The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Leader role in IT jobs advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Leader in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 89 87 101
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 2 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.18% 0.20% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.21% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 0
Average salary £40,250 £38,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.87% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -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
1042 943 1127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 95.07% 92.72% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 822 785 964
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Leader in the job title across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes region that cited Test Leader in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Leader in their job title.

1 7 (87.50%) ISEB
2 6 (75.00%) Project Management
2 6 (75.00%) Finance
3 5 (62.50%) SOAP
3 5 (62.50%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (62.50%) Risk Management
4 3 (37.50%) Logistics
4 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
4 3 (37.50%) QA
4 3 (37.50%) Automation Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle
6 1 (12.50%) ITIL
6 1 (12.50%) RAD
6 1 (12.50%) DSDM
6 1 (12.50%) Middleware
6 1 (12.50%) Remedy
6 1 (12.50%) Banking
6 1 (12.50%) Retail
6 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
6 1 (12.50%) Release Management
6 1 (12.50%) Test Management
6 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Line Management

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes region that cited Test Leader in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Leader in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) SOAP
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Project Management
2 5 (62.50%) Risk Management
3 3 (37.50%) Logistics
3 3 (37.50%) Automation Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) Release Management
5 1 (12.50%) Test Management
5 1 (12.50%) Line Management
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) RAD
5 1 (12.50%) DSDM
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) ISEB
2 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) Remedy