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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 90 117 119
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 38 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.99% 0.17% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.05% 0.18% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 23 0 4
Average salary £45,000 - £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £38,200 - £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 - £55,000
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
1854 1654 1683
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.97% 95.44% 97.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1538 1354 1484
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Manager across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Bristol

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 (60.00%) QA
2 23 (51.11%) ISEB
3 20 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (40.00%) Finance
5 17 (37.78%) ISTQB
6 15 (33.33%) Test Strategy
7 14 (31.11%) Line Management
8 10 (22.22%) Software Testing
8 10 (22.22%) Banking
8 10 (22.22%) Retail
8 10 (22.22%) Legal
8 10 (22.22%) Scrum
8 10 (22.22%) SQL
9 9 (20.00%) HP
9 9 (20.00%) Data Management
9 9 (20.00%) Logistics
9 9 (20.00%) Degree
9 9 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
10 8 (17.78%) Test Management
10 8 (17.78%) Performance Management
10 8 (17.78%) .NET
10 8 (17.78%) ITIL
10 8 (17.78%) Mentoring
11 7 (15.56%) People Management
11 7 (15.56%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (15.56%) Aerospace
11 7 (15.56%) Supplier Management
11 7 (15.56%) Matrix Management
11 7 (15.56%) Supply Chain Management
12 6 (13.33%) Automated Testing

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.44%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
General
1 18 (40.00%) Finance
2 10 (22.22%) Legal
2 10 (22.22%) Banking
2 10 (22.22%) Retail
3 7 (15.56%) Aerospace
4 3 (6.67%) Billing
4 3 (6.67%) General Ledger
5 2 (4.44%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.78%) .NET
2 3 (6.67%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 14 (31.11%) Line Management
4 10 (22.22%) Software Testing
4 10 (22.22%) Scrum
5 9 (20.00%) Data Management
5 9 (20.00%) Logistics
6 8 (17.78%) ITIL
6 8 (17.78%) Test Management
6 8 (17.78%) Performance Management
6 8 (17.78%) Mentoring
7 7 (15.56%) People Management
7 7 (15.56%) Supplier Management
7 7 (15.56%) Matrix Management
7 7 (15.56%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (15.56%) Supply Chain Management
8 6 (13.33%) Automated Testing
8 6 (13.33%) Test Planning
9 5 (11.11%) Waterfall
9 5 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (51.11%) ISEB
2 17 (37.78%) ISTQB
3 9 (20.00%) Degree
4 3 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.22%) VCP4
6 1 (2.22%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (60.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) HP
2 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
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