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

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 196 192 215
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +23
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 33 29 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.58% 0.54% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.62% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 31 22 13
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,250 £39,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £77,500
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
5008 4697 4707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 87.86% 86.87% 83.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3938 3873 3950
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,350
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +0.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £63,299
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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +2 29 £42,500 - 2
Warwickshire -2 2 £32,000 -36.94%
Coventry -5 1 £47,500 -17.39%
Solihull - 1 £55,000 -
Test Management
England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 34 (39.53%) QA
1 34 (39.53%) Test Strategy
2 33 (38.37%) ISEB
3 31 (36.05%) Non-Functional Testing
4 29 (33.72%) User Acceptance Testing
5 28 (32.56%) Finance
6 25 (29.07%) ISTQB
7 23 (26.74%) Test Planning
8 22 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (22.09%) Manual Testing
9 19 (22.09%) Test Automation
10 17 (19.77%) JIRA
11 16 (18.60%) Software Testing
11 16 (18.60%) Test Scripting
11 16 (18.60%) Functional Testing
12 15 (17.44%) SDLC
12 15 (17.44%) Defect Management
13 14 (16.28%) Security Testing
14 13 (15.12%) Degree
14 13 (15.12%) Exploratory Testing
15 12 (13.95%) SQL
16 11 (12.79%) Stakeholder Management
17 10 (11.63%) Automated Testing
17 10 (11.63%) Defect Tracking
18 9 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
18 9 (10.47%) System Integration Testing
18 9 (10.47%) Regression Testing
18 9 (10.47%) Six Sigma
19 8 (9.30%) Web Development
19 8 (9.30%) Selenium

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 (6.98%) Documentum
1 6 (6.98%) FileNet
Applications
1 6 (6.98%) MS Office
2 1 (1.16%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.33%) SaaS
2 1 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.33%) MySQL
1 2 (2.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (1.16%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.16%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (19.77%) JIRA
2 8 (9.30%) Selenium
3 6 (6.98%) HP UFT
4 5 (5.81%) SilkPerformer
5 3 (3.49%) Zephyr
6 2 (2.33%) SilkTest
6 2 (2.33%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.16%) Concordion
7 1 (1.16%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.16%) FitNesse
7 1 (1.16%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.16%) TestComplete
7 1 (1.16%) Testopia
7 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (32.56%) Finance
2 7 (8.14%) Manufacturing
3 5 (5.81%) Games
4 3 (3.49%) Retail
5 2 (2.33%) Back Office
5 2 (2.33%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.16%) Banking
6 1 (1.16%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.16%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.16%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 45 (52.33%) Test Manager
2 15 (17.44%) Analyst
3 14 (16.28%) Test Analyst
4 12 (13.95%) Test Leader
5 6 (6.98%) QA Leader
6 5 (5.81%) QA Manager
6 5 (5.81%) QA Test Manager
6 5 (5.81%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (5.81%) Senior Manager
6 5 (5.81%) Senior Test Analyst
6 5 (5.81%) Senior Test Manager
6 5 (5.81%) Service Manager
6 5 (5.81%) Test Validation Manager
7 4 (4.65%) Project Manager
7 4 (4.65%) Software Tester
7 4 (4.65%) Tester
8 3 (3.49%) QA Analyst
8 3 (3.49%) QA Tester
8 3 (3.49%) Software QA Tester
8 3 (3.49%) Test Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.98%) .NET
2 5 (5.81%) CSS
2 5 (5.81%) HTML
3 3 (3.49%) Web Services
3 3 (3.49%) XML
4 1 (1.16%) SOAP
4 1 (1.16%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.14%) Life Science
2 7 (8.14%) Mobile App
3 6 (6.98%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.81%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.81%) Data Centre
4 5 (5.81%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.33%) AS400
6 1 (1.16%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.16%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.49%) Windows
2 1 (1.16%) Linux
2 1 (1.16%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (39.53%) Test Strategy
2 31 (36.05%) Non-Functional Testing
3 29 (33.72%) User Acceptance Testing
4 23 (26.74%) Test Planning
5 22 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (22.09%) Manual Testing
6 19 (22.09%) Test Automation
7 16 (18.60%) Functional Testing
7 16 (18.60%) Software Testing
7 16 (18.60%) Test Scripting
8 15 (17.44%) Defect Management
8 15 (17.44%) SDLC
9 14 (16.28%) Security Testing
10 13 (15.12%) Exploratory Testing
11 11 (12.79%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (11.63%) Automated Testing
12 10 (11.63%) Defect Tracking
13 9 (10.47%) Regression Testing
13 9 (10.47%) Six Sigma
13 9 (10.47%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.95%) SQL
2 5 (5.81%) C#
2 5 (5.81%) Java
2 5 (5.81%) PHP
3 1 (1.16%) Python
Qualifications
1 33 (38.37%) ISEB
2 25 (29.07%) ISTQB
3 13 (15.12%) Degree
4 7 (8.14%) SC Cleared
4 7 (8.14%) Security Cleared
5 5 (5.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.16%) CSQA
6 1 (1.16%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (1.16%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (39.53%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (6.98%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (8.14%) HP
2 6 (6.98%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.98%) Serena
3 2 (2.33%) Citrix
4 1 (1.16%) Cognizant
4 1 (1.16%) SAP
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