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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 119 112 118
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 9 13 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.46% 0.65% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.68% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 2
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £50,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £50,000 £52,250
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+3.00% -
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
1879 1919 1678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.41% 96.68% 97.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1633 1553 1455
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 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £55,000
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 27 May 2015.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Bristol

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 28 (59.57%) QA
2 24 (51.06%) ISEB
3 23 (48.94%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (42.55%) Finance
5 17 (36.17%) Line Management
6 16 (34.04%) ISTQB
7 15 (31.91%) Test Strategy
8 12 (25.53%) Software Testing
9 11 (23.40%) Scrum
10 10 (21.28%) Banking
10 10 (21.28%) Retail
10 10 (21.28%) Test Management
10 10 (21.28%) Software Delivery
11 9 (19.15%) Data Management
12 8 (17.02%) Performance Management
12 8 (17.02%) SQL
12 8 (17.02%) ITIL
12 8 (17.02%) Mentoring
13 7 (14.89%) Coaching
13 7 (14.89%) Aerospace
13 7 (14.89%) Automated Testing
13 7 (14.89%) Degree
14 6 (12.77%) Legal
14 6 (12.77%) .NET
14 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
14 6 (12.77%) Waterfall
14 6 (12.77%) Test Planning
15 5 (10.64%) Continuous Improvement
15 5 (10.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 5 (10.64%) Operational Acceptance Testing

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (8.51%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.26%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (2.13%) Selenium
1 1 (2.13%) WebDriver
General
1 20 (42.55%) Finance
2 10 (21.28%) Banking
2 10 (21.28%) Retail
3 7 (14.89%) Aerospace
4 6 (12.77%) Legal
5 4 (8.51%) Telecoms
6 3 (6.38%) Billing
6 3 (6.38%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) .NET
2 3 (6.38%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (48.94%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (36.17%) Line Management
3 15 (31.91%) Test Strategy
4 12 (25.53%) Software Testing
5 11 (23.40%) Scrum
6 10 (21.28%) Test Management
6 10 (21.28%) Software Delivery
7 9 (19.15%) Data Management
8 8 (17.02%) ITIL
8 8 (17.02%) Performance Management
8 8 (17.02%) Mentoring
9 7 (14.89%) Coaching
9 7 (14.89%) Automated Testing
10 6 (12.77%) Waterfall
10 6 (12.77%) Test Planning
11 5 (10.64%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (10.64%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 5 (10.64%) People Management
11 5 (10.64%) Information Exploitation
11 5 (10.64%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.02%) SQL
2 1 (2.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 24 (51.06%) ISEB
2 16 (34.04%) ISTQB
3 7 (14.89%) Degree
4 5 (10.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.13%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (59.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (10.64%) HP
2 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
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