The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 82 96 98
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 27 16 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.50% 0.92% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 0.98% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 25 10 1
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% -34.37%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1726 1631 1404
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.84% 94.06% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1498 1357 1245
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Test Manager
West Midlands

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 17 April 2014.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 25 (58.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 24 (55.81%) Test Strategy
2 24 (55.81%) Finance
3 19 (44.19%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (39.53%) HP
5 15 (34.88%) Oracle
6 14 (32.56%) Test Management
6 14 (32.56%) Test Scripting
7 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (25.58%) ISEB
9 10 (23.26%) Banking
10 8 (18.60%) ISEB Practitioner
10 8 (18.60%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (18.60%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (18.60%) Software Testing
10 8 (18.60%) Degree
10 8 (18.60%) Oracle Database
10 8 (18.60%) Relational Database
11 7 (16.28%) Performance Testing
11 7 (16.28%) Stress Testing
11 7 (16.28%) ISTQB
11 7 (16.28%) Investment Banking
11 7 (16.28%) Retail
11 7 (16.28%) Workflow
12 6 (13.95%) Back Office
12 6 (13.95%) LoadRunner
12 6 (13.95%) HP Quality Center
12 6 (13.95%) SC Cleared
12 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
13 5 (11.63%) QA

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Project
1 3 (6.98%) MS Office
1 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) SAP HR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (18.60%) Oracle Database 11g
1 8 (18.60%) Oracle Database
1 8 (18.60%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) LoadRunner
2 4 (9.30%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (6.98%) Selenium
3 3 (6.98%) NeoLoad
General
1 24 (55.81%) Finance
2 10 (23.26%) Banking
3 7 (16.28%) Retail
3 7 (16.28%) Investment Banking
4 6 (13.95%) Back Office
5 1 (2.33%) Billing
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (58.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 24 (55.81%) Test Strategy
3 19 (44.19%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (32.56%) Test Management
4 14 (32.56%) Test Scripting
5 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (18.60%) Software Testing
7 7 (16.28%) Performance Testing
7 7 (16.28%) Stress Testing
7 7 (16.28%) Workflow
8 5 (11.63%) Automated Testing
9 3 (6.98%) Business Development
9 3 (6.98%) Resource Management
9 3 (6.98%) Migration
9 3 (6.98%) ITIL
9 3 (6.98%) Data Migration
9 3 (6.98%) V-Model
10 2 (4.65%) Waterfall
10 2 (4.65%) System Testing
10 2 (4.65%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (25.58%) ISEB
2 8 (18.60%) ISEB Practitioner
2 8 (18.60%) Degree
3 7 (16.28%) ISTQB
4 6 (13.95%) SC Cleared
4 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (39.53%) HP
2 15 (34.88%) Oracle
3 4 (9.30%) SAP
4 3 (6.98%) SOASTA, Inc
5 2 (4.65%) Capita
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