The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Test Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Management
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 112 117
Rank change year-on-year -4 +5  
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 16 33 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.81% 1.40% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 1.60% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4 18 13
Median salary £46,500 £41,375 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.38% -24.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,100 £30,350 £48,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.55%  

Test Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1760 2060 1740
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 89.34% 87.59% 86.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1431 1506 1416
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Test Management as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Test Management in Birmingham

Test Management
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Management in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Test Management in Birmingham

Test Management
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Management in Birmingham over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Management in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT jobs citing Test Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 19 (76.00%) Finance
2 18 (72.00%) Selenium
2 18 (72.00%) Test Automation
3 17 (68.00%) Java
4 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (44.00%) QA
5 11 (44.00%) Test Strategy
6 10 (40.00%) Test Scripting
6 10 (40.00%) JIRA
7 9 (36.00%) WATIR
7 9 (36.00%) Unit Testing
7 9 (36.00%) JMeter
7 9 (36.00%) SOAP
7 9 (36.00%) HP UFT
7 9 (36.00%) JBehave
7 9 (36.00%) Open Source
7 9 (36.00%) BDD
7 9 (36.00%) SoapUI
7 9 (36.00%) SpecFlow
7 9 (36.00%) Gherkin
7 9 (36.00%) Ranorex
7 9 (36.00%) eggPlant
7 9 (36.00%) SDLC
7 9 (36.00%) CA Agile Central
8 8 (32.00%) Fintech
8 8 (32.00%) Scala
8 8 (32.00%) VBScript
8 8 (32.00%) Integration Testing
8 8 (32.00%) System Testing
9 7 (28.00%) Matrix Management

Test Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (4.00%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) SAP HCM
1 2 (8.00%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 18 (72.00%) Selenium
2 10 (40.00%) JIRA
3 9 (36.00%) eggPlant
3 9 (36.00%) HP UFT
3 9 (36.00%) JBehave
3 9 (36.00%) JMeter
3 9 (36.00%) Ranorex
3 9 (36.00%) SoapUI
3 9 (36.00%) SpecFlow
3 9 (36.00%) WATIR
4 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.00%) JUnit
4 1 (4.00%) SilkPerformer
4 1 (4.00%) Subversion
4 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.00%) TestDirector
4 1 (4.00%) TestNG
General
1 19 (76.00%) Finance
2 7 (28.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Analyst
1 12 (48.00%) Test Analyst
2 11 (44.00%) Test Manager
3 9 (36.00%) Test Automation Manager
4 6 (24.00%) QA Analyst
4 6 (24.00%) QA Engineer
4 6 (24.00%) QA Test Analyst
4 6 (24.00%) QA Test Engineer
4 6 (24.00%) QA Tester
4 6 (24.00%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (24.00%) Senior QA Analyst
4 6 (24.00%) Senior QA Engineer
4 6 (24.00%) Senior QA Test Analyst
4 6 (24.00%) Senior QA Tester
4 6 (24.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 6 (24.00%) Senior Test Engineer
4 6 (24.00%) Senior Tester
4 6 (24.00%) Test Engineer
4 6 (24.00%) Tester
5 2 (8.00%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) Gherkin
1 9 (36.00%) SOAP
2 2 (8.00%) Middleware
3 1 (4.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Fintech
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Unix
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) Test Automation
2 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (44.00%) Test Strategy
4 10 (40.00%) Test Scripting
5 9 (36.00%) BDD
5 9 (36.00%) Open Source
5 9 (36.00%) SDLC
5 9 (36.00%) Unit Testing
6 8 (32.00%) Integration Testing
6 8 (32.00%) System Testing
7 7 (28.00%) Matrix Management
8 3 (12.00%) Line Management
8 3 (12.00%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (12.00%) Performance Testing
8 3 (12.00%) Process Improvement
8 3 (12.00%) Regression Testing
8 3 (12.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (12.00%) Software Testing
9 2 (8.00%) Coaching
9 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (68.00%) Java
2 8 (32.00%) Scala
2 8 (32.00%) VBScript
3 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.00%) Perl
3 2 (8.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) ISEB
2 3 (12.00%) Degree
3 2 (8.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (44.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) CA Agile Central
2 2 (8.00%) SAP
3 1 (4.00%) Serena
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