The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 127 83 112
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +29
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 13 33 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.68% 1.85% 0.064%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 2.13% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 12 16 1
Average salary £41,250 £36,750 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.24% +63.33%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,275 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.44% -0.52%
Test Management
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1691 1546 1332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 88.35% 86.61% 84.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1462 1217 1166
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Management across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Management Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Test Management
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Test Management Salary Trend in Bristol

Test Management
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Management across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Test Management Salary Histogram in Bristol

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing Test Management also 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 that cited Test Management.

1 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (64.71%) Test Scripting
3 10 (58.82%) Test Automation
4 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (35.29%) QA
6 5 (29.41%) ISEB
6 5 (29.41%) Software Testing
6 5 (29.41%) Finance
6 5 (29.41%) Test Strategy
6 5 (29.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (23.53%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
8 3 (17.65%) Regression Testing
8 3 (17.65%) V-Model
8 3 (17.65%) Line Management
8 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
9 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (11.76%) Test Planning
9 2 (11.76%) Target Operating Model
9 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
9 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
9 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
9 2 (11.76%) MS Office
9 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
9 2 (11.76%) Internet
9 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
9 2 (11.76%) Requirements Management

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing Test Management also 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 that cited Test Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Internet
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.88%) Bugzilla
2 1 (5.88%) JIRA
2 1 (5.88%) Selenium
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Test Manager
2 5 (29.41%) Test Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Tester
4 3 (17.65%) Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Test Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) QA Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Business Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Senior QA Tester
5 1 (5.88%) ICT Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (64.71%) Test Scripting
3 10 (58.82%) Test Automation
4 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (29.41%) Software Testing
5 5 (29.41%) Test Strategy
6 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (17.65%) V-Model
7 3 (17.65%) Line Management
7 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
7 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
7 3 (17.65%) Regression Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
8 2 (11.76%) Requirements Management
8 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
8 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (11.76%) Target Operating Model
8 2 (11.76%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) ISEB
1 5 (29.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft