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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 90 83 99
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 15 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.09% 1.06% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 1.15% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 4
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
1311 1218 1192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 95.21% 92.20% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1005 968 1060
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £54,000
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
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 21 April 2015.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) HP
2 6 (37.50%) ISEB
2 6 (37.50%) ISEB Practitioner
2 6 (37.50%) Software Testing
2 6 (37.50%) QA
2 6 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2
3 5 (31.25%) Finance
3 5 (31.25%) Test Strategy
4 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (25.00%) Project Management
4 4 (25.00%) Validation
4 4 (25.00%) RAD
4 4 (25.00%) C#
4 4 (25.00%) ISO 9001
4 4 (25.00%) BEA
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (25.00%) SCCM
4 4 (25.00%) Test Management
4 4 (25.00%) Release Management
4 4 (25.00%) Atlassian
4 4 (25.00%) WPF
4 4 (25.00%) .NET
4 4 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (18.75%) Degree
5 3 (18.75%) JIRA

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Bugzilla
1 3 (18.75%) JIRA
1 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Marketing
3 2 (12.50%) Automotive
3 2 (12.50%) Retail
4 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (6.25%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) .NET
1 4 (25.00%) WPF
2 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 2 (12.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Software Testing
2 6 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2
3 5 (31.25%) Test Strategy
4 4 (25.00%) RAD
4 4 (25.00%) Project Management
4 4 (25.00%) Validation
4 4 (25.00%) Test Management
4 4 (25.00%) Release Management
4 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (18.75%) Regression Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Manual Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
6 2 (12.50%) ITIL
6 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 2 (12.50%) Business Transformation
6 2 (12.50%) Coaching
6 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) C#
2 3 (18.75%) Java
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) ISEB
1 6 (37.50%) ISEB Practitioner
2 3 (18.75%) Degree
3 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) QA
2 4 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (25.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (6.25%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) SCCM
2 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 6 (37.50%) HP
2 4 (25.00%) BEA
2 4 (25.00%) Atlassian
3 3 (18.75%) Symbian
4 1 (6.25%) BMC
4 1 (6.25%) Remedy
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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