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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 106 105 87
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 23 16 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.14% 0.90% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 0.93% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 15
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £33,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
1930 1724 1431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.92% 96.80% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1615 1559 1238
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 27 (67.50%) Test Management
2 26 (65.00%) Test Strategy
3 20 (50.00%) ISTQB
4 17 (42.50%) QA
5 16 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 16 (40.00%) Finance
6 14 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (35.00%) Mentoring
7 12 (30.00%) SDLC
7 12 (30.00%) ISEB
8 10 (25.00%) Defect Management
8 10 (25.00%) Functional Testing
9 9 (22.50%) Non-Functional Testing
9 9 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (22.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
10 8 (20.00%) Six Sigma
10 8 (20.00%) Software Testing
10 8 (20.00%) Data Centre
11 7 (17.50%) Test Planning
11 7 (17.50%) Test Automation
11 7 (17.50%) Performance Testing
11 7 (17.50%) Retail
12 6 (15.00%) Security Testing
12 6 (15.00%) Unit Testing
12 6 (15.00%) Integration Testing
12 6 (15.00%) Dynamics AX
12 6 (15.00%) JIRA
12 6 (15.00%) Regression Testing
12 6 (15.00%) MS Office

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.00%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) MS Office
2 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (5.00%) SAP HR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) JIRA
2 4 (10.00%) HP UFT
2 4 (10.00%) Selenium
3 3 (7.50%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.50%) JMeter
General
1 16 (40.00%) Finance
2 7 (17.50%) Retail
3 4 (10.00%) Banking
3 4 (10.00%) Games
3 4 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.00%) Local Government
5 1 (2.50%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 6 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (10.00%) Life Science
5 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (67.50%) Test Management
2 26 (65.00%) Test Strategy
3 16 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 14 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (35.00%) Mentoring
5 12 (30.00%) SDLC
6 10 (25.00%) Defect Management
6 10 (25.00%) Functional Testing
7 9 (22.50%) Non-Functional Testing
7 9 (22.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (20.00%) Six Sigma
8 8 (20.00%) Software Testing
9 7 (17.50%) Performance Testing
9 7 (17.50%) Test Automation
9 7 (17.50%) Test Planning
10 6 (15.00%) Integration Testing
10 6 (15.00%) Regression Testing
10 6 (15.00%) Security Testing
10 6 (15.00%) System Testing
10 6 (15.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) C
1 4 (10.00%) Java
1 4 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 12 (30.00%) ISEB
3 5 (12.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 4 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (7.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (2.50%) Degree
6 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (42.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.50%) SAP
3 2 (5.00%) HP
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle
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