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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 117 107 113
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 17 25 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.87% 1.28% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 1.32% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 3
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +3.09%
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
1891 1894 1609
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 97.17% 96.63% 96.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1629 1503 1418
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 July 2015.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Bristol

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 21 (46.67%) QA
1 21 (46.67%) Line Management
2 20 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (40.00%) Finance
4 17 (37.78%) Test Strategy
5 14 (31.11%) ISEB
6 10 (22.22%) Test Management
6 10 (22.22%) Software Delivery
7 9 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (20.00%) Scrum
8 8 (17.78%) Degree
8 8 (17.78%) Mentoring
9 7 (15.56%) Coaching
9 7 (15.56%) Test Planning
9 7 (15.56%) Performance Management
9 7 (15.56%) Data Management
9 7 (15.56%) Banking
9 7 (15.56%) Automated Testing
9 7 (15.56%) SQL
10 6 (13.33%) Legal
10 6 (13.33%) Software Testing
10 6 (13.33%) ISTQB
11 5 (11.11%) Logistics
11 5 (11.11%) Supply Chain Management
11 5 (11.11%) Supplier Management
11 5 (11.11%) Retail
11 5 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (11.11%) Matrix Management
11 5 (11.11%) Telecoms

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) HP UFT
1 1 (2.22%) Selenium
1 1 (2.22%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (40.00%) Finance
2 7 (15.56%) Banking
3 6 (13.33%) Legal
4 5 (11.11%) Retail
4 5 (11.11%) Telecoms
5 3 (6.67%) Billing
5 3 (6.67%) General Ledger
6 2 (4.44%) Aerospace
7 1 (2.22%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) .NET
2 3 (6.67%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.89%) User Experience
3 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (46.67%) Line Management
2 20 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (37.78%) Test Strategy
4 10 (22.22%) Software Delivery
4 10 (22.22%) Test Management
5 9 (20.00%) Scrum
5 9 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (17.78%) Mentoring
7 7 (15.56%) Coaching
7 7 (15.56%) Performance Management
7 7 (15.56%) Test Planning
7 7 (15.56%) Data Management
7 7 (15.56%) Automated Testing
8 6 (13.33%) Software Testing
9 5 (11.11%) Supplier Management
9 5 (11.11%) Logistics
9 5 (11.11%) Supply Chain Management
9 5 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (11.11%) Matrix Management
9 5 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.56%) SQL
2 1 (2.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (31.11%) ISEB
2 8 (17.78%) Degree
3 6 (13.33%) ISTQB
4 4 (8.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (46.67%) QA
2 4 (8.89%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (11.11%) HP
2 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
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