Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Management
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 174 179 164
Rank change year-on-year +5 -15 +32
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 17 43 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.44% 0.91% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 1.02% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 10 38 21
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £33,725 £35,275 £26,879
90th Percentile £56,500 £57,500 £58,750
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -26.32% - +17.28%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3504 4202 3421
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 90.17% 89.01% 87.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2749 3074 2860
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,625 £68,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Test Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Test Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

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 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Management in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 13 (76.47%) Finance
1 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (76.47%) Test Scripting
2 11 (64.71%) JIRA
2 11 (64.71%) Test Automation
3 9 (52.94%) QA
3 9 (52.94%) Selenium
3 9 (52.94%) BDD
3 9 (52.94%) Java
4 8 (47.06%) JMeter
4 8 (47.06%) SOAP
4 8 (47.06%) JBehave
4 8 (47.06%) Open Source
4 8 (47.06%) SoapUI
4 8 (47.06%) SpecFlow
4 8 (47.06%) Gherkin
4 8 (47.06%) WATIR
4 8 (47.06%) Ranorex
4 8 (47.06%) eggPlant
4 8 (47.06%) CA Agile Central
5 7 (41.18%) Fintech
5 7 (41.18%) Retail
6 6 (35.29%) Test Strategy
6 6 (35.29%) Line Management
6 6 (35.29%) Mentoring
7 5 (29.41%) Coaching
7 5 (29.41%) People Management
7 5 (29.41%) Programme Delivery
7 5 (29.41%) Waterfall
7 5 (29.41%) CRM

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 (5.88%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 11 (64.71%) JIRA
2 9 (52.94%) Selenium
3 8 (47.06%) eggPlant
3 8 (47.06%) JBehave
3 8 (47.06%) JMeter
3 8 (47.06%) Ranorex
3 8 (47.06%) SoapUI
3 8 (47.06%) SpecFlow
3 8 (47.06%) WATIR
4 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
4 2 (11.76%) JUnit
4 2 (11.76%) Zephyr
5 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
5 1 (5.88%) Protractor
5 1 (5.88%) Subversion
5 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (5.88%) TestNG
General
1 13 (76.47%) Finance
2 7 (41.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Analyst
1 9 (52.94%) Test Analyst
1 9 (52.94%) Tester
2 7 (41.18%) QA Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) QA Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) QA Test Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) QA Test Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) QA Tester
2 7 (41.18%) Senior Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) Senior QA Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) Senior QA Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Senior QA Test Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) Senior QA Tester
2 7 (41.18%) Senior Test Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) Senior Test Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Senior Tester
2 7 (41.18%) Test Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Test Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Software Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) Gherkin
1 8 (47.06%) SOAP
2 2 (11.76%) .NET
3 1 (5.88%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (76.47%) Test Scripting
2 11 (64.71%) Test Automation
3 9 (52.94%) BDD
4 8 (47.06%) Open Source
5 6 (35.29%) Line Management
5 6 (35.29%) Mentoring
5 6 (35.29%) Test Strategy
6 5 (29.41%) Coaching
6 5 (29.41%) CRM
6 5 (29.41%) People Management
6 5 (29.41%) Programme Delivery
6 5 (29.41%) Waterfall
7 3 (17.65%) Regression Testing
8 2 (11.76%) Time Management
8 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
8 2 (11.76%) User Stories
9 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
9 1 (5.88%) Functional Testing
9 1 (5.88%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) PHP
3 1 (5.88%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) Groovy
3 1 (5.88%) RPG
3 1 (5.88%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (52.94%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) CA Agile Central