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

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 207 186 190
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 27 39 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.47% 0.72% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.75% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 23 31 27
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -9.52%
UK excluding London median salary £52,861 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.72% -
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
5545 5187 5391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.92% 96.38% 97.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4394 4329 4506
Median salary £39,500 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 September 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 September 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 22 £52,500 +10.52% 2
Herefordshire - 3 £47,500 -
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 September 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 43 (56.58%) Test Management
2 24 (31.58%) Non-Functional Testing
3 23 (30.26%) ISEB
4 22 (28.95%) Test Strategy
4 22 (28.95%) Test Planning
5 21 (27.63%) User Acceptance Testing
5 21 (27.63%) Finance
6 19 (25.00%) Security Testing
7 17 (22.37%) QA
8 16 (21.05%) ISTQB
9 15 (19.74%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (19.74%) Performance Testing
10 14 (18.42%) Test Automation
11 11 (14.47%) Integration Testing
11 11 (14.47%) Functional Testing
11 11 (14.47%) Exploratory Testing
12 10 (13.16%) Microsoft
12 10 (13.16%) Manual Testing
13 9 (11.84%) SC Cleared
13 9 (11.84%) Security Cleared
13 9 (11.84%) Selenium
13 9 (11.84%) Operational Acceptance Testing
14 8 (10.53%) Software Testing
14 8 (10.53%) Manufacturing
14 8 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
15 7 (9.21%) Validation
15 7 (9.21%) Regression Testing
15 7 (9.21%) Data Centre
15 7 (9.21%) Life Science
16 6 (7.89%) System 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 3 (3.95%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (3.95%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.95%) MS Office
1 3 (3.95%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.32%) Infor M3
2 1 (1.32%) SAP CRM
Development Applications
1 9 (11.84%) Selenium
2 5 (6.58%) HP UFT
2 5 (6.58%) JIRA
3 3 (3.95%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.95%) SpecFlow
4 2 (2.63%) LoadRunner
4 2 (2.63%) NUnit
4 2 (2.63%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (1.32%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.32%) Testopia
General
1 21 (27.63%) Finance
2 8 (10.53%) Manufacturing
3 5 (6.58%) Games
4 3 (3.95%) Back Office
4 3 (3.95%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.63%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.63%) Banking
6 1 (1.32%) Automotive
6 1 (1.32%) Military
6 1 (1.32%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.58%) CSS
1 5 (6.58%) HTML
2 3 (3.95%) Entity Framework
2 3 (3.95%) Lambda Expressions
2 3 (3.95%) LINQ
3 2 (2.63%) Ajax
3 2 (2.63%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.21%) Data Centre
1 7 (9.21%) Life Science
2 5 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.58%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.95%) Windows
2 2 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (56.58%) Test Management
2 24 (31.58%) Non-Functional Testing
3 22 (28.95%) Test Planning
3 22 (28.95%) Test Strategy
4 21 (27.63%) User Acceptance Testing
5 19 (25.00%) Security Testing
6 15 (19.74%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (19.74%) Performance Testing
7 14 (18.42%) Test Automation
8 11 (14.47%) Exploratory Testing
8 11 (14.47%) Functional Testing
8 11 (14.47%) Integration Testing
9 10 (13.16%) Manual Testing
10 9 (11.84%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 8 (10.53%) Software Testing
11 8 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (9.21%) Regression Testing
12 7 (9.21%) Validation
13 6 (7.89%) System Testing
13 6 (7.89%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.58%) SQL
2 3 (3.95%) C
2 3 (3.95%) C#
3 2 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 23 (30.26%) ISEB
2 16 (21.05%) ISTQB
3 9 (11.84%) SC Cleared
3 9 (11.84%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.63%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.32%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (22.37%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.95%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (3.95%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (3.95%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 10 (13.16%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.89%) HP
3 3 (3.95%) Dell
4 1 (1.32%) Infor
4 1 (1.32%) SAP
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