The median annual salary for a Test Manager was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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

Test Manager
South West > Bristol
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 117 125
Rank change year-on-year -14 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 8 2 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.43% 0.13% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.13% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 12
Bristol median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +13.51%  
10th Percentile £40,625 £51,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £53,750 £64,250
South West median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +22.22% -5.26%  

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 1808 1522 1929
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 97.31% 97.13% 98.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5761 5402 7226
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,750 £23,250
90th Percentile £66,000 £67,500 £60,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  

Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings that featured Test Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

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 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Manager in Bristol

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 23 (82.14%) Test Automation
2 15 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (46.43%) Regression Testing
4 12 (42.86%) Finance
4 12 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (39.29%) Test Management
6 9 (32.14%) Performance Testing
7 8 (28.57%) Test Strategy
8 7 (25.00%) Unit Testing
8 7 (25.00%) Waterfall
8 7 (25.00%) ISTQB
9 6 (21.43%) QA
10 5 (17.86%) Selenium
10 5 (17.86%) TDD
10 5 (17.86%) Line Management
11 4 (14.29%) Virtual Team Management
11 4 (14.29%) Virtual Team
11 4 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (14.29%) Scrum
11 4 (14.29%) ERP
11 4 (14.29%) ISEB
11 4 (14.29%) Manual Testing
11 4 (14.29%) Test Scripting
12 3 (10.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (10.71%) Load Testing
12 3 (10.71%) Problem Management
12 3 (10.71%) Business Analysis
12 3 (10.71%) Project Management
12 3 (10.71%) .NET

Test Manager Skill Set
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:

Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Selenium
2 3 (10.71%) Appium
2 3 (10.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (10.71%) Calabash
2 3 (10.71%) Cucumber
2 3 (10.71%) Gatling
2 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
2 3 (10.71%) The Grinder
3 2 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 12 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Retail
2 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Virtual Team
2 3 (10.71%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (82.14%) Test Automation
2 15 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (46.43%) Regression Testing
4 12 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (39.29%) Test Management
6 9 (32.14%) Performance Testing
7 8 (28.57%) Test Strategy
8 7 (25.00%) Unit Testing
8 7 (25.00%) Waterfall
9 5 (17.86%) Line Management
9 5 (17.86%) TDD
10 4 (14.29%) ERP
10 4 (14.29%) Manual Testing
10 4 (14.29%) Scrum
10 4 (14.29%) Test Scripting
10 4 (14.29%) Virtual Team Management
11 3 (10.71%) Business Analysis
11 3 (10.71%) Load Testing
11 3 (10.71%) Problem Management
11 3 (10.71%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) C#
1 2 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (14.29%) ISEB
2 4 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Cadence
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle
Bristol, Avon
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