The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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
England / West Midlands
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 205 185 208
Rank change year-on-year -20 +23  
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 27 54 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.52% 0.88% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.99% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 8 38 17
Median salary £46,500 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.41% -15.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,450 £56,625 £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 the West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4558 5458 4965
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 88.37% 88.69% 87.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3780 4225 4084
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 the West Midlands

Test Management
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Test Management in the West Midlands

Test Management
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

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

Salary histogram for Test Management in the West Midlands

Test Management
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 Management within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 June 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 -4 16 £46,500 +12.38% 1
Coventry -2 8 £45,500 -12.50% 1
Staffordshire +12 2 £30,000 -29.41%
Warwickshire - 1 £50,000 -
Test Management
England

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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 28 (70.00%) Test Automation
2 25 (62.50%) Selenium
3 24 (60.00%) Java
4 20 (50.00%) Finance
5 19 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (45.00%) JIRA
7 14 (35.00%) QA
8 12 (30.00%) SoapUI
8 12 (30.00%) Test Strategy
9 11 (27.50%) BDD
9 11 (27.50%) SDLC
9 11 (27.50%) Test Scripting
10 10 (25.00%) JMeter
10 10 (25.00%) SOAP
11 9 (22.50%) HP UFT
11 9 (22.50%) Unit Testing
11 9 (22.50%) WATIR
11 9 (22.50%) JBehave
11 9 (22.50%) Open Source
11 9 (22.50%) Retail
11 9 (22.50%) CA Agile Central
11 9 (22.50%) SpecFlow
11 9 (22.50%) Gherkin
11 9 (22.50%) Ranorex
11 9 (22.50%) eggPlant
12 8 (20.00%) Fintech
12 8 (20.00%) Scala
12 8 (20.00%) System Testing
12 8 (20.00%) Integration Testing
12 8 (20.00%) VBScript

Test Management
Co-occurring 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 1 (2.50%) Confluence
1 1 (2.50%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) SAP HCM
1 2 (5.00%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) GitHub
2 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.50%) G Suite
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.50%) Office 365
3 1 (2.50%) SaaS
3 1 (2.50%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.50%) MySQL
1 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (62.50%) Selenium
2 18 (45.00%) JIRA
3 12 (30.00%) SoapUI
4 10 (25.00%) JMeter
5 9 (22.50%) eggPlant
5 9 (22.50%) HP UFT
5 9 (22.50%) JBehave
5 9 (22.50%) Ranorex
5 9 (22.50%) SpecFlow
5 9 (22.50%) WATIR
6 5 (12.50%) Jenkins
7 4 (10.00%) Appium
7 4 (10.00%) GoCD
8 3 (7.50%) Cucumber
8 3 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (2.50%) FitNesse
9 1 (2.50%) LoadRunner
9 1 (2.50%) SilkPerformer
9 1 (2.50%) Subversion
9 1 (2.50%) TestNG
General
1 20 (50.00%) Finance
2 9 (22.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (55.00%) Analyst
2 21 (52.50%) Test Analyst
3 11 (27.50%) Test Manager
4 9 (22.50%) Test Automation Manager
5 8 (20.00%) QA Analyst
5 8 (20.00%) Tester
6 7 (17.50%) QA Test Analyst
6 7 (17.50%) QA Tester
6 7 (17.50%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (17.50%) Senior Test Analyst
6 7 (17.50%) Test Engineer
7 6 (15.00%) QA Engineer
7 6 (15.00%) QA Test Engineer
7 6 (15.00%) Senior QA Analyst
7 6 (15.00%) Senior QA Engineer
7 6 (15.00%) Senior QA Test Analyst
7 6 (15.00%) Senior QA Tester
7 6 (15.00%) Senior Test Engineer
7 6 (15.00%) Senior Tester
8 5 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.00%) SOAP
2 9 (22.50%) Gherkin
3 2 (5.00%) Middleware
3 2 (5.00%) XML
4 1 (2.50%) .NET
4 1 (2.50%) HTML
4 1 (2.50%) J2EE
4 1 (2.50%) Java EE
4 1 (2.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Fintech
2 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.50%) EPoS
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Unix
1 4 (10.00%) Windows
2 3 (7.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (70.00%) Test Automation
2 19 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (30.00%) Test Strategy
4 11 (27.50%) BDD
4 11 (27.50%) SDLC
4 11 (27.50%) Test Scripting
5 9 (22.50%) Open Source
5 9 (22.50%) Unit Testing
6 8 (20.00%) Integration Testing
6 8 (20.00%) System Testing
7 7 (17.50%) Matrix Management
7 7 (17.50%) Mentoring
8 6 (15.00%) Coaching
8 6 (15.00%) Software Testing
9 5 (12.50%) Regression Testing
9 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (10.00%) Configuration Management
10 4 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (10.00%) Manual Testing
11 3 (7.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (60.00%) Java
2 8 (20.00%) Scala
2 8 (20.00%) VBScript
3 5 (12.50%) SQL
4 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.00%) Perl
4 2 (5.00%) VB
5 1 (2.50%) C++
5 1 (2.50%) PHP
5 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) ISEB
1 6 (15.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (10.00%) Degree
4 1 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.50%) CSQA
4 1 (2.50%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (35.00%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) PMO
2 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) CA Agile Central
2 4 (10.00%) Cognizant
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.00%) SAP
4 1 (2.50%) Google
4 1 (2.50%) HP
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle
4 1 (2.50%) Serena
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary
Posted: 4 days ago