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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 101 127 120
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 25 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.30% 0.057% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 0.060% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 15 0 3
Average salary £45,000 - £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
1858 1665 1670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.57% 95.42% 97.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1538 1380 1482
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,753 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,250 £55,000
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 29 January 2015.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Bristol

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 19 (63.33%) QA
2 16 (53.33%) ISTQB
2 16 (53.33%) ISEB
3 13 (43.33%) Finance
3 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (30.00%) Scrum
4 9 (30.00%) Software Testing
5 8 (26.67%) Banking
5 8 (26.67%) Retail
6 7 (23.33%) Aerospace
6 7 (23.33%) Line Management
7 6 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (20.00%) Performance Management
7 6 (20.00%) Legal
7 6 (20.00%) Data Management
7 6 (20.00%) Logistics
7 6 (20.00%) ITIL
7 6 (20.00%) HP
8 5 (16.67%) .NET
8 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 5 (16.67%) Test Strategy
9 4 (13.33%) Test Management
9 4 (13.33%) Supplier Management
9 4 (13.33%) Degree
9 4 (13.33%) Matrix Management
9 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (13.33%) Supply Chain Management
9 4 (13.33%) Migration
10 3 (10.00%) SQL
10 3 (10.00%) Project Management

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (43.33%) Finance
2 8 (26.67%) Banking
2 8 (26.67%) Retail
3 7 (23.33%) Aerospace
4 6 (20.00%) Legal
5 2 (6.67%) Military
6 1 (3.33%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) Apache Flex
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (30.00%) Scrum
2 9 (30.00%) Software Testing
3 7 (23.33%) Line Management
4 6 (20.00%) Performance Management
4 6 (20.00%) Data Management
4 6 (20.00%) Logistics
4 6 (20.00%) ITIL
5 5 (16.67%) Test Strategy
6 4 (13.33%) Test Management
6 4 (13.33%) Supplier Management
6 4 (13.33%) Matrix Management
6 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (13.33%) Supply Chain Management
6 4 (13.33%) Migration
7 3 (10.00%) Project Management
7 3 (10.00%) Data Migration
7 3 (10.00%) Waterfall
7 3 (10.00%) Test Automation
7 3 (10.00%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (53.33%) ISTQB
1 16 (53.33%) ISEB
2 4 (13.33%) Degree
3 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (63.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) HP
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Salary: Up to £45k + pkg
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 7 days ago
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Salary: Competitive salary
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Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 13 days ago
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Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago