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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 102 84 95
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 19 22 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.05% 1.51% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 1.59% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 11 17 7
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £42,500 £58,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
1714 1388 1570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.06% 95.00% 94.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1519 1198 1330
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
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 27 February 2015.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 17 (68.00%) ISTQB
2 14 (56.00%) ISEB
3 13 (52.00%) Banking
4 11 (44.00%) Mentoring
5 10 (40.00%) Software Testing
6 9 (36.00%) Retail
6 9 (36.00%) Coaching
7 8 (32.00%) FATCA
7 8 (32.00%) Finance
7 8 (32.00%) Resource Management
8 7 (28.00%) QA
8 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (28.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (24.00%) Test Scripting
10 5 (20.00%) Degree
10 5 (20.00%) JIRA
10 5 (20.00%) Asset Management
10 5 (20.00%) Subversion
10 5 (20.00%) Time Management
11 4 (16.00%) Security Testing
11 4 (16.00%) Information Assurance
12 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
13 2 (8.00%) Analytics
13 2 (8.00%) V-Model
13 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
13 2 (8.00%) SWIFT
13 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
13 2 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
13 2 (8.00%) Test Management
13 2 (8.00%) Retail Banking

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP CRM
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Subversion
1 5 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 13 (52.00%) Banking
2 9 (36.00%) Retail
3 8 (32.00%) Finance
4 2 (8.00%) Games
4 2 (8.00%) Retail Banking
5 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (4.00%) Automotive
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Mentoring
2 10 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 9 (36.00%) Coaching
4 8 (32.00%) Resource Management
5 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (24.00%) Test Scripting
7 5 (20.00%) Time Management
7 5 (20.00%) Asset Management
8 4 (16.00%) Information Assurance
8 4 (16.00%) Security Testing
9 2 (8.00%) Test Management
9 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
9 2 (8.00%) V-Model
9 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
9 2 (8.00%) Analytics
9 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (4.00%) Performance Testing
10 1 (4.00%) Automated Testing
10 1 (4.00%) CRM
Qualifications
1 17 (68.00%) ISTQB
2 14 (56.00%) ISEB
3 7 (28.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (8.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (32.00%) FATCA
2 7 (28.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) SAP
1 1 (4.00%) HP
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £52500 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago