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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 114 110 119
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 14 17 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.69% 0.85% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.99% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 9 16 4
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -25.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £34,250 £50,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
1642 1715 1453
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 81.37% 85.28% 80.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1381 1367 1244
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 £65,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 4 May 2015.

Test Management Salary Histogram in Bristol

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 37 (88.10%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (80.95%) Test Strategy
3 33 (78.57%) Software Testing
4 30 (71.43%) Waterfall
5 28 (66.67%) V-Model
5 28 (66.67%) Test Planning
6 26 (61.90%) Validation
7 21 (50.00%) Selenium
8 16 (38.10%) Test Automation
8 16 (38.10%) Finance
9 14 (33.33%) Mentoring
10 13 (30.95%) QA
11 10 (23.81%) WebDriver
11 10 (23.81%) Open Source
11 10 (23.81%) TestNG
11 10 (23.81%) JUnit
12 8 (19.05%) Software Delivery
13 7 (16.67%) ISEB
14 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
14 6 (14.29%) Line Management
15 5 (11.90%) SQL
15 5 (11.90%) Automated Testing
16 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
16 4 (9.52%) .NET
16 4 (9.52%) Scrum
16 4 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
17 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
17 3 (7.14%) People Management
17 3 (7.14%) Java
17 3 (7.14%) ISTQB

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.76%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 21 (50.00%) Selenium
2 10 (23.81%) WebDriver
2 10 (23.81%) TestNG
2 10 (23.81%) JUnit
3 1 (2.38%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 16 (38.10%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Billing
3 2 (4.76%) Law
4 1 (2.38%) Legal
4 1 (2.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (42.86%) Test Engineer
2 16 (38.10%) Senior Test Engineer
3 11 (26.19%) Test Team Leader
3 11 (26.19%) Team Leader
4 10 (23.81%) Test Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Tester
7 1 (2.38%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) QA Manager
7 1 (2.38%) QA Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) QA Test Manager
7 1 (2.38%) Test Automation Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) .NET
2 1 (2.38%) HTML
2 1 (2.38%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Open Source
2 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.38%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (88.10%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (80.95%) Test Strategy
3 33 (78.57%) Software Testing
4 30 (71.43%) Waterfall
5 28 (66.67%) V-Model
5 28 (66.67%) Test Planning
6 26 (61.90%) Validation
7 16 (38.10%) Test Automation
8 14 (33.33%) Mentoring
9 8 (19.05%) Software Delivery
10 6 (14.29%) Line Management
11 5 (11.90%) Automated Testing
12 4 (9.52%) Scrum
12 4 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
13 3 (7.14%) People Management
13 3 (7.14%) System Testing
13 3 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
13 3 (7.14%) Scalability Testing
14 2 (4.76%) Test Scripting
14 2 (4.76%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.90%) SQL
2 3 (7.14%) Java
3 2 (4.76%) C#
4 1 (2.38%) VB
4 1 (2.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) ISEB
2 3 (7.14%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.76%) Degree
3 2 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (30.95%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) Microsoft