Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Manager was £58,000 in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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

Test Manager
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 115 152
Rank change year-on-year 0 +37 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 15 16 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.90% 0.95% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.97% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 14 14 6
Milton Keynes median annual salary £58,000 £61,250 £51,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.31% +18.36% +32.69%
10th Percentile £43,475 £38,500 £43,750
90th Percentile £62,000 £66,250 £66,875
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £58,000 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -3.33% +14.29% +16.67%

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

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Milton Keynes
Permanent vacancies in Milton Keynes with a recognized job title 1601 1658 2612
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.16% 98.16% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1213 1451 2181
Milton Keynes median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £26,800 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,750 £60,000
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings that featured Test Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for Test Manager 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 in Milton Keynes.

Salary trend for Test Manager in Milton Keynes

Test Manager
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Manager in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Manager in Milton Keynes

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Test Manager 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 Manager in the job title.

1 11 (73.33%) E-Commerce
1 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) Selenium
2 10 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 8 (53.33%) ISEB
4 7 (46.67%) Java
4 7 (46.67%) SOAP
4 7 (46.67%) ISTQB
5 6 (40.00%) BDD
5 6 (40.00%) Mobile App
5 6 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (33.33%) hybris
6 5 (33.33%) TestNG
6 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
6 5 (33.33%) Scrum
6 5 (33.33%) Middleware
7 3 (20.00%) Test Management
7 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
7 3 (20.00%) Test Planning
7 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (13.33%) Use Case
8 2 (13.33%) Facilities Management
8 2 (13.33%) QA
8 2 (13.33%) Scenario Testing
8 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (13.33%) Translating Business Requirements
8 2 (13.33%) Issue Tracking
9 1 (6.67%) Defect Management
9 1 (6.67%) Remote Testing
9 1 (6.67%) Mobile Development

Test Manager 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 10 (66.67%) Selenium
2 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 5 (33.33%) TestNG
3 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (6.67%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) SOAP
2 5 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
3 1 (6.67%) Online Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (73.33%) E-Commerce
2 10 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 6 (40.00%) BDD
3 6 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (33.33%) Scrum
5 3 (20.00%) Test Management
5 3 (20.00%) Test Planning
5 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Facilities Management
6 2 (13.33%) Issue Tracking
6 2 (13.33%) Scenario Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (13.33%) Use Case
7 1 (6.67%) Defect Management
7 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Remote Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
7 1 (6.67%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) ISEB
2 7 (46.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) hybris