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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 99 118 99
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 43 18 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.83% 0.98% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.91% 1.00% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 26
Median salary £46,500 £55,000 £54,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.45% +0.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,750 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £66,250
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.94% +3.00%
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
2250 1809 1833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.50% 98.05% 95.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1674 1469 1616
Median salary £40,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.70% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,000
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 30 May 2016.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 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 45 (64.29%) Test Management
2 35 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 34 (48.57%) Non-Functional Testing
4 32 (45.71%) Functional Testing
4 32 (45.71%) Security Testing
5 31 (44.29%) Data Centre
6 29 (41.43%) Test Automation
6 29 (41.43%) ISEB
7 26 (37.14%) Test Planning
8 22 (31.43%) Performance Testing
8 22 (31.43%) QA
9 20 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
9 20 (28.57%) Mentoring
10 19 (27.14%) Analytical Skills
10 19 (27.14%) Time Management
11 18 (25.71%) Integration Testing
12 16 (22.86%) Validation
12 16 (22.86%) Defect Management
13 15 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
13 15 (21.43%) Regression Testing
13 15 (21.43%) C
13 15 (21.43%) Microsoft
13 15 (21.43%) System Testing
13 15 (21.43%) Unit Testing
13 15 (21.43%) Dynamics AX
14 13 (18.57%) ISTQB
14 13 (18.57%) Finance
15 10 (14.29%) Manufacturing
15 10 (14.29%) Life Science
16 9 (12.86%) Agile Software Development

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 (2.86%) SAS
Business Applications
1 15 (21.43%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (8.57%) HP UFT
2 4 (5.71%) JIRA
2 4 (5.71%) Selenium
3 1 (1.43%) JMeter
3 1 (1.43%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.43%) SilkPerformer
General
1 13 (18.57%) Finance
2 10 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 8 (11.43%) Games
4 7 (10.00%) Retail
5 4 (5.71%) Banking
5 4 (5.71%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 31 (44.29%) Data Centre
2 19 (27.14%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (14.29%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (64.29%) Test Management
2 35 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 34 (48.57%) Non-Functional Testing
4 32 (45.71%) Functional Testing
4 32 (45.71%) Security Testing
5 29 (41.43%) Test Automation
6 26 (37.14%) Test Planning
7 22 (31.43%) Performance Testing
8 20 (28.57%) Mentoring
8 20 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
9 19 (27.14%) Time Management
10 18 (25.71%) Integration Testing
11 16 (22.86%) Defect Management
11 16 (22.86%) Validation
12 15 (21.43%) Regression Testing
12 15 (21.43%) System Testing
12 15 (21.43%) Unit Testing
13 9 (12.86%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (12.86%) Software Testing
14 7 (10.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (21.43%) C
2 2 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (41.43%) ISEB
2 13 (18.57%) ISTQB
3 5 (7.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 4 (5.71%) Degree
5 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.43%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (31.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.14%) HP
3 3 (4.29%) SAP
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