The first table below looks at the demand for the Test Manager 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Milton Keynes region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 91 80 87
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 6 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.51% 0.71% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.73% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 5
Average salary £45,000 £46,250 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.70% -15.90%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
Job Titles Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1101 1091 925
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 94.10% 97.24% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 834 901 750
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Test Manager
Buckinghamshire

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Test Manager
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Test Manager Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

Test Manager
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Manager across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes region that cited Test Manager 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 Manager in their job title.

1 11 (61.11%) Test Management
2 10 (55.56%) Software Testing
3 9 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 9 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 9 (50.00%) ISEB
3 9 (50.00%) Finance
4 8 (44.44%) QuickTest Pro
4 8 (44.44%) Performance Testing
5 7 (38.89%) .NET
5 7 (38.89%) Windows
5 7 (38.89%) Waterfall
6 6 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (33.33%) C#
6 6 (33.33%) Java
6 6 (33.33%) SQL
6 6 (33.33%) Automated Testing
6 6 (33.33%) Selenium
7 5 (27.78%) TDD
7 5 (27.78%) QA
7 5 (27.78%) Integration Testing
7 5 (27.78%) WebDriver
7 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
7 5 (27.78%) VBScript
7 5 (27.78%) Oracle
7 5 (27.78%) UNIX
7 5 (27.78%) Windows NT
7 5 (27.78%) JMeter
7 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
7 5 (27.78%) Automation Testing

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes region that cited Test Manager 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 Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) Lync
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) LAN
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
1 1 (5.56%) VPN
1 1 (5.56%) SAN
1 1 (5.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (33.33%) Selenium
3 5 (27.78%) WebDriver
3 5 (27.78%) JMeter
4 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.56%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) N-Tier
1 1 (5.56%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Windows NT
2 5 (27.78%) UNIX
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Test Management
2 10 (55.56%) Software Testing
3 9 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 8 (44.44%) Performance Testing
5 7 (38.89%) Waterfall
6 6 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (33.33%) Automated Testing
7 5 (27.78%) TDD
7 5 (27.78%) BDD
7 5 (27.78%) Integration Testing
7 5 (27.78%) Automation Testing
8 4 (22.22%) Test Strategy
8 4 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (16.67%) Scrum
10 2 (11.11%) Project Management
10 2 (11.11%) Customer Engagement
11 1 (5.56%) Load Testing
11 1 (5.56%) Functional Testing
11 1 (5.56%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) C#
1 6 (33.33%) Java
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) VBScript
3 1 (5.56%) VB
3 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) ISEB
1 9 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 6 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.56%) vCloud
2 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) F5
3 1 (5.56%) Symantec
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco