The first table below looks at the demand for Test Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 195 191 181
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -10
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 19 16 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.35% 0.29% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.38% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 20
Average salary £48,750 £41,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.46% +48.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,350 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,250 £80,000 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -5.55%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4076 4262 3638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 75.89% 76.71% 74.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3376 3599 3139
Average salary £41,405 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.51% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Test Management
England

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Management across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 July 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry +7 9 £38,500 -35.83% 1
Birmingham +4 8 £52,500 +61.53% 1
Test Management
England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Test Management also 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 that cited Test Management.

1 22 (52.38%) Finance
2 15 (35.71%) ISEB
3 14 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 13 (30.95%) HP Quality Center
5 12 (28.57%) QA
5 12 (28.57%) ISTQB
6 11 (26.19%) HP
7 10 (23.81%) QuickTest Pro
7 10 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (23.81%) Test Scripting
8 9 (21.43%) Software Testing
8 9 (21.43%) Test Strategy
9 8 (19.05%) Test Automation
9 8 (19.05%) SAP
9 8 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (14.29%) Retail
10 6 (14.29%) Visual Studio
11 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
11 5 (11.90%) ITIL
11 5 (11.90%) VB
11 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (11.90%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 4 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (9.52%) ISEB Practitioner
12 4 (9.52%) Problem Management
12 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
12 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
12 4 (9.52%) V-Model
12 4 (9.52%) Performance Testing
12 4 (9.52%) Banking

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Test Management also 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 that cited Test Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.14%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.52%) MS Project
3 3 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) SAP HR
2 1 (2.38%) TRIRIGA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (23.81%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 3 (7.14%) LoadRunner
3 3 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 22 (52.38%) Finance
2 6 (14.29%) Retail
3 4 (9.52%) Banking
4 3 (7.14%) Back Office
5 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (2.38%) German Language
Job Titles
1 19 (45.24%) Test Manager
2 8 (19.05%) Test Leader
3 5 (11.90%) Test Analyst
3 5 (11.90%) QA Manager
3 5 (11.90%) Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Test Team Leader
4 4 (9.52%) Team Leader
4 4 (9.52%) Automation Team Leader
5 2 (4.76%) QA Leader
5 2 (4.76%) Manual Test Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) SAP Manager
5 2 (4.76%) QA Test Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Manual Tester
5 2 (4.76%) Tester
6 1 (2.38%) Programme Manager
6 1 (2.38%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (2.38%) Release Manager
6 1 (2.38%) Consultant
6 1 (2.38%) Quality Manager
6 1 (2.38%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) AS400
2 1 (2.38%) Informatics
2 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) Windows
2 2 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 10 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (23.81%) Test Scripting
3 9 (21.43%) Test Strategy
3 9 (21.43%) Software Testing
4 8 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (19.05%) Test Automation
5 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (11.90%) ITIL
6 4 (9.52%) V-Model
6 4 (9.52%) Problem Management
6 4 (9.52%) Performance Testing
7 3 (7.14%) Data Migration
7 3 (7.14%) Quality Management
7 3 (7.14%) Change Management
7 3 (7.14%) Migration
7 3 (7.14%) Content Management
7 3 (7.14%) Logistics
7 3 (7.14%) Resource Management
7 3 (7.14%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.90%) VB
2 3 (7.14%) ABAP
2 3 (7.14%) Java
2 3 (7.14%) SQL
3 2 (4.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (35.71%) ISEB
2 12 (28.57%) ISTQB
3 5 (11.90%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 4 (9.52%) ISEB Practitioner
4 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
4 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
4 4 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.38%) Degree
5 1 (2.38%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (28.57%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) GxP
Systems Management
1 13 (30.95%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (26.19%) HP
2 8 (19.05%) SAP
3 4 (9.52%) Oracle
4 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
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