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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 106 85 102
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 14 21 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.77% 1.34% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 1.42% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 10 15 8
Average salary £53,750 £50,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £42,500 £51,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £52,500 £62,250
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
1754 1478 1581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.00% 94.08% 95.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1597 1292 1356
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
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 26 January 2015.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 11 (50.00%) Banking
1 11 (50.00%) Finance
1 11 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) ISEB
3 8 (36.36%) QA
4 7 (31.82%) Retail
4 7 (31.82%) Resource Management
4 7 (31.82%) Test Scripting
4 7 (31.82%) Mentoring
4 7 (31.82%) Coaching
5 6 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (27.27%) Degree
5 6 (27.27%) Software Testing
6 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (18.18%) JIRA
7 4 (18.18%) Asset Management
7 4 (18.18%) Subversion
7 4 (18.18%) FATCA
7 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (18.18%) Time Management
8 3 (13.64%) Test Management
8 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (13.64%) HP
9 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (9.09%) Oracle
9 2 (9.09%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (9.09%) Investment Banking
9 2 (9.09%) Retail Banking
9 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Subversion
1 4 (18.18%) JIRA
General
1 11 (50.00%) Finance
1 11 (50.00%) Banking
2 7 (31.82%) Retail
3 2 (9.09%) Investment Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Retail Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 2 (9.09%) Games
4 1 (4.55%) Automotive
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) Resource Management
2 7 (31.82%) Test Scripting
2 7 (31.82%) Mentoring
2 7 (31.82%) Coaching
3 6 (27.27%) Software Testing
4 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (18.18%) Asset Management
5 4 (18.18%) Time Management
6 3 (13.64%) Test Management
7 2 (9.09%) Stress Testing
7 2 (9.09%) V-Model
7 2 (9.09%) Workflow
7 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
7 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
7 2 (9.09%) Test Strategy
7 2 (9.09%) Analytics
8 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (4.55%) CRM
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 9 (40.91%) ISEB
3 6 (27.27%) Degree
3 6 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (9.09%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (36.36%) QA
2 4 (18.18%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) HP
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) SAP
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £34396.88 - £38218.75 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago