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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Manager
England / West Midlands
Rank 185 169 181
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 28 48 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.57% 0.94% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.97% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 25 24 20
Median salary £50,000 £53,750 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% -2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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
4754 4927 4840
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 97.44% 96.53% 97.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3776 4115 4242
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 -1 17 £50,000 - 1
Shropshire -9 5 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Staffordshire +3 4 £44,250 +4.11%
Solihull - 1 £50,000 -
Wolverhampton - 1 - - 1
Test Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 29 (56.86%) Test Management
2 20 (39.22%) ISEB
3 18 (35.29%) QA
4 16 (31.37%) Test Strategy
5 15 (29.41%) ISTQB
6 14 (27.45%) Finance
6 14 (27.45%) SQL
7 12 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (21.57%) Selenium
9 10 (19.61%) Test Planning
10 9 (17.65%) SDLC
10 9 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (17.65%) Windows
11 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
12 7 (13.73%) HP UFT
12 7 (13.73%) Java
12 7 (13.73%) Oracle
12 7 (13.73%) ISEB Practitioner
12 7 (13.73%) Automated Testing
12 7 (13.73%) Coaching
13 6 (11.76%) System Integration Testing
13 6 (11.76%) Line Management
13 6 (11.76%) Integration Testing
13 6 (11.76%) Manual Testing
13 6 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
13 6 (11.76%) HTML
13 6 (11.76%) Unix
13 6 (11.76%) CSS
14 5 (9.80%) XML
14 5 (9.80%) WebLogic

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 5 (9.80%) WebLogic
2 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.96%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) MS Project
2 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS Office
2 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) Oracle OWB
2 2 (3.92%) RDBMS
2 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (21.57%) Selenium
2 7 (13.73%) HP UFT
3 5 (9.80%) JIRA
3 5 (9.80%) SpecFlow
4 4 (7.84%) Cucumber
5 3 (5.88%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.92%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.96%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.96%) SilkPerformer
7 1 (1.96%) Testopia
General
1 14 (27.45%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Games
3 1 (1.96%) Automotive
3 1 (1.96%) Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.96%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.76%) CSS
1 6 (11.76%) HTML
2 5 (9.80%) XML
3 3 (5.88%) .NET
3 3 (5.88%) Entity Framework
3 3 (5.88%) Lambda Expressions
3 3 (5.88%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.92%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.65%) Windows
2 6 (11.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (56.86%) Test Management
2 16 (31.37%) Test Strategy
3 12 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (19.61%) Test Planning
5 9 (17.65%) SDLC
5 9 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (13.73%) Automated Testing
6 7 (13.73%) Coaching
7 6 (11.76%) Integration Testing
7 6 (11.76%) Line Management
7 6 (11.76%) Manual Testing
7 6 (11.76%) System Integration Testing
7 6 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (9.80%) Non-Functional Testing
8 5 (9.80%) Performance Testing
9 4 (7.84%) Automation Testing
9 4 (7.84%) Data Protection
9 4 (7.84%) Test Automation
9 4 (7.84%) Test Scripting
9 4 (7.84%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (27.45%) SQL
2 7 (13.73%) Java
3 3 (5.88%) C#
4 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.96%) Scala
5 1 (1.96%) VB
5 1 (1.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (39.22%) ISEB
2 15 (29.41%) ISTQB
3 7 (13.73%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (3.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.96%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (35.29%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.73%) Oracle
3 4 (7.84%) webMethods
4 3 (5.88%) Dell
5 2 (3.92%) HP
5 2 (3.92%) PayPal
6 1 (1.96%) Serena
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