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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 105 124 95
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -29
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 23 2 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.25% 0.12% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 0.14% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 18 2 12
Average salary £43,000 £33,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.30% -26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,373 £32,600 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £33,400 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
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
1514 1456 1208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 81.97% 84.31% 75.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1252 1258 1036
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 22 October 2014.

Test Management Salary Histogram in Bristol

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 41 (82.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 23 (46.00%) Waterfall
4 22 (44.00%) Software Testing
5 19 (38.00%) Test Automation
6 17 (34.00%) Test Planning
6 17 (34.00%) Selenium
7 16 (32.00%) Project Management
8 15 (30.00%) Validation
8 15 (30.00%) Mentoring
8 15 (30.00%) V-Model
9 14 (28.00%) Risk Management
10 13 (26.00%) Scrum
11 12 (24.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 12 (24.00%) Line Management
11 12 (24.00%) User Stories
11 12 (24.00%) Dependency Management
12 10 (20.00%) WebDriver
12 10 (20.00%) Open Source
12 10 (20.00%) TestNG
12 10 (20.00%) Automated Testing
12 10 (20.00%) JUnit
13 9 (18.00%) QA
14 8 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
14 8 (16.00%) .NET
14 8 (16.00%) ISEB
15 7 (14.00%) UML
15 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
15 7 (14.00%) SQL
15 7 (14.00%) VB

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (8.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (8.00%) MS Access
1 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (8.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 17 (34.00%) Selenium
2 10 (20.00%) WebDriver
2 10 (20.00%) TestNG
2 10 (20.00%) JUnit
3 8 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (12.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (8.00%) Visual Studio
5 4 (8.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (2.00%) JMeter
6 1 (2.00%) WATIR
6 1 (2.00%) TestComplete
6 1 (2.00%) WatiN
General
1 6 (12.00%) Finance
2 5 (10.00%) Legal
3 3 (6.00%) Advertising
4 1 (2.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (38.00%) Test Manager
2 10 (20.00%) Team Leader
2 10 (20.00%) Test Team Leader
3 7 (14.00%) Analyst
3 7 (14.00%) Test Analyst
3 7 (14.00%) Senior Manager
3 7 (14.00%) Senior Test Manager
4 5 (10.00%) Tester
4 5 (10.00%) Senior Test Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Test Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Automation Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Test Automation Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Automation Tester
7 2 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Software Tester
7 2 (4.00%) Technical Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Technical Support Officer
7 2 (4.00%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.00%) .NET
2 4 (8.00%) REST
2 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (8.00%) jQuery
2 4 (8.00%) HTML
2 4 (8.00%) Classic ASP
2 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (8.00%) CSS
2 4 (8.00%) SOAP
2 4 (8.00%) Web Services
2 4 (8.00%) XML
2 4 (8.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) Open Source
2 5 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.00%) Web 2.0
4 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (82.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 23 (46.00%) Waterfall
4 22 (44.00%) Software Testing
5 19 (38.00%) Test Automation
6 17 (34.00%) Test Planning
7 16 (32.00%) Project Management
8 15 (30.00%) Validation
8 15 (30.00%) Mentoring
8 15 (30.00%) V-Model
9 14 (28.00%) Risk Management
10 13 (26.00%) Scrum
11 12 (24.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 12 (24.00%) Line Management
11 12 (24.00%) User Stories
11 12 (24.00%) Dependency Management
12 10 (20.00%) Automated Testing
13 7 (14.00%) UML
13 7 (14.00%) TDD
14 6 (12.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.00%) SQL
1 7 (14.00%) VB
2 5 (10.00%) VBA
2 5 (10.00%) C#
3 4 (8.00%) Java
3 4 (8.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.00%) Perl
4 1 (2.00%) PHP
4 1 (2.00%) Python
4 1 (2.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) ISEB
2 3 (6.00%) Degree
3 2 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.00%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.00%) SAP
2 4 (8.00%) Oracle
3 2 (4.00%) Telerik
4 1 (2.00%) Empirix
4 1 (2.00%) IBM
4 1 (2.00%) Compuware
4 1 (2.00%) HP