The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had Test Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 209 185 184
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 25 46 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.44% 0.81% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.84% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 22 37 37
Median salary £51,250 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.89% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £36,463 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,000 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Test Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5470 5453 5312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.60% 95.80% 97.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4351 4506 4409
Median salary £37,500 £39,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region that featured Test Manager in the job title.

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Test Manager
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Manager across the West Midlands region.

Test Manager Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Test Manager
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Manager across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Test Manager
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 Manager within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 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 -20 15 £48,000 +1.05% 1
Herefordshire - 3 £47,500 -
Coventry -5 2 £55,000 -2.22% 1
Solihull - 1 £55,000 -
Test Manager
England

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, Test Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 55 (54.46%) Test Management
2 35 (34.65%) Test Strategy
2 35 (34.65%) ISEB
3 34 (33.66%) Non-Functional Testing
4 30 (29.70%) User Acceptance Testing
5 29 (28.71%) QA
6 28 (27.72%) Test Automation
7 27 (26.73%) Security Testing
7 27 (26.73%) Test Planning
8 25 (24.75%) Finance
9 23 (22.77%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (21.78%) Performance Testing
11 21 (20.79%) ISTQB
11 21 (20.79%) Functional Testing
12 19 (18.81%) Exploratory Testing
13 17 (16.83%) Data Centre
13 17 (16.83%) Integration Testing
14 16 (15.84%) Selenium
14 16 (15.84%) Microsoft
15 14 (13.86%) Software Testing
16 13 (12.87%) Regression Testing
16 13 (12.87%) System Testing
17 12 (11.88%) Validation
17 12 (11.88%) Mentoring
17 12 (11.88%) Analytical Skills
18 11 (10.89%) Manufacturing
18 11 (10.89%) Unit Testing
19 10 (9.90%) Life Science
19 10 (9.90%) Time Management
19 10 (9.90%) SC Cleared

Test Manager Skill Set
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 (2.97%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.98%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.97%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.97%) MS Office
1 3 (2.97%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.99%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (7.92%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.99%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.99%) SAP CRM
Development Applications
1 16 (15.84%) Selenium
2 8 (7.92%) HP UFT
3 7 (6.93%) JIRA
4 5 (4.95%) JMeter
5 4 (3.96%) TestNG
5 4 (3.96%) WebDriver
6 3 (2.97%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.97%) LoadRunner
6 3 (2.97%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.98%) NUnit
7 2 (1.98%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (0.99%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.99%) SilkPerformer
8 1 (0.99%) Testopia
General
1 25 (24.75%) Finance
2 11 (10.89%) Manufacturing
3 7 (6.93%) Games
4 3 (2.97%) Aerospace
4 3 (2.97%) Back Office
4 3 (2.97%) Banking
4 3 (2.97%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.99%) Automotive
5 1 (0.99%) Marketing
5 1 (0.99%) Military
5 1 (0.99%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.91%) CSS
1 9 (8.91%) HTML
2 6 (5.94%) Ajax
2 6 (5.94%) jQuery
3 3 (2.97%) Entity Framework
3 3 (2.97%) Lambda Expressions
3 3 (2.97%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.83%) Data Centre
2 12 (11.88%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (9.90%) Life Science
4 9 (8.91%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (4.95%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.98%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.97%) Windows
2 2 (1.98%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (54.46%) Test Management
2 35 (34.65%) Test Strategy
3 34 (33.66%) Non-Functional Testing
4 30 (29.70%) User Acceptance Testing
5 28 (27.72%) Test Automation
6 27 (26.73%) Security Testing
6 27 (26.73%) Test Planning
7 23 (22.77%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (21.78%) Performance Testing
9 21 (20.79%) Functional Testing
10 19 (18.81%) Exploratory Testing
11 17 (16.83%) Integration Testing
12 14 (13.86%) Software Testing
13 13 (12.87%) Regression Testing
13 13 (12.87%) System Testing
14 12 (11.88%) Mentoring
14 12 (11.88%) Validation
15 11 (10.89%) Unit Testing
16 10 (9.90%) Manual Testing
16 10 (9.90%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.91%) SQL
2 8 (7.92%) C
3 6 (5.94%) Java
4 4 (3.96%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.96%) Python
5 3 (2.97%) C#
Qualifications
1 35 (34.65%) ISEB
2 21 (20.79%) ISTQB
3 10 (9.90%) SC Cleared
3 10 (9.90%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.97%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (1.98%) Degree
6 1 (0.99%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (28.71%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.97%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (4.95%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.97%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 16 (15.84%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.92%) HP
3 3 (2.97%) Dell
4 1 (0.99%) Infor
4 1 (0.99%) SAP
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Posted: 5 days ago
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