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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 211 211 189
Rank change year-on-year
0 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 23 44 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.43% 0.75% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.77% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 20 29 22
Median salary £45,000 £50,350 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.62% +11.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £39,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.94% +3.00%
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
5235 5719 5927
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.23% 96.97% 97.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4424 4866 4897
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,648
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 -3 12 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Bristol +9 4 £52,500 +16.66% 3
Wiltshire +4 3 £35,000 -33.33% 4
Somerset -11 1 £57,500 -2.95%
Dorset - 1 £35,000 -
Test Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 19 (43.18%) ISEB
2 17 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
3 16 (36.36%) Java
3 16 (36.36%) Regression Testing
4 14 (31.82%) Non-Functional Testing
4 14 (31.82%) SDLC
5 13 (29.55%) Unix
5 13 (29.55%) Security Cleared
6 12 (27.27%) Test Management
6 12 (27.27%) DV Cleared
6 12 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (25.00%) BDD
7 11 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 11 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (25.00%) Windows
7 11 (25.00%) Linux
7 11 (25.00%) LoadRunner
8 10 (22.73%) Python
8 10 (22.73%) Degree
8 10 (22.73%) Defect Tracking
9 9 (20.45%) Test Strategy
9 9 (20.45%) Cybersecurity
9 9 (20.45%) Selenium
9 9 (20.45%) VB
10 8 (18.18%) JavaScript
10 8 (18.18%) ITIL
10 8 (18.18%) Internet
10 8 (18.18%) Shell Script
10 8 (18.18%) Telecoms

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 2 (4.55%) Confluence
2 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.55%) MS Office
2 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.27%) MS Project
2 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.18%) Internet
2 1 (2.27%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (2.27%) GPRS
2 1 (2.27%) GSM
2 1 (2.27%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.27%) INAP
2 1 (2.27%) ISUP
2 1 (2.27%) LTE
2 1 (2.27%) SS7
2 1 (2.27%) UMTS
2 1 (2.27%) VoLTE
2 1 (2.27%) VoWiFi
2 1 (2.27%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) Big Data
2 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (25.00%) LoadRunner
2 9 (20.45%) Selenium
3 8 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 8 (18.18%) Jenkins
3 8 (18.18%) RSpec
4 4 (9.09%) JIRA
5 2 (4.55%) HP UFT
5 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.27%) TestRail
6 1 (2.27%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 7 (15.91%) Finance
3 4 (9.09%) Banking
3 4 (9.09%) Electronics
4 2 (4.55%) Billing
4 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.27%) Marketing
5 1 (2.27%) Military
5 1 (2.27%) Private Banking
5 1 (2.27%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) Middleware
2 2 (4.55%) .NET
3 1 (2.27%) REST
3 1 (2.27%) SOAP
3 1 (2.27%) Web Services
3 1 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Internet of Things
2 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.27%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (2.27%) Smart Meter
3 1 (2.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (29.55%) Unix
2 11 (25.00%) Linux
2 11 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (36.36%) Regression Testing
2 16 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
3 14 (31.82%) Non-Functional Testing
3 14 (31.82%) SDLC
4 12 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
4 12 (27.27%) Test Management
5 11 (25.00%) BDD
5 11 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 10 (22.73%) Defect Tracking
7 9 (20.45%) Cybersecurity
7 9 (20.45%) Test Strategy
8 8 (18.18%) Automated Testing
8 8 (18.18%) ITIL
8 8 (18.18%) TDD
8 8 (18.18%) Test Planning
9 7 (15.91%) Coaching
9 7 (15.91%) Mentoring
9 7 (15.91%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (36.36%) Java
2 10 (22.73%) Python
3 9 (20.45%) VB
4 8 (18.18%) Bash Shell
4 8 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 8 (18.18%) Shell Script
5 6 (13.64%) SQL
6 2 (4.55%) C
6 2 (4.55%) C++
7 1 (2.27%) C#
7 1 (2.27%) PHP
7 1 (2.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (43.18%) ISEB
2 13 (29.55%) Security Cleared
3 12 (27.27%) DV Cleared
4 10 (22.73%) Degree
5 8 (18.18%) ISTQB
6 5 (11.36%) ISEB Practitioner
6 5 (11.36%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.91%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) CA Service Virtualization
1 2 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.27%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.55%) HP
2 2 (4.55%) SAP
3 1 (2.27%) Dell
3 1 (2.27%) Huawei
3 1 (2.27%) Nokia Networks
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 6 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £34880 - £52320 per annum + 30% Bonus Funding Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Flexible Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £47,000-£60,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago