The median annual salary for a Test Manager was £37,750 in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 91 98
Rank change year-on-year +7 +7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 3 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.34% 0.85% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.89% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 5
Median salary £37,750 £50,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.50% +81.81%  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00%  

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 845 1006 1158
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 96.46% 95.00% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 680 790 874
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

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 3 months to 29 March 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 29 March 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 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Test Automation
2 6 (54.55%) Test Strategy
3 4 (36.36%) Test Management
3 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
3 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
3 4 (36.36%) ISTQB
3 4 (36.36%) Selenium
3 4 (36.36%) Performance Testing
3 4 (36.36%) ISEB
4 3 (27.27%) JMeter
5 2 (18.18%) HTML
5 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle
5 2 (18.18%) XML
5 2 (18.18%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) Load Testing
5 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (18.18%) XML Messaging
5 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
5 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (9.09%) BDD
6 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
6 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
6 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Selenium
2 3 (27.27%) JMeter
3 1 (9.09%) HP UFT
3 1 (9.09%) JIRA
3 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
3 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Automotive
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
1 2 (18.18%) XML
1 2 (18.18%) XML Messaging
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Unix
2 1 (9.09%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (54.55%) Test Automation
1 6 (54.55%) Test Strategy
2 4 (36.36%) Performance Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Test Management
2 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
3 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (18.18%) Load Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) System Testing
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) ISEB
1 4 (36.36%) ISTQB
2 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Seapine