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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 128 108 121
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 22 17 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.88% 0.90% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.94% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 19 17 15
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -9.52%
UK excluding London median salary £52,861 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.72% -
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
2408 1817 2204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.63% 96.60% 96.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1783 1533 1894
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 September 2016.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 31 (67.39%) Test Management
2 21 (45.65%) Test Planning
3 20 (43.48%) ISEB
4 19 (41.30%) Non-Functional Testing
4 19 (41.30%) Security Testing
5 14 (30.43%) Test Automation
6 13 (28.26%) QA
7 11 (23.91%) Performance Testing
7 11 (23.91%) Test Strategy
7 11 (23.91%) Exploratory Testing
8 10 (21.74%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (21.74%) Finance
9 9 (19.57%) ISTQB
9 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (17.39%) Functional Testing
10 8 (17.39%) Integration Testing
10 8 (17.39%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 7 (15.22%) Data Centre
11 7 (15.22%) Life Science
11 7 (15.22%) Selenium
11 7 (15.22%) Manufacturing
12 6 (13.04%) Unit Testing
13 5 (10.87%) Manual Testing
13 5 (10.87%) Mobile App
13 5 (10.87%) HP UFT
13 5 (10.87%) HTML
13 5 (10.87%) SQL
13 5 (10.87%) CSS
13 5 (10.87%) JIRA
13 5 (10.87%) Games

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 3 (6.52%) Dynamics AX
Development Applications
1 7 (15.22%) Selenium
2 5 (10.87%) HP UFT
2 5 (10.87%) JIRA
3 3 (6.52%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.52%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.17%) LoadRunner
General
1 10 (21.74%) Finance
2 7 (15.22%) Manufacturing
3 5 (10.87%) Games
4 1 (2.17%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) CSS
1 5 (10.87%) HTML
2 3 (6.52%) Entity Framework
2 3 (6.52%) Lambda Expressions
2 3 (6.52%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Data Centre
1 7 (15.22%) Life Science
2 5 (10.87%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (67.39%) Test Management
2 21 (45.65%) Test Planning
3 19 (41.30%) Non-Functional Testing
3 19 (41.30%) Security Testing
4 14 (30.43%) Test Automation
5 11 (23.91%) Exploratory Testing
5 11 (23.91%) Performance Testing
5 11 (23.91%) Test Strategy
6 10 (21.74%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (17.39%) Functional Testing
8 8 (17.39%) Integration Testing
8 8 (17.39%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 6 (13.04%) Unit Testing
10 5 (10.87%) Manual Testing
11 4 (8.70%) Defect Management
11 4 (8.70%) Validation
12 3 (6.52%) Mentoring
12 3 (6.52%) Regression Testing
12 3 (6.52%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.87%) SQL
2 3 (6.52%) C
2 3 (6.52%) C#
Qualifications
1 20 (43.48%) ISEB
2 9 (19.57%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.17%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (2.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (28.26%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (8.70%) HP
2 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 21 days ago