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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 125 106 97
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 5 16 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.24% 0.85% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.90% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 7
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £47,250 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £54,350 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
1964 1771 1587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.11% 94.20% 94.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1795 1575 1380
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 19 December 2014.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 19 (79.17%) Finance
2 12 (50.00%) Banking
2 12 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (45.83%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (37.50%) Test Management
4 9 (37.50%) HP
5 8 (33.33%) Test Strategy
6 7 (29.17%) Oracle
6 7 (29.17%) QA
7 6 (25.00%) Retail
7 6 (25.00%) Coaching
7 6 (25.00%) Test Scripting
8 5 (20.83%) Stress Testing
8 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (20.83%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database
8 5 (20.83%) Relational Database
8 5 (20.83%) Investment Banking
8 5 (20.83%) Workflow
8 5 (20.83%) Degree
9 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
9 4 (16.67%) Performance Testing
9 4 (16.67%) Software Testing
9 4 (16.67%) ISEB
10 3 (12.50%) Quality Management
10 3 (12.50%) Content Management
10 3 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (12.50%) JIRA
11 2 (8.33%) Selenium

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (4.17%) SAP CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database
1 5 (20.83%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) JIRA
2 2 (8.33%) Selenium
2 2 (8.33%) NeoLoad
2 2 (8.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 19 (79.17%) Finance
2 12 (50.00%) Banking
3 6 (25.00%) Retail
4 5 (20.83%) Investment Banking
5 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
6 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
6 2 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (8.33%) Back Office
7 1 (4.17%) Automotive
7 1 (4.17%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Smart Meter
1 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (45.83%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (37.50%) Test Management
4 8 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 6 (25.00%) Coaching
5 6 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 5 (20.83%) Workflow
6 5 (20.83%) Stress Testing
6 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (16.67%) Performance Testing
7 4 (16.67%) Software Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Quality Management
8 3 (12.50%) Content Management
9 2 (8.33%) Business Development
10 1 (4.17%) Resource Management
10 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
10 1 (4.17%) Risk Management
10 1 (4.17%) Security Testing
10 1 (4.17%) Automated Testing
10 1 (4.17%) Business Analysis
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Degree
2 4 (16.67%) ISEB
3 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) HP
2 7 (29.17%) Oracle
3 2 (8.33%) SOASTA, Inc
4 1 (4.17%) SAP
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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