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 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 125 119 100
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 22 19 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.93% 0.93% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 0.96% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 14 17 26
Median salary £49,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.90% -
90% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £47,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £66,250
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.94% +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
2272 1980 1820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.23% 96.54% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1698 1631 1576
Median salary £40,000 £43,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.04% +4.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 July 2016.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, 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 42 (62.69%) Test Management
2 34 (50.75%) Non-Functional Testing
3 32 (47.76%) Security Testing
3 32 (47.76%) ISEB
4 29 (43.28%) Test Planning
5 28 (41.79%) Functional Testing
5 28 (41.79%) Test Automation
6 27 (40.30%) Data Centre
7 26 (38.81%) Test Strategy
8 24 (35.82%) QA
8 24 (35.82%) Exploratory Testing
9 22 (32.84%) Performance Testing
10 20 (29.85%) User Acceptance Testing
11 17 (25.37%) Time Management
11 17 (25.37%) Analytical Skills
12 16 (23.88%) Integration Testing
13 14 (20.90%) Mentoring
13 14 (20.90%) Validation
13 14 (20.90%) Defect Management
14 13 (19.40%) Dynamics AX
14 13 (19.40%) Regression Testing
14 13 (19.40%) Microsoft
14 13 (19.40%) C
14 13 (19.40%) System Testing
14 13 (19.40%) Enterprise Software
14 13 (19.40%) Unit Testing
15 11 (16.42%) ISTQB
16 10 (14.93%) Life Science
16 10 (14.93%) Manufacturing
17 9 (13.43%) Finance

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:

Business Applications
1 13 (19.40%) Dynamics AX
Development Applications
1 8 (11.94%) JIRA
2 6 (8.96%) HP UFT
2 6 (8.96%) Selenium
3 1 (1.49%) JMeter
3 1 (1.49%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.49%) SilkPerformer
General
1 10 (14.93%) Manufacturing
2 9 (13.43%) Finance
3 8 (11.94%) Games
4 1 (1.49%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.97%) CSS
1 4 (5.97%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (40.30%) Data Centre
2 17 (25.37%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (19.40%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (14.93%) Life Science
5 4 (5.97%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (62.69%) Test Management
2 34 (50.75%) Non-Functional Testing
3 32 (47.76%) Security Testing
4 29 (43.28%) Test Planning
5 28 (41.79%) Functional Testing
5 28 (41.79%) Test Automation
6 26 (38.81%) Test Strategy
7 24 (35.82%) Exploratory Testing
8 22 (32.84%) Performance Testing
9 20 (29.85%) User Acceptance Testing
10 17 (25.37%) Time Management
11 16 (23.88%) Integration Testing
12 14 (20.90%) Defect Management
12 14 (20.90%) Mentoring
12 14 (20.90%) Validation
13 13 (19.40%) Regression Testing
13 13 (19.40%) System Testing
13 13 (19.40%) Unit Testing
14 8 (11.94%) Operational Acceptance Testing
15 6 (8.96%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.40%) C
2 4 (5.97%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (47.76%) ISEB
2 11 (16.42%) ISTQB
3 4 (5.97%) Degree
4 1 (1.49%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.49%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (35.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (19.40%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.96%) HP
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