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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 203 182 208
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 23 38 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.42% 0.75% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.77% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 21 20 18
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £44,750 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,250 £66,000
UK excluding London median salary £54,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +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
5285 4953 5514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.87% 97.16% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4199 4166 4866
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -11 14 £54,250 +3.33% 3
Staffordshire -5 5 £45,000 +5.88%
Shropshire -8 3 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Coventry -1 1 £55,000 +15.78%
Test Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 28 (58.33%) Test Management
2 20 (41.67%) ISEB
3 17 (35.42%) ISTQB
4 16 (33.33%) QA
5 14 (29.17%) SQL
6 13 (27.08%) Test Planning
7 12 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (22.92%) Finance
9 10 (20.83%) Selenium
9 10 (20.83%) Test Strategy
10 9 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (16.67%) HTML
11 8 (16.67%) CSS
11 8 (16.67%) Manual Testing
12 7 (14.58%) Non-Functional Testing
12 7 (14.58%) Mobile App
12 7 (14.58%) Windows
12 7 (14.58%) JIRA
12 7 (14.58%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (14.58%) Games
13 6 (12.50%) Performance Testing
13 6 (12.50%) HP UFT
13 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
13 6 (12.50%) SDLC
13 6 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
14 5 (10.42%) Coaching
14 5 (10.42%) SpecFlow
14 5 (10.42%) Integration Testing
14 5 (10.42%) Test Automation
14 5 (10.42%) Oracle

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 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 3 (6.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Project
2 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) MS Office
2 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle OWB
1 2 (4.17%) RDBMS
1 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (20.83%) Selenium
2 7 (14.58%) JIRA
3 6 (12.50%) HP UFT
4 5 (10.42%) SpecFlow
5 3 (6.25%) Cucumber
5 3 (6.25%) Jenkins
6 2 (4.17%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.08%) LoadRunner
7 1 (2.08%) Testopia
General
1 11 (22.92%) Finance
2 7 (14.58%) Games
3 1 (2.08%) Back Office
3 1 (2.08%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.08%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.67%) CSS
1 8 (16.67%) HTML
2 3 (6.25%) Entity Framework
2 3 (6.25%) Lambda Expressions
2 3 (6.25%) LINQ
2 3 (6.25%) XML
3 1 (2.08%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.17%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.58%) Windows
2 4 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (58.33%) Test Management
2 13 (27.08%) Test Planning
3 12 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (20.83%) Test Strategy
5 9 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (16.67%) Manual Testing
7 7 (14.58%) Non-Functional Testing
7 7 (14.58%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 6 (12.50%) Performance Testing
8 6 (12.50%) SDLC
9 5 (10.42%) Coaching
9 5 (10.42%) Integration Testing
9 5 (10.42%) Software Testing
9 5 (10.42%) Test Automation
10 4 (8.33%) Automated Testing
10 4 (8.33%) Data Protection
10 4 (8.33%) Project Management
10 4 (8.33%) Security Testing
10 4 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.17%) SQL
2 3 (6.25%) C#
2 3 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (41.67%) ISEB
2 17 (35.42%) ISTQB
3 4 (8.33%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (2.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) SCOrch
2 1 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.42%) Oracle
3 3 (6.25%) Dell
3 3 (6.25%) HP
4 2 (4.17%) PayPal
4 2 (4.17%) webMethods
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