISEB
2 13 (19.12%) ISTQB
3 4 (5.88%) Degree
3 4 (5.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (4.41%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (32.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.82%) HP
3 3 (4.41%) SAP
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle
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