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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 87 100 84
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 3 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.38% 0.82% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.85% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 5
Median salary £50,000 £37,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%
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
778 1289 1027
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 98.48% 96.63% 96.34%
Number of salaries quoted 679 1082 754
Median salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,091 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.22% -

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 13 (86.67%) Software Testing
2 10 (66.67%) Selenium
3 7 (46.67%) Manual Testing
3 7 (46.67%) ISTQB
3 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (46.67%) Finance
3 7 (46.67%) Test Automation
3 7 (46.67%) Automation Testing
4 6 (40.00%) ISEB
5 5 (33.33%) JMeter
5 5 (33.33%) JIRA
5 5 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (33.33%) SoapUI
5 5 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 5 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
5 5 (33.33%) SDLC
6 4 (26.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (26.67%) Integration Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Scrum
7 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (20.00%) SQL
7 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (20.00%) Defect Management
7 3 (20.00%) Fintech
8 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing
8 2 (13.33%) WebDriver
8 2 (13.33%) BDD
8 2 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery

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 (66.67%) Selenium
2 5 (33.33%) JIRA
2 5 (33.33%) JMeter
2 5 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (13.33%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Automotive
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Fintech
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Software Testing
2 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Automation Testing
2 7 (46.67%) Manual Testing
2 7 (46.67%) Test Automation
3 5 (33.33%) SDLC
3 5 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 5 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Integration Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Scrum
5 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Defect Management
5 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (13.33%) BDD
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 2 (13.33%) TDD
6 2 (13.33%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) ISTQB
2 6 (40.00%) ISEB
3 4 (26.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) SAP
3 1 (6.67%) HP