The median annual salary for a Test Leader was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Lead
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 76 102
Rank change year-on-year -12 +26  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 1 12 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.11% 1.39% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 1.44% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 11
Median salary £57,500 £38,350 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +49.93% +11.15%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +4.65%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Milton Keynes
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 858 834 1473
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 96.40% 96.53% 95.96%
Number of salaries quoted 646 694 1192
Median salary £43,463 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.72% +3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,125 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Test Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes that featured Test Leader in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Test Leader 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 in Milton Keynes.

Salary trend for Test Leader in Milton Keynes

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (50.00%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Web Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB

Test Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA