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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 120 93 111
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 19 25 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.94% 1.32% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 1.41% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 17 25 15
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £39,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +3.09%
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
1907 1773 1817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.50% 93.46% 94.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1587 1554 1585
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 7 July 2015.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 20 (47.62%) Finance
1 20 (47.62%) QA
2 19 (45.24%) ISTQB
3 17 (40.48%) Banking
4 15 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (33.33%) Test Strategy
6 12 (28.57%) ISEB
7 10 (23.81%) Software Testing
7 10 (23.81%) Mentoring
8 9 (21.43%) Selenium
8 9 (21.43%) Performance Testing
8 9 (21.43%) Retail
9 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (19.05%) Java
9 8 (19.05%) Coaching
10 7 (16.67%) FATCA
10 7 (16.67%) Test Management
11 6 (14.29%) Data Protection
11 6 (14.29%) Degree
11 6 (14.29%) Resource Management
12 5 (11.90%) JIRA
12 5 (11.90%) Asset Management
12 5 (11.90%) Subversion
12 5 (11.90%) Test Scripting
12 5 (11.90%) Time Management
13 4 (9.52%) Security Testing
13 4 (9.52%) Information Assurance
13 4 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
13 4 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 4 (9.52%) Games

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

Development Applications
1 9 (21.43%) Selenium
2 5 (11.90%) Subversion
2 5 (11.90%) JIRA
General
1 20 (47.62%) Finance
2 17 (40.48%) Banking
3 9 (21.43%) Retail
4 4 (9.52%) Games
4 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.38%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.76%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.38%) SWIFT
3 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 10 (23.81%) Software Testing
3 10 (23.81%) Mentoring
4 9 (21.43%) Performance Testing
5 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (19.05%) Coaching
6 7 (16.67%) Test Management
7 6 (14.29%) Resource Management
7 6 (14.29%) Data Protection
8 5 (11.90%) Asset Management
8 5 (11.90%) Test Scripting
8 5 (11.90%) Time Management
9 4 (9.52%) Security Testing
9 4 (9.52%) Information Assurance
10 3 (7.14%) Test Automation
11 1 (2.38%) Waterfall
11 1 (2.38%) V-Model
11 1 (2.38%) Functional Testing
11 1 (2.38%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.05%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (45.24%) ISTQB
2 12 (28.57%) ISEB
3 6 (14.29%) Degree
4 4 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (2.38%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (47.62%) QA
2 7 (16.67%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (9.52%) HP
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago