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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 119 133 117
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 17 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.85% 0.052% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.055% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 6
Average salary £45,000 - £48,750
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 - £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
1908 1823 1665
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 95.69% 95.45% 97.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1560 1523 1449
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £57,500
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 24 December 2014.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Bristol

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 12 (52.17%) ISEB
1 12 (52.17%) ISTQB
1 12 (52.17%) QA
2 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (30.43%) Finance
3 7 (30.43%) Scrum
3 7 (30.43%) Software Testing
4 5 (21.74%) Project Management
4 5 (21.74%) Migration
4 5 (21.74%) Waterfall
5 4 (17.39%) SQL
5 4 (17.39%) .NET
5 4 (17.39%) HP
5 4 (17.39%) Aerospace
5 4 (17.39%) Legal
5 4 (17.39%) Banking
5 4 (17.39%) Retail
5 4 (17.39%) Logistics
5 4 (17.39%) Test Management
5 4 (17.39%) Performance Management
5 4 (17.39%) Data Migration
5 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
5 4 (17.39%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (17.39%) Line Management
5 4 (17.39%) People Management
6 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
6 3 (13.04%) ITIL
6 3 (13.04%) Risk Management
6 3 (13.04%) Data Management
6 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Engagement

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Aerospace
2 4 (17.39%) Legal
2 4 (17.39%) Banking
2 4 (17.39%) Retail
3 2 (8.70%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Open Source
1 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) Software Testing
2 7 (30.43%) Scrum
3 5 (21.74%) Migration
3 5 (21.74%) Project Management
3 5 (21.74%) Waterfall
4 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
4 4 (17.39%) Test Management
4 4 (17.39%) Performance Management
4 4 (17.39%) Data Migration
4 4 (17.39%) Line Management
4 4 (17.39%) Logistics
4 4 (17.39%) People Management
5 3 (13.04%) Data Management
5 3 (13.04%) ITIL
5 3 (13.04%) Risk Management
5 3 (13.04%) Dependency Management
5 3 (13.04%) Test Strategy
5 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) ISTQB
1 12 (52.17%) ISEB
2 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (4.35%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (52.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) HP