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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 114 97 119
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 18 28 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.89% 1.41% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 1.49% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 16 28 13
Average salary £54,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.90% -
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,500 £46,800
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,750 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.01%
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
1893 1876 1917
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 93.34% 94.22% 93.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1591 1623 1699
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 31 July 2015.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (58.82%) Finance
2 17 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (47.06%) Test Strategy
4 15 (44.12%) QA
5 14 (41.18%) Banking
6 11 (32.35%) ISTQB
7 10 (29.41%) Selenium
8 9 (26.47%) Performance Testing
8 9 (26.47%) Java
9 8 (23.53%) Test Management
10 7 (20.59%) Data Protection
11 6 (17.65%) ISEB
12 5 (14.71%) Retail
12 5 (14.71%) Software Testing
12 5 (14.71%) FATCA
12 5 (14.71%) Mentoring
12 5 (14.71%) Coaching
13 4 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
13 4 (11.76%) Information Assurance
13 4 (11.76%) Security Testing
13 4 (11.76%) HP
13 4 (11.76%) Telecoms
14 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
14 3 (8.82%) Games
15 2 (5.88%) Degree
15 2 (5.88%) XML
15 2 (5.88%) Windows
15 2 (5.88%) Client/Server
15 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
16 1 (2.94%) People Management

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 10 (29.41%) Selenium
2 1 (2.94%) JIRA
General
1 20 (58.82%) Finance
2 14 (41.18%) Banking
3 5 (14.71%) Retail
4 4 (11.76%) Telecoms
5 3 (8.82%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Client/Server
1 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (47.06%) Test Strategy
3 9 (26.47%) Performance Testing
4 8 (23.53%) Test Management
5 7 (20.59%) Data Protection
6 5 (14.71%) Software Testing
6 5 (14.71%) Mentoring
6 5 (14.71%) Coaching
7 4 (11.76%) Information Assurance
7 4 (11.76%) Security Testing
8 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (2.94%) Business Analysis
9 1 (2.94%) Resource Management
9 1 (2.94%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (2.94%) Six Sigma
9 1 (2.94%) Quality Management
9 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
9 1 (2.94%) Migration
9 1 (2.94%) Time Management
9 1 (2.94%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (32.35%) ISTQB
2 6 (17.65%) ISEB
3 2 (5.88%) Degree
4 1 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.94%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (44.12%) QA
2 5 (14.71%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) HP
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Car + Benefits
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