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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 110 109 114
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 18 23 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.91% 1.08% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 1.14% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 18 23 15
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,500 £47,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+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
1861 2012 1996
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 93.85% 94.33% 93.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1580 1707 1786
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,250 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 2015.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 24 (64.86%) Finance
2 21 (56.76%) Stakeholder Management
2 21 (56.76%) Test Strategy
3 20 (54.05%) QA
4 13 (35.14%) Selenium
5 12 (32.43%) Test Management
6 11 (29.73%) Java
7 10 (27.03%) ISTQB
8 9 (24.32%) Performance Testing
8 9 (24.32%) Data Protection
8 9 (24.32%) Banking
9 7 (18.92%) HP Quality Center
9 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (13.51%) Software Testing
11 4 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
11 4 (10.81%) MS Office
11 4 (10.81%) HP
11 4 (10.81%) Mentoring
11 4 (10.81%) SDLC
12 3 (8.11%) People Management
12 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
12 3 (8.11%) Games
12 3 (8.11%) Migration
12 3 (8.11%) Retail
12 3 (8.11%) Degree
12 3 (8.11%) Resource Management
12 3 (8.11%) V-Model
12 3 (8.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 2 (5.41%) Data Migration

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Office
2 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) SAP HR
Development Applications
1 13 (35.14%) Selenium
2 2 (5.41%) HP UFT
2 2 (5.41%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 24 (64.86%) Finance
2 9 (24.32%) Banking
3 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
4 3 (8.11%) Retail
4 3 (8.11%) Games
5 2 (5.41%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Client/Server
1 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
1 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) Stakeholder Management
1 21 (56.76%) Test Strategy
2 12 (32.43%) Test Management
3 9 (24.32%) Performance Testing
3 9 (24.32%) Data Protection
4 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (13.51%) Software Testing
6 4 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (10.81%) Mentoring
6 4 (10.81%) SDLC
7 3 (8.11%) People Management
7 3 (8.11%) Migration
7 3 (8.11%) V-Model
7 3 (8.11%) Resource Management
8 2 (5.41%) ITIL
8 2 (5.41%) Data Migration
8 2 (5.41%) Automation Testing
9 1 (2.70%) Coaching
9 1 (2.70%) Time Management
9 1 (2.70%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (29.73%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) ISTQB
2 3 (8.11%) Degree
2 3 (8.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (5.41%) ISEB
4 1 (2.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (54.05%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) HP
2 2 (5.41%) SAP
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus Car / Allowance
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago