The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire 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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 81 84 92
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 16 13 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.74% 1.32% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.81% 1.36% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 2
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,750 £52,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £54,750
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 Gloucestershire 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
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
883 954 876
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 96.19% 97.15% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 613 796 772
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £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 Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Manager in the job title across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Test Manager
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Manager across the Gloucestershire region.

Test Manager Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

Test Manager
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Manager across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

Test Manager
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +2 8 £65,000 +30.00%
Cheltenham - 2 £45,000 -
Test Manager
South West

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 30 (73.17%) Security Cleared
2 27 (65.85%) Java
3 25 (60.98%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (56.10%) Selenium
5 19 (46.34%) Programme Management
6 18 (43.90%) DV Cleared
6 18 (43.90%) Test Automation
6 18 (43.90%) Python
7 17 (41.46%) Defect Tracking
8 16 (39.02%) C++
8 16 (39.02%) Software Engineering
9 14 (34.15%) Degree
9 14 (34.15%) Computer Science
10 13 (31.71%) Linux
11 12 (29.27%) Finance
12 11 (26.83%) SOAP
12 11 (26.83%) Ruby
12 11 (26.83%) WebDriver
12 11 (26.83%) REST
13 10 (24.39%) Automated Testing
13 10 (24.39%) C
14 9 (21.95%) C#
14 9 (21.95%) SAP
14 9 (21.95%) Manufacturing
14 9 (21.95%) Electronics
14 9 (21.95%) Telecoms
14 9 (21.95%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (21.95%) Marketing
14 9 (21.95%) Resource Management
14 9 (21.95%) SAP Oil and Gas

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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.

Business Applications
1 9 (21.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) Internet
2 1 (2.44%) HTTP
2 1 (2.44%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 23 (56.10%) Selenium
2 11 (26.83%) WebDriver
3 7 (17.07%) Jenkins
3 7 (17.07%) LoadRunner
4 5 (12.20%) Cucumber
4 5 (12.20%) JBehave
4 5 (12.20%) JMeter
5 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.88%) RSpec
General
1 12 (29.27%) Finance
2 9 (21.95%) Electronics
2 9 (21.95%) Manufacturing
2 9 (21.95%) Marketing
2 9 (21.95%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.88%) Law
3 2 (4.88%) Military
4 1 (2.44%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.83%) REST
1 11 (26.83%) SOAP
2 5 (12.20%) HTML
2 5 (12.20%) XML
3 3 (7.32%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (34.15%) Computer Science
2 6 (14.63%) Internet of Things
3 4 (9.76%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 13 (31.71%) Linux
2 2 (4.88%) Unix
2 2 (4.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (60.98%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (46.34%) Programme Management
3 18 (43.90%) Test Automation
4 17 (41.46%) Defect Tracking
5 16 (39.02%) Software Engineering
6 10 (24.39%) Automated Testing
7 9 (21.95%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (21.95%) Digital Marketing
7 9 (21.95%) Resource Management
7 9 (21.95%) SDLC
7 9 (21.95%) Software Testing
8 8 (19.51%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (17.07%) Non-Functional Testing
9 7 (17.07%) TDD
9 7 (17.07%) Test Management
9 7 (17.07%) Test Planning
9 7 (17.07%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (14.63%) Information Management
11 5 (12.20%) Scrum
11 5 (12.20%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 27 (65.85%) Java
2 18 (43.90%) Python
3 16 (39.02%) C++
4 11 (26.83%) Ruby
5 10 (24.39%) C
6 9 (21.95%) C#
7 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
8 5 (12.20%) SQL
9 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
9 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
9 2 (4.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (73.17%) Security Cleared
2 18 (43.90%) DV Cleared
3 14 (34.15%) Degree
4 7 (17.07%) ISEB
5 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.88%) ISTQB
7 1 (2.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Vendors
1 9 (21.95%) SAP