The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Milton Keynes region that had Test Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 83 90 88
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 10 16 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.19% 1.12% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 1.18% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 4
Median salary £37,700 £37,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.53% -25.00%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
Test Leader
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
832 1358 1092
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 98.70% 95.23% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 702 1145 800
Median salary £40,500 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.70% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of job ads across the Milton Keynes region that featured Test Leader in the job title.

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Test Leader
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Leader across the Milton Keynes region.

Test Leader Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

Test Leader
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Leader across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

Test Leader Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, Test Leader 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 Milton Keynes region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 12 (85.71%) Software Testing
2 10 (71.43%) Selenium
3 7 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 7 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 7 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (50.00%) Automation Testing
3 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (42.86%) Finance
5 5 (35.71%) ISEB
5 5 (35.71%) JMeter
5 5 (35.71%) JIRA
5 5 (35.71%) SoapUI
5 5 (35.71%) SDLC
6 4 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Test Strategy
6 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Integration Testing
6 4 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (28.57%) Scrum
7 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
7 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 3 (21.43%) SQL
7 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (21.43%) Fintech
8 2 (14.29%) Defect Management
8 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
8 2 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 2 (14.29%) SAP
8 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce

Test Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 10 (71.43%) Selenium
2 5 (35.71%) JIRA
2 5 (35.71%) JMeter
2 5 (35.71%) SoapUI
3 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Software Testing
2 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 7 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 7 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 5 (35.71%) SDLC
4 4 (28.57%) Integration Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Scrum
4 4 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Test Strategy
4 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (14.29%) Defect Management
6 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 2 (14.29%) Migration
6 2 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 2 (14.29%) TDD
6 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (35.71%) ISEB
3 4 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) SAP