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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 94 109 101
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 28 14 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.44% 0.69% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% 0.74% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 28 13 8
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £46,800 £47,450
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £67,000 £55,450
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1836 1895 1592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.15% 93.67% 94.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1588 1670 1406
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 25 July 2014.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 37 (72.55%) Finance
2 24 (47.06%) Test Strategy
3 22 (43.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 19 (37.25%) Test Management
5 18 (35.29%) HP
6 17 (33.33%) Oracle
7 16 (31.37%) Retail
8 15 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (27.45%) Performance Testing
10 13 (25.49%) SC Cleared
10 13 (25.49%) Security Cleared
10 13 (25.49%) Back Office
10 13 (25.49%) LoadRunner
11 11 (21.57%) ISEB
12 10 (19.61%) Business Development
12 10 (19.61%) Selenium
12 10 (19.61%) NeoLoad
12 10 (19.61%) SOASTA, Inc
13 9 (17.65%) QA
13 9 (17.65%) Banking
14 8 (15.69%) ISTQB
14 8 (15.69%) HP Quality Center
15 6 (11.76%) Software Testing
15 6 (11.76%) QuickTest Pro
15 6 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
16 5 (9.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 4 (7.84%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
17 4 (7.84%) ISEB Practitioner
17 4 (7.84%) SAP
17 4 (7.84%) Test Scripting

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (5.88%) MS Project
1 3 (5.88%) MS Office
1 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) SAP HR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database
1 3 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (25.49%) LoadRunner
2 10 (19.61%) Selenium
2 10 (19.61%) NeoLoad
3 6 (11.76%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 37 (72.55%) Finance
2 16 (31.37%) Retail
3 13 (25.49%) Back Office
4 9 (17.65%) Banking
5 3 (5.88%) Investment Banking
6 2 (3.92%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.96%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.96%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.96%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (47.06%) Test Strategy
2 22 (43.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 19 (37.25%) Test Management
4 15 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (27.45%) Performance Testing
6 10 (19.61%) Business Development
7 6 (11.76%) Software Testing
7 6 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (7.84%) Test Scripting
9 3 (5.88%) Data Migration
9 3 (5.88%) V-Model
9 3 (5.88%) Content Management
9 3 (5.88%) Automated Testing
9 3 (5.88%) ITIL
9 3 (5.88%) Quality Management
9 3 (5.88%) Service Delivery
9 3 (5.88%) Workflow
9 3 (5.88%) Migration
9 3 (5.88%) Resource Management
9 3 (5.88%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (25.49%) SC Cleared
1 13 (25.49%) Security Cleared
2 11 (21.57%) ISEB
3 8 (15.69%) ISTQB
4 5 (9.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (7.84%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 4 (7.84%) ISEB Practitioner
6 3 (5.88%) Degree
7 1 (1.96%) ACCA
7 1 (1.96%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.65%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (15.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (35.29%) HP
2 17 (33.33%) Oracle
3 10 (19.61%) SOASTA, Inc
4 4 (7.84%) SAP
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + flexible benefits
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