Period
to 25 March 2019

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 25 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Management
South West > Bristol
6 months to
25 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 164 170 145
Rank change year-on-year +6 -25 +38
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 29 28 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.81% 0.78% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 0.83% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 26 27 18
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -13.04% +16.46%
10th Percentile £34,500 £34,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £85,625 £56,100 £63,125
South West median annual salary £52,000 £45,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year +15.56% +23.29% +0.69%

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 3,369 3,385 3,187
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 93.64% 93.72% 93.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2,635 2,866 2,577
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,350 £26,875 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £70,000
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%

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 25 March 2019.

Salary histogram for Test Management in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 March 2019, 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 19 (65.52%) Test Automation
2 18 (62.07%) Software Testing
3 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (41.38%) QA
5 11 (37.93%) TDD
6 10 (34.48%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (34.48%) Security Cleared
7 8 (27.59%) SDLC
8 7 (24.14%) User Experience
8 7 (24.14%) BDD
8 7 (24.14%) Validation
8 7 (24.14%) Scrum
8 7 (24.14%) Java
8 7 (24.14%) Software Engineering
9 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (20.69%) Linux
9 6 (20.69%) Requirements Engineering
9 6 (20.69%) Scenario Testing
10 5 (17.24%) Test Strategy
10 5 (17.24%) Non-Functional Testing
10 5 (17.24%) Project Management
11 4 (13.79%) System Testing
11 4 (13.79%) Web Testing
11 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
11 4 (13.79%) SQL
11 4 (13.79%) Mobile App
11 4 (13.79%) Waterfall
11 4 (13.79%) Defect Management
11 4 (13.79%) Defect Tracking
11 4 (13.79%) Performance Management

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 1 (3.45%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Firewall
1 2 (6.90%) Network Security
1 2 (6.90%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Bugzilla
1 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.45%) git-flow
1 1 (3.45%) JIRA
1 1 (3.45%) Selenium
1 1 (3.45%) SpecFlow
1 1 (3.45%) TestRail
1 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Marketing
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Analyst
2 7 (24.14%) Test Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Software Test Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Tester
4 5 (17.24%) Head of QA
4 5 (17.24%) Software Tester
4 5 (17.24%) Test Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Test Manager
6 3 (10.34%) Head of Test
6 3 (10.34%) Lead Test Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) QA Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Security Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Network Security Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) QA Tester
8 1 (3.45%) Senior QA Tester
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Test Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Tester
8 1 (3.45%) Service Desk Team Leader
8 1 (3.45%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Spring
1 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) User Experience
2 4 (13.79%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.45%) FMCG
3 1 (3.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Android
2 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.45%) Unix
2 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) Test Automation
2 18 (62.07%) Software Testing
3 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (37.93%) TDD
5 10 (34.48%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (27.59%) SDLC
7 7 (24.14%) BDD
7 7 (24.14%) Scrum
7 7 (24.14%) Software Engineering
7 7 (24.14%) Validation
8 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (20.69%) Requirements Engineering
8 6 (20.69%) Scenario Testing
9 5 (17.24%) Non-Functional Testing
9 5 (17.24%) Project Management
9 5 (17.24%) Test Strategy
10 4 (13.79%) Functional Testing
10 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
10 4 (13.79%) Waterfall
10 4 (13.79%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) Java
2 4 (13.79%) SQL
3 1 (3.45%) C
3 1 (3.45%) C#
3 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.45%) Ruby
3 1 (3.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.34%) ISEB
2 3 (10.34%) ISTQB
3 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) Degree
4 1 (3.45%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (41.38%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft