The first table below looks at the demand for the Test Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 164 170 193
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 37 34 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.75% 0.67% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.70% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 34 27 2
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £54,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -7.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £36,500 £33,650
10% offered a salary of more than £65,250 £60,000 £74,850
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4732 4846 4489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.44% 95.15% 95.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3950 4067 3860
Average salary £40,000 £36,061 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.92% -1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Test Manager
England

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Manager in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 16 April 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +13 26 £48,750 -7.14% 3
Coventry +13 5 £52,500 +31.25% 1
Walsall - 3 £67,500 -
Warwickshire +11 1 £56,000 +12.00%
Test Manager
England

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Test Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Manager in their job title.

1 42 (58.33%) Finance
2 37 (51.39%) Test Strategy
3 34 (47.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 23 (31.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (30.56%) Oracle
6 21 (29.17%) ISEB
6 21 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (25.00%) Test Management
8 17 (23.61%) HP
9 14 (19.44%) Test Scripting
10 12 (16.67%) Banking
11 10 (13.89%) Software Testing
11 10 (13.89%) CRM
11 10 (13.89%) Oracle Database
12 8 (11.11%) Degree
12 8 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
12 8 (11.11%) ISEB Practitioner
12 8 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (11.11%) ITIL
12 8 (11.11%) Relational Database
13 7 (9.72%) Performance Testing
13 7 (9.72%) Stress Testing
13 7 (9.72%) SQL
13 7 (9.72%) LoadRunner
13 7 (9.72%) Retail
13 7 (9.72%) Workflow
13 7 (9.72%) QA
13 7 (9.72%) ISTQB
13 7 (9.72%) Investment Banking
14 6 (8.33%) Back Office

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Test Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 3 (4.17%) MS Project
1 3 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.17%) SAP HR
1 3 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.89%) Oracle Database
2 8 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
2 8 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (9.72%) LoadRunner
2 4 (5.56%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.17%) NeoLoad
3 3 (4.17%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.17%) Selenium
General
1 42 (58.33%) Finance
2 12 (16.67%) Banking
3 7 (9.72%) Retail
3 7 (9.72%) Investment Banking
4 6 (8.33%) Back Office
5 2 (2.78%) Automotive
6 1 (1.39%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.17%) HTML
2 1 (1.39%) .NET
2 1 (1.39%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.78%) iPhone
2 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.39%) Telematics
2 1 (1.39%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.33%) UNIX
2 4 (5.56%) Windows
3 2 (2.78%) Android
3 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.39%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (51.39%) Test Strategy
2 34 (47.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 23 (31.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (25.00%) Test Management
6 14 (19.44%) Test Scripting
7 10 (13.89%) Software Testing
7 10 (13.89%) CRM
8 8 (11.11%) ITIL
9 7 (9.72%) Performance Testing
9 7 (9.72%) Stress Testing
9 7 (9.72%) Workflow
10 6 (8.33%) Manual Testing
10 6 (8.33%) Matrix Management
10 6 (8.33%) V-Model
11 5 (6.94%) Waterfall
11 5 (6.94%) System Testing
11 5 (6.94%) Automated Testing
12 4 (5.56%) Migration
12 4 (5.56%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.72%) SQL
2 4 (5.56%) VB
3 1 (1.39%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.39%) C#
Qualifications
1 21 (29.17%) ISEB
2 8 (11.11%) Degree
2 8 (11.11%) ISEB Practitioner
3 7 (9.72%) ISTQB
4 6 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 6 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.72%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (6.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (30.56%) Oracle
2 17 (23.61%) HP
3 4 (5.56%) SAP
4 3 (4.17%) SOASTA, Inc
5 2 (2.78%) Capita
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis IT
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago