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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 201 193 180
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -13
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 17 18 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.30% 0.33% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.42% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 16
Average salary £52,500 £26,500 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+98.11% -9.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,300 £26,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £52,500 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -3.22%
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
4454 4245 3710
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.56% 78.13% 75.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3719 3597 3150
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,708 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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
(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 +2 9 £60,000 +126.41% 1
Coventry -5 4 £38,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Test Management
England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 26 (63.41%) Finance
2 18 (43.90%) Automated Testing
3 13 (31.71%) ISEB
3 13 (31.71%) QuickTest Pro
3 13 (31.71%) HP Quality Center
4 12 (29.27%) HP
4 12 (29.27%) QA
5 11 (26.83%) Test Automation
6 10 (24.39%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (24.39%) Test Scripting
6 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (21.95%) ISTQB
7 9 (21.95%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (19.51%) Test Strategy
8 8 (19.51%) Software Testing
9 6 (14.63%) Banking
9 6 (14.63%) Visual Studio
10 5 (12.20%) SAP
10 5 (12.20%) VB
10 5 (12.20%) Mentoring
11 4 (9.76%) Performance Testing
11 4 (9.76%) People Management
11 4 (9.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (9.76%) V-Model
11 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
11 4 (9.76%) Retail
11 4 (9.76%) MS Project
11 4 (9.76%) ITIL
11 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
12 3 (7.32%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 1 (2.44%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Project
1 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) SAP HR
2 1 (2.44%) TRIRIGA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (31.71%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (14.63%) Visual Studio
3 3 (7.32%) LoadRunner
3 3 (7.32%) JIRA
General
1 26 (63.41%) Finance
2 6 (14.63%) Banking
3 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
3 4 (9.76%) Retail
4 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.88%) Back Office
4 2 (4.88%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.44%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 19 (46.34%) Test Manager
2 10 (24.39%) Test Leader
3 5 (12.20%) QA Manager
3 5 (12.20%) Test Team Leader
3 5 (12.20%) Team Leader
3 5 (12.20%) Automation Team Leader
4 4 (9.76%) Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Test Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) QA Leader
5 2 (4.88%) Performance Test Manager
5 2 (4.88%) QA Test Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Manual Tester
5 2 (4.88%) Manual Test Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Performance Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Tester
6 1 (2.44%) Programme Manager
6 1 (2.44%) Quality Manager
6 1 (2.44%) Business Manager
6 1 (2.44%) Lead Test Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.88%) AS400
2 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.44%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Windows
2 2 (4.88%) UNIX
3 1 (2.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (43.90%) Automated Testing
2 11 (26.83%) Test Automation
3 10 (24.39%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (24.39%) Test Scripting
3 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (21.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (19.51%) Test Strategy
5 8 (19.51%) Software Testing
6 5 (12.20%) Mentoring
7 4 (9.76%) Performance Testing
7 4 (9.76%) People Management
7 4 (9.76%) V-Model
7 4 (9.76%) ITIL
8 3 (7.32%) Content Management
8 3 (7.32%) Resource Management
8 3 (7.32%) Quality Management
8 3 (7.32%) Migration
8 3 (7.32%) Automation Testing
8 3 (7.32%) Test Planning
8 3 (7.32%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.20%) VB
2 3 (7.32%) SQL
3 2 (4.88%) VBScript
4 1 (2.44%) Java
4 1 (2.44%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 13 (31.71%) ISEB
2 9 (21.95%) ISTQB
3 4 (9.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (7.32%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (7.32%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
4 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (29.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 13 (31.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (29.27%) HP
2 5 (12.20%) SAP
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
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