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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 125 105 122
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 5 25 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.27% 1.22% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 1.25% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2 18 4
Average salary £60,000 £45,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £39,250 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £47,650 £53,350
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
1800 1994 1938
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.41% 97.65% 97.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1576 1664 1581
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 April 2016.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Bristol

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) QA
2 3 (37.50%) Electronics
3 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (25.00%) Data Management
3 2 (25.00%) Validation
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (25.00%) Service Management
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) ISEB
3 2 (25.00%) NHS
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Coaching
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (12.50%) Finance

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (37.50%) Electronics
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (25.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Change Management
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (25.00%) Data Management
2 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Service Management
2 2 (25.00%) Validation
2 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (12.50%) Information Management
3 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) ISEB
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA