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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Manager
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 100 106 108
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 17 26 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.96% 1.21% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 1.26% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 11
Median salary £46,250 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £45,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,550 £61,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £53,500 £53,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+0.94% +6.00%

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
1734 2060 1727
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 97.64% 95.99% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1356 1692 1539
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%

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 23 February 2017.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 18 (56.25%) Test Management
2 13 (40.63%) Finance
3 11 (34.38%) ISEB
3 11 (34.38%) ISTQB
3 11 (34.38%) QA
3 11 (34.38%) Selenium
4 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (28.13%) Test Strategy
5 9 (28.13%) Line Management
6 7 (21.88%) Test Planning
6 7 (21.88%) HP UFT
6 7 (21.88%) SQL
7 6 (18.75%) Automated Testing
7 6 (18.75%) Test Scripting
8 5 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (15.63%) Performance Testing
8 5 (15.63%) Test Automation
8 5 (15.63%) Non-Functional Testing
9 4 (12.50%) Coaching
9 4 (12.50%) SDLC
9 4 (12.50%) Integration Testing
9 4 (12.50%) Cucumber
9 4 (12.50%) HTML
9 4 (12.50%) CSS
10 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (9.38%) Games
10 3 (9.38%) Java
10 3 (9.38%) .NET
10 3 (9.38%) Manual Testing
10 3 (9.38%) Wealth Management

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:

Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
1 1 (3.13%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) RDBMS
1 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (34.38%) Selenium
2 7 (21.88%) HP UFT
3 4 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 2 (6.25%) JIRA
4 2 (6.25%) SilkPerformer
4 2 (6.25%) SpecFlow
4 2 (6.25%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.13%) LoadRunner
5 1 (3.13%) MSTest
5 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.13%) TestComplete
General
1 13 (40.63%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Games
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) CSS
1 4 (12.50%) HTML
2 3 (9.38%) .NET
3 1 (3.13%) Gherkin
3 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.25%) Driving Licence
1 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.13%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Test Management
2 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (28.13%) Line Management
3 9 (28.13%) Test Strategy
4 7 (21.88%) Test Planning
5 6 (18.75%) Automated Testing
5 6 (18.75%) Test Scripting
6 5 (15.63%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (15.63%) Performance Testing
6 5 (15.63%) Test Automation
6 5 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (12.50%) Coaching
7 4 (12.50%) Integration Testing
7 4 (12.50%) SDLC
8 3 (9.38%) Automation Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Manual Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
8 3 (9.38%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (9.38%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) SQL
2 3 (9.38%) Java
3 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.25%) Scala
3 2 (6.25%) VB
3 2 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) ISEB
1 11 (34.38%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.25%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (34.38%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) HP
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle
1 2 (6.25%) Serena
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + car allowance, pension etc
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £28000 per annum + Exceptional Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago