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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 100 108 120
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +12
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 29 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.51% 0.64% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.81% 0.74% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 24 10 4
Average salary £45,750 £41,250 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.90% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £37,350 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,954 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.45% +5.77%
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
1600 1482 1386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 83.42% 86.01% 78.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1317 1175 1219
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 3 March 2015.

Test Management Salary Histogram in Bristol

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 41 (80.39%) Agile Software Development
1 41 (80.39%) Test Strategy
2 40 (78.43%) Software Testing
3 35 (68.63%) Waterfall
4 34 (66.67%) Test Planning
5 33 (64.71%) V-Model
6 32 (62.75%) Validation
7 27 (52.94%) Selenium
8 20 (39.22%) Finance
9 19 (37.25%) Test Automation
10 16 (31.37%) Mentoring
11 12 (23.53%) TestNG
11 12 (23.53%) JUnit
11 12 (23.53%) WebDriver
11 12 (23.53%) Open Source
12 11 (21.57%) QA
13 9 (17.65%) SQL
13 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
13 9 (17.65%) ISEB
14 7 (13.73%) MS Excel
15 6 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
15 6 (11.76%) Automated Testing
16 5 (9.80%) QuickTest Pro
16 5 (9.80%) VBA
16 5 (9.80%) Line Management
17 4 (7.84%) .NET
17 4 (7.84%) VB
17 4 (7.84%) UML
17 4 (7.84%) SSADM
17 4 (7.84%) DSDM

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (13.73%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.92%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (52.94%) Selenium
2 12 (23.53%) TestNG
2 12 (23.53%) WebDriver
2 12 (23.53%) JUnit
3 5 (9.80%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 20 (39.22%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Advertising
3 3 (5.88%) Billing
4 2 (3.92%) Law
5 1 (1.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (43.14%) Test Engineer
2 20 (39.22%) Senior Test Engineer
3 13 (25.49%) Team Leader
3 13 (25.49%) Test Team Leader
4 8 (15.69%) Test Manager
5 6 (11.76%) Analyst
6 5 (9.80%) Test Analyst
6 5 (9.80%) Automation Analyst
7 4 (7.84%) Test Automation Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Technical Project Manager
8 2 (3.92%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.92%) Tester
8 2 (3.92%) Technical Manager
9 1 (1.96%) Software Test Engineer
9 1 (1.96%) QA Analyst
9 1 (1.96%) Lead Test Analyst
9 1 (1.96%) Automation Test Analyst
9 1 (1.96%) QA Test Manager
9 1 (1.96%) Software Engineer
9 1 (1.96%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.84%) .NET
2 1 (1.96%) CSS
2 1 (1.96%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.53%) Open Source
2 4 (7.84%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.96%) Statistics
4 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (80.39%) Agile Software Development
1 41 (80.39%) Test Strategy
2 40 (78.43%) Software Testing
3 35 (68.63%) Waterfall
4 34 (66.67%) Test Planning
5 33 (64.71%) V-Model
6 32 (62.75%) Validation
7 19 (37.25%) Test Automation
8 16 (31.37%) Mentoring
9 6 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (11.76%) Automated Testing
10 5 (9.80%) Line Management
11 4 (7.84%) Test Scripting
11 4 (7.84%) UML
11 4 (7.84%) SSADM
11 4 (7.84%) DSDM
12 3 (5.88%) Scrum
12 3 (5.88%) Scalability Testing
12 3 (5.88%) System Testing
12 3 (5.88%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (17.65%) SQL
2 5 (9.80%) VBA
3 4 (7.84%) VB
4 2 (3.92%) C#
4 2 (3.92%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (17.65%) ISEB
2 2 (3.92%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.92%) Degree
2 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.92%) DV Cleared
2 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (21.57%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (17.65%) Microsoft