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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 189 201 202
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +1
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 53 20 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.86% 0.35% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 0.40% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 37 17 19
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,400
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £65,000 £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
5398 4956 4509
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 87.64% 85.88% 83.97%
Number of salaries quoted 4185 4080 3776
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +12 33 £39,571 -28.05% 4
Staffordshire -5 7 £42,500 +41.66%
Coventry - 4 £52,000 -
Wolverhampton -4 2 £32,500 +34.02% 1
Walsall - 1 - -
Test Management
England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 59 (48.36%) Test Strategy
2 50 (40.98%) Non-Functional Testing
3 46 (37.70%) ISEB
4 42 (34.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 38 (31.15%) Test Scripting
5 38 (31.15%) ISTQB
6 36 (29.51%) Test Automation
6 36 (29.51%) Test Planning
7 34 (27.87%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (26.23%) Software Testing
8 32 (26.23%) Functional Testing
9 31 (25.41%) Finance
10 29 (23.77%) Security Testing
11 23 (18.85%) QA
12 18 (14.75%) Validation
12 18 (14.75%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (13.93%) Automated Testing
13 17 (13.93%) Microsoft
13 17 (13.93%) Defect Management
14 16 (13.11%) Data Centre
14 16 (13.11%) Degree
15 15 (12.30%) Web Development
16 14 (11.48%) Project Management
16 14 (11.48%) JIRA
17 13 (10.66%) .NET
18 12 (9.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 12 (9.84%) HP Quality Center
18 12 (9.84%) SDLC
18 12 (9.84%) System Integration Testing
19 11 (9.02%) Integration 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 3 (2.46%) Documentum
1 3 (2.46%) FileNet
Applications
1 10 (8.20%) MS Office
2 8 (6.56%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.46%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.46%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.82%) SAP HR
1 1 (0.82%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.64%) Pure360
2 1 (0.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.64%) HTTP
1 2 (1.64%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.92%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (11.48%) JIRA
2 9 (7.38%) Selenium
3 6 (4.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (4.10%) HP UFT
4 5 (4.10%) Zephyr
5 3 (2.46%) TestComplete
6 2 (1.64%) SilkPerformer
6 2 (1.64%) SilkTest
7 1 (0.82%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.82%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (25.41%) Finance
2 11 (9.02%) Retail
3 10 (8.20%) Manufacturing
4 9 (7.38%) Marketing
5 5 (4.10%) Local Government
6 4 (3.28%) Banking
6 4 (3.28%) Games
6 4 (3.28%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.46%) Back Office
8 2 (1.64%) Legal
9 1 (0.82%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.82%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 66 (54.10%) Test Manager
2 21 (17.21%) Analyst
3 16 (13.11%) Senior Manager
3 16 (13.11%) Senior Test Manager
3 16 (13.11%) Service Manager
3 16 (13.11%) Test Validation Manager
3 16 (13.11%) Tester
4 15 (12.30%) Test Analyst
5 9 (7.38%) Senior Analyst
5 9 (7.38%) Senior Test Analyst
5 9 (7.38%) Software Tester
5 9 (7.38%) Test Leader
6 8 (6.56%) Software Manager
6 8 (6.56%) Software Test Manager
7 5 (4.10%) Automation Tester
7 5 (4.10%) Business Analyst
7 5 (4.10%) UAT Manager
8 4 (3.28%) Project Manager
8 4 (3.28%) QA Leader
8 4 (3.28%) Software QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.66%) .NET
2 4 (3.28%) Web Services
2 4 (3.28%) XML
3 3 (2.46%) Flash
4 2 (1.64%) Apache Flex
4 2 (1.64%) HTML
5 1 (0.82%) SOAP
5 1 (0.82%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.11%) Data Centre
2 10 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.20%) Life Science
3 9 (7.38%) Computer Science
4 8 (6.56%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (5.74%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.28%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.46%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.46%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.82%) AS400
8 1 (0.82%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.82%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (48.36%) Test Strategy
2 50 (40.98%) Non-Functional Testing
3 42 (34.43%) User Acceptance Testing
4 38 (31.15%) Test Scripting
5 36 (29.51%) Test Automation
5 36 (29.51%) Test Planning
6 34 (27.87%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (26.23%) Functional Testing
7 32 (26.23%) Software Testing
8 29 (23.77%) Security Testing
9 18 (14.75%) Stakeholder Management
9 18 (14.75%) Validation
10 17 (13.93%) Automated Testing
10 17 (13.93%) Defect Management
11 15 (12.30%) Web Development
12 14 (11.48%) Project Management
13 12 (9.84%) SDLC
13 12 (9.84%) System Integration Testing
14 11 (9.02%) E-Commerce
14 11 (9.02%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.20%) C#
2 9 (7.38%) PHP
3 8 (6.56%) Java
4 6 (4.92%) SQL
5 3 (2.46%) C++
Qualifications
1 46 (37.70%) ISEB
2 38 (31.15%) ISTQB
3 16 (13.11%) Degree
4 12 (9.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (8.20%) SC Cleared
5 10 (8.20%) Security Cleared
6 8 (6.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.82%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.82%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (18.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (9.84%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (13.93%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.74%) HP
3 6 (4.92%) SAP
4 4 (3.28%) hybris
4 4 (3.28%) MKS
5 3 (2.46%) Atlassian
5 3 (2.46%) Oracle
6 2 (1.64%) Citrix
6 2 (1.64%) Serena
7 1 (0.82%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.82%) ServiceNow
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