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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 131 112 108
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 15 17 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.64% 0.86% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.90% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 13 17 21
Median salary £48,000 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £42,500 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
2257 1899 2082
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.33% 96.20% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1655 1603 1766
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £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 27 August 2016.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 39 (65.00%) Test Management
2 29 (48.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 28 (46.67%) ISEB
4 27 (45.00%) Security Testing
5 25 (41.67%) Test Planning
6 23 (38.33%) Test Automation
7 21 (35.00%) Test Strategy
7 21 (35.00%) QA
8 19 (31.67%) Exploratory Testing
9 18 (30.00%) Functional Testing
10 17 (28.33%) Performance Testing
10 17 (28.33%) Data Centre
11 16 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
12 14 (23.33%) Integration Testing
13 11 (18.33%) Unit Testing
14 10 (16.67%) Time Management
14 10 (16.67%) Manufacturing
14 10 (16.67%) Life Science
14 10 (16.67%) ISTQB
14 10 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
15 9 (15.00%) Mentoring
15 9 (15.00%) Defect Management
15 9 (15.00%) Finance
15 9 (15.00%) Selenium
15 9 (15.00%) Validation
16 8 (13.33%) System Testing
16 8 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
16 8 (13.33%) Microsoft
16 8 (13.33%) Regression Testing

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 8 (13.33%) Dynamics AX
Development Applications
1 9 (15.00%) Selenium
2 7 (11.67%) HP UFT
2 7 (11.67%) JIRA
3 3 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.67%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.67%) JMeter
4 1 (1.67%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.67%) SilkPerformer
General
1 10 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 9 (15.00%) Finance
3 7 (11.67%) Games
4 1 (1.67%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.33%) CSS
1 5 (8.33%) HTML
2 3 (5.00%) Entity Framework
2 3 (5.00%) Lambda Expressions
2 3 (5.00%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (28.33%) Data Centre
2 10 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (16.67%) Life Science
3 8 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (8.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (65.00%) Test Management
2 29 (48.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 27 (45.00%) Security Testing
4 25 (41.67%) Test Planning
5 23 (38.33%) Test Automation
6 21 (35.00%) Test Strategy
7 19 (31.67%) Exploratory Testing
8 18 (30.00%) Functional Testing
9 17 (28.33%) Performance Testing
10 16 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
11 14 (23.33%) Integration Testing
12 11 (18.33%) Unit Testing
13 10 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (16.67%) Time Management
14 9 (15.00%) Defect Management
14 9 (15.00%) Mentoring
14 9 (15.00%) Validation
15 8 (13.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
15 8 (13.33%) Regression Testing
15 8 (13.33%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.33%) C
2 5 (8.33%) SQL
3 3 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 28 (46.67%) ISEB
2 10 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.33%) Degree
4 1 (1.67%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (35.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.00%) HP
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