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 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 222 190 202
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 34 52 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.60% 0.88% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.91% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 30 38 25
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,800 £39,250 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £65,000 £56,500
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
5483 5716 5997
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.55% 96.98% 97.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4640 4843 5021
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 September 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 September 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 -23 14 £45,000 -25.00% 2
Bristol -3 10 £55,000 +22.22%
Wiltshire -6 6 £53,223 -3.23% 1
Dorset - 2 £37,500 -
Somerset -2 1 £57,500 -
Test Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 24 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (38.89%) SDLC
3 20 (37.04%) Regression Testing
4 19 (35.19%) ISEB
5 17 (31.48%) Test Management
6 16 (29.63%) User Acceptance Testing
7 15 (27.78%) Project Management
8 13 (24.07%) Java
8 13 (24.07%) Security Cleared
8 13 (24.07%) Test Strategy
9 12 (22.22%) DV Cleared
9 12 (22.22%) Unix
10 11 (20.37%) Windows
10 11 (20.37%) Test Automation
11 10 (18.52%) Finance
11 10 (18.52%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (18.52%) Non-Functional Testing
12 9 (16.67%) Functional Testing
12 9 (16.67%) Linux
12 9 (16.67%) ITIL
12 9 (16.67%) QA
12 9 (16.67%) Degree
13 8 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (14.81%) Selenium
13 8 (14.81%) ISTQB
13 8 (14.81%) Automated Testing
13 8 (14.81%) SQL
13 8 (14.81%) Automation Testing
13 8 (14.81%) BDD
13 8 (14.81%) Waterfall

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 5 (9.26%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.26%) 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 5 (9.26%) Big Data
2 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (14.81%) Selenium
2 7 (12.96%) LoadRunner
3 6 (11.11%) JIRA
4 5 (9.26%) Git (software)
4 5 (9.26%) Jenkins
4 5 (9.26%) RSpec
5 2 (3.70%) HP UFT
5 2 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.85%) TestRail
6 1 (1.85%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (18.52%) Finance
2 6 (11.11%) Banking
3 5 (9.26%) Back Office
4 3 (5.56%) Military
4 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.70%) Billing
5 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.70%) Private Banking
5 2 (3.70%) Retail
6 1 (1.85%) Electronics
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 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (9.26%) Internet of Things
1 5 (9.26%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.85%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (1.85%) Smart Meter
2 1 (1.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.22%) Unix
2 11 (20.37%) Windows
3 9 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (38.89%) SDLC
3 20 (37.04%) Regression Testing
4 17 (31.48%) Test Management
5 16 (29.63%) User Acceptance Testing
6 15 (27.78%) Project Management
7 13 (24.07%) Test Strategy
8 11 (20.37%) Test Automation
9 10 (18.52%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (18.52%) Non-Functional Testing
10 9 (16.67%) Functional Testing
10 9 (16.67%) ITIL
11 8 (14.81%) Automated Testing
11 8 (14.81%) Automation Testing
11 8 (14.81%) BDD
11 8 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (14.81%) Waterfall
12 7 (12.96%) Performance Testing
12 7 (12.96%) Supplier Management
12 7 (12.96%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.07%) Java
2 8 (14.81%) SQL
3 6 (11.11%) VB
4 5 (9.26%) Bash Shell
4 5 (9.26%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.26%) Python
4 5 (9.26%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.85%) C#
5 1 (1.85%) PHP
5 1 (1.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (35.19%) ISEB
2 13 (24.07%) Security Cleared
3 12 (22.22%) DV Cleared
4 9 (16.67%) Degree
5 8 (14.81%) ISTQB
6 7 (12.96%) ISEB Practitioner
7 5 (9.26%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (9.26%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.67%) 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%) Cadence
2 3 (5.56%) Dell
3 2 (3.70%) HP
3 2 (3.70%) SAP
4 1 (1.85%) Huawei
4 1 (1.85%) Nokia Networks
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