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

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 192 194 176
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 49 38 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.79% 0.67% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.69% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 31 30 45
Median salary £54,750 £52,777 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.73% +0.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +2.00%
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
5932 5504 5150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.17% 96.83% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 4656 4561 4366
Median salary £38,750 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 June 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 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 0 24 £51,250 -6.81% 2
Coventry +11 6 £51,500 -4.67%
Staffordshire -12 3 £42,500 -19.04%
Worcestershire - 3 £62,500 - 1
Shropshire - 3 £55,000 -
Warwickshire +2 2 £48,500 +49.23%
Test Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 67 (54.03%) Test Management
2 58 (46.77%) Test Strategy
3 49 (39.52%) ISEB
4 39 (31.45%) Non-Functional Testing
5 38 (30.65%) User Acceptance Testing
6 36 (29.03%) Test Planning
7 35 (28.23%) Functional Testing
8 34 (27.42%) Test Automation
9 33 (26.61%) Security Testing
10 32 (25.81%) ISTQB
11 31 (25.00%) Software Testing
11 31 (25.00%) QA
11 31 (25.00%) Finance
11 31 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
11 31 (25.00%) Data Centre
12 27 (21.77%) Microsoft
12 27 (21.77%) Performance Testing
13 24 (19.35%) Enterprise Software
14 22 (17.74%) Mentoring
15 21 (16.94%) Integration Testing
16 20 (16.13%) System Testing
16 20 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
17 19 (15.32%) Time Management
17 19 (15.32%) Stakeholder Management
18 17 (13.71%) Regression Testing
18 17 (13.71%) Test Scripting
19 16 (12.90%) Validation
19 16 (12.90%) Defect Management
20 15 (12.10%) C
20 15 (12.10%) Unit Testing

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 2 (1.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.61%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.61%) MS Office
1 2 (1.61%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.81%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (12.10%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.81%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.81%) SAP CRM
Development Applications
1 11 (8.87%) Selenium
2 5 (4.03%) HP UFT
2 5 (4.03%) JMeter
3 4 (3.23%) JIRA
3 4 (3.23%) TestNG
3 4 (3.23%) WebDriver
4 3 (2.42%) LoadRunner
5 2 (1.61%) NUnit
5 2 (1.61%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (0.81%) SilkPerformer
6 1 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (25.00%) Finance
2 11 (8.87%) Manufacturing
3 10 (8.06%) Banking
4 9 (7.26%) Marketing
5 8 (6.45%) Games
6 6 (4.84%) Aerospace
6 6 (4.84%) Retail
7 4 (3.23%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.61%) Back Office
8 2 (1.61%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.81%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.84%) Ajax
1 6 (4.84%) jQuery
2 4 (3.23%) CSS
2 4 (3.23%) HTML
3 1 (0.81%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 24 (19.35%) Enterprise Software
3 20 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (8.06%) Life Science
5 2 (1.61%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.61%) Linux
1 2 (1.61%) Unix
2 1 (0.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (54.03%) Test Management
2 58 (46.77%) Test Strategy
3 39 (31.45%) Non-Functional Testing
4 38 (30.65%) User Acceptance Testing
5 36 (29.03%) Test Planning
6 35 (28.23%) Functional Testing
7 34 (27.42%) Test Automation
8 33 (26.61%) Security Testing
9 31 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (25.00%) Software Testing
10 27 (21.77%) Performance Testing
11 22 (17.74%) Mentoring
12 21 (16.94%) Integration Testing
13 20 (16.13%) System Testing
14 19 (15.32%) Stakeholder Management
14 19 (15.32%) Time Management
15 17 (13.71%) Regression Testing
15 17 (13.71%) Test Scripting
16 16 (12.90%) Defect Management
16 16 (12.90%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (12.10%) C
2 6 (4.84%) Java
2 6 (4.84%) SQL
3 4 (3.23%) JavaScript
3 4 (3.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 49 (39.52%) ISEB
2 32 (25.81%) ISTQB
3 11 (8.87%) SC Cleared
3 11 (8.87%) Security Cleared
4 5 (4.03%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 4 (3.23%) Degree
6 3 (2.42%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.81%) CISM
7 1 (0.81%) CISSP
7 1 (0.81%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.81%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 12 (9.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (21.77%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.65%) HP
3 2 (1.61%) SAP
4 1 (0.81%) Infor
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