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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 186 203 201
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -2
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 51 23 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.84% 0.39% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.45% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 43 17 19
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £24,455 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £60,500 £63,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +3.44%
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
5249 5129 4482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 86.92% 87.09% 83.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4097 4168 3718
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,405
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +1.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +8 36 £39,500 -21.00% 1
Staffordshire +3 5 £42,500 +41.66% 1
Coventry +2 4 £52,000 -9.56% 1
Solihull - 1 £55,000 -
Walsall - 1 - -
Test Management
England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 51 (42.50%) Test Strategy
2 47 (39.17%) ISEB
3 44 (36.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 38 (31.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 35 (29.17%) ISTQB
6 34 (28.33%) Test Automation
7 33 (27.50%) Finance
8 32 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (26.67%) Test Scripting
9 30 (25.00%) Test Planning
9 30 (25.00%) QA
10 26 (21.67%) Software Testing
10 26 (21.67%) Security Testing
11 25 (20.83%) Functional Testing
12 24 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
13 19 (15.83%) JIRA
14 17 (14.17%) Manual Testing
15 16 (13.33%) Defect Management
16 15 (12.50%) Validation
16 15 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
17 14 (11.67%) Microsoft
17 14 (11.67%) SDLC
18 13 (10.83%) Data Centre
18 13 (10.83%) Degree
18 13 (10.83%) Automated Testing
19 12 (10.00%) SQL
19 12 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
19 12 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
19 12 (10.00%) Integration Testing
20 11 (9.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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 4 (3.33%) Documentum
1 4 (3.33%) FileNet
Applications
1 11 (9.17%) MS Office
2 8 (6.67%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) SAP HR
1 1 (0.83%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.67%) Pure360
2 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.67%) HTTP
1 2 (1.67%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.83%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.83%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (15.83%) JIRA
2 10 (8.33%) Selenium
3 7 (5.83%) HP UFT
4 6 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (4.17%) SilkPerformer
6 3 (2.50%) TestComplete
6 3 (2.50%) Zephyr
7 2 (1.67%) SilkTest
8 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.83%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.83%) Testopia
8 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (27.50%) Finance
2 10 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.17%) Games
3 5 (4.17%) Marketing
4 4 (3.33%) Back Office
4 4 (3.33%) Retail
5 2 (1.67%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.67%) Legal
6 1 (0.83%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.83%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 63 (52.50%) Test Manager
2 19 (15.83%) Analyst
3 14 (11.67%) Tester
4 13 (10.83%) Service Manager
4 13 (10.83%) Test Analyst
4 13 (10.83%) Test Leader
4 13 (10.83%) Test Validation Manager
5 12 (10.00%) Senior Manager
5 12 (10.00%) Senior Test Manager
6 9 (7.50%) Software Tester
7 6 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (5.00%) Senior Test Analyst
8 5 (4.17%) Automation Tester
8 5 (4.17%) Business Analyst
8 5 (4.17%) QA Leader
8 5 (4.17%) QA Manager
8 5 (4.17%) QA Test Manager
9 4 (3.33%) Software Manager
9 4 (3.33%) Software QA Tester
9 4 (3.33%) UAT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.50%) .NET
2 7 (5.83%) HTML
3 5 (4.17%) CSS
4 4 (3.33%) Web Services
4 4 (3.33%) XML
5 3 (2.50%) Flash
6 2 (1.67%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.83%) SOAP
7 1 (0.83%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.83%) Data Centre
2 12 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (8.33%) Life Science
3 10 (8.33%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.33%) Virtual Team
6 3 (2.50%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.67%) AS400
8 1 (0.83%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.83%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (42.50%) Test Strategy
2 44 (36.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 38 (31.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 34 (28.33%) Test Automation
5 32 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (26.67%) Test Scripting
6 30 (25.00%) Test Planning
7 26 (21.67%) Security Testing
7 26 (21.67%) Software Testing
8 25 (20.83%) Functional Testing
9 24 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
10 17 (14.17%) Manual Testing
11 16 (13.33%) Defect Management
12 15 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (12.50%) Validation
13 14 (11.67%) SDLC
14 13 (10.83%) Automated Testing
15 12 (10.00%) Integration Testing
15 12 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
16 11 (9.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.00%) SQL
2 8 (6.67%) Java
3 6 (5.00%) C#
4 5 (4.17%) PHP
5 3 (2.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 47 (39.17%) ISEB
2 35 (29.17%) ISTQB
3 13 (10.83%) Degree
4 11 (9.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (8.33%) SC Cleared
5 10 (8.33%) Security Cleared
6 4 (3.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.83%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.83%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (11.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.50%) HP
3 6 (5.00%) Serena
4 5 (4.17%) SAP
5 4 (3.33%) MKS
6 3 (2.50%) Atlassian
6 3 (2.50%) Oracle
7 2 (1.67%) Citrix
7 2 (1.67%) hybris
8 1 (0.83%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.83%) ServiceNow
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