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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 129 91 128
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 6 35 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.33% 1.79% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 1.84% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 3 21 0
Average salary £51,500 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.44% -
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
1752 1905 1701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.96% 97.34% 97.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1561 1570 1413
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 11 February 2016.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Bristol

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) Test Strategy
3 8 (42.11%) Data Management
3 8 (42.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (36.84%) QA
4 7 (36.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (36.84%) Change Management
5 6 (31.58%) Banking
5 6 (31.58%) Test Scripting
6 5 (26.32%) Release Management
6 5 (26.32%) Retail
7 4 (21.05%) SDLC
7 4 (21.05%) ISTQB
7 4 (21.05%) Automated Testing
8 3 (15.79%) Test Management
8 3 (15.79%) V-Model
8 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
8 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
8 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
8 3 (15.79%) Defect Management
8 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
9 2 (10.53%) User Experience
9 2 (10.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (10.53%) Line Management
9 2 (10.53%) Agile Project Management
9 2 (10.53%) Functional Testing
9 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (10.53%) Process Improvement
9 2 (10.53%) User Stories
9 2 (10.53%) Service Management

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.26%) HP UFT
2 1 (5.26%) Selenium
2 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.26%) WinRunner
General
1 6 (31.58%) Banking
2 5 (26.32%) Retail
3 2 (10.53%) Electronics
3 2 (10.53%) Finance
3 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
1 2 (10.53%) NHS
1 2 (10.53%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) Test Strategy
3 8 (42.11%) Data Management
3 8 (42.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (36.84%) Change Management
4 7 (36.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (31.58%) Test Scripting
6 5 (26.32%) Release Management
7 4 (21.05%) Automated Testing
7 4 (21.05%) SDLC
8 3 (15.79%) Defect Management
8 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
8 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
8 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
8 3 (15.79%) Test Management
8 3 (15.79%) V-Model
8 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
9 2 (10.53%) Agile Project Management
9 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (10.53%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) ISTQB
2 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) ISEB
2 2 (10.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (36.84%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Capita
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
Bristol, Avon
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol, Avon
EE
Posted: 14 days ago