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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 190 196 186
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 28 17 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.50% 0.32% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.40% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 21 15 12
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £37,200 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,500 £71,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,275 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.44% -0.52%
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
4769 4298 4319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 84.69% 80.10% 79.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3886 3556 3655
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,809
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,682 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +15 11 £42,500 -29.16% 3
Warwickshire - 6 £50,000 - 1
Wolverhampton - 4 £30,000 - 2
Coventry -16 3 £57,500 +49.35%
Staffordshire - 2 £27,500 -
Walsall - 1 £47,500 -
Test Management
England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 19 (37.25%) Test Scripting
2 18 (35.29%) Finance
3 16 (31.37%) Software Testing
3 16 (31.37%) Degree
4 15 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (29.41%) QA
5 14 (27.45%) ISTQB
6 13 (25.49%) Test Strategy
6 13 (25.49%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (23.53%) Performance Testing
8 11 (21.57%) HP Quality Center
9 10 (19.61%) SDLC
10 9 (17.65%) Telecoms
10 9 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (17.65%) HP
10 9 (17.65%) Project Management
10 9 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (17.65%) Banking
11 8 (15.69%) LoadRunner
12 7 (13.73%) ISEB
12 7 (13.73%) HP UFT
12 7 (13.73%) MS Excel
12 7 (13.73%) Client/Server
12 7 (13.73%) Java
12 7 (13.73%) Oracle
12 7 (13.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 6 (11.76%) Test Planning
13 6 (11.76%) People Management
13 6 (11.76%) Retail
13 6 (11.76%) Computer Science

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (13.73%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.80%) MS Office
3 4 (7.84%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (15.69%) LoadRunner
2 7 (13.73%) HP UFT
3 5 (9.80%) Selenium
4 3 (5.88%) Rational Functional Tester
4 3 (5.88%) SilkPerformer
4 3 (5.88%) JIRA
5 2 (3.92%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.92%) JMeter
6 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (35.29%) Finance
2 9 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 9 (17.65%) Banking
3 6 (11.76%) Retail
4 3 (5.88%) Games
5 2 (3.92%) Local Government
6 1 (1.96%) German Language
6 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (39.22%) Test Manager
2 10 (19.61%) Test Analyst
2 10 (19.61%) Analyst
3 6 (11.76%) Tester
4 4 (7.84%) Consultant
4 4 (7.84%) Test Consultant
4 4 (7.84%) Performance Analyst
4 4 (7.84%) Performance Manager
4 4 (7.84%) Performance Test Analyst
4 4 (7.84%) Performance Test Manager
4 4 (7.84%) Test Leader
5 3 (5.88%) UAT Manager
5 3 (5.88%) Automation Specialist
5 3 (5.88%) Test Specialist
5 3 (5.88%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (5.88%) Management Consultant
6 2 (3.92%) Architect
6 2 (3.92%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.92%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.84%) .NET
2 3 (5.88%) Web Services
2 3 (5.88%) XML
2 3 (5.88%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.49%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (13.73%) Client/Server
3 6 (11.76%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.92%) Mobile Games
5 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (37.25%) Test Scripting
2 16 (31.37%) Software Testing
3 15 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (25.49%) Test Strategy
5 12 (23.53%) Performance Testing
6 10 (19.61%) SDLC
7 9 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (17.65%) Project Management
7 9 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (11.76%) People Management
8 6 (11.76%) Test Planning
9 5 (9.80%) Mentoring
9 5 (9.80%) Change Management
9 5 (9.80%) Use Case
9 5 (9.80%) Test Automation
10 4 (7.84%) Resource Management
10 4 (7.84%) Regression Testing
10 4 (7.84%) Validation
11 3 (5.88%) Migration
11 3 (5.88%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.73%) Java
2 4 (7.84%) SQL
3 3 (5.88%) C++
3 3 (5.88%) C
4 2 (3.92%) C#
4 2 (3.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (31.37%) Degree
2 14 (27.45%) ISTQB
3 7 (13.73%) ISEB
3 7 (13.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (7.84%) Security Cleared
5 3 (5.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (5.88%) NVQ Level 4
5 3 (5.88%) DV Cleared
5 3 (5.88%) HNC
5 3 (5.88%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (29.41%) QA
2 2 (3.92%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 11 (21.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (17.65%) HP
2 7 (13.73%) Oracle
3 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.92%) Atlassian
4 2 (3.92%) SAP
4 2 (3.92%) ATG
5 1 (1.96%) Serena
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £37000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + upto 20% bonus and bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus Car / Allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + parking
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago