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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 176 186 177
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 21 16 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.42% 0.32% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.42% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 17 12 15
Average salary £45,000 £38,250 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +34.21%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,448
% change year-on-year
- -2.18%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3890 3842 3367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 78.67% 76.70% 71.91%
Number of salaries quoted 3239 3221 2856
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +14 17 £43,750 +9.37% 3
Coventry +10 3 £58,750 +23.68% 1
Test Management
England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (41.94%) Finance
2 10 (32.26%) ISTQB
2 10 (32.26%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (29.03%) ISEB
4 8 (25.81%) SAP
5 7 (22.58%) ITIL
5 7 (22.58%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (19.35%) V-Model
6 6 (19.35%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (16.13%) Retail
7 5 (16.13%) Software Testing
7 5 (16.13%) Problem Management
7 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
7 5 (16.13%) MS Office
8 4 (12.90%) Change Management
8 4 (12.90%) QuickTest Pro
8 4 (12.90%) NetWeaver
8 4 (12.90%) Java
8 4 (12.90%) SQL
8 4 (12.90%) ABAP
8 4 (12.90%) Oracle
8 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
8 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
8 4 (12.90%) ISEB Practitioner
8 4 (12.90%) Logistics
8 4 (12.90%) Test Strategy
9 3 (9.68%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (9.68%) Business Transformation
9 3 (9.68%) Waterfall

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (12.90%) NetWeaver
2 2 (6.45%) CICS
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
1 5 (16.13%) MS Office
2 3 (9.68%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (9.68%) SAP HR
2 1 (3.23%) TRIRIGA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio
2 3 (9.68%) LoadRunner
General
1 13 (41.94%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Retail
3 3 (9.68%) Banking
3 3 (9.68%) Back Office
4 2 (6.45%) German Language
4 2 (6.45%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 19 (61.29%) Test Manager
2 5 (16.13%) Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Test Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) SAP Manager
5 1 (3.23%) NetWeaver Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Release Manager
5 1 (3.23%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Head of Testing
5 1 (3.23%) Test Leader
5 1 (3.23%) Technology Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Mainframe
1 2 (6.45%) iPhone
2 1 (3.23%) Informatics
2 1 (3.23%) Telematics
2 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Android
2 1 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (22.58%) ITIL
2 7 (22.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (19.35%) V-Model
4 5 (16.13%) Software Testing
4 5 (16.13%) Problem Management
5 4 (12.90%) Change Management
5 4 (12.90%) Logistics
5 4 (12.90%) Test Strategy
6 3 (9.68%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (9.68%) Business Transformation
6 3 (9.68%) Waterfall
6 3 (9.68%) Data Migration
6 3 (9.68%) Project Planning
6 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (9.68%) Performance Testing
6 3 (9.68%) Migration
6 3 (9.68%) Resource Management
6 3 (9.68%) CRM
6 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) Java
1 4 (12.90%) SQL
1 4 (12.90%) ABAP
2 2 (6.45%) JCL
2 2 (6.45%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) ISTQB
2 9 (29.03%) ISEB
3 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
3 4 (12.90%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (3.23%) Degree
4 1 (3.23%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) GxP
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) SAP
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle
3 3 (9.68%) HP
4 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
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