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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 200 190 193
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 22 22 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.38% 0.41% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.51% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 18 20 11
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,627 £31,950 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+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
4886 4315 4255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 84.00% 79.86% 78.94%
Number of salaries quoted 4006 3600 3591
Average salary £42,500 £41,405 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.64% +3.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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
Birmingham -4 15 £52,500 +31.25%
Wolverhampton - 3 £24,250 - 2
Staffordshire - 2 £30,000 -
Warwickshire - 2 - -
Test Management
England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 17 (48.57%) Finance
2 12 (34.29%) Test Scripting
3 10 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 10 (28.57%) Performance Testing
4 9 (25.71%) Test Strategy
4 9 (25.71%) Telecoms
4 9 (25.71%) HP
5 8 (22.86%) Banking
5 8 (22.86%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (17.14%) ISTQB
7 6 (17.14%) LoadRunner
7 6 (17.14%) QA
7 6 (17.14%) Use Case
8 5 (14.29%) Selenium
8 5 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (14.29%) Time Management
8 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (14.29%) ISEB
8 5 (14.29%) HP UFT
8 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 5 (14.29%) Java
8 5 (14.29%) Oracle
8 5 (14.29%) Automated Testing
8 5 (14.29%) Retail
8 5 (14.29%) Management Information System
9 4 (11.43%) Validation
9 4 (11.43%) Client/Server
9 4 (11.43%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.86%) MS Project
3 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) LoadRunner
2 5 (14.29%) HP UFT
2 5 (14.29%) Selenium
3 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.71%) JMeter
3 2 (5.71%) SilkPerformer
4 1 (2.86%) JIRA
General
1 17 (48.57%) Finance
2 9 (25.71%) Telecoms
3 8 (22.86%) Banking
4 5 (14.29%) Retail
5 2 (5.71%) Games
6 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Analyst
2 11 (31.43%) Test Analyst
3 10 (28.57%) Test Manager
4 7 (20.00%) Tester
5 6 (17.14%) Consultant
6 4 (11.43%) Performance Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) Performance Manager
6 4 (11.43%) Performance Test Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) Performance Test Manager
6 4 (11.43%) Test Consultant
7 3 (8.57%) Senior Test Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Management Consultant
8 2 (5.71%) Business Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Security Consultant
8 2 (5.71%) Penetration Tester
8 2 (5.71%) Test Leader
8 2 (5.71%) UAT Manager
9 1 (2.86%) Automation Analyst
9 1 (2.86%) Production Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) Web Services
1 2 (5.71%) XML
1 2 (5.71%) Flash
2 1 (2.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.43%) Client/Server
2 4 (11.43%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (8.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.71%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.86%) Mobile Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Test Scripting
2 10 (28.57%) Software Testing
2 10 (28.57%) Performance Testing
3 9 (25.71%) Test Strategy
4 7 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (17.14%) Use Case
6 5 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (14.29%) Time Management
6 5 (14.29%) Automated Testing
7 4 (11.43%) Manual Testing
7 4 (11.43%) Validation
8 3 (8.57%) People Management
9 2 (5.71%) SDLC
9 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
9 2 (5.71%) Test Planning
9 2 (5.71%) OWASP
9 2 (5.71%) Test Automation
9 2 (5.71%) Systems Analysis
9 2 (5.71%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) Java
2 4 (11.43%) SQL
3 2 (5.71%) C++
4 1 (2.86%) C#
4 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) ISTQB
2 5 (14.29%) ISEB
3 4 (11.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (8.57%) Degree
5 2 (5.71%) NVQ Level 4
5 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.71%) OSCP
5 2 (5.71%) OSCE
5 2 (5.71%) CEH
5 2 (5.71%) HNC
5 2 (5.71%) HND
5 2 (5.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) QA
2 2 (5.71%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.86%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 8 (22.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) HP
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle
2 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.71%) ATG
4 1 (2.86%) Atlassian
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