The median annual salary for a Test Manager was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Manager
South West / Bristol
Rank 109 129 100
Rank change year-on-year +20 -29  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 22 6 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.20% 0.32% 1.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 0.34% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 18
Median salary £65,000 £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £52,000 £39,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Bristol
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1783 1789 1872
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 97.01% 96.60% 97.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1473 1567 1573
Median salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.75% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol that featured Test Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Test Manager in Bristol

Test Manager
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for Test Manager in Bristol

Test Manager
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Manager in Bristol over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Manager in Bristol

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Bristol region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 18 (54.55%) Finance
2 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
4 14 (42.42%) Test Management
4 14 (42.42%) Test Automation
5 13 (39.39%) Regression Testing
6 11 (33.33%) Performance Testing
7 10 (30.30%) ISTQB
7 10 (30.30%) QA
8 9 (27.27%) Unit Testing
8 9 (27.27%) Scrum
8 9 (27.27%) Manual Testing
9 7 (21.21%) Automation Testing
9 7 (21.21%) Cadence
9 7 (21.21%) Selenium
10 5 (15.15%) Problem Management
10 5 (15.15%) Business Analysis
10 5 (15.15%) Software Testing
10 5 (15.15%) Load Testing
10 5 (15.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (15.15%) TDD
10 5 (15.15%) ISEB
10 5 (15.15%) Project Management
10 5 (15.15%) C#
10 5 (15.15%) .NET
10 5 (15.15%) Calabash
10 5 (15.15%) Jenkins
10 5 (15.15%) Mobile App
10 5 (15.15%) Cucumber

Test Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Selenium
2 5 (15.15%) Appium
2 5 (15.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (15.15%) Calabash
2 5 (15.15%) Cucumber
2 5 (15.15%) Gatling
2 5 (15.15%) Jenkins
2 5 (15.15%) The Grinder
General
1 18 (54.55%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Mobile App
2 4 (12.12%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
3 14 (42.42%) Test Automation
3 14 (42.42%) Test Management
4 13 (39.39%) Regression Testing
5 11 (33.33%) Performance Testing
6 9 (27.27%) Manual Testing
6 9 (27.27%) Scrum
6 9 (27.27%) Unit Testing
7 7 (21.21%) Automation Testing
8 5 (15.15%) BDD
8 5 (15.15%) Business Analysis
8 5 (15.15%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (15.15%) Exploratory Testing
8 5 (15.15%) Load Testing
8 5 (15.15%) Problem Management
8 5 (15.15%) Project Management
8 5 (15.15%) Software Testing
8 5 (15.15%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) ISTQB
2 5 (15.15%) ISEB
3 3 (9.09%) Degree
4 2 (6.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (30.30%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Cadence
2 1 (3.03%) HP
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
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