Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Manager was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 192 170 165
Rank change year-on-year -22 -5 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 13 15 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.34% 0.46% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.48% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 15
Bristol median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.64% +22.22% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £41,142 £29,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £73,000 £59,500
South West median annual salary £44,250 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -15.71% - +5.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Bristol
Permanent vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 3694 3129 3682
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.44% 96.96% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3068 2667 3195
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £65,300
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

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 6 months to 24 November 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 24 November 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 8 (61.54%) Test Automation
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) Test Strategy
4 5 (38.46%) Java
4 5 (38.46%) Waterfall
5 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (30.77%) ERP
5 4 (30.77%) TDD
5 4 (30.77%) Regression Testing
5 4 (30.77%) BDD
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (23.08%) Validation
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle
6 3 (23.08%) QA
6 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Selenium
7 2 (15.38%) Requirements Engineering
7 2 (15.38%) C
7 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
7 2 (15.38%) SDLC
7 2 (15.38%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (15.38%) Big Data
8 1 (7.69%) Agile Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
8 1 (7.69%) People Management
8 1 (7.69%) Defect Management
8 1 (7.69%) Defect Tracking
8 1 (7.69%) Case Management

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 3 (23.08%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Selenium
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) SpecFlow
2 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Test Automation
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) Test Strategy
4 5 (38.46%) Waterfall
5 4 (30.77%) BDD
5 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (30.77%) ERP
5 4 (30.77%) Regression Testing
5 4 (30.77%) TDD
6 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Validation
7 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
7 2 (15.38%) Requirements Engineering
7 2 (15.38%) SDLC
8 1 (7.69%) Agile Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Defect Management
8 1 (7.69%) Defect Tracking
8 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
8 1 (7.69%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) C
3 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle