The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bristol region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 95 112 98
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 26 4 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.43% 0.25% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 0.26% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 17
Average salary £45,000 £48,500 £43,397
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.21% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,275 £48,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,675 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
Job Titles Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1739 1540 1500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 95.81% 95.12% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1380 1367 1313
Average salary £38,500 £36,000 £36,122
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.94% -0.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Test Manager
South West

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 28 July 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 21 (60.00%) Test Management
2 19 (54.29%) Risk Management
3 18 (51.43%) Project Management
4 17 (48.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 17 (48.57%) Dependency Management
5 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (34.29%) Waterfall
6 12 (34.29%) User Stories
7 11 (31.43%) Test Strategy
8 9 (25.71%) Scrum
9 7 (20.00%) ISEB
10 6 (17.14%) Telecoms
10 6 (17.14%) Test Automation
10 6 (17.14%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (14.29%) BDD
11 5 (14.29%) Automated Testing
11 5 (14.29%) Use Case
11 5 (14.29%) QA
12 4 (11.43%) .NET
12 4 (11.43%) TDD
12 4 (11.43%) Automation Testing
13 3 (8.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 3 (8.57%) ISTQB
13 3 (8.57%) LTE
13 3 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (8.57%) GSM
13 3 (8.57%) UMTS
13 3 (8.57%) SQL
13 3 (8.57%) Legal

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 3 (8.57%) LTE
1 3 (8.57%) GSM
1 3 (8.57%) UMTS
2 2 (5.71%) 2G
2 2 (5.71%) 3G
2 2 (5.71%) 4G
2 2 (5.71%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (2.86%) MVNO
3 1 (2.86%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (17.14%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.57%) Legal
2 3 (8.57%) Finance
3 2 (5.71%) Law
3 2 (5.71%) Advertising
4 1 (2.86%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
1 1 (2.86%) Open Source
1 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (60.00%) Test Management
2 19 (54.29%) Risk Management
3 18 (51.43%) Project Management
4 17 (48.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 17 (48.57%) Dependency Management
5 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (34.29%) Waterfall
6 12 (34.29%) User Stories
7 11 (31.43%) Test Strategy
8 9 (25.71%) Scrum
9 6 (17.14%) Test Automation
9 6 (17.14%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (14.29%) BDD
10 5 (14.29%) Automated Testing
10 5 (14.29%) Use Case
11 4 (11.43%) TDD
11 4 (11.43%) Automation Testing
12 2 (5.71%) System Testing
12 2 (5.71%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) ISEB
2 3 (8.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (8.57%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.71%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (2.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (2.86%) Degree
4 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (2.86%) Telerik
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
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