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

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 191 204 213
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +9
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 43 27 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.75% 0.47% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 0.55% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 38 20 15
Median salary £40,250 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.29% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,700 £24,300 £37,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £57,500 £70,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
5000 4954 4549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 87.38% 87.03% 83.21%
Number of salaries quoted 3942 4046 3782
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
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 28 August 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 August 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 +4 33 £38,891 -8.49% 2
Coventry +2 4 £51,750 -10.00%
Walsall +3 1 - -
Staffordshire +2 1 £32,500 +18.18%
Solihull - 1 £55,000 -
Test Management
England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 45 (42.86%) Test Strategy
2 40 (38.10%) Non-Functional Testing
2 40 (38.10%) ISEB
3 38 (36.19%) User Acceptance Testing
4 36 (34.29%) QA
5 34 (32.38%) Finance
6 29 (27.62%) ISTQB
6 29 (27.62%) Test Automation
7 25 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (21.90%) Test Planning
9 22 (20.95%) Security Testing
10 21 (20.00%) Functional Testing
11 20 (19.05%) Exploratory Testing
12 19 (18.10%) Test Scripting
12 19 (18.10%) Manual Testing
13 17 (16.19%) Software Testing
13 17 (16.19%) JIRA
14 16 (15.24%) Defect Management
15 15 (14.29%) SDLC
15 15 (14.29%) Degree
16 14 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
17 12 (11.43%) System Integration Testing
18 11 (10.48%) Validation
18 11 (10.48%) Web Development
19 10 (9.52%) Selenium
19 10 (9.52%) Performance Testing
19 10 (9.52%) Automated Testing
19 10 (9.52%) Manufacturing
19 10 (9.52%) SQL
19 10 (9.52%) Defect Tracking

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 (5.71%) Documentum
1 6 (5.71%) FileNet
Applications
1 6 (5.71%) MS Office
2 2 (1.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.90%) SaaS
2 1 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.95%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.95%) HTTP
1 1 (0.95%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.90%) MySQL
1 2 (1.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (0.95%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.95%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.95%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (16.19%) JIRA
2 10 (9.52%) Selenium
3 7 (6.67%) HP UFT
4 6 (5.71%) SilkPerformer
5 3 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.90%) SilkTest
6 2 (1.90%) SoapUI
6 2 (1.90%) TestComplete
7 1 (0.95%) Concordion
7 1 (0.95%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.95%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.95%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.95%) Testopia
7 1 (0.95%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.95%) Zephyr
General
1 34 (32.38%) Finance
2 10 (9.52%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.76%) Games
4 4 (3.81%) Back Office
5 3 (2.86%) Retail
6 2 (1.90%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.95%) Banking
7 1 (0.95%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.95%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.95%) Local Government
7 1 (0.95%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 55 (52.38%) Test Manager
2 18 (17.14%) Analyst
3 14 (13.33%) Test Analyst
4 13 (12.38%) Test Leader
5 9 (8.57%) Service Manager
5 9 (8.57%) Test Validation Manager
6 7 (6.67%) QA Leader
6 7 (6.67%) Senior Manager
6 7 (6.67%) Senior Test Manager
6 7 (6.67%) Tester
7 6 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (5.71%) Senior Test Analyst
7 6 (5.71%) Software Tester
8 5 (4.76%) QA Manager
8 5 (4.76%) QA Test Manager
9 4 (3.81%) Project Manager
9 4 (3.81%) QA Tester
9 4 (3.81%) Software QA Tester
9 4 (3.81%) UAT Manager
10 3 (2.86%) Test Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.67%) .NET
2 6 (5.71%) HTML
3 5 (4.76%) CSS
4 4 (3.81%) Web Services
4 4 (3.81%) XML
5 1 (0.95%) Apache Flex
5 1 (0.95%) SOAP
5 1 (0.95%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (9.52%) Life Science
2 9 (8.57%) Data Centre
3 8 (7.62%) Mobile App
4 6 (5.71%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.71%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.76%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.90%) AS400
6 2 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.95%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.95%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.86%) Windows
2 1 (0.95%) Linux
2 1 (0.95%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (42.86%) Test Strategy
2 40 (38.10%) Non-Functional Testing
3 38 (36.19%) User Acceptance Testing
4 29 (27.62%) Test Automation
5 25 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (21.90%) Test Planning
7 22 (20.95%) Security Testing
8 21 (20.00%) Functional Testing
9 20 (19.05%) Exploratory Testing
10 19 (18.10%) Manual Testing
10 19 (18.10%) Test Scripting
11 17 (16.19%) Software Testing
12 16 (15.24%) Defect Management
13 15 (14.29%) SDLC
14 14 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (11.43%) System Integration Testing
16 11 (10.48%) Validation
16 11 (10.48%) Web Development
17 10 (9.52%) Integration Testing
17 10 (9.52%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.52%) SQL
2 6 (5.71%) C#
2 6 (5.71%) Java
2 6 (5.71%) PHP
3 1 (0.95%) Python
Qualifications
1 40 (38.10%) ISEB
2 29 (27.62%) ISTQB
3 15 (14.29%) Degree
4 8 (7.62%) SC Cleared
4 8 (7.62%) Security Cleared
5 6 (5.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.95%) CSQA
6 1 (0.95%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.95%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.95%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (34.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.95%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (8.57%) HP
2 7 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.71%) Serena
4 3 (2.86%) SAP
5 2 (1.90%) Citrix
6 1 (0.95%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.95%) MKS
6 1 (0.95%) ServiceNow
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