The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 106 86 98
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 15 27 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.83% 1.50% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 1.56% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 7 25 10
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £41,000 £39,750
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
1744 1726 1631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.19% 95.84% 94.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1446 1498 1357
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Manager in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 20 April 2015.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Test Manager in their job title 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 with Test Manager in their job title.

1 20 (68.97%) ISTQB
2 17 (58.62%) Banking
3 14 (48.28%) ISEB
4 12 (41.38%) Retail
4 12 (41.38%) Software Testing
4 12 (41.38%) Mentoring
5 10 (34.48%) Coaching
6 9 (31.03%) FATCA
6 9 (31.03%) QA
7 8 (27.59%) Resource Management
7 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (27.59%) Finance
8 7 (24.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (20.69%) Test Scripting
10 5 (17.24%) Security Testing
10 5 (17.24%) Information Assurance
10 5 (17.24%) Time Management
10 5 (17.24%) Asset Management
10 5 (17.24%) Subversion
10 5 (17.24%) Degree
10 5 (17.24%) JIRA
10 5 (17.24%) Test Strategy
11 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (13.79%) Performance Testing
12 3 (10.34%) Test Automation
12 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
13 2 (6.90%) Analytics
13 2 (6.90%) ISEB Practitioner
13 2 (6.90%) Games
13 2 (6.90%) Retail Banking

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Test Manager in their job title 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 with Test Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Subversion
1 5 (17.24%) JIRA
General
1 17 (58.62%) Banking
2 12 (41.38%) Retail
3 8 (27.59%) Finance
4 2 (6.90%) Games
4 2 (6.90%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) SWIFT
3 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Software Testing
1 12 (41.38%) Mentoring
2 10 (34.48%) Coaching
3 8 (27.59%) Resource Management
3 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (20.69%) Test Scripting
5 5 (17.24%) Security Testing
5 5 (17.24%) Asset Management
5 5 (17.24%) Test Strategy
5 5 (17.24%) Time Management
5 5 (17.24%) Information Assurance
6 4 (13.79%) Performance Testing
6 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (10.34%) Test Automation
8 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
8 2 (6.90%) V-Model
8 2 (6.90%) Analytics
9 1 (3.45%) Test Management
9 1 (3.45%) Manual Testing
Qualifications
1 20 (68.97%) ISTQB
2 14 (48.28%) ISEB
3 7 (24.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (17.24%) Degree
5 2 (6.90%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (31.03%) QA
1 9 (31.03%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (3.45%) HP
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