The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 11 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 211 167 209
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +42
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 17 43 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.31% 0.85% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.99% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 16 28 20
Median salary £51,250 £43,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.14% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £45,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -3.52%
Test Management
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4822 4352 4887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 88.56% 85.62% 85.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3754 3643 4295
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Test Management as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Management Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Test Management
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Management across the West Midlands region.

Test Management Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Test Management
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Management across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 11 December 2016.

Test Management Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Test Management
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 11 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -17 8 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Staffordshire -3 4 £45,000 +38.46%
Shropshire - 2 £52,500 - 1
Warwickshire +1 1 £35,000 -30.00%
Coventry - 1 £55,000 - 1
Solihull - 1 £31,500 -
Test Management
England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, IT jobs citing Test Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 34 (62.96%) QA
2 28 (51.85%) ISTQB
2 28 (51.85%) ISEB
3 24 (44.44%) Finance
4 23 (42.59%) Test Strategy
5 19 (35.19%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (33.33%) Manual Testing
7 17 (31.48%) JIRA
8 16 (29.63%) SQL
9 15 (27.78%) SDLC
10 14 (25.93%) Software Testing
10 14 (25.93%) User Acceptance Testing
11 13 (24.07%) Test Planning
12 11 (20.37%) Test Scripting
12 11 (20.37%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
14 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
14 8 (14.81%) Six Sigma
15 7 (12.96%) HTML
15 7 (12.96%) CSS
15 7 (12.96%) Games
15 7 (12.96%) Test Automation
15 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
15 7 (12.96%) Non-Functional Testing
15 7 (12.96%) Mobile App
16 6 (11.11%) Enterprise Content Management
16 6 (11.11%) Integration Testing
16 6 (11.11%) Degree
16 6 (11.11%) Business Analysis
16 6 (11.11%) Selenium

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (11.11%) Documentum
1 6 (11.11%) FileNet
2 2 (3.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (11.11%) MS Office
2 2 (3.70%) MS Project
3 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) MySQL
1 2 (3.70%) Oracle OWB
1 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (31.48%) JIRA
2 6 (11.11%) HP UFT
2 6 (11.11%) Selenium
3 5 (9.26%) SilkPerformer
4 3 (5.56%) Zephyr
5 1 (1.85%) Concordion
5 1 (1.85%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.85%) FitNesse
5 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.85%) SilkTest
5 1 (1.85%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.85%) Testopia
General
1 24 (44.44%) Finance
2 7 (12.96%) Games
3 2 (3.70%) Banking
3 2 (3.70%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.70%) Retail
4 1 (1.85%) Back Office
4 1 (1.85%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (51.85%) Test Manager
2 10 (18.52%) Test Leader
3 8 (14.81%) QA Manager
3 8 (14.81%) QA Test Manager
4 7 (12.96%) Analyst
4 7 (12.96%) Test Analyst
5 6 (11.11%) QA Leader
6 3 (5.56%) Business Manager
7 2 (3.70%) QA Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) QA Test Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Software Tester
7 2 (3.70%) Test Automation Manager
7 2 (3.70%) Tester
8 1 (1.85%) Agile Test Analyst
8 1 (1.85%) Agile Tester
8 1 (1.85%) Automation Tester
8 1 (1.85%) Head of Testing
8 1 (1.85%) QA Consultant
8 1 (1.85%) Selenium Tester
8 1 (1.85%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.96%) CSS
1 7 (12.96%) HTML
2 3 (5.56%) XML
3 2 (3.70%) .NET
4 1 (1.85%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.85%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (12.96%) Mobile App
2 5 (9.26%) Management Information System
2 5 (9.26%) Virtual Team
3 2 (3.70%) AS400
4 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.11%) Windows
2 4 (7.41%) Unix
3 1 (1.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (42.59%) Test Strategy
2 19 (35.19%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 15 (27.78%) SDLC
5 14 (25.93%) Software Testing
5 14 (25.93%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (24.07%) Test Planning
7 11 (20.37%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (20.37%) Test Scripting
8 9 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
9 8 (14.81%) Six Sigma
10 7 (12.96%) Non-Functional Testing
10 7 (12.96%) Test Automation
11 6 (11.11%) Business Analysis
11 6 (11.11%) Content Management
11 6 (11.11%) Defect Management
11 6 (11.11%) Enterprise Content Management
11 6 (11.11%) Integration Testing
11 6 (11.11%) Quality Management
12 5 (9.26%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (29.63%) SQL
2 4 (7.41%) Java
3 2 (3.70%) C#
4 1 (1.85%) PHP
4 1 (1.85%) Python
4 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (51.85%) ISEB
1 28 (51.85%) ISTQB
2 6 (11.11%) Degree
3 4 (7.41%) ISEB Practitioner
3 4 (7.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.85%) CSQA
4 1 (1.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (62.96%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.11%) Serena
3 4 (7.41%) HP
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle
4 2 (3.70%) webMethods
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