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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 90 94 90
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 5 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.48% 0.19% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.20% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 3
Average salary £82,500 £27,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+200.00% -50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
1000 988 1045
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 95.60% 94.18% 95.52%
Number of salaries quoted 849 778 833
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,200 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 11 February 2016, 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 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Test Strategy
3 6 (60.00%) Test Management
3 6 (60.00%) ISTQB
3 6 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (60.00%) ISEB
3 6 (60.00%) Project Management
4 5 (50.00%) PRINCE2
4 5 (50.00%) Finance
4 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (50.00%) Defect Management
5 4 (40.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (40.00%) Open Source
5 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
5 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (30.00%) SDLC
7 2 (20.00%) QA
8 1 (10.00%) Banking
8 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (10.00%) Oracle
8 1 (10.00%) Unix
8 1 (10.00%) Windows
8 1 (10.00%) SLA
8 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
8 1 (10.00%) Informatica
8 1 (10.00%) PowerCenter
8 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
8 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
8 1 (10.00%) Gherkin

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Test Strategy
3 6 (60.00%) Project Management
3 6 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (60.00%) Test Management
4 5 (50.00%) Defect Management
4 5 (50.00%) PRINCE2
5 4 (40.00%) Open Source
5 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
6 3 (30.00%) SDLC
7 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (10.00%) Line Management
7 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
7 1 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
7 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) ISEB
1 6 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Informatica
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle