The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 97 93 81
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 7 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.48% 0.51% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.54% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 8
Average salary £51,250 £45,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.88% -2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.01%
Test Manager
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
1360 1101 1091
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 93.60% 94.10% 97.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1144 834 901
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) Test Management
3 8 (38.10%) SCCM
3 8 (38.10%) Validation
3 8 (38.10%) QA
3 8 (38.10%) Release Management
3 8 (38.10%) Atlassian
3 8 (38.10%) HP
3 8 (38.10%) BEA
3 8 (38.10%) Service Delivery
4 7 (33.33%) JIRA
5 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 6 (28.57%) Test Scripting
6 5 (23.81%) Test Automation
6 5 (23.81%) Test Strategy
6 5 (23.81%) PRINCE2
6 5 (23.81%) Finance
7 4 (19.05%) Project Management
7 4 (19.05%) ISEB Practitioner
7 4 (19.05%) Software Testing
7 4 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (19.05%) Degree
7 4 (19.05%) WPF
7 4 (19.05%) RAD
7 4 (19.05%) ISO 9001
7 4 (19.05%) .NET
7 4 (19.05%) C#

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 1 (4.76%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Summit
2 1 (4.76%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.52%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) MS Access
3 1 (4.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) JIRA
2 3 (14.29%) Bugzilla
2 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.76%) JMeter
3 1 (4.76%) Selenium
3 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) .NET
1 4 (19.05%) WPF
2 2 (9.52%) WCF
2 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.76%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) Test Management
3 8 (38.10%) Service Delivery
3 8 (38.10%) Release Management
3 8 (38.10%) Validation
4 6 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 5 (23.81%) Test Automation
5 5 (23.81%) Test Strategy
5 5 (23.81%) PRINCE2
6 4 (19.05%) RAD
6 4 (19.05%) Project Management
6 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Software Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Scrum
7 3 (14.29%) Manual Testing
8 2 (9.52%) SDLC
8 2 (9.52%) ITIL
8 2 (9.52%) Performance Testing
9 1 (4.76%) Change Management
9 1 (4.76%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) C#
2 3 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (9.52%) SQL
4 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 4 (19.05%) Degree
2 4 (19.05%) ISEB
2 4 (19.05%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (38.10%) QA
2 4 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (19.05%) ISO 9001
3 3 (14.29%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) HP
1 8 (38.10%) BEA
1 8 (38.10%) Atlassian
2 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 3 (14.29%) Symbian
4 2 (9.52%) EMC
4 2 (9.52%) McAfee
4 2 (9.52%) Computacenter
4 2 (9.52%) F5
5 1 (4.76%) BMC
5 1 (4.76%) Remedy