Period
to 22 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Test Manager was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 6 months to 22 April 2018.

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 > Gloucestershire
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 146 126
Rank change year-on-year +57 -20 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 38 12 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.50% 0.63% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.57% 0.66% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 32 10 16
Gloucestershire median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £51,250 £40,000
90th Percentile £71,625 £58,250 £65,000
South West median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year - +6.80% +11.35%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire. 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
Gloucestershire
Permanent vacancies in Gloucestershire with a recognized job title 1,477 1,819 1,935
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.11% 96.24% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1,216 1,520 1,360
Gloucestershire median annual salary £43,000 £40,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.17% -4.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £23,000 £26,225 £25,225
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £65,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Manager in Gloucestershire

Test Manager
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Salary trend for Test Manager in Gloucestershire

Test Manager
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Manager in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 22 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Manager in Gloucestershire

Test Manager
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 22 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cirencester +16 20 £57,500 +4.55%
Gloucester +19 7 £55,000 -4.35%
Tewkesbury - 1 £44,000 -
Test Manager
South West

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

For the 6 months to 22 April 2018, Test Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Gloucestershire region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 31 (81.58%) Test Automation
2 27 (71.05%) Test Management
3 25 (65.79%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (52.63%) Test Strategy
5 17 (44.74%) User Acceptance Testing
6 15 (39.47%) Software Testing
6 15 (39.47%) JIRA
6 15 (39.47%) Web Services
6 15 (39.47%) Finance
7 14 (36.84%) ISTQB
8 13 (34.21%) Banking
8 13 (34.21%) Programme Management
8 13 (34.21%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (31.58%) Integration Testing
9 12 (31.58%) Acceptance Criteria
10 11 (28.95%) Waterfall
10 11 (28.95%) Python
10 11 (28.95%) C++
10 11 (28.95%) Java
11 9 (23.68%) J2EE
11 9 (23.68%) Unix
11 9 (23.68%) Selenium
12 8 (21.05%) Maven
12 8 (21.05%) Jython
12 8 (21.05%) jQuery
12 8 (21.05%) Ruby
12 8 (21.05%) Groovy
12 8 (21.05%) Eclipse
12 8 (21.05%) HP
12 8 (21.05%) CA

Test Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 7 (18.42%) Apache
1 7 (18.42%) IIS
1 7 (18.42%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 15 (39.47%) JIRA
2 9 (23.68%) Selenium
3 8 (21.05%) Ant
3 8 (21.05%) Cucumber
3 8 (21.05%) Eclipse
3 8 (21.05%) HP UFT
3 8 (21.05%) Jenkins
3 8 (21.05%) JUnit
3 8 (21.05%) Maven
3 8 (21.05%) SoapUI
3 8 (21.05%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.63%) eggPlant
4 1 (2.63%) TestRail
4 1 (2.63%) Zephyr
General
1 15 (39.47%) Finance
2 13 (34.21%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (39.47%) Web Services
2 9 (23.68%) J2EE
3 8 (21.05%) .NET
3 8 (21.05%) CSS
3 8 (21.05%) Gherkin
3 8 (21.05%) jQuery
3 8 (21.05%) SOAP
4 7 (18.42%) HTML
4 7 (18.42%) REST
4 7 (18.42%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (15.79%) Computer Science
1 6 (15.79%) Fintech
2 5 (13.16%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.68%) Unix
2 7 (18.42%) Linux
2 7 (18.42%) Windows
2 7 (18.42%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (81.58%) Test Automation
2 27 (71.05%) Test Management
3 25 (65.79%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (52.63%) Test Strategy
5 17 (44.74%) User Acceptance Testing
6 15 (39.47%) Software Testing
7 13 (34.21%) Programme Management
7 13 (34.21%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (31.58%) Acceptance Criteria
8 12 (31.58%) Integration Testing
9 11 (28.95%) Waterfall
10 7 (18.42%) BDD
10 7 (18.42%) High Availability
10 7 (18.42%) People Management
10 7 (18.42%) TDD
10 7 (18.42%) Wealth Management
11 6 (15.79%) Anti-Money Laundering
11 6 (15.79%) Coaching
11 6 (15.79%) Non-Functional Testing
11 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.95%) C++
1 11 (28.95%) Java
1 11 (28.95%) Python
2 8 (21.05%) C#
2 8 (21.05%) Groovy
2 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
2 8 (21.05%) Jython
2 8 (21.05%) Ruby
2 8 (21.05%) SQL
2 8 (21.05%) VBScript
3 2 (5.26%) Perl
3 2 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (36.84%) ISTQB
2 7 (18.42%) ISEB
3 6 (15.79%) Degree
4 3 (7.89%) DV Cleared
4 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 8 (21.05%) CA Service Virtualization
1 8 (21.05%) HP ALM
2 6 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) CA
1 8 (21.05%) HP
2 1 (2.63%) Atlassian