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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 194 198 182
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -16
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 21 9 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.39% 0.18% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.23% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 19 6 9
Average salary £32,500 £48,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +62.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £43,750 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £51,250 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
4511 3868 3606
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.83% 77.97% 75.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3947 3222 3147
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Staffordshire +2 5 £32,500 -31.57%
Coventry - 5 £41,500 -
Warwickshire -1 3 £32,500 -23.52%
Worcestershire - 3 £27,500 - 1
Wolverhampton - 3 £38,500 -
Birmingham -8 1 - - 1
Test Management
England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (65.00%) Finance
2 16 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 15 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 13 (32.50%) ISEB
5 10 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 10 (25.00%) HP
5 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (20.00%) Manual Testing
6 8 (20.00%) QA
6 8 (20.00%) Visual Studio
6 8 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
6 8 (20.00%) Test Strategy
6 8 (20.00%) SQL
7 7 (17.50%) ISTQB
7 7 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (15.00%) Time Management
8 6 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (15.00%) Banking
9 5 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (12.50%) Software Testing
9 5 (12.50%) Change Management
9 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
9 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
9 5 (12.50%) Test Planning
10 4 (10.00%) Windows
10 4 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (10.00%) .NET
10 4 (10.00%) CRM
10 4 (10.00%) Use Case
10 4 (10.00%) Telecoms

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 8 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (10.00%) MSTest
3 3 (7.50%) JIRA
4 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.50%) LoadRunner
General
1 26 (65.00%) Finance
2 6 (15.00%) Banking
3 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (7.50%) Automotive
5 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
5 2 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (5.00%) Retail
6 1 (2.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Test Manager
2 11 (27.50%) Analyst
3 9 (22.50%) Test Analyst
4 8 (20.00%) Test Leader
5 4 (10.00%) Tester
6 3 (7.50%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) QA Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Team Leader
6 3 (7.50%) Test Team Leader
6 3 (7.50%) Software Tester
6 3 (7.50%) Automation Team Leader
7 2 (5.00%) Systems Test Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Performance Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Performance Test Manager
7 2 (5.00%) QA Test Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Testing Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Programme Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Business Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (2.50%) XML
2 1 (2.50%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.50%) AS400
2 1 (2.50%) Statistics
2 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.50%) iPhone
2 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Windows
2 3 (7.50%) UNIX
3 1 (2.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 15 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 10 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 8 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 7 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (15.00%) Time Management
6 6 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (12.50%) Software Testing
7 5 (12.50%) Change Management
7 5 (12.50%) Test Planning
8 4 (10.00%) CRM
8 4 (10.00%) Use Case
9 3 (7.50%) Release Management
9 3 (7.50%) Business Analysis
9 3 (7.50%) Performance Testing
9 3 (7.50%) Automation Testing
9 3 (7.50%) Quality Management
9 3 (7.50%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (7.50%) VB
3 2 (5.00%) C#
3 2 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (32.50%) ISEB
2 7 (17.50%) ISTQB
3 4 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) HP
2 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.50%) IBM
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