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

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 182 209 180
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -29
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 65 18 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.06% 0.34% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 0.40% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 40 15 21
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,275 £63,000 £55,000
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
5379 4476 4168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 87.41% 83.59% 84.48%
Number of salaries quoted 4212 3746 3458
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £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 4 May 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 4 May 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 32 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Staffordshire +16 11 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Wolverhampton +9 6 £32,500 +103.12% 1
Warwickshire -7 6 £60,000 -
Coventry - 2 £50,000 -
Test Management
England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 57 (47.50%) Test Strategy
2 43 (35.83%) ISEB
3 41 (34.17%) Non-Functional Testing
4 40 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 37 (30.83%) Test Planning
5 37 (30.83%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (29.17%) Software Testing
6 35 (29.17%) ISTQB
7 34 (28.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 32 (26.67%) Test Automation
9 26 (21.67%) Functional Testing
9 26 (21.67%) Security Testing
10 25 (20.83%) Finance
11 18 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 17 (14.17%) Validation
12 17 (14.17%) Microsoft
13 16 (13.33%) QA
13 16 (13.33%) Defect Management
13 16 (13.33%) Data Centre
14 15 (12.50%) Degree
14 15 (12.50%) Automated Testing
14 15 (12.50%) Project Management
15 13 (10.83%) HP Quality Center
15 13 (10.83%) SDLC
16 12 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
17 11 (9.17%) Continuous Improvement
17 11 (9.17%) MS Office
17 11 (9.17%) MS Excel
17 11 (9.17%) Marketing
17 11 (9.17%) Performance 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 (3.33%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (9.17%) MS Excel
1 11 (9.17%) MS Office
2 3 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.50%) MS Project
3 1 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.67%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.83%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.67%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.67%) HTTP
1 2 (1.67%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.67%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (8.33%) JIRA
2 9 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (5.83%) Selenium
4 6 (5.00%) HP UFT
5 4 (3.33%) Zephyr
6 3 (2.50%) TestComplete
7 2 (1.67%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.83%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.83%) SilkPerformer
General
1 25 (20.83%) Finance
2 11 (9.17%) Marketing
3 10 (8.33%) Retail
4 8 (6.67%) Manufacturing
5 6 (5.00%) Banking
6 4 (3.33%) Games
6 4 (3.33%) Local Government
6 4 (3.33%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.50%) Back Office
7 3 (2.50%) Legal
8 1 (0.83%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 65 (54.17%) Test Manager
2 22 (18.33%) Tester
3 18 (15.00%) Analyst
4 17 (14.17%) Senior Manager
4 17 (14.17%) Senior Test Manager
5 16 (13.33%) Service Manager
5 16 (13.33%) Test Validation Manager
6 15 (12.50%) Software Tester
7 10 (8.33%) Software Manager
7 10 (8.33%) Software Test Manager
8 9 (7.50%) Test Leader
9 8 (6.67%) Business Analyst
9 8 (6.67%) Test Analyst
10 7 (5.83%) Automation Tester
10 7 (5.83%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (5.00%) Senior Test Analyst
11 6 (5.00%) UAT Manager
12 4 (3.33%) QA Tester
12 4 (3.33%) Software QA Tester
12 4 (3.33%) UAT Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.33%) .NET
2 7 (5.83%) XML
3 6 (5.00%) Web Services
4 4 (3.33%) HTML
5 3 (2.50%) Flash
6 2 (1.67%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.83%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 12 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (8.33%) Mobile App
4 8 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 8 (6.67%) Life Science
5 3 (2.50%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.50%) Windows
2 2 (1.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (47.50%) Test Strategy
2 41 (34.17%) Non-Functional Testing
3 40 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 37 (30.83%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (30.83%) Test Planning
5 35 (29.17%) Software Testing
6 34 (28.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 32 (26.67%) Test Automation
8 26 (21.67%) Functional Testing
8 26 (21.67%) Security Testing
9 18 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (14.17%) Validation
11 16 (13.33%) Defect Management
12 15 (12.50%) Automated Testing
12 15 (12.50%) Project Management
13 13 (10.83%) SDLC
14 11 (9.17%) Continuous Improvement
14 11 (9.17%) Performance Testing
15 10 (8.33%) Web Development
16 9 (7.50%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.50%) Java
2 8 (6.67%) C#
2 8 (6.67%) PHP
2 8 (6.67%) SQL
3 3 (2.50%) C++
4 2 (1.67%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 43 (35.83%) ISEB
2 35 (29.17%) ISTQB
3 15 (12.50%) Degree
4 10 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (7.50%) Security Cleared
6 7 (5.83%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 7 (5.83%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.33%) QA
2 2 (1.67%) Basel II
2 2 (1.67%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 13 (10.83%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (14.17%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.67%) SAP
3 7 (5.83%) MKS
4 5 (4.17%) HP
5 4 (3.33%) hybris
5 4 (3.33%) Oracle
6 3 (2.50%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.83%) Remedy
7 1 (0.83%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.83%) Twitter
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