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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Manager
England / South West
Rank 191 238 187
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -51
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 51 19 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.01% 0.33% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 0.34% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 33 13 39
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £45,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £53,750 £53,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.41% +6.00%

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
4851 5629 5826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.48% 97.03% 97.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4023 4668 4922
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,116 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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
Bristol +17 26 £67,500 +31.06% 2
Wiltshire - 13 £55,000 -
Gloucestershire -19 5 £55,000 +4.76%
Somerset - 5 £51,000 -
Test Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 36 (53.73%) Finance
1 36 (53.73%) User Acceptance Testing
2 33 (49.25%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (40.30%) ISTQB
4 24 (35.82%) Test Management
5 23 (34.33%) QA
6 21 (31.34%) Regression Testing
6 21 (31.34%) ISEB
7 19 (28.36%) Test Automation
8 18 (26.87%) Project Management
9 17 (25.37%) Selenium
10 14 (20.90%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (20.90%) Continuous Delivery
11 13 (19.40%) Appium
11 13 (19.40%) Gatling
11 13 (19.40%) The Grinder
11 13 (19.40%) Cucumber
11 13 (19.40%) BDD
11 13 (19.40%) Jenkins
11 13 (19.40%) Mobile App
11 13 (19.40%) Calabash
11 13 (19.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 13 (19.40%) Load Testing
12 11 (16.42%) Problem Management
12 11 (16.42%) Business Analysis
12 11 (16.42%) Scrum
12 11 (16.42%) Exploratory Testing
13 10 (14.93%) Automation Testing
13 10 (14.93%) JIRA
14 9 (13.43%) Degree

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 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Unit4 Business World
Development Applications
1 17 (25.37%) Selenium
2 13 (19.40%) Appium
2 13 (19.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 13 (19.40%) Calabash
2 13 (19.40%) Cucumber
2 13 (19.40%) Gatling
2 13 (19.40%) Jenkins
2 13 (19.40%) The Grinder
3 10 (14.93%) JIRA
4 8 (11.94%) Bugzilla
General
1 36 (53.73%) Finance
2 9 (13.43%) Banking
3 8 (11.94%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.49%) Military
4 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.46%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.40%) Mobile App
2 8 (11.94%) Fintech
3 4 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.97%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.49%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (53.73%) User Acceptance Testing
2 33 (49.25%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (35.82%) Test Management
4 21 (31.34%) Regression Testing
5 19 (28.36%) Test Automation
6 18 (26.87%) Project Management
7 14 (20.90%) Continuous Delivery
7 14 (20.90%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (19.40%) BDD
8 13 (19.40%) Load Testing
9 11 (16.42%) Business Analysis
9 11 (16.42%) Exploratory Testing
9 11 (16.42%) Problem Management
9 11 (16.42%) Scrum
10 10 (14.93%) Automation Testing
11 9 (13.43%) Manual Testing
11 9 (13.43%) Performance Testing
11 9 (13.43%) Unit Testing
12 8 (11.94%) Test Scripting
12 8 (11.94%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.46%) C#
Qualifications
1 27 (40.30%) ISTQB
2 21 (31.34%) ISEB
3 9 (13.43%) Degree
4 7 (10.45%) DV Cleared
4 7 (10.45%) Security Cleared
5 5 (7.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (34.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (13.43%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.49%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 9 (13.43%) Cadence
2 6 (8.96%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.48%) Oracle
3 3 (4.48%) SAP
4 2 (2.99%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.49%) Dell
5 1 (1.49%) HP
Bristol, Avon
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago