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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Management
England / West Midlands
Rank 185 179 215
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +36
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 17 60 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.37% 1.01% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 1.15% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 13 40 10
Median salary £47,500 £41,250 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.15% +37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,800 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £60,000 £40,650
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -3.52%

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
4159 5231 4245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 89.81% 88.24% 83.58%
Number of salaries quoted 3329 4297 3564
Median salary £42,500 £43,974 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.35% +3.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 -4 11 £47,500 +46.08% 3
Coventry +21 2 £47,500 -17.39%
Staffordshire +4 2 £32,750 -1.50%
Shropshire - 2 £52,500 - 1
Test Management
England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 18 (52.94%) ISEB
2 17 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 15 (44.12%) QA
4 14 (41.18%) ISTQB
5 13 (38.24%) Finance
6 11 (32.35%) SQL
7 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (26.47%) Selenium
7 9 (26.47%) SDLC
8 8 (23.53%) Automated Testing
8 8 (23.53%) Java
9 7 (20.59%) HP UFT
9 7 (20.59%) Unix
9 7 (20.59%) Windows
9 7 (20.59%) ISEB Practitioner
9 7 (20.59%) Test Planning
9 7 (20.59%) Line Management
9 7 (20.59%) Test Scripting
10 6 (17.65%) System Integration Testing
10 6 (17.65%) Coaching
11 5 (14.71%) Mentoring
11 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
12 4 (11.76%) webMethods
12 4 (11.76%) Oracle
12 4 (11.76%) WebLogic
12 4 (11.76%) MS Project
12 4 (11.76%) XML
12 4 (11.76%) Oracle OWB
12 4 (11.76%) Non-Functional Testing

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 (11.76%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Project
2 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
2 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) SAP HCM
1 1 (2.94%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.88%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle OWB
2 2 (5.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (5.88%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.88%) MySQL
2 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Selenium
2 7 (20.59%) HP UFT
3 3 (8.82%) Cucumber
3 3 (8.82%) JIRA
4 2 (5.88%) Concordion
4 2 (5.88%) FitNesse
4 2 (5.88%) SilkPerformer
4 2 (5.88%) SoapUI
4 2 (5.88%) Zephyr
5 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (38.24%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Games
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (76.47%) Test Manager
2 6 (17.65%) Test Automation Manager
3 4 (11.76%) Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Test Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Business Manager
4 3 (8.82%) QA Manager
4 3 (8.82%) QA Test Manager
5 2 (5.88%) QA Leader
5 2 (5.88%) Software Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Software Test Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Software Tester
5 2 (5.88%) Tester
6 1 (2.94%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) IT Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Manual Tester
6 1 (2.94%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) QA Tester
6 1 (2.94%) SAP Test Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Service Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) XML
2 2 (5.88%) CSS
2 2 (5.88%) HTML
3 1 (2.94%) .NET
3 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
1 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Unix
1 7 (20.59%) Windows
2 2 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (26.47%) SDLC
3 8 (23.53%) Automated Testing
4 7 (20.59%) Line Management
4 7 (20.59%) Test Planning
4 7 (20.59%) Test Scripting
5 6 (17.65%) Coaching
5 6 (17.65%) System Integration Testing
6 5 (14.71%) Mentoring
6 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (11.76%) Integration Testing
7 4 (11.76%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (8.82%) Automation Testing
8 3 (8.82%) Manual Testing
8 3 (8.82%) People Management
8 3 (8.82%) Regression Testing
8 3 (8.82%) System Testing
8 3 (8.82%) Test Automation
8 3 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (32.35%) SQL
2 8 (23.53%) Java
3 2 (5.88%) PHP
3 2 (5.88%) Python
3 2 (5.88%) Scala
3 2 (5.88%) VB
3 2 (5.88%) VBScript
4 1 (2.94%) C#
4 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (52.94%) ISEB
2 14 (41.18%) ISTQB
3 7 (20.59%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (8.82%) Degree
5 2 (5.88%) CSQA
5 2 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (2.94%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (44.12%) QA
2 2 (5.88%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) Oracle
2 4 (11.76%) webMethods
3 2 (5.88%) Serena
4 1 (2.94%) HP
4 1 (2.94%) SAP
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