Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Test Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Management over the 6 months to 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Management
South West > Bristol
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 166 173 164
Rank change year-on-year +7 -9 +4
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 26 35 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.72% 0.92% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.99% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 19 32 15
Bristol median annual salary £38,000 £39,000 £82,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.56% -52.73% +106.25%
10th Percentile £30,350 £32,625 £34,000
90th Percentile £61,500 £63,625 £85,000
South West median annual salary £48,500 £42,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year +14.79% +5.63% -5.88%

Test Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bristol
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,432 3,551 3,039
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 94.57% 93.28% 93.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2,755 2,944 2,552
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.12% +5.95%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Test Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Test Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Test Management in Bristol

Test Management
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Management in Bristol.

Salary trend for Test Management in Bristol

Test Management
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Management in Bristol over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Management in Bristol

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT jobs citing Test Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 18 (69.23%) Test Automation
2 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 11 (42.31%) QA
5 10 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (38.46%) Security Cleared
5 10 (38.46%) C#
5 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
5 10 (38.46%) Acceptance Criteria
6 9 (34.62%) Test Strategy
6 9 (34.62%) SpecFlow
7 7 (26.92%) TDD
7 7 (26.92%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (26.92%) SQL
7 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
7 7 (26.92%) BDD
7 7 (26.92%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (26.92%) Scenario Testing
8 6 (23.08%) Task Automation
8 6 (23.08%) QA Automation
8 6 (23.08%) git-flow
8 6 (23.08%) Cross-Browser Testing
8 6 (23.08%) Innovative Thinking
8 6 (23.08%) Apple iOS
8 6 (23.08%) Web Accessibility
8 6 (23.08%) Scala
8 6 (23.08%) Non-Functional Testing
8 6 (23.08%) Open Source
8 6 (23.08%) Unix
8 6 (23.08%) Windows

Test Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 6 (23.08%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) SpecFlow
2 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
2 7 (26.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (23.08%) git-flow
4 4 (15.38%) Visual Studio
5 3 (11.54%) JMeter
5 3 (11.54%) LoadRunner
5 3 (11.54%) Selenium
5 3 (11.54%) SoapUI
5 3 (11.54%) TestComplete
5 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio Coded UI
5 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (11.54%) WebDriver
6 2 (7.69%) JIRA
7 1 (3.85%) Bugzilla
7 1 (3.85%) NetBeans
7 1 (3.85%) Subversion
7 1 (3.85%) TestRail
7 1 (3.85%) Trac
7 1 (3.85%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Tester
2 9 (34.62%) Software Tester
3 6 (23.08%) Automation Tester
3 6 (23.08%) QA Automation Tester
3 6 (23.08%) QA Tester
3 6 (23.08%) Senior Automation Tester
3 6 (23.08%) Senior QA Tester
3 6 (23.08%) Senior Tester
4 4 (15.38%) Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Test Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Test Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Lead Test Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Software Test Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Technical Leader
5 3 (11.54%) Test Leader
6 2 (7.69%) Lead Tester
7 1 (3.85%) Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Programme Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) Gherkin
1 3 (11.54%) SOAP
1 3 (11.54%) Web Services
2 1 (3.85%) Spring
2 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) User Experience
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Fintech
3 1 (3.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Android
1 6 (23.08%) Apple iOS
1 6 (23.08%) Unix
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) Test Automation
2 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 10 (38.46%) Acceptance Criteria
4 10 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (34.62%) Test Strategy
6 7 (26.92%) BDD
6 7 (26.92%) Scenario Testing
6 7 (26.92%) TDD
6 7 (26.92%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (23.08%) Content Management
7 6 (23.08%) Cross-Browser Testing
7 6 (23.08%) Innovative Thinking
7 6 (23.08%) Non-Functional Testing
7 6 (23.08%) Open Source
7 6 (23.08%) QA Automation
7 6 (23.08%) Task Automation
7 6 (23.08%) Test Scripting
7 6 (23.08%) Web Accessibility
8 5 (19.23%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) C#
2 7 (26.92%) SQL
3 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 6 (23.08%) Ruby
3 6 (23.08%) Scala
4 5 (19.23%) Java
5 1 (3.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 5 (19.23%) ISTQB
3 4 (15.38%) Degree
4 2 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.85%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (42.31%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Cadence
3 1 (3.85%) HP