The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 113 105 84
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 10 13 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.54% 0.83% 1.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.89% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 20
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,820 £32,500 £39,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £49,000 £53,050
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Test Manager
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1764 1458 1502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 95.71% 93.64% 95.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1446 1288 1298
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Manager in the job title across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Test Manager
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Test Manager Salary Trend in Bristol

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol region that cited Test Manager in their job title 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 with Test Manager in their job title.

1 27 (84.38%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (62.50%) Test Management
3 19 (59.38%) Risk Management
4 17 (53.13%) Project Management
4 17 (53.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 17 (53.13%) Dependency Management
5 13 (40.63%) Waterfall
6 12 (37.50%) User Stories
6 12 (37.50%) Line Management
7 11 (34.38%) Test Strategy
8 10 (31.25%) Scrum
9 7 (21.88%) Test Automation
10 6 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (18.75%) QA
10 6 (18.75%) ISEB
11 5 (15.63%) Automated Testing
11 5 (15.63%) Use Case
11 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (15.63%) BDD
11 5 (15.63%) Mentoring
12 4 (12.50%) Automation Testing
12 4 (12.50%) TDD
12 4 (12.50%) .NET
12 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
13 3 (9.38%) SQL
13 3 (9.38%) People Management
13 3 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
14 2 (6.25%) Test Planning
14 2 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol region that cited Test Manager in their job title 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 with Test Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) 2G
1 2 (6.25%) 3G
1 2 (6.25%) GSM
1 2 (6.25%) UMTS
1 2 (6.25%) Radio Access Network
1 2 (6.25%) 4G
1 2 (6.25%) LTE
2 1 (3.13%) MVNO
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.25%) Law
2 2 (6.25%) Legal
2 2 (6.25%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Open Source
2 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (84.38%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (62.50%) Test Management
3 19 (59.38%) Risk Management
4 17 (53.13%) Project Management
4 17 (53.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 17 (53.13%) Dependency Management
5 13 (40.63%) Waterfall
6 12 (37.50%) User Stories
6 12 (37.50%) Line Management
7 11 (34.38%) Test Strategy
8 10 (31.25%) Scrum
9 7 (21.88%) Test Automation
10 6 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (15.63%) Automated Testing
11 5 (15.63%) Use Case
11 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (15.63%) BDD
11 5 (15.63%) Mentoring
12 4 (12.50%) Automation Testing
12 4 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) ISEB
2 2 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (6.25%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.13%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.13%) Telerik
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