The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South West region that had Test Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 219 197 190
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 35 53 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.62% 0.89% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.91% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 31 37 21
Median salary £47,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,000 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Test Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West 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
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5457 5809 5905
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.74% 97.14% 97.06%
Number of salaries quoted 4616 4894 4879
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,543 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.85% -

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region that featured Test Manager in the job title.

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Test Manager
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Test Manager Salary Trend in the South West

Test Manager
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Manager across the South West region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in the South West

Test Manager
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager within the South West region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire -15 14 £45,000 - 2
Bristol +9 8 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Wiltshire +8 8 £52,861 -3.88% 1
Dorset - 2 £37,500 -
Somerset -6 1 £57,500 -
Test Manager
England

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, Test Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 22 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (38.89%) Regression Testing
2 21 (38.89%) SDLC
3 20 (37.04%) ISEB
4 17 (31.48%) User Acceptance Testing
4 17 (31.48%) Test Management
5 15 (27.78%) Test Strategy
6 14 (25.93%) Java
7 13 (24.07%) Unix
7 13 (24.07%) Project Management
8 12 (22.22%) Windows
8 12 (22.22%) Security Cleared
8 12 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
9 11 (20.37%) DV Cleared
9 11 (20.37%) Finance
10 10 (18.52%) Degree
10 10 (18.52%) Test Automation
10 10 (18.52%) Linux
10 10 (18.52%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (16.67%) BDD
11 9 (16.67%) Functional Testing
11 9 (16.67%) ITIL
11 9 (16.67%) LoadRunner
11 9 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (14.81%) Automated Testing
12 8 (14.81%) QA
12 8 (14.81%) Performance Testing
12 8 (14.81%) SQL
12 8 (14.81%) Waterfall
13 7 (12.96%) Cybersecurity

Test Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.56%) Confluence
1 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.70%) MS Office
3 1 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.85%) MS Project
3 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.11%) Internet
2 1 (1.85%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (1.85%) GPRS
2 1 (1.85%) GSM
2 1 (1.85%) INAP
2 1 (1.85%) ISUP
2 1 (1.85%) LTE
2 1 (1.85%) SS7
2 1 (1.85%) UMTS
2 1 (1.85%) VoLTE
2 1 (1.85%) VoWiFi
2 1 (1.85%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.11%) Big Data
2 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (16.67%) LoadRunner
2 7 (12.96%) Selenium
3 6 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 6 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 6 (11.11%) JIRA
3 6 (11.11%) RSpec
4 2 (3.70%) HP UFT
4 2 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.85%) TestRail
5 1 (1.85%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (20.37%) Finance
2 6 (11.11%) Banking
2 6 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 5 (9.26%) Back Office
4 3 (5.56%) Military
5 2 (3.70%) Billing
5 2 (3.70%) Electronics
5 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.70%) Private Banking
5 2 (3.70%) Retail
6 1 (1.85%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.85%) Marketing
6 1 (1.85%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.96%) Middleware
2 2 (3.70%) .NET
3 1 (1.85%) REST
3 1 (1.85%) SOAP
3 1 (1.85%) Web Services
3 1 (1.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Internet of Things
2 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.26%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.85%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (1.85%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (24.07%) Unix
2 12 (22.22%) Windows
3 10 (18.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (38.89%) Regression Testing
2 21 (38.89%) SDLC
3 17 (31.48%) Test Management
3 17 (31.48%) User Acceptance Testing
4 15 (27.78%) Test Strategy
5 13 (24.07%) Project Management
6 12 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
7 10 (18.52%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (18.52%) Test Automation
8 9 (16.67%) BDD
8 9 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (16.67%) Functional Testing
8 9 (16.67%) ITIL
9 8 (14.81%) Automated Testing
9 8 (14.81%) Performance Testing
9 8 (14.81%) Waterfall
10 7 (12.96%) Cybersecurity
10 7 (12.96%) Supplier Management
10 7 (12.96%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.93%) Java
2 8 (14.81%) SQL
3 7 (12.96%) VB
4 6 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 6 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 6 (11.11%) Python
4 6 (11.11%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.85%) C#
5 1 (1.85%) PHP
5 1 (1.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (37.04%) ISEB
2 12 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 11 (20.37%) DV Cleared
4 10 (18.52%) Degree
5 7 (12.96%) ISEB Practitioner
5 7 (12.96%) ISTQB
6 5 (9.26%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (7.41%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.81%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) SCOrch
2 2 (3.70%) CA Service Virtualization
2 2 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.56%) Dell
3 2 (3.70%) HP
3 2 (3.70%) SAP
4 1 (1.85%) Cadence
4 1 (1.85%) Huawei
4 1 (1.85%) Nokia Networks
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Salary: Pension + Medical
Posted: 2 days ago
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