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

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 107 90 106
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 18 27 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.01% 1.46% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 1.54% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 12 26 6
Average salary £55,000 £54,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.91% +24.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £40,000 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,250 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+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
1725 1751 1597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.42% 94.85% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1404 1549 1338
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 26 May 2015.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 21 (56.76%) ISTQB
2 19 (51.35%) Banking
3 14 (37.84%) QA
3 14 (37.84%) Finance
4 13 (35.14%) ISEB
5 12 (32.43%) Retail
5 12 (32.43%) Mentoring
6 11 (29.73%) Software Testing
7 10 (27.03%) Coaching
7 10 (27.03%) Test Strategy
8 9 (24.32%) FATCA
9 8 (21.62%) Resource Management
9 8 (21.62%) Performance Testing
9 8 (21.62%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (18.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (18.92%) Test Management
11 5 (13.51%) Test Scripting
11 5 (13.51%) Time Management
11 5 (13.51%) Information Assurance
11 5 (13.51%) Security Testing
11 5 (13.51%) Degree
11 5 (13.51%) JIRA
11 5 (13.51%) Asset Management
11 5 (13.51%) Subversion
12 4 (10.81%) Selenium
12 4 (10.81%) HP
12 4 (10.81%) Games
12 4 (10.81%) Java
12 4 (10.81%) HP Quality Center

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (13.51%) Subversion
1 5 (13.51%) JIRA
2 4 (10.81%) Selenium
General
1 19 (51.35%) Banking
2 14 (37.84%) Finance
3 12 (32.43%) Retail
4 4 (10.81%) Games
5 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
6 2 (5.41%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.41%) SWIFT
3 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) Mentoring
2 11 (29.73%) Software Testing
3 10 (27.03%) Coaching
3 10 (27.03%) Test Strategy
4 8 (21.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (21.62%) Resource Management
4 8 (21.62%) Performance Testing
5 7 (18.92%) Test Management
6 5 (13.51%) Test Scripting
6 5 (13.51%) Time Management
6 5 (13.51%) Security Testing
6 5 (13.51%) Asset Management
6 5 (13.51%) Information Assurance
7 3 (8.11%) Test Automation
8 2 (5.41%) Waterfall
8 2 (5.41%) Analytics
8 2 (5.41%) Data Protection
8 2 (5.41%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) Java
Qualifications
1 21 (56.76%) ISTQB
2 13 (35.14%) ISEB
3 7 (18.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (13.51%) Degree
5 2 (5.41%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (37.84%) QA
2 9 (24.32%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) HP
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