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 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Lead
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 82 95 89
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 1 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.12% 0.19% 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.20% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Median salary £34,000 £38,850 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.48% +11.00%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%

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
835 996 1014
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 97.43% 96.14% 94.94%
Number of salaries quoted 701 832 788
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +14.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 24 February 2017, 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 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) JMeter
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Automotive
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) XML Messaging
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) B2C

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 2 (50.00%) JMeter
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (50.00%) Automotive
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) B2C
3 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) HP